Motorola Devour Pre-Order At BestBuy Starts Now, Available February 25th


We had heard before that the Motorola Devour would be available in “select channels” starting February 25th but weren’t exactly sure what that meant. Now we are. Best Buy Mobile has just issued a press release announcing the availability of the Motorola Devour on February 25th with the pre-order starting February 16th.


Oh yeah, today is February 16th so head on over to BestBuy and pre-order your Motorola Devour now! Check out the press release from BusinessWire:

Best Buy Mobile Announces Launch and Pre-Sale of Motorola DEVOUR™ with MOTOBLUR™

The Motorola DEVOUR™ Will Land in Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile Standalone Stores February 25, With an In-Store Pre-Sale Starting February 16

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Consumers who are looking to purchase the new Motorola DEVOUR™ can do so at Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile standalone stores beginning February 25. The Motorola DEVOUR™ is the third smartphone from Verizon Wireless that runs on Google’s innovative Android operating platform and the first Verizon Wireless phone to feature MOTOBLUR™.

To support the launch of this highly anticipated device, Best Buy Mobile is hosting a pre-sale beginning February 16. Consumers can take advantage of the in-store pre-sale by visiting their local Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile standalone store where they can schedule a pick-up time after February 25 and reserve their spot by purchasing a $50 Best Buy Gift Card.

Customers who purchase the Motorola DEVOUR™ at Best Buy Mobile can avoid the hassle of mail-in rebates with instant savings applied at the point of purchase and can walk out working with access to their email, contacts and favorite content set up by a Best Buy Mobile sales associate.

“Being one of the first retailers to feature the Motorola DEVOUR™ is a win-win for Best Buy Mobile and our valued customers,” said Scott Moore, VP of marketing for Best Buy Mobile. “We saw great response with the DROID by Motorola, the first Android device for Verizon Wireless, and we expect the same response with the Motorola DEVOUR™. Our employees get really excited for these big smartphone launches and we are looking forward to helping bring the Motorola DEVOUR™ to the marketplace.”

Motorola DEVOUR™ features include the following:

* MOTOBLUR™, Motorola’s unique Android™-powered content delivery service
* Happenings Widget – MOTOBLUR automatically pushes status updates, wall posts and photo updates from popular social networking sites to the Happenings Widget on user’s home screen
* Universal Inbox – MOTOBLUR gathers texts, social network messages and e-mails into one home screen widget for quick response
* 3.1” touch screen
* Pre-loaded applications such as Gmail, Google Talk™, YouTube™, Google Search™ and Google Maps™ with Google Maps Navigation
* Through Android Market™ provides access to more than 20,000 applications

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  1. Verizon, we the people DO NOT care about this phone. Give the people what we want. We the people want the Desire or even the Incredible. Make it happen. NOW.

  2. here here. Nobody cares

  3. yeah, nice try AGAIN motorola.

  4. Hahaha that was the greatest set of comments i’ve ever seen. If I had verizon I would definitely pick the Droid over the Devour hands down

  5. I don’t see what all of the complaining is about. No one has released any of these new android 2.1 feature phones and they won’t come until Aquiles. With that said this looks to be a better phone than the Eris and it will have the same price tag to match.

  6. this looks better, sure. in reality, it’s not. It’s in essence a refresh.

    Don’t get me wrong, good android starter phone for new folks, but not for existing or android-familiar folks

  7. @Big, Who is this “we”? I care. I suspect many others will also. Unless you’re royalty, or speaking for your many personalities, perhaps you should speak to you own opinions instead of speaking for everyone, though I suspect that fewer people will care about the rantings on one crude individual than will about this device. The last time I saw someone rant like that I gave him a juice box and sent him up for a nap.

    Is this a killer “to of its class” phone? No. Not every phone will be, or should be. Will it have a market? Sure. How large a market? That remains to be seen. The best thing is that there are phones emerging for every taste and budget. This is a good thing for Android. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. The more phones there are, the larger the base, the more we all benefit (unless we’re Apple).

  8. Phew. So glad they’re releasing this. If there’s one thing Verizon doesn’t have enough of, it’s low end smartphones or feature phones. Wait…a…minute…

  9. I have to agree with Ross on this one. The more Android base phones the better, for right now.. Phones like this should help to encourage developers to build more Android based apps. And in the end, he with the most functional (and high quality) apps, wins!!

    100+ Android based devices in the wild by Q4 2010!

  10. Um how about a more competitive data price? That would make me excited. I love the network but my voice and data plan on Verizon is more expensive than everyone except AT&T and this is after a company discount! Sorry for the rant but am I alone?

  11. @android phone fans…what’s next for the big V?

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