Verizon Launches Green Android

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 7:11am
Andrew Berg

Verizon Wireless announced availability of the Motorola Citrus, a new entry-level Android smartphone with a bent towards the eco-conscious. The Citrus will be available in stores tomorrow for $49.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

The Citrus features a housing made from 25 percent post-consumer recycled plastic and is certified CarbonFree through an alliance with According to a press release, the device is also PVC and BFR free.

The Citrus, which is powered by Android 2.1, features a 3-megapixel camera, 3-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and full HTML Web browser. The device also has a trackpad on the back for navigation.

Motorola Citrus customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide plan, beginning at $39.99 monthly access, and a Data Package, beginning at $15 monthly access for 150 MB.


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