Motorola and Verizon Wireless announced on Wednesday the availability of a new Android-based phone, the Motorola Devour which will be made available in March.

Like the Motorola Droid, the Motorola Devour features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Devour has a 3.1-inch, 320-by-480 pixel touchscreen. The phones resolution is similar to the iPhone but lower than the Droid, which has a 3.7-inch, 480-by-854 pixel display.

The Devour, which will be available in March, has a slider with a keyboard plus a 3.1-inch touchscreen, full HTML browser, 3 megapixel camera and 8 gig memory card.

The new phone will include Motorola's Motoblur, a social networking variant of Google's Android OS.

Motoblur includes a happenings widget on the home screen that updates you on your social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace and integrates updates, e-mails, and texts into a universal inbox.

The phone has a 3.1 inch touch screen and preloaded Google applications such as Gmail, Google Search and Google navigation. Customer will be able to sign up for wireless data services as well as a voice plan.