It's no secret that Verizon loves Android, so it shouldn't be a surprise that it's featured heavily in a leaked roadmap.
Yesterday, BGR confirmed the Droid Pro, Droid 2 World Edition, and Motorola Tablet, and now PhoneArena is reporting that they have a "trusty source" inside Verizon that has given them a sneak peek at the device release schedule for the rest of the year.
Let's start with September: we "should" see the Droid 2 World Edition released, and it will be the first Android phone to support both GSM and CDMA networks. Of course, Android isn't just for us nerds, and therefore it's reasonable to assume that Verizon wants Android devices in the hands of as many people as possible, even if those people only pay them $50 or so upfront. That's where the Motorola Citrus WX445, which will likely be the successor to the Devour, steps in.
Also aimed at people who want to get into the smartphone game at a low price are a bunch of messaging phones launching in September, such as the LG Octane and the Pantech Crux, none of which run Android, or, for that matter, any exciting OS.
As for October, PhoneArena's tipster also revealed that the month should see the the launch of a bunch of Blackberries I won't bore you with, as well as the final piece in the Galaxy S puzzle, the Samsung Fascinate.
A Motorola device with the model number XT610 should also be seeing an October release date, along with an affordable price tag and a 4.3 inch display (although the other specs, such as the camera and the processor, are said to be downgraded from Motorola's other 4.3 inch beast, the Droid X).
The fun doesn't stop there: a device with the model number A957 is slated for a mid-to-late October release, which PhoneArena believes is the previously rumored Droid Pro. Finally, a successor to Palm Pre, the Pre 2, should be launching in October as well. Even though it will almost certainly run WebOS rather Android, I'm looking forward to checking it out, if only to compare it to its Android-based competitors.
Interestingly enough, December launches seem to be absent -- we're not sure if this is simply due to a lack of launches, or if PhoneArena's source was unable to obtain that information.
There are, however, many interesting November launches, including the enTourage eDGe, an Android powered tablet, and the enTourage Pocket device (seriously, they call it a "pocket device"). Speaking of Android tablets, both the rumored Motorola Z600 tablet, which has since been codenamed the "Stingray," and a Samsung tablet with the model number I800 (could this be the Galaxy Tab?), are said to be launching in November as well.
Of course, it's always a good idea to save the best for last, and that's why a device called the HTC Merge (no model number here, unfortunately) will be joining the November crew along with its 10 MP camera and faster than 1GHz processor.
So, what do you think? Anything on this (potentially fake) roadmap seem worth holding out for? Let us know in the comments!