Motorola has announced their latest smartphone which is powered by Google’s Android OS, the Motorola FLIPOUT. The Motorola FLIPOUT features a 2.8 inch QVGA touchscreen display and a full QWERTY keyboard that flips out, hence the name.
The Motorola FLIPOUT will come with Android 2.1, and features a three megapixel fixed focus camera and 3G UMTS, and it comes with 512MB of built in memory and a microSD card slot.
Other specifications include a 3.5mm headphone jack, a 1170 mAh battery, and it measures 67mm by 67mm by 17mm. The Motorola Flipout will go on sale later this quarter, there are no details on pricing as yet.
Motorola FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR Fact Sheet
Pivot in Style
Accessorize your life with a smartphone that’s destined to turn heads. Introducing Motorola FLIPOUTTM with MOTOBLUR™– an innovative phone that’s as unique as you are. The touch screen’s pivot design exposes a five-row QWERTY keypad with a separate number row, transforming the phone from compact and pocketable to a charming social package. Stay in control with enhanced features on MOTOBLUR, including customizable filters for your Happenings and Messages widgets.
Stylish, Compact, Vibrantly Colored
The incredibly compact, square build makes FLIPOUT a fun smartphone that travels comfortably in purse, pocket or palm. With multiple colored battery door options included, customize your color to match your mood – or your outfit. And with the latest version of MOTOBLUR, Motorola FLIPOUT works harder to keep you connected to the people that matter most.
Enhance Your Social Status
MOTOBLUR, the only service that syncs all your friends, emails, messages, Facebook®, MySpace, TwitterTM feeds and happenings with continuous updates and back-ups, just got better. The enhanced version of MOTOBLUR allows you to take control of your Happenings and Messages widgets with the option to filter out updates and messages you don’t want, making it easier to follow who and what really matters. With seven home screens and the option to move and resize pre-loaded widgets, you can customize FLIPOUT however you’d like.
The new, enhanced MOTOBLUR also brings you device management done right. Take charge of your charge with Battery Manager, a new feature that helps you manage your phone’s power consumption. Spend less time worrying about running out of juice and more time using it. FLIPOUT’s new Data Manager helps you manage your data usage. As always, MOTOBLUR comes fully integrated with GPS tracking and remote data wipe. So, while you may lose your phone, you won’t lose the contacts and data that keep you connected.
Best of the Rest
Motorola FLIPOUT allows you to experience the best of Google and the Web with multi-touch support including pinch to zoom, as well as full suite of Google services including: Google Search, Google MapsTM for Mobile and access to thousands of apps on Android Market™, GmailTM and more. With the latest version of MOTOBLUR, get your personal and corporate email pushed to you and have easy access to your work directory.
Socialize With Ease
Packed full of features, Motorola FLIPOUT lets you hear and be heard. Don’t miss another call or conversation on Motorola FLIPOUT with CrystalTalkTM PLUS. Using a proprietary Motorola process of microphone and speaker configuration, CrystalTalkTM PLUS adds a second microphone improving voice quality even further while filtering out background noise. Additional features include a 3 MP camera, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH technology for better, brighter pictures, gallery mode for tagging and labeling photos and instant upload access to Facebook, MySpace, Picasa & Photobucket.
Motorola FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR will be available in certain regions around the world beginning in Q2 2010. For more information regarding pricing and product availability in your region, please contact your local Motorola representative.
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