Review: Motorola Citrus
The problems with the image gallery are even more egregious because the pictures taken with the 3-megapixel camera aren't half bad. They're pictures you might actually want to show off on the camera's screen. The fixed focus lens had a tendency to look far beyond my subject, even when I wasn't very close, and focus on the background. But for more distant shots or self portraits, the camera did a fine job. Color looked good, except for some blown-out reds. Indoors, things got blurry, but there was no obvious color noise or speckling in the dark spots. If the gallery was capable of sharing images properly, these pictures would be fine for posting on your favorite social site. At least the picture messaging feature worked, so you can send them as reduced-quality MMS messages.
Video quality from the camcorder was also pretty good. The camcorder can only record at CIF resolution, which is 352 by 288 pixels, so the resulting videos are fairly tiny. But for small videos, at least the Citrus produces a good quality movie. There were no motion issues, and colors were bright and vibrant, especially outdoors. The camera had a tendency to blow out bright spots of backlit areas, but overall the quality was pretty good.
AD article continues below...
3GPP / MPEG-4 format (viewable with QuickTime)
File size: 2.3 MB
CTIA Fall 2010
Phone Scoop is on site in San Francisco to take in all the breaking news and hands-on experiences of the fall CTIA trade show. Be sure to check for full coverage and handset first impressions here.
Review: Moto Mods for Motorola Z2 Play
Motorola's new Z2 Play smartphone is a fine piece of hardware and I strongly recommend it. While you're at the Verizon store, you should consider picking up some Moto Mods to go with the Z2 Play.
Review: Motorola Moto Z2 Force
The Moto Z2 Force is a semi-rugged — and yet stylish — flagship smartphone from Motorola. This sleek handset boasts dual cameras, top specs, and a nearly unbreakable "ShatterShield" screen.
Review: Motorola Moto Z2 Play for Verizon Wireless
Motorola's latest Android smartphone is the mid-range and highly-capable Moto Z2 Play. This winsome handset may not stay strictly true to the original, but it is compatible with all of Motorola's Moto Mods accessories and still brings plenty to the table.
Motorola Z2 Play Hits Verizon Stores Today
Verizon Wireless began selling the Motorola Moto Z2 Play handset today. The Moto Z2 Play, announced earlier this month, has a 5.5-inch full HD display and supports Moto Mods.