AT&T Doubles Down on Motorola's Androids
AT&T today renewed its commitment to Android by nearly doubling the number of Android phones it offers. All three new phones are from Motorola. All sport Android 2.1 and the newest version of MOTOBLUR, which includes resizable home screen widgets and advanced social networking including Facebook comments and Twitter retweets. A battery manager feature offers three performance profiles to conserve battery life. All three phones have HSPA 7.2 3G data, 3-megapixel camera, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio, and come with a 2 GB memory card. All three also include Motorola's CrystalTalk™ PLUS dual-microphone noise filtering.
- Bravo: Sports a large 3.7-inch touch display with 480x854 resolution, 800 MHz processor, and DLNA for streaming video over Wi-Fi to an HDTV, etc. Available this holiday season for $130 with 2-year contract.
- Flipside: Sports a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and front touch trackpad, and a 3.1-inch touch display with 320x480 resolution. Available this holiday season for $100 with 2-year contract.
- Flipout: Unique swivel design with full QWERTY keyboard. Specs include a 720 MHz processor and QVGA display. Available October 17th for $80 with 2-year contract.
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.
Motorola Flipout a Compact Phone With Enhanced Blur
Motorola today announced the Motorola Flipout with Motoblur, a somewhat unique swiveling phone coming to European markets this quarter. The phone strongly resembles the older Nokia Twist, with a square design and a keyboard that rotates out from behind the screen.
TCL Reveals the BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone
TCL today announced the KEYone, a BlackBerry smartphone that combines a large screen, full QWERTY keyboard, and hardened Android software in an aluminum body. TCL first teased the phone at CES last month, but has now shared all the KEYone's details.
Motorola Debuts the Entry-Level Moto C and Moto C Plus
Motorola today unveiled two low-cost Android smartphones, the Moto C and Moto C Plus (pictured). Both phones are intended to serve as entry-level handsets for first time and/or cost-conscious buyers.
Sony Launches Xperia X Series
Today Sony announced the Xperia X series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The new phones focus on performance in two core areas: camera and battery.
not everyone wants to spend $300 for a droid
Motorola had some left overs to give to AT&T