Liveblog: Motorola Press Conference
Jan 5, 2011, 7:17 PM by Philip Berne
We're live at the Motorola Press Conference. We're expecting Motorola to show off the tablet it's been hinting, but will there be more phone news?
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Jan 5, 2011, 9:42 PM: We took some more photos of the new phones in action.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:54 PM: Sanjay Jha wrapping up the presentation.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:52 PM: Motorola showing off the new Honeycomb interface design. The difference between Gingerbread and Honeycomb seems analogous to the difference between the iPhone and the iPad interface.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:50 PM: Motorola has not yet explained how the Xoom will be upgradeable from 3G to 4G.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:49 PM: Front and back cameras for video calling.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:49 PM: No buttons visible on the Motorola Xoom's bezel, at least not in the preview video.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:47 PM: Honeycomb Android OS. Web cam with Google talk. 5-megapixel camera. 3G upgradeable to 4G.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:47 PM: Motorola Xoom tablet. Coming to Verizon in Q1.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:46 PM: 4.3-inch qHD screen is the same as the Motorola Atrix 4G. Available early Q2 from Verizon Wireless.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:46 PM: Motorola is showing off a video calling feature that seems to use Motorola's own video calling app, but we'll have to double-check to be sure.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:44 PM: Dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM. 4.3-inch qHD screen. HDMI output. Video chat with front camera. Droid Bionic.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:43 PM: First Motorola LTE device, Motorola Droid Bionic.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:42 PM: Motorola Cliq 2 will be available from T-Mobile on January 19.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:41 PM: 5-megapixel camera takes pictures. Also features Wi-Fi calling and Wi-Fi hotspot support.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:40 PM: Cliq 2 will get its own multimedia dock.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:40 PM: Cliq 2 has a 1GHz processor, honeycomb-shaped keyboard design. 3.7-inch screen.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:39 PM: Sanjay Jha announces the Motorola Cliq 2.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:38 PM: Motorola Atrix 4G will also be available from Bell Canada and Orange UK.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:38 PM: Bradley says it's too soon to share pricing, but it will be competitive. But to compete with what?
Jan 5, 2011, 7:37 PM: Jeff Bradley, Senior VP of Devices for Motorola Mobility, takes the stage.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:36 PM: 20 4G devices from Motorola by the end of 2011.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:36 PM: Atrix 4G laptop dock also charges the phone while it is docked. Undock and the phone is still fully charged.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:35 PM: 8 hours of battery life for Atrix 4G laptop dock.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:34 PM: Showing off laptop dock for Atrix 4G. Seems similar in size to new 11-inch Macbook Air. Features full keyboard and trackpad, 11-inch screen, stereo speakers.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:33 PM: Shows off Angry Birds on the big screen through the HD Dock. It wasn't running perfectly smoothly, but multiple Firefox windows were also open and active.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:32 PM: Motorola is showing multiple open Firefox windows, running Flash smoothly, while also manipulating the Atrix phone interface.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:31 PM: Showing off the Atrix 4G Web top application with a full desktop version of Mozilla's Firefox browser.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:29 PM: Demonstrating the Atrix 4G HD Dock.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:27 PM: Atrix 4G has a fingerprint reader for security and unlocking.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:26 PM: Rehashing the Motorola Atrix 4G announcement. "The World's Most Powerful Smartphone" of the month.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:24 PM: Sanjay Jha, Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility, takes the stage.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:24 PM: Running the Motorola Atrix 4G advertisement, shown at the AT&T Developer's Summit this morning.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:23 PM: Discussing Motorola brand strategy, but there will be new products and hands-on opportunities at the end.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:21 PM: Bill Ogle, CMO for Motorola Mobility takes the stage.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:21 PM: Lights are dark, the Motorola presentation has begun.
Jan 5, 2011, 7:10 PM: We are seated in a packed conference room waiting for Motorola to take the stage.
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