The site calls it a “pint-sized power plant,” “app-mashing” and “multitasking”
with “power” and “intelligence.” In other words, putting the smart back into

Here’s the rundown of nearly everything you need to know about the Motorola



  • Google Android 2.0 (Eclair)
  • CDMA 1X 800/1900, EVDO Rev. A
  • Sliding QWERTY form factor
  • 5 megapixel camera with image stabilization, 4X digital zoom, dual LED
    flash, auto-focus
  • Video capture/playback capability: DVD quality up to 24 fps; D1 (720×480)
  • Music player
  • Formats: AAC, H.263, H.264, MP3, MPEG-4, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AMR WB, MIDI, AMR
    NB, AAC+, streaming audio and video
  • Battery life: up to 385 minutes continuous usage. 1400 mAh Li-ion; up to 270
    hours standby
  • E-mail: IMAP, POP3, Exchange
  • MMS, SMS, IM incl. Google Talk
  • Predictive text
  • Image formats: BMP, PNG, GIF, JPEG
  • Standard voice mail; Verizon Visual Voicemail capable
  • Stereo Bluetooth v2.1+EDR
  • Sync with: MS Exchange, Gmail, corp. calendar (Exchange ‘03 and ‘07), Google
  • 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi
  • microUSB connector (USB 2.0)
  • aGPS, sGPS
  • Webkit HTML5 web browser; Flash 10 available 2010
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Caller ID, picture ID, ringer ID
  • speakerphone
  • speech recognition, voice dialing
  • auto-answer, auto-redial, conference calling, emergency dial, on hold call,
    speed dial, vibration
  • dual microphone noise reduction
  • Unified contact list/phonebook (Gmail, Exchange, Facebook)
  • Google services: Android Market, Gmail, Calendar, Contact, Maps + Street
    View, Search, Voice Search, Talk, Turn-by-turn directions, YouTube
  • QuickOffice Document Viewer
  • Amazon MP3 Store, Facebook
  • Backlit TFT 3.7-inch WVGA (480×854) 16:9 widescreen display (267 PPI)
  • Dedicated keys for volume, camera, back, search, menu, home, lock
  • Haptic feedback
  • Ambient and proximity light sensors
  • Virtual keyboard
  • Voice commands
  • Ringtones, wallpapers
  • Weight: 6.0 oz.
  • 2.4 in. wide by 4.6 in. tall by 0.5 in. thick
  • Color: “Licorice with brown sugar accents”
  • Internal antenna
  • Accelerometer
  • 550MHz processor
  • 16GB microSD removable storage pre-installed; up to 32GB
  • Calculator
  • Alarm clock
  • Flight mode

The only thing left to know? Price (unknown, but $200 is a good guess) and
specific availability (early November thus far).

This might be widely touted as an iPhone killer, but my bet’s more in line
with “BlackBerry killer.” What do you think?


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