Techie Saturday > Flipout Phone

Techie Saturday > Flipout Phone

I really want to have this phone!

It’s compact, cute and has awesome features, too.

I’m just puzzled why AT&T will be the first one to release it before Motorola.

According to Motorola (US), this model is soon to be released

but it will be available from AT&T on October 17th for $79.99 (w/ a 2-year contract)

Hopefully, Motorola will have it available for retail soon enough

so I can grab one of those cuties before christmas ;o)

I’ll be saving up for this phone.

 

Motorola Flipout


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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, CrystalTalkTMPLUS 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.

Specifications:

FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR™
Talk and Standby Time1 275mins / 377 hrs WCDMA, 357mins / 365 hrs GSM
Bands/Modes WCDMA 900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps (Category 7/8) EDGE Class 12, GPRS Class 12, HSUPA 2.0 Mbps, eCompass/aGPS, Version 2.1+EDR
Weight 120g
Dimensions 67.00 x 67.00 x 17.00 mm
Size 76 cc
OS Android 2.1
Battery 1170 mAh
Connectivity 3.5mm headset jack, USB 2.0 HS, Wi-Fi, NGP
Display 2.8 inch display 320 x 240 pixels, QVGA TFT
Messaging/Web/Apps MMS,  SMS, Email (Corporate Sync, POP3, IMAP, Push Email), Instant Messaging
Audio FM Radio Receive, AAC,  AAC+,  AAC+ Enhanced,  AMR NB,  MP3,  WMA v9
Video Capture/Playback/Streaming, H.264,  MPEG4,  WMV v9
Camera 3 megapixel, digital zoom, fixed-focus
Browser Android HTML WebKit with Adobe® Flash® Enabled
Memory 512MB internal memory with removable 2GB Micro SD card (included); supports up to 32GB MicroSD (optional)
Form Factor Rotator QWERTY
Antenna Internal
Address Book/Calendar MOTOBLUR aggregates Facebook®, MySpace, TwitterTMand GmailTM; Syncs and merges your work contacts, email and calendar
Location Services aGPS (assisted), eCompass

Availability: Oct. 17 (from AT&T)

References:

Motorola US

MSN

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