Motorola announced the CLIQ, the company’s first Android smartphone and the first to have the MOTOBLUR. Motorola also named the CLIQ as the first phone with Social Skills. The CLIQ comes with a sliding QWERTY keyboard. It will be known outside the US as the Motorola DEXT. If you remember, the CLIQ looks pretty like the leaked Morrison.
The Motorola CLIQ/DEXT is a QWERTY slider with a 3.1-inch 320×480 touchscreen display, a 5 Megapixel camera with auto focus and geotagging, integrated GPS support with Google Maps and E-compass, Bluetooth and WiFi 802.11b/g. It has a 3.5mm audio jack and offers dual-mic noise cancellation. The CLIQ packs also accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor.
Motorola CLIQ is based on the Google Android 1.5 Cupcake OS and added the MOTOBLUR UI. The handset supports quad-band GSM/EDGE and tri-band WCDMA/HSDPA 7.2Mbps networks. It supports microSD cards up to 32GB.
Basically, the MOTOBLUR streams your email and conversations and friends right into the CLIQ. It syncs contacts, posts, messages, photos and much more Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail, work and personal e-mail, and LastFM and automatically deliver it to the home screen. With the MOTOBLUR, users can share photos easily to MySpace, Photobucket, Picasa, Facebook and direct message Facebook MySpace and Twitter. It also offers users a customization home screen with status, messaging and RSS widgets.
The Motorola CLIQ/Motorola DEXT will available in the US exclusively with T-Mobile and with Orange in the United Kingdom and France, Telefonica in Spain and America Movil in Latin America.