Motorola introduces a new bar-type QWERTY Android smartphone, the Motorola FIRE XT316. Looks a bit like the Palm Pixi/Pixi Plus, the FIRE has a 4-row QWERTY keyboard and a 2.8-inch touchscreen to provide the perfect combination of tools for emailing, texting and browsing the Web. The phone runs Android OS and includes the Moto Switch user interface, which allows users to switch to a friends-centric mode when they finish work and head home for the day.
The FIRE XT316 sports a 3 Megapixel camera, FM radio with RDS support, GPS/A-GPS support, a microSD card slot and WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity. Like many modern smartphones, the devices packs E-compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer. It offers LED notification and 3.5mm jack as well. The 1420mAh battery is enough for up to 8 hours of talk time and 30 days of standby.
The Motorola FIRE XT316 will be available in China, Hong Kong and China, and will be released in Latin America as Motorola SPICE Key and in Europe as Motorola FIRE. It supports quad-band GSM/EDGE and dual-band UMTS/HSDPA networks.
|Motorola XT316 Features|
|Talk and Standby Time||Up to 8 hours talk time and 27 days standby in 3G mode|
|Bands/Modes||HSDPA7.2Mbps/UL384Kbps, WCDMA850/1900 or 850/2100 or 900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900 EDGE class 12|
|Dimensions||116.5 x 58x 13.45mm (4.6 x 2.3 x 0.53 inches)|
|Display||2.8” QVGA display with capacitive multitouch and full QWERTY keypad|
|OS||Motorola XT316: Android 2.2 (Upgradeable to Android 2.3, Gingerbread in Fall)Motorola SPICE Key: Android 2.3
Motorola FIRE: Android 2.3
|Connectivity||3.5mm audio jack|
|Network||EDGE class 12；HSDPA：DL7.2 Mbps/UL384Kbps|
|Sensors||Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer|
|Audio||FM Radio with RDS support, 128poly MIDI, AMR, MP3, AAC, eAcc+ and AAC+|
|Video||Capture/playback/streaming, H.263, H.264, MPEG4|
|Memory||512MB ROM / 256MB RAM; MicroSD card slot up to 32G external|
|Location Services||GPS/aGPS, E-compass|