Motorola FlipOut Hits India; Costs Rs. 15,990 | Mana Blog... for all
Nov 2, 2010

Motorola has launched Google Android OS running FlipOut in India. This smartphone has a square form factor and supports 3G network. Bearing a 2.8-inch Rotator touchscreen, the new FlipOut handset's top can be swiveled to reveal the five-row QWERTY keyboard. This handset was announced last month and will hit the Indian shores at a Best Buy price of Rs. 15,990.
Back in May, images as well as details of Motorola FlipOut were leaked on the web. Resembling Microsoft's now discontinued Kin One handset, the new FlipOut will compete with Sony Ericsson's Xperia X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro handsets which are around same price range but bear a smaller form factor.

New Motorola FlipOut features a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen offering 320x240 pixel resolution. Running Google Android 2.1 Eclair update, the FlipOut can support up to seven customizable home screens, live wallpapers and also brings Microsoft Exchange server support. Motorola has used MOTOBLUR interface that syncs and merges emails, texts, social networking messages, posts, feeds and status updates in two, easily accessible widgets - Messages and Happenings.

Inside the casing, FlipOut has 700MHz processor, 512MB ROM and 256MB RAM to run Android 2.1 smoothly. Shutterbug social media frenzy folks can make use of 3 megapixel fixed focus digital zoom camera and quickly upload the images online on social networks using the 3G networks or Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. Location based services can be used with the assisted-GPS with Google Maps and eCompass. We are sure that Google Street View won't work here in India. With 2GB microSD card bundled together, Flipout can support up to 32GB capacity microSD card.

Meant for the hep social networking frenzy youth crowd, this smartphone surely comes with attractive price range and square form factor that makes it stand out of the crowd. FlipOut would be available with four replaceable back panel covers - Licorice (Black), Fairway Green, Poppy Red and White.

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