Motorola on Thursday announced ( techmeme) its touchscreen , running on the Google Android platform with a skin it calls "Motoblur."
The handset will be available on T-Mobile in time for the holiday season. Internationally, it will be called "
DEXT" and appear on Orange, América Móvil, and Telefónica.
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The phone will offer 3G/HSDPA and Wi-Fi connectivity, a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus, a full HTML Web browser, 6 hours of active battery use, POP3/IMAP and Microsoft Exchange support.
Full specs, after the jump:
GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, EDGE Class 12, GPRS Class 12, WCDMA 900/1700/2100, 3G, Wi-Fi 3.1-in. HVGA (320x480) display at 187 ppi Google Android 1.5 (Cupcake) Slide-out QWERTY keyboard (also has virtual touchscreen keyboard) 5.0-megapixel camera with autofocus, picture editing, geotagging Battery: 1420 mAh lithium polymer: up to 6 hours continuous usage; 325 hours (13.5 days) standby time E-mail support: POP3/IMAP embedded, Microsoft Exchange support Messaging: SMS, MMS, IM Imaging: BMP, PNG, GIP, JPEG Standard and Visual Voicemail support Stereo Bluetooth 2.0+EDR Wireless: 801.22 b/g MicroUSB 2.0 high-speed up to 32GB GPS with Google Maps and an e-compass Audio support: AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, AMR NB, MIDI, MP3, WAV Video playback: H.264 , h.263, MPEG 4, YouTube Video streaming: MPEG 4, 3GP Video capture: MPEG 4 ShazamID song finder, Amazon Music Store, Last.fm 3.5mm audio jack Full HTML Webkit browser Dual-mic noise cancellation Mute button Accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor Google Mail, Maps, Street View, Android Market, Search, Voice Search, Talk and YouTube Quickoffice with Document Viewing Accuweather Colors: Titanium, Winter White Weight: 5.6 oz. Dimensions: 2.28 in. wide by 4.49 in. tall by 0.62 in. thick
The "Motoblur" modification offers the following capabilities:
the ability to see a caller's name, number, status and profile picture Syncs personal and work contacts and connected social networks Photo sharing with MySpace, Photobucket, Picasa, Facebook Customizable home screen (status, messaging, RSS widgets) Facebook, MySpace and Twitter direct messaging
Availability is "fall" and no pricing details were announced.