Motorola in Decent Handset Shock!
Motorola has officially joined the Android revolution, launching its first mobile phone running the Google OS. Dext, a Qwerty slider, offers a 3.2in touchscreen display and reasonably decent integrated 5Mp camera - images from which can be stored on Micro SD cards of up to 32GB capacity. The phone’s lens will also happily …
If there's little to no integrated memory it could be an issue (unless you're able to install apps to mem cards now, been a while since I had an android phone)
Moto have had a fair few nice looking phones in the past (if a little obscure) the only real thing letting them down for me was their sluggish OS. I quite like Android (not enough to stop me going back to the iPhone though) so have my fingers crossed for them this one takes off.
Looks pretty decent - Maybe they can replicate Palms success at coming back from the brink
quite some time back...when Nokia started to lose focus, I swapped to a Motorola device - it was fun, quick and funcky and did all the good Phone/txt stuff like Nokia used to... but then it started to show its age and Nokia started to make 'better' phones. Choice between an iPhone and an N96 - took the N96 as I had friends with iPhones and they couldnt do all kinds of things... since then new OS releases have come out to fix their phones (and no new OSs have come out to fix Nokias ;-))
anyway...I guess the point I was going to make is...it'd be good if Motorola were back into the business of making good handsets - I'll look forward to giving this un a spin
Oh well, thats it knackered then.
Orange, that mobile network operator famed for massively affortable mobile data tariffs [not]
@AC - "Forget the iPhone" - Well, you could try, but it'll be there in your face for quite some time yet. Better get used to it before you have an angina attack. "Android will be the dominant phone OS..." a bold bet indeed, but the competition is very much more than the OS, as Symbian and WinMo are finding out. Android manufacturers will also.
@Danny 14 - You're bang on there sir. HTC Androids have paltry integrated memory and Cupcake doesn't allow for live apps on SD. Install too many and the HTC Magic (f'rinst) slows down horribly, even running single apps. WTF? why are manufacturers drip-feeding us integrated memory?
Good luck to Motorola - boo hiss to Orange for getting this, hopefully not exclusive though.
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