Review of the Motorola Backflip MB300

Motorola Backflip includes a completely precise design which makes it elegant and in the call for in the cellphone enterprise nowadays because its keyboard is located on its lower back. It is a turn telephone, not a sliding smartphone. It has a rectangular form and rounded edges; however, it has a truly smaller footprint with a dimension of four.25 inches in length via 2.08 inches in width and 0.6 inches thick. It honestly looks lots just like the Motorola Cliq at the start glance.

Being a turn cellphone, the keyboard is uniquely placed at the returned of the smartphone, so while you swing it open, the keyboard sits properly beneath the display. The keyboard and the screen are each confronted outwards whilst closed. It can be flipped flat or it is able to stand on a table while watching a movie, and may even feature as a virtual photo frame or an alarm clock.

However, a few customers worry approximately the sturdiness of the keyboard at the flip phone, even though Motorola has continuously confidence its customers that the keyboard in this flip smartphone can withstand for a definitive time period. The keyboard is spacious and its rectangular buttons are super because they reduce mistakes whilst pressing the incorrect buttons while typing. The quantity and symbol keys which can be marked in blue are doubled up with the letters marked in white, and its brilliant backlight makes the keys very seen especially in a darkish room. With this flip smartphone, shortcuts within the bottom row and left side provide brief links to web access, search button, messages, and the home and menu screens. The digital camera lens and flash are located within the nook of the keyboard.

When the backflip is open, a trackpad or the backdown navigation pad positioned at the back of this phone can be utilized in scrolling thru pictures, menus, lists, and domestic monitors without touching the 3.1-inch HVGA (320×480) display screen.

On the proper facet of the cellphone is an extent rocker, a Micro-USB expansion port that supports as much as 32GB playing cards, and a digicam placed on activation and seize button. The energy/lock button may be observed on top of the smartphone, along with the headphone jack.

The Backflip is operated via a customizable Android 1. Five which includes AT&T Navigator, AT&T Radio and AT&T Mobile Hotspots. The Android function has a 5. Zero megapixel camera with zoom and flash, 2GB pre-set up the memory card and has exceptional get entry to the Motorola Phone Portal which by using the way, allows you to back up, edit and delete all files from your computer when the telephone is connected to it

The telephone supports the new HSPA 7.2 community that AT&T is placing into the region, according to Motorola representatives and the smartphone’s spec sheet; the spec sheet says it simplest works on AT&T’s 3G band, not T-Mobile’s. Other specs include 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.Zero, and a 2GB memory card blanketed with up to 32GB. MicroSD cards are supported, consistent with the device spec sheet. The 2GB reminiscence card allows storage of an infinite variety of contacts in the phonebook and unlimited calls on its name records, in addition to its photograph calling choice.

With its Android running device together with Qualcomm MSM 7210 A 528 MHz processor, the connectivity of the Backflip is top notch inside the feel it can browse any kind of internet site. It comes with EDGE and GPRS for uninterrupted community connectivity together with the 3G generation. The cellphone’s browser helps HTML and XHTML formats so net browsing can be clean-sailing. Its Bluetooth 2.0 function makes information and multimedia record-sharing smooth. The JAVA and GPS capabilities of the phone make it problem-free in locating any location.

With its MotoBlur software, it’s miles the most effective smartphone where your Facebook updates, Twitter feeds, Google, Yahoo, Exchange, and Picasa contacts and messages are synchronized to the house display. Motorola Backflip is powered with MotoBlur software to merge facts from numerous email debts and makes it visibly practical for social networking web sites. Motoblur allows the user to circulate contents inclusive of updates on RSS newsfeeds right to your private home screen.

Sad to say, despite the fact that this is AT&T’s first Android smartphone, the Backflip runs the Motoblur Android which takes at the Android Operating System and shuns the usual, grid-like home screen in want of a gizmo-based person interface. However, these widgets are customizable and function in reality properly. Browsing the information and climate websites, or serps and social networking sites is impressive.

The smartphone’s 528-MHz processor receives gradually because of a handful of widgets functioning concurrently. Motorola attempts tough to address this by presenting a couple of domestic screens, that are available via left-and-proper hand whisks, but, there isn’t a whole lot you can do with a screen three.1 inches in size.

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Call best is quite suitable, its audio performance is crisp and cleans the usage of AT&T provider because the smartphone blocks noise in the course of communicating time. Its speakerphone performance has also suitable sound best.

On its 5-megapixel camera, pics have a tendency to be murky, although it has flash and autofocus functions. Watching motion pictures or film clips is reasonably decent except for multiple seconds for some videos to buffer. Its powerful speakers give so much pride in watching films or videos.

Lee Hogan

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