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Motorola unveils Android-based Cliq

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 Sep 2009 17:38 User comments (5)

Motorola unveils Android-based Cliq Motorola has announced their first Android smartphone, the Cliq, which will be available for T-Mobile users and will feature touchscreen slider hardware.
Making the phone unique is its use of MOTOBLUR as a UI, which has customized home screen widgets for social status, weather, messaging and more, without the need to open separate apps.

All info is synced online and is easily resynced even if the phone is lost and then replaced.

As is now standard, the phone has 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, a 5MP camera, and a touchscreen as well as QWERTY keypad. Notably, the device is lacking the trackball found on most Android devices.

Official specs say the phone uses Android 1.5, but rumor has it the device will ship with 2.0, Google's upcoming promised firmware upgrade.

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5 user comments

110.9.2009 19:14

Looks nice... Probably cheaper then an HTC. I like how most of Motorola phones have their standard headphone jack placed at the top of the phone :)

210.9.2009 20:15

where the palm pixi news aD?

311.9.2009 0:07

this phone is a good step, and i like the control pad, but ill wait for something a little higher end.

411.9.2009 9:14

pie pie htc... now if tomtom or someone would come up with a turn by turn app for android that doesnt require constant 3g chatter to get the maps im about ready 2 swap... proally would i stayed if M$ would o shipped wm7 when they said they would... now they have just fallen so behind ... wm7 is going to look outdated compared to whats out there now... andorid... DArnG Nab it come on TOMTOM...

511.9.2009 16:25

That looks like a really cool phone, but I have to say, in my experience, T-Mobile's network coverage is very bad. particularly in Northern California, where I live, but in a number of other places too.

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