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Motorola Dext on Android OS




Motorola has finally announced its own Android-powered smartphone. Officially dubbed the Motorola Dext, it will be sold in the US under a different name (Motorola Cliq).

This capacitive touch screen phone also has a sliding full qwerty keyboard.

motorola dext

Motorola Dext/Cliq Specs:
320 x 480 pixels, 3.1 inches
1 GB storage, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM
up to 32GB on microSD
3G/HSDPA 7.2Mbps
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
5 MP autofocus camera @ 2592 x 1944 pixels
Qualcomm MSM7201A 528MHz CPU
GPS with AGPS support

Dext will have a customizable homescreen powered by MotoBlur that continuously syncs your phone and email contacts with your friends from Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Looks like Motorola is banking on a social smartphone.

Battery is rated at 1420mAh, the Motorola Dext will have a retail price of about $400.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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24 Responses

  1. bern says:

    wow. i think this is the last string of cards for motorola since they hit jackpot with razr model. when will this be available in the phil? based on the online video in another site it is more responsive compared to other andriod handsets.will they also release another phone, yuga?

  2. Huan22 says:

    It’s good to know that more and more mobile phones are adapting to Android. With the increase in its usage will bring more high-quality Apps for the Andriod.

  3. Andrew says:

    I hope this will be available by december. Nice price for its kind of phone.

  4. chris says:

    nag-open na ba ulit ang Motorola Phil.

  5. Kevin says:

    Nice. Will it reach the Philippines? Can’t wait to get a hold of an Android Phone. They’ve got 2 more phones that has Android OS on it. Motorola Shoals and Morrisson.

  6. orak says:

    yeah…yeah…The Cliq is a beautiful piece of hardware, but it suffers from features creep. Too many options are jammed into a skin that, quite frankly, can’t handle them. There’s a reason why the iPhone, the Pre and even the G1 have done so well — the user interfaces are simple and elegant, and they can be learned without an instruction manual. Motorola screwed up with Blur — it adds an obtuse layer of functionality to a device that does not need it.

    Moto admits the phone can be overwhelming at first, but claims the complete customization of social networking sites like Twitter, MySpace and Facebook are worth it. We disagree. Let people pick and choose what social networking sites they want to use on their phones and download apps that best serve their needs. An additional skin like Blur just over-complicates things.

    Motrola, hear us out: You guys are not doing well right now. You make great hardware and crappy software. If you want phone buyers to take you seriously, keep producing excellent handsets like the Cliq, load them with top-notch operating systems (Android FTW!) and let it be. People will start buying your products again.

  7. ernie says:

    I would consider that, wifi nice blackberry storn don’t have a wifi yet

  8. Sammii says:

    The specs look good– on paper.
    :/ I wish we could get user reviews for it soon, though. I want to know if it’s all it’s cracked up to be.

  9. Reel Advice says:

    Nice price with nice specs! hopefully it arrives here!

  10. I really thought Cliq is the second Adnroid from Motorola but it turns out Cliq and Dext are just the same. lol

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  12. Kevin says:

    abe! any new info on this one?

  13. Arnold says:

    Hanep si ORAK akala mo nakahawak na ng DEXT. Napaglaruan mo na ba yung motoblur? nakakatawa ka… english english ka pa jan

  14. jyla... says:

    hey guys…sorry..di pa lumalabas sa usa…nkagamit na kmi ng cliq and droid…
    hahahahaha…so very nice…promise…

  15. arvee2 says:

    Meron ako Motorola Cliq sa T-Moblie.. Pwede ko ba gamitin sa pinas? Pano ko ma uunlock?

    Thanks! :D

  16. denny says:

    ughm,, i just wanna ask if how much is the phone? in peso bill. Tnx

  17. arvee2 says:

    Denny: bought mine at wal-mart. If you have a line asking for upgrade its about 80 usd or 5000-6000 pesos. Compared to 400 usd which is about 20000+ pesos.

  18. mark vallido says:

    hey guys im goin to get one eh ma oopenline ba yan dito sa philippines reply po sa mei alam thanks godbless!

  19. janice says:

    nag rerelease pa ng bagong phones ang motorola dito? i think di na ata ah.. ~_~ i need some answers i wanna buy this phone!!

  20. Unusual blog post you have here. I hadn’t pondered such.

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