The Motorola Backflip Is Appealing On Many Levels

May 24 07:25 2010 Chris Westley Print This Article

Arguably one of the most impressive handsets to date from Motorola, the Backflip has many strings to its bow ranging from the combination of both touch screen technology and a QWERTY keyboard, this Android operating system powered phone boasts a five mega pixel digital camera and Wi-Fi Internet connection.

The dimensions of the Motorola Backflip are 108x 53x 15.3 mm.  Considering it has a separate keyboard unit,Guest Posting it is reasonably light weight at 133 g meaning it remains pocket friendly and a comfortable phone to hold and use on the move.


The standard specification list is certainly impressive with a host of features appealing to all manner of users.  The versatile internal media player supports many different formats of both video and music files whilst a range of pre-installed games is also included to keep users entertained.  Social networkers are catered for with dedicated applications offering direct access to Facebook, MySpace and twitter.  The handy organiser and document viewer are both sure to appeal to business users meaning they can remain productive whilst out of the office.


Up to 256K colours can be displayed within a pixel resolution of 320x 480 and the 3.1 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen.  This provides an interactive means of navigating the Android (v1.5) user interface and also gives excellent quality display of on screen imagery.


Of several different connectivity methods are employed in order to keep the Motorola Backflip connected to both the Internet and cellular networks dependent upon network coverage and location.  Access to the Internet is initially provided by 3G coverage courtesy of an HSDPA connection at speeds of up to 7.2 mega bytes per second.  An additional means of connecting to the Internet is through Wi-Fi Technology.  This detects the signals provided by local wireless Internet routers and takes advantage of these to provide a faster browsing experience.  In order to connect to cellular networks, class 12 versions of both EDGE & GPRS are provided.


The Motorola Backflip comes with a good level of internal storage in the shape of 256 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM for storing data such as media files.  A micro SD slot is also included in this comes with a pre-installed 2 GB memory card offering further storage, although this is expandable up to 32 GB which is achieved by installing a larger memory card.  The internal phonebook boasts the Photocall feature which allows a photo to be assigned to each contact within the phonebook, and this is then displayed on screen whenever that person calls.


Good quality still images can be taken with the Motorola Backflip thanks to the inclusion of an impressive five mega pixel digital camera which operates at a pixel resolution of 2560x 1920 pixels.  This is provided with Autofocus and an LED flash for taking good quality images even in low lighting conditions.  Because of the included GPS facility, geo-tagging is included which automatically records the location at which a photo was taken.


Since its release in March 2010, the Motorola Backflip has proven popular and is an excellent example of four can be achieved with the combination of impressive hardware and extensive specifications and software.

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