Motorola Olympus smiles for the camera
The pictures confirm once again its sexy rounded edge shape, but look closely and you will see a front-facing camera for video calls and a rear-facing camera with flash. The screen definitely fits our definition for big at 3.7 or more inches. An HDMI port is also on board and microUSB will be used for charging and/or synchronizing the device.
The happy owner claims to have bought the Motorola Olympus at a flea market and for some reason felt like holding down the volume down key and the power button at the same time and voila - a secret developer's menu appeared. Uhm, too much of a coincidence? We leave it to you to decide, what we see so far is that the Olympus is running Android 2.2 with the BLUR interface. That might change by January, but for the time being take a look at the pictures of the Motorola Olympus and share your thoughts on it with us!
1. dt401 (Posts: 12; Member since: 13 Oct 2010)
Verizon needs in on that. Wow. Great looking device, curious to see how well the dual core tegra 2 runs.
8. jwimmer (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Dec 2010)
Verizon needs to kiss off....they've sucked up the Android market too long....about time they suck hind t.....
2. etownone (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Jul 2010)
Only 3.7 inch screen?
I thought it was supposed to be 4.3
9. duffman14 (unregistered)
phonearena doesn't have one in their hands. It says 3.7 OR MORE
4. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)
Not really impressed with the pictures but...i said that about the Samsung Fascinate and now i carry one. We'll see what it looks like in real life.
5. ean (unregistered)
so would have bought this phone if it had a xenon flash :( . is it really that hard to add a xenon flash to it motorola? why not add one and make it perfect? shame. i guess ill be getting the xt720 instead
7. ElNino (unregistered)
I've been saying the same thing about the XT720 since A T & T has picked mostly jacked up versions of Android phones. Just about tired of waiting though and this seems like a great alternative.
11. ean (unregistered)
i know. att really has had wack android phones but recently figured out that the reason was so nothing competes with iphone. apple would be upset. but now ive researched the xt720 and it will never get any new android update, no adobe flash, the vid doesnt really record 25 fps but 20 or less, its a mess so seems i will have to get the olympus. if no xenon i think ill still get it if there isnt another android phone with xenon out that is great.
6. Landmarkcm (Posts: 473; Member since: 11 Aug 2009)
Wow phones look so similar these days. This looks almost pretty much like my Samsung Transform on the outside good originality Motorola lol.
10. bulldog67 (Posts: 8; Member since: 12 Dec 2010)
I heard its coming on att it would be nice to have a "good" android phone but has anyone heard of an release date Im due for an update but will wait if this phone is coming out soon
12. jakson0100 (Posts: 27; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
Nice looking phone based on the hardware, but take that crap called MotoBlur off and throw some stock Android on that baby. Make it run nice and smooth.
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