Motorola Admiral becomes YouTube star without getting announced, thanks to Sprint

Motorola Admiral becomes YouTube star without getting announced, thanks to Sprint
Earlier this month, we reported on a spy photo leaked about the Motorola Admiral, coming to Sprint. While the phone has not been officially introduced by Sprint, the carrier has released a video overview of the phone on YouTube. As our story surmised, the phone is indeed going to join Sprint's Direct Connect lineup. Earlier today, we mentioned that Sprint's Playbook mentioned that problems with the device's QWERTY keyboard had prevented the carrier from shipping the phone.

The Motorola Admiral is a BlackBerry-esque device that includes a portrait facing physical QWERTY keyboard located under the 3.1 inch screen. There is a Direct Connect button on the left side of the unit, just below the volume rocker, and the 5MP camera on back captures HD video (although the exact resolution was not disclosed). Unfortunately, other specs including processor speed and which build of Android is aboard the Motorola Admiral was not made available.

So far, Sprint hasn't pulled the video which means that perhaps the carrier will just go ahead and make that introduction which will give us all of the information that we would like to see. Even with some problems with the handset's QWERTY keyboard, it would seem that the release of the video heralds an imminent release of the Motorola Admiral.

source: YouTube via AndroidGuys

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  • Display 3.1 inches 640 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 4GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1860 mAh
  • OS Android 2.3


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