Motorola FLIPOUT is officially announced packing Android 2.1 & enhanced MOTOBLUR

Motorola FLIPOUT is officially announced packing Android 2.1 & enhanced MOTOBLUR
Motorola is coming out of the woods with yet another interesting looking handset that clearly differentiates itself from the rest out there – both from a design and user interface level. Looking similar to the Motorola BACKFLIP, the resemblance may be a bit uncanny from a far distance, but one will easily recognize its square nature and affinity for an alternative opening mechanism. Unlike the backflip-like motions required in getting the QWERTY keyboard into its proper position on the Motorola BACKFLIP, the new device instead opts to perform a flip-like move to swivel the display into its upright position so that the QWERTY is exposed. As far as features go on this device, it packs Android 2.1, an enhanced version of MOTOBLUR, 2.8” QVGA touchscreen, 3-megapixel camera, 512MB of memory, Wi-Fi, GPS, and 7.2Mbps HSDPA. The videos below go into detail regarding the new enhancements found to the much loved MOTOBLUR interface. Finally, the FLIPOUT is expected to launch in Europe some time this quarter, however, no pricing has been revealed just yet or whether or not it'll see a North American launch.

Motorola FLIPOUT Specifications

source: Motorola via BGR








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7 Comments

1. Phullofphil

Posts: 1797; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

looks kinda lik the kin 1 but i will pass any way looks mor for youngered people

6. Striker13084

Posts: 128; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

No, it looks like the nokia twist.

2. fsjon

Posts: 120; Member since: Sep 03, 2009

The battery management sounds like a great idea...but still have to see it to see it's practicality.

3. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

I'm sorry, but out of all the Android skins I've seen, MOTOBLUR is the ugliest. It's in serious need of a redesign.

4. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

It looks like a fat version of the backflip. But, with ANDROID 2.1, it will be waaaaaaayyy better than the KIN Krap.

5. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i hope this revamped version of MOTOBLUR is brought to the Devour's 2.1 update! [:

7. rockindude24/7

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 28, 2009

definitely copied nokia's twist....nd its VERY blocky...the d-pad should be located on the right, not the left bottom!!!!!!

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