Motorola intros the MOTOLUXE smartphone

Motorola intros the MOTOLUXE smartphone
Haven’t you always wanted a smartphone that has a place to attach your favorite lanyard? Motorola must think so as they have just introduced the world to the MOTOLUXE smartphone which is a mid-range handset with a notification light that doubles as a, you guessed it, a place to attach a lanyard.

The dedicated lanyard groove, as Motorola calls it, is located at the bottom left of the handset. That is also where the colored lighting for the devices notifications happens to be located. Aside from the added lanyard grove, the MOTOLUXE is an Android 2.3 device with a custom user interface called MotoSwitch. The hardware features a 4-inch, 480x854 display. Powering the smartphone behind the scenes is a single-core 800MHz processor and 512MB of RAM.

Around the back the MOTOLUXE has an 8 megapixel camera with an LED flash. The front of the handset houses a VGA camera to aid in all of your video chatting needs. It also has a 1,400 mAh battery that Motorola claims will give the MOTOLUXE 6.5 hours of talk time.

When the MOTOLUXE launches in February it will be in Europe, China, and Latin America although it is very possible a variation of this device could hit the states later in the year. Check out the video and tell us what you think about the Motorola MOTOLUXE in the comments below.

source: Mobile Burn

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MOTOLUXE
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, Single core, 800 MHz
  • Battery 1400 mAh(4.50h 3G talk time)

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18 Comments

1. 9_HeLLs_oF_DrOid

Posts: 127; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

I believe atleast this device wouldn't be used for cuttind through jelly-o ;-)

2. DechyX

Posts: 156; Member since: May 16, 2011

I want it... right now today!

3. Bigbluetundra

Posts: 45; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Now I can turn my smartphone into a keychain, sweet. Smartphones dangling from car ignitions in 2012.

4. dsDoan

Posts: 235; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

I must have a different definition of "edge-to-edge" display.

5. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Agreed!

6. c.hack

Posts: 614; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

Just what we need - a Droid with a slow single core processor, not enough RAM, a low rez dispay, on a 2-year contract. Why not just buy a Droid Incredible on ebay off contract?

7. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

because this is newer and newer means better right?

8. thisisweaksauce

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 14, 2010

Why the f*ck is this coming out with Gingerbread. ICS has been out for more than a month now. Get on your sh*t Motorola.

9. Jimstar

Posts: 259; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

Do you not remember how long it took for Gingerbread to show up on a device that wasn't the Nexus S? And now you complain about a month? And you want it on what is unequivocally a mid-range device? On top of that Motorola already announced a publicly when you could expect ICS. Try to keep up with the news or go away

10. joseg81

Posts: 204; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

pleeeaaase tell me this phone will release for more carriers than just verizon...i've never had a chance to own a motorola flavored android :(

11. blaze456

Posts: 51; Member since: Oct 06, 2010

sprint has the photon 4g and att got the atrix 2..t mobile has the cliq 2..virgin mobile has the triumph..what you talking bout?

17. joseg81

Posts: 204; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

talkin about a mototola phone that i actually want... i'm on t-mobile and i don't like slide out keyboards and want a motorola that's gonna upgrade to ICS. so pickings are slim : (

12. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Edge to edge display? Doesn't look like it.

13. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Lanyard on a mid range smartphone? Anyone remember the HTC bliss?

18. joseg81

Posts: 204; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

i've actually seen a bunch of bliss' around n it actually wasn't a lanyard it had more of charm

14. Arpad

Posts: 40; Member since: Jan 05, 2012

1,400 mAh seems a bit small. Or maybe it's acceptable for a 800 mhz single core.

15. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

Not a big fan of Motorola, but I like the concept...With devices like the Atrix, Photon, Bionic and now the Droid RAZR they are making an impression in the marketplace.

16. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Give it up to date specs and I might check it out. Anything less than a ghz is pretty unacceptable these days, at least on US carriers.

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