Motorola FLIPSIDE

Announced:
Oct 5, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 8, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.1 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

186 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

45.54 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.31 x 2.26 x 0.59 inches (109.5 x 57.5 x 15 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

TI OMAP3410

Processor:

Single core, 720 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

PowerVR SGX530

RAM:

0.5 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.2, 2.1)

Battery

Capacity:

1540 mAh

Talk time:

7.33 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.25 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice recording

Multimedia

Radio:

FM

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 30, 2010

FCC ID value:

IHDT56LE2 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.44 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.69 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 100

This device is also known as Motorola MB508

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.59 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (186 ppi)

Description

Motorola FLIPSIDE is a smartphone running Android 2.1 powered by 720MHz processor. Other features include a QWERTY keyboard, 3.1" capacitive touchscreen, 3MP camera, A-GPS, FM Radio, microSDHC slot for memory and Wi-Fi.

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