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TELUS releases the Motorola BACKFLIP

April 28th, 2010

And so the rollout of MOTOBLUR handsets begins in the True North Strong and Free as TELUS today announced the immediate availability of the Motorola BACKFLIP. Featuring a unique reverse-hinge QWERTY keypad design with a BACKTRACK navigation pad on the reverse, the BACKFLIP also boasts a 3.1″ HVGA capacitive display, 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, …

BACKFLIP headed to TELUS, DEXT headed to Bell, QUENCH a mystery

March 9th, 2010

A few days ago when we learned that Motorola is going to bring its complete line-up of MOTOBLUR handsets to Canada, we didn’t know which carrier was to be getting which handset. In the span of a couple days however, things have changed. We now know that the BACKFLIP, that crazy concoction of a device …

Motorola BACKFLIP now available from AT&T

March 7th, 2010

Starting today, AT&T customers with a penchant for Android can point their browser to AT&T’s website or hoof it to their local AT&T store to snag the Motorola BACKFLIP. Now available for a mere $99 after rebate and a two year agreement, the BACKFLIP features quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), tri-band 7.2Mbps HSPA 3G (850/1900/2100 MHz), …

Motorola Backflip will be AT&T's first Android device, coming March 7

February 18th, 2010

As of March 7th, AT&T is officially in the Android game, as Ma’ Bell made the Motorola Backflip official today in a press release. A quick recap of the Backflip: 7.2 HSPA 3G, 3.1″ touch-screen display, Android OS 1.5 (upgradeable to 2.1), 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0, aGPS, 3.5 mm headphone jack, microSD …

Motorola ME600 BACKFLIP now available in China

February 1st, 2010

While AT&T customers wait for the Motorola BACKFLIP to debut here in the U.S., folks in China can score one today directly from Motorola China.The unlocked ME600 BACKFLIP will set you back a robust 4,298 Chinese yuan ($629 USD) and includes an 8GB memory card and a car charger. The U.S. variant of this uniquely …

Motorola BACKFLIP up close and hands on

January 7th, 2010

The folks over at Motorola were nice enough to give us a deep dive into the new BACKFLIP which will be available Q1. You’re all aware that it features MOTOBLUR, Motorola’s UI over Android, so as far as the OS it’s not different from the CLIQ. The big difference is the form factor: it flips …

Motorola makes the BACKFLIP official, other handsets to see Android 2.1, Flash 10.1 updates

January 6th, 2010

Motorola’s time to shine at CES just wrapped up and the North American manufacturer announced the Motorola BACKFLIP. As rumored, the BACKFLIP will have a backwards-folding, outward-facing keyboard, a touchpad on the back of the screen whose functionality is customizable and even API-accessible, 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi, a 5 megapixel camera and MOTOBLUR. The BACKFLIP is …

AT&T finally jumps on the Android bandwagon

January 6th, 2010

AT&T made it official just now — the wireless carrier will release five new Android handsets in the first half of 2010. Of the five, three will be exclusive to AT&T and include: a Motorola smartphone with MOTOBLUR and a unique form factor, presumably the Motorola Motus/Backflip a Dell smartphone, the Dell Mini 3 that …