Motorola is a pioneer company in the field of mobile phones. They introduced DynaTAC, the world’s first commercial handheld cellular phone in 1983. They also introduced the first flip phone, the MicroTAC in 1989. Motorola introduced the first Global System for Mobile Communications, today known as GSM in 1991. Present day Motorola phones are packed with the latest technological advances.
Motorola Razr i
The Motorola Razr i with an edge to edge screen and sleek looks has a very fast 2GHz Intel processor. In spite of having a vibrant, high resolution 4.3” screen, the phone fits perfectly in your palm. An aircraft-grade aluminium frame surrounds the display and the back is made from robust composite materials coated with a splash guard screen.
Its high quality, high speed 8MP camera can snap 10 pictures within a second. Advanced sensors can automatically adjust light and settings. You can customise your home screen for quick access to camera, dialler, social network apps, maps, music player etc. This powerful and fast mobile phone consumes a lot of battery power though. To optimise the usage there is a Motorola app called Smart Actions. It automatically shuts down power consuming functions to save battery life. Motorola Razr i is available on Orange, T-Mobile, Virgin Media and other large network providers.
Motorola Razr Maxx
Motorola Razr Maxx is another popular mobile phone with a powerful battery. It is a big 4.3” screen phone with a very powerful battery. It runs on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
The home screen is colourful animations and interactions. You can take a picture, text or access notifications without unlocking the screen. You can use the feature voice input to dictate emails or text. Smart Action app automates the tasks and saves time.
The new improved camera can be used to take difficult shots more easily. You can use the volume keys as zoom or shutter. Google Chrome integration can improve browsing speed. It can sync desktop book marks and offline mode.
Face unlock is the newest state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to unlock the screen. Data usage information chart and warnings help in limiting your data usage.
Motorola Defy Mini
The Motorola Defy Mini has received good reviews this year from users and experts. This handset is ideal for carefree youngsters who are prone to dropping their mobile phone into water or on the floor, spill drinks or leave it where it can get dirty.
It comes in a pocket friendly size and it is dust, scratch and splash proof. It also offers a long life battery with optimised performance.
The front and rear facing camera is useful for sharing images among friends and video calling etc. It gives access to thousands of apps through the easy to customise home screen. Some useful widgets are Activity Graph and Social Graph. These widgets show your most popular applications and contacts. The 3.2”display screen is bright and bold.
The 3MP camera captures decent quality pictures and shoots average quality videos. Motorola Defy Mini’s browser offers Adobe Flash player support. It can be installed from Google Play. Overall, it is a good companion for youngsters while hiking, camping or working out.
We can expect more innovations and new models in mobile phones from the Google owned Motorola Mobility in coming soon.