The Motorola Backflip is functional and attractive

Mar 19th, 2010 | By phoneslimited | Category: Telecommunications

The Motorola Backflip incorporates many useful features that are required in a modern day mobile phone. Elements such as a QWERTY keyboard and a touch screen are incorporated into this unit, however it also adds social media integration, which is currently one of the most popular features of the internet.

The Motorola Backflip comes with an impressively colourful 3.1 inch TFT touch screen that displays 256,000 colours and their variants within a 320 x 480 pixel screen size. Imagery displayed on the screen offers excellent depth of colour and an effervescence that is hard to match. The full QWERTY keyboard is located behind the screen and reverse flips from its location to provide landscape mode data entry. The phone utilises the Motoblur user interface which in addition to the included live widgets provides simplistic and responsive navigation options. The integrated accelerometer sensor automates image aspect orientation.

In addition to the high-speed internet access which offers speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps, and is provided by virtue of the HSDPA and Wi Fi connections, GPRS and EDGE, both of which are class 12 are also included. Further connectivity options include Bluetooth, which is version 2.1 with A2DP, as well as micro-USB. The GPS function offers satellite navigation and comes with A-GPS support.

Social networking has changed the way that we interact, especially online and to reflect this fact this handset includes a wide selection of applications which include Facebook, Twitter and MySpace applications. In addition, photo bucket and Picasa integration are also included, as is Google maps. To complement the existing functionality the handset also provides an organiser, document viewer as well as a useful voice memo function.

Entertainment comes in the form of an MP4/MP3 media player which supports the majority of available video and audio file formats. The inclusion of a 5.0 megapixel camera is a useful addition and provides a photo taking help by virtue of several features which include auto focus as well as illumination provided by the LED flash. Geo-tagging is also included as standard. For those who prefer video, the camera provides the opportunity to take HVGA quality video at 24 frames per second.

The Moto Backflip is functionally attractive and aesthetically pleasing to the eye. It incorporates a wide range of functionality, all of which are useful and operates utilising a Qualcomm MSM7201A 528 MHz processor and the cupcake version of the android operating system.

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