Motorola BackFlip releases on AT&T – on sale now for $99

March 7, 2010, By Thomas Antony

Motorola BackFlip, AT&T’s first android phone has become available as of today, with some sweet features and QWERTY keyboard, priced at $99. It’s release date was announced last month and it has released on time as promised. The BackFlip is also rumored to be the first among a series of five Android smartphones set to release on AT&T.

The Motorola BackFlip features Motorola’s MOTOBLUR interface enhancement for Android. It has a pretty solid slideout keyboard. The phone comes preloaded with many AT&T specific apps including : AlllSport GPS, AT&T Maps, AT&T Music, AT&T Navigator, AT&T Wi-Fi Hotspots, Mobile Banking, MobiTV, MusicID, Where and YPMobile.  And for some crazy reason, Yahoo is the default search provider throughout the phone instead of Google.

Other features include 3.1 inch touchscreen,  5 megapixel autofocus camera with flash and camcorder capability and HSPA 7.2, WiFi, GPS  and Bluetooth connectivity. The MOTOBLUR interface also brings in integration with many of the popular social networking platforms.

The BackFlip is now available for $99.99 after mail-in-rebate with a 2-year contract.

Source: AT&T via Engdaget

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