Motorola Fire Slated for September Release in UK

August 25, 2011, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Motorola is all set to woo the younger folks with its new Fire Smartphone. The low budget BlackBerry look-alike is designed for users who prefer a combination of physical QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen.

The Fire runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and comes with a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen that provides tools for emailing, texting and web browsing. It also packs Motorola’s Switch user interface on board that allows users to switch between work and play modes.

The Fire seems to fit into the mid range market with its specs that include a rear facing 3-megapixel camera along with the other usuals like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a microSD card slot, a dual-band HSDPA, quad-band Edge, assisted Global Positioning System (aGPS), LED notifications, 3.5mm audio jack, and access to Google Maps with Navigation, Google Talk and web browsing. Its 1420mAh battery touts a battery life of 8 hours talk time or 30 days standby 3G mode.

UK Marketing Director of Motorola Mobility, Victoria McManus said that Motorola is excited about extending its growing Smartphone in UK and Motorola Fire opens up new possibilities in the Smartphone market. The Android device is looking for a UK entry towards the end of September.

The device’s stylish design and its exciting and versatile social media applications are sure to wow the younger, tech-loving users in particular. What do you say, are you impressed by the specs?

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