Motorola Unleashes Fire Power For Europe, Asia

By Vikram Sethi

Motorola Mobility Italia has launched a new budget-friendly Android-powered smartphone. The Motorola Fire XT comes in dark titanium and is expected to be available from the end of November in Italy at the recommended retail price of 199 euro without contract, including tax. Check out the specs; the Fire packs in quite the power at such a petite price tag.

Unfortunately, it is not immediately apparent when the Fire will cross the Atlantic shores to the United States. Looks like the Fire will be confined to the Asian and European markets for the time being.

Key Features and Specifications 

  • Runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Dual-band HSDPA/Quad-band EDGE
  • 3.5” HVGA display with capacitive multi-touch
  • 5MP camera with auto-focus and built in flash
  • 800MHz chipset
  • 512MB onboard memory
  • 2 GB MicroSD card inbox; MicroSD slot expandable up to 32GB
  • FM Radio with RDS support
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot for up to 5 clients
  • E-compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer
  • GPS, aGPS
  • LED notifications
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • 1540mAh battery, up to 8 hours of talk time and 28 days in standby in 3G mode
(Vikram Sethi is editorial intern with techtaffy. He can be reached at [email protected])

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