The budget Android Gingerbread smartphones market in India has been expanding at a rapid pace. The recent entrants to join the race are Motorola Fire and Motorola Fire XT. Packing in a new MOTO Switch user interface, the devices bring in unique personalized options in addition to a enhanced chatting and surfing options. Equipped with all the latest tools, like video chat, emails and more in their slim built, the devices bring a comprehensive social networking experience to the mobile users.
Rajan Chawla, Mobile Devices business country head-sales and operations, India and South West Asia, Motorola Mobility says, "with easy multitasking and contact management, faster and easier interactions, the Motorola FIRE XT and Motorola FIRE make for a great mobile experience at a great price for the young, fast-moving users who want everything from a top-quality smartphone. ”
The Motorola Fire XT comes with a 3.5-inch, extra-bright touch screen display for easy Swype and displays a touch-screen along with a full QWERTY keypad. The fashionable smartphone allows users to switch back and forth between friends and work thanks to its new MOTO Switch user interface. The capable 5-mega pixel auto-focus camera with built-in flash assures vibrant and colorful pictures, while the front-facing camera aids in video chatting.
On the other hand Motorola Fire provides a great mobile messaging and multitasking experience. Also supporting a QWERTY keyboard and 2.8-inch touch-screen display, the device balances the need for both touch and type users. The device has dropped 2 mega pixels as compared to its sibling and stands at 3-mega pixel. Aided by a friends-centric widget, the device allows for a seamless transition between work and play and is quite a steal at just Rs 9,490
The two devices apart from their OS also pack in similar features. Both come packed with the Android Market and access to over 250,000 apps, 3G3 / WIFI4 support for 3G hotspot for connecting up to 5 devices, access to Google Maps, Google Talk, Gmail and assisted global positioning system. There is a 2GB microSD card in the box which can be expanded up to 32GB.
Google recently acquired Motorola Mobility for a whopping $12.5 billion dollars. While many see potential of success in this marriage, several others believe that the deal will jeopardize the Android ecosystem.