The Motorola Backflip Combines Smart Phone Technology and Aesthetic Appeal

The Motorola Backflip is a mobile phone that incorporates a multitude of advanced functionality all of which is incorporated within the confines of a stylish casing that measures just 108 mm x 53 mm wide whilst being 15 mm thick. The unit offers a QWERTY keyboard in conjunction with a touch screen whilst providing smart phone technology by virtue of its Qualcomm MSM7201A 528 MHz processor and android operating system.

The phones display screen is an impressively colourful 3.1 inch TFT touch screen that has the virtue of displaying remarkable imagery due to its 256,000 colour display options, all of which are accurately displayed within the confines of its 320 x 480 pixel screen size. The handsets primary form of navigation is the innovative Motoblur user interface which incorporates the added benefit of live widgets. The handset also offers simplistic text entry by virtue of its full QWERTY keyboard whilst also providing the added benefit of an accelerometer sensor. A useful proximity sensor is also provided as standard.

The handset incorporates a multitude of connectivity options which include web access at speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps which is facilitated by virtue of the built-in HSDPA and Wi Fi connections. Alternative forms of connectivity are provided by the class 12 versions of GPRS and EDGE, whilst the inclusion of blue tooth and micro-USB ensures the complete connectivity solution. Satellite navigation is provided by the GPS function that includes A-GPS support as standard. In addition the unit provides an organiser, document viewer in addition to a voice memo feature.

The element of social networking has been incorporated into this handset by virtue of its Facebook, Twitter and MySpace applications whilst the Photo bucket and Picasa integration provides additional social media integration in conjunction with the ability to access Google maps.

The handset offers a variety of entertainment options including an MP4/MP3 media player, in addition to 5.0 megapixel camera that includes the options of auto focus as well as a useful LED flash. The handset provides the option of Geo-tagging as standard. The camera doubles up as a video capture device offering the ability to record video at HVGA quality and at 24 frames per second.

The Motorola Backflip is both stylish and functional in equal measure. The unit provides a wide raft of useful technology, all of which are emphatically useful whilst incorporating them into a casing which is aesthetically pleasing.