Motorola BACKFLIP announced, previous Motorola handsets to get Android 2.1 and Flash 10.1 update


Motorola’s CEO officialy announced the Motorola BACKFLIP (Motus) Android smartphone yeasterday during his CES presentation (the device will probably part of AT&T’s Android line-up) and also said that the Motorola Droid and CLIQ will be updated to Android 2.1 and receive the Flash 10.1 plugin in the near futur.

The BACKFLIP has basically the same specifications has the CLIQ and aruns the Same BLUR UI (unlike the Droid). THe only major change is the weird backflipping keyboard.

Here are the specs:

Talk and Standby Time2 Up to 6 hours /Up to 315 hours
Bands/Modes WCDMA 850/1900/2100,
GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
(Category 7/8), EDGE Class 12, GPRS
Class 12, aGPS, Version 2.0, 802.11b
Weight 133.00 g/4.7 oz
Dimensions 53.00 (x) 108.00 (y) 15.30 (z)
Size 80.7 cc
OS Android 1.5
Battery 1400 mAh
Connectivity 3.5mm headset jack, , USB 2.0 High Speed, BT Class 2.0, version 2.0 and 802.11 b/g 
Display 3.1” 320 x 480 256k TFT
Messaging/Web/Apps MMS, SMS, e-mail (POP3/IMAP embedded, corporate e-mail synch, Push Gmail) IM (Embedded – WVIM), OW 4.1 (WAP 1.2.1)
Audio AAC, AAC+, MIDI, MP3, WAV
Video Capture/playback/streaming, H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Camera 5 megapixel, auto-focus, LED
Browser Full HTML browser, Android Webkit
Memory 2GB included up to 32GB supported1
Chipset 7200A
Form Factor Reverse QWERTY flip
Antenna Internal

 

Source: Motorola

Motorola Motus / Enzo / Backflip live shots


The Motorola Enzo / Motus / Backflip looks to be about to retail on AT&T soon. Phandroid got their hands on a few live shots of the device. As you can see it features a backflipping hardware keyboard which makes it look a bit weird. The MotoBlur UI on top of Android 1.5 is also on board with a couple of AT&T apps. Specs are the following:

528 MHz Qualcomm MSM7201A
512 MB ROM
256 MB RAM
3.1 inch display 320 x 480 (HVGA)
5 megapixel camera with LED flash
WiFi / Bluetooth 2.0 / GPS
OS Android 1.5 with Motoblur
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 W-CDMA 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Reverse flip keyboard
Rear directional touchpad

Source: Phandroid