Motorolla XT531 – Gingerbread Android handset on Budget

By on August 7, 2011
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Budget phone that has dual-sim option and runs Gingerbread, which only 25% high end phones use.

Motorolla is going to launch a dual-sim Android handset which runs on Gingerbread version, and will be known by different names in different regions; namely: Motorola XT531 generic name, Motorola FIRE XT in Europe, Motorola SPICE XT in Latin America.

As far as specifications go, they seem pretty good for a phone that is being made as a budget phone and already running Gingerbread update. It has 800 MHz processor with 512MB of RAM. An eye-popping 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive multi-touch display. Connectivity options are plentiful: dual-band HSDPA, quad-band EDGE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS, and aGPS are standard. A front-facing VGA camera and 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus and flash. The 1540mAh battery will provides up to eight hours of talk time and 28 days of standby mode (3G).

XT531 will first launch in China in both single sim and dual sim models. And will be later available in other regions of world this year. There is no confirmed price for the handset but Motorolla does promise that it will be low priced for those who don’t want to burn a hole in their pocked by investing in a smartphone.


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