Motorola Mobility launched its QWERTY-based MOTOGO! feature phone in most South-American countries. Today, the company decided to bring the handset to North-Americans and launched the handset in Mexico.
According to Motorola, the MOTOGO! is now available for purchase in Mexico from major carriers in the country.
Although the device does not offer the advantages of a smartphone, it’s still a good choice for those who prefer simple phones with messaging features.
comes with a full portrait QWERTY keyboard and a dedicated Google Search button, which makes it easier to text while on the go.
Aside from that, the feature phone comes pre-loaded with several Google apps and services, including Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk and Google+.
The MOTOGO! sports a small 2.2-inch display that supports 320 x 240 pixels resolution and 262k colors. In addition, it packs a 2-meagpixel rear camera with video recording, as well as FM Radio and Bluetooth connectivity.
The device embeds only 50MB internal memory, but users will be able to further expand storage up to 32GB via microSD memory card. It is also worth mentioning that the MOTOGO! comes with a free 2GB microSD memory card in the sales package.
Surprising for an affordable feature phone, Motorola
MOTOGO! comes packed with Wi-Fi connectivity and HSDPA (7.2Mbps) support.
Last but not least, the MOTOGO! drains energy from a 910 mAh Li-Ion battery, which is rated by the manufacturer for up to 350 hours of standby time or up to 5 hours of talk time.
“With its easy-to-use keyboard and dedicated Google search button, Motorola MOTOGO! makes it easy to streamline your search and quickly find the information that matters to you most. It also comes with a ton of other valuable features like a mobile hotspot, and all at an incredible price,” said Silvina Gonzalez, marketing director, Motorola Mobility Mexico.