Several days ago Motorola announced the upcoming availability of the XT390 Android phone at China Unicom. Today, the company introduced a similar smartphone in Europe.
The MOTOSMART seems to the European variant of the Motorola XT390
. However, the former does not come with dual-SIM capability, while the latter offers this feature to Chinese customers.
According to Motorola, the MOTOSMART is now available for purchase in Italy via authorized retailers across the country. Customers can get this entry-level Android phone for only 130 EUR (160 USD) outright.
The smartphone runs Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system integrated with MotoSwitch 2.0 UI, allowing the phone to actively learn the user’s favorite contacts, songs and apps.
Apparently, all this important information will be automatically saved on the phone’s home screen for quicker and easier access.
sports a decent 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen display that supports 240 x 320 pixels resolution and 262k colors.
The handset is equipped with an 800 MHz single-core processor, which is complemented by 512MB of RAM. It comes with only 165MB onboard storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
There’s also a sub-par 3-megapixel photo snapper on the back with video recording. The MOTOSMART offers multiple connectivity options, including HSDPA and HSUPA, along with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS with A-GPS support.
The 1400 mAh Li-Ion battery should provide users with up to 550 hours of standby time (500 hours in 3G mode) or up to 8 hours of talk time (6 hours in 3G mode).
“Simply put, MOTOSMART makes life easier. You don’t have to worry about complicated settings and hard-to-follow instructions. Just turn this smartphone on and get instant access to the people and things in your life that matter most,
” said Simone Rossi, marketing manager, Mobile Devices, Motorola Mobility Italia.