Motorola Mobility and US Cellular have teamed up once again to offer customers the sequel to the popular ELECTRIFY Android phone.
Motorola ELECTRIFY 2 is now available for purchase online via US Cellular for only $199 USD after a $100 USD mail-in rebate.
Additionally, US Cellular confirmed the upcoming availability of Motorola
DEFY XT smartphone beginning August 3.
Although both smartphones are powered by Google's Android platform, the ELECTRIFY 2 comes with Ice Cream Sandwich, whereas the DEFY XT is powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.
“Customers who purchase Motorola ELECTRIFY 2 or DEFY XT will not only enjoy a new cutting-edge Android-powered smartphone, but will also get the best customer experience. A mobile phone should make life simpler and easier to get things done and U.S. Cellular believes the customer relationship with their wireless carrier should be the same
,” said Edward Perez, vice president of sales and marketing operations for U.S. Cellular.
Motorola ELECTRIFY 2 features a slim design and is only 8.4mm thick. The phone is made of Kevlar fiber and features splash-guard coating to protect from spills.
Hardware-wise, the device is equipped with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM. In addition, the ELCTRIFY 2 boasts a stunning 4.3-inch ColorBoost capacitive touchscreen display that supports 540 x 960 pixels resolution.
Motorola ELECTRIFY 2 packs a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera with LED flash and a 1080p HD camcorder. According to US Cellular
, this is the first device to include SMARTACTIONS application.
“Motorola is excited to bring the next evolution of ELECTRIFY to U.S. Cellular customers and Motorola ELECTRIFY 2 is ideal for those who crave premium features. Motorola DEFY XT packs innovative specs into a resilient design that can withstand whatever life throws your way. These two products provide unique experiences and give consumers choice
,” said Jeff Miller, corporate vice president, North America Go-to-Market, Motorola Mobility.