T-Mobile has announced the Motorola Cliq, but isn’t saying exactly when this Android-based smartphone will be released. Fortunately, leaks have revealed when the debut is going to be.
One of the promotional documents put out about the Cliq clearly states that pre-orders will start on October 19, and a new but unconconfirmed report says the release is scheduled for November 11.
An Overview of the Motorola Cliq
The Cliq will be a “slider”, with a 3.1-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen and a sliding landscape-oriented QWERTY keyboard.
It will run Google’s Android OS, and come with a suite of entertainment and productivity software. This smartphoneis going to bethe first with Blur, Motorola’s new Android app that will let users work with a variety of social networking and email services from the homescreen. It will also offer access to a growing collection of third-party software through the Android Market.
The Cliq is going to be able to access T-Mobile’s 3G network, plus it will have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
It will be bundled with a 2 GB microSD memory card, and have support for up to 32 GB cards.
This smartphone will also have a 5 megapixel auto focus camera with video capture and playback at 24 frames per second, and a 3.5mm headset jack. In addition, it will sport a GPS receiver and a digital compass.