T-Mobile USA has just revealed when it’s going to start taking pre-orders for the Motorola Cliq in the middle of October, and launch it a few weeks later. This carrier has also announced the price.
This Android-powered smartphone will be available for pre-order on October 19, and launch on November 2. Those who put in an order before the release will receive a car charger.
The Cliq will sell for $200 with a two-year service agreement. T-Mobile voice plans start at $29.99 a month and qualifying data plans start at $24.99 a month.
To put in a pre-order, go to www.t-mobile.com/CLIQ.
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 smartphone is going to be the 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.
This smartphone will also have a 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with video capture and playback at 24 frames per second, and a 3.5 mm headset jack. In addition, it will sport a GPS receiver and a digital compass.