Verizon Prepping Low-Cost Motorola Citrus Android OS Smartphone

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The Motorola Citrus is going to be released by Verizon Wireless tomorrow. This inexpensive model will run Google’s very popular Android operating system and have an entry-level feature set.

It will have a tablet shape with a 3-inch QVGA (320 x 240) capacitive touchscreen. Users will type with an on-screen keyboard, or the Swype text-entry system will be an option.

Motorola Citrus with Android OSThis device is going to have an unusual feature, the backtrack — a touchpanel located on the back of the device.

The Citrus will run Android OS 2.1, and have 1 GB of internal storage plus a 2 GB microSD card. Users will be able to swap this out for higher-capacity cards, up to 32 GB.

It will support Verizon’s 3G network (EV-DO Rev 0) as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS.

This smartphone is also going to include a 3 megapixel camera, a 1150 mAh battery, and a 3.5 mm headset jack.

Pricing and Availability
The Motorola Citrus is going to be released by Verizon Wireless on Thursday, Nov. 11.

It will cost $50 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year wireless service agreement.




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