Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile launch Motorola MOTOLUXE

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May 222012
 

Motorola MOTOLUXEThe Motorola MOTOLUXE is now available in Canada from both Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile. This entry-level smartphone comes with a new interface that aims to make it easier to access the information you use the most. The Social Graph features learns who you most often communicate with and which apps you most often use and gives them more emphasis.

Motorola Mobility MOTOLUXE specifications:

  • Processor: 800MHz single-core
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.3 with Motorola’s MotoSwitch UI
  • Cellular connectivity: GSM/HSPA
  • Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA
  • Display: 4-inch FWVGA (480×854)
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: Up to 300MB
  • Storage: microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP AF with with LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: VGA
  • Connectors: 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: 1,400mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 117.7 x 60.5 x 9.8 millimeters / 122 grams
  • Other: FM radio, multi-coloured LED

Based on Motorola’s latest Android 4.0 upgrade schedule, the MOTOLUXE will not be upgraded from Android 2.3.

Bell Mobility is offering the Motorola MOTOLUXE for free with a three-year contract or CA$299.95 with no contract. Virgin Mobile is offering it for CA$29.99 with a three-year agreement or the Virgin MobileSuperTab or CA$229.95 with no contract.

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Motorola to launch MOTOLUXE smartphone in Canada

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Apr 302012
 

Motorola MOTOLUXEMotorola Canada today announced that it will launch its new MOTOLUXE smartphone in Canada. It will sport a new interface that “learns who you talk to and which apps you use and keeps all of that information front and center.” The Social Graph feature ties the size of a person’s icon to the frequency of your interactions.

“With its stylish design and media features, MOTOLUXE is the perfect smartphone to complement our busy lives,” said David Petrou, sales director, Motorola Mobility Canada. “Not only does MOTOLUXE have the power of Android, it also has a fun, adaptive and easy-to-use user interface, a big vibrant screen and a sharp camera to help you capture your everyday life.”

Motorola Mobility MOTOLUXE specifications:

  • Processor: 800MHz single-core
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.3 with Motorola’s MotoSwitch UI
  • Cellular connectivity: GSM/HSPA
  • Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA
  • Display: 4-inch FWVGA (480×854)
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: Up to 300MB
  • Storage: microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP AF with with LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: VGA
  • Connectors: 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: 1,400mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 117.7 x 60.5 x 9.8 millimeters / 122 grams
  • Other: FM radio, multi-coloured LED

There is no word yet on whether the Motorola MOTOLUXE will be updated to Android 4.0.

The MOTOLUXE will be available in Canada in Q2. Carrier and pricing details were not provided.