Motorola Mobility continues to spread Android love over Europe with the Motorola FIRE, which is now expected to land in Poland in mid-October.
No price options have been disclosed yet, but the FIRE is an affordable smartphone, so we can safely assume it will go for no more than $200 (about 145 EUR).
Motorola FIRE offers Android fans both worlds, allowing for fast and comfy texting on the full portrait physical QWERTY keyboard or the included virtual keyboard.
Given its slim and stylish look, Motorola FIRE is aimed at fashionistas who will be provided with the ultimate customization options thanks to the included Android platform.
“We are excited about extending our growing smartphone range in Poland, and Motorola FIRE opens up new possibilities in the smartphone market. The device’s stylish design and its exciting and versatile social media applications will wow younger, tech-loving users in particular,” said Małgorzata Matusiewicz, head of marketing Central Europe, Motorola Mobility.
The affordable smartphone comes with a 2.8-inch capacitive touchscreen with 262k colors and 240 x 320 pixels resolution, along with accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate and proximity sensor for auto turn-off.
It also supports dual-band HSDPA (900 / 2100) and quad-band EDGE (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900), as well as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity.
The phone is equipped with a low-performance 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7227-1 processor and an Adreno 200 graphics processing unit.
In addition, it packs 256 MB of RAM, 512 MB of ROM, microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB) and a 3-megapixel camera with camcorder.
Software-wise, Motorola FIRE is powered by Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread with Moto Switch user interface on top.
Also known as MOTOBLUIR UI, the user interface allows users to switch to a from personal mode to work mode whenever they need.
The phone's 1420mAh battery is rated by the manufacturer for up to 8 hours of talk time or up to 30 days of standby in 3G mode.