The trend of releasing Facebook phones has not yet died, the proof is the new Motokey Social Facebook phone released by Motorola Mobility in Peru. HTC also has a Facebook phone which it released a long time ago. Facebook phones are for people who are hopelessly addicted to Facebook and feel that if they do not update their status on Facebook every few minutes, there is something bad going to happen.
The phone, which has a 2.4 inch QVGA touch screen display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels also has a physical full QWERTY keypad which users will especially need which updating their Facebook status, commenting on old posts, and sharing just about anything they can on facebook.
The phone has a dedicated Facebook key which brings up the Facebook app when you press it. So Facebook is just one key press away on this phone. Along with this, the phone also features some good storage ways. You can get the phone with a microSD card slot which supports up to 32 GB. But you will be given only a 2 GB card when you buy it. Also, the 3 mega pixel camera on the phone will keep the file size of the image small so that uploading to the Facebook will not a long time.
The official press release is as follows:
Motorola Mobility Peru S.R.L.announces the launch of the Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL™ EX 225 in Peru, a smart, compact handset, capable of offering users greater flexibility and comfort with direct one key access to Facebook®. The device combines a touchscreen and full QWERTY keyboard so you can keep in touch with friends and family, enhance efficiency on the job, and have all your friends with you anywhere you go.
“We are committed to launching competitively-priced cellular telephones with the features demanded by consumers who still do not have a smartphone, but need access to e-mail, social network and Wi-Fi hotspot functionality,” said Alexander Zawadzki, Motorola Mobility´s general manager for Peru.
Key features and specifications:
Less than 10mm thick, this ultra-slim device features a 2.4-inch touchscreen display that, added to its full QWERTY keyboard, offers comfortable, intuitive operation and easy data entry. The Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL also has five different home screens, a range of interface themes and built-in links to Facebook, Twitter and other popular social networking sites, in addition to the Opera Mini browser and email services.
Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL also comes with a 3-megapixel camera so users can catch life’s memorable moments whenever they occur. With support for a microSD card of up to 32 GB, high-speed USB 2.0 file transfer and support for multiple audio and image formats, so users can store a host of music and images on the handset. In addition, the device also comes equipped with Bluetooth®, stereo radio and a 3.5 mm earphone jack so you can enjoy your favorite music.
- Direct access to Facebook
- Capacitive 2.4 “QVGA Touchscreen with a resolution of 320 x 240
- Cable for data transfer and micro-USB charger (USB 2.0 HS), 3.5 mmheadphone jack.
- Supports microSD memory card of up to 32 GB. The device includes a 2GB card
- Browser: Opera Mobile
- 3MP camera
- Access to corporate Exchange email via OWA (Outlook Web Access)
- Messaging: SMS, MMS, POP3/SMTP/IMAP email, easy email setup
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Bluetooth® stereo functionality
- Support for diverse image and music formats
- Weather forecast widget/RSS news; stereo radio
- Accessories: Micro-USB charger, stereo headphones
- Dimensions: 103 x 60 x 9.9 mm
- Weight: 92g
Price and availibilty
MOTOKEY SOCIAL EX 225 is now available in Peru through major carriers.
About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit motorola.com/mobility.