Motorola Mobility Perú S.R.L. has recently launched the MOTOGO! EX430 in Peru. This device is marketed at practical consumers who prefer to have a full physical QWERTY keyboard on their phone so that typing errors are kept to a minimum and typing, in general, is made easy.
Since Motorola is now a Google-owned company, the device also offers several Google features. For one thing, the keyboard features a dedicated Google Search button on its keyboard to help users immediately access the search engine. Furthermore, the phone integrates Google services such as Google Talk, Google Maps, Gmail, and Youtube. It does not, however, allow users to download apps.
The phone itself has a bar shape. It has dimensions of 104 x 63.86 x 12.95 mm and a weight of 100 grams. Under the hood, the device runs on a single-core MTK 6276W processor. It is also powered by a 910 Mah battery. Its TFT screen measures 2.2 inches diagonally and has a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels.
Apart from these, the interface of the MOTOGO! EX430 sports a microUSB port, a 3.5 mm audio jack, volume controls at the side, a navigation button, and a microSD card slot.
For connectivity, the device offers Wi-Fi 802.11b/g connectivity. It has the ability to let others use the phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, as well. There is likewise support for Bluetooth, permitting users to transfer files fast without the need for cables, as well as A-GPS. Music lovers will also find an FM radio and MP3 player on the phone.
Lastly, the MOTOGO! EX430 sports a 2-megapixel camera that is equipped with a capability to allow users to upload images to the Internet instantly. This camera can take photos with a maximum size of 1600 x 1200 pixels. It also features 4x digital zoom.
While it is not a smartphone, the MOTOGO! EX430 is said to deliver a smartphone-like experience at a more affordable price.
The MOTOGO! EX430 is currently available in Peru, but it is expected to hit other markets soon.