Motorola Mobility, along with Movistar, the major Spanish mobile phone operator, has launched the Motorola ATRIX 2 in Chile. Motorola calls it a smartphone “that seriously amps up entertainment at an affordable price”
The Atrix 2 will be powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with a 4.3-inch qHD screen. The Smartphone will run Android OS a yet unknown version. The camera has a 8-megapixel sensor with 1080p resolution video capture capability.
The Atrix 2 is being projected as a multimedia phone with seamless gaming and multimedia capabilities along with offering a smooth browsing experience.
“Motorola ATRIX 2TM MB865 is the smartphone that doubles as an entertainment center,” said Fernando Sanchez, general manager for Mobile Devices, Motorola Mobility Chile. “You can have a blast doing multiple things at once: watching movies, web surfing, sharing pictures, you name it.”
Another feature explained in the press release which will be an interesting one to check.
“The ATRIX ™ 2 webtop experience delivers a real sense of using a computer when the phone is connected to a TV,” said Javier Valenzuela, device manager for Movistar. The phone comes with a unique Webtop application and adapter. The phone connected to an HDTV or any other large screen via the adapter and HDMI cable will project the phone’s display on the screen along with a virtual keyboard. What is this virtual keyboard for? It for browsing on Mozilla Firefox browser which will come as standard with the Atrix 2. And as you enjoy your browsing, your phone will be charged simultaneously.
Motorola is not just pitching their new device as an entertainment phone but also as a business phone with capabilities beyond that of basic Android powered smartphones.
PIN lock and password protection; inactivity timeouts; data encryption on both the device and the SD card; and the ability to wipe the phone remotely if it’s ever lost or stolen are going to be the basic security features, while, apps like GoToMeeting and Quickoffice are expected to take care of the productivity part of business capabilities.
The Motorola ATRIX 2 MB865 is currently available in Chile through Movistar’s $0 multimedia plans.
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