Moto Dext Android phone unveiled


Motorola has announced the launch of its first Android device, the Dext which integrates its new Motoblur platform.

The Dext has a QWERTY keyboard, touchscreen, five-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi and a 2GB MicroSD card.

Motoblur synchronizes contacts, posts, feeds, messages, emails and photos from social networking sites and email accounts.

The Dext is the first in a series of Android devices Motorola is due to launch and said the device was created with social networks in mind.

Motorola Western Europe vice president and general manager Ralf Gerbershagen said: “Motoblur, which will be available on multiple Motorola Android-powered devices in our upcoming portfolio, helps us to create phones that are instinctive, social and connected.

“Today’s mobile phone needs to be more than just ‘smart’. It needs to be social. The Dext is such a phone, offering the ability to funnel your entire social life into a single stream.”

Dext will be available exclusively on Orange in the UK and France, Telefonica in Spain and America Movil in Latin America.

Dext, known as Cliq in North America, will be available on T-Mobile USA.