Motorola Spice is the sixth new Android smartphone that the company has announced at CTIA this fall, after the Motorola Droid Pro, Motorola Citrus, Motorola Bravo, Motorola Flipside and Motorola Flipout.
The Spice is a vertical slider (like the now-outdated Palm Pre) with a 4-row QWERTY keyboard and a 3 inch QVGA touchscreen display.
Like the Citrus, Bravo, Flipside and Flipout, the Spice runs Android 2.1 – thus the Droid Pro for Verizon is the only new Moto to come with Android 2.2 Froyo out of the box. That’s a bit disappointing, isn’t it?
Anyway. Here’s more about the Moto Spice (previously seen as Motorola XT300): it features WiFi 802.11 b/g, 3G, aGPS, stereo Bluetooth, 3.5mm headset jack, 3MP camera, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, and MicroSD card support. 25% of it is made out of “post consumer recycled plastics.”
The Spice will be available starting this quarter for an unknown price, apparently in Brazil first.
Speaking of Brazil, Motorola has announced that it would launch the rugged Defy there, too (apart from bringing it to Europe and the US). Running Android 2.1 with MotoBlur, the Defy will be available to Brazilian customers starting this quarter.
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