Motorola A1680 with The Classic Clamshell. Review, Specs and Price

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Morola has announched  new Android smartphone of the Motorola Ming series, called the Motorola A1680. The Moto A1680 is the first Android-smartphone from the Ming series and already appeared on Motorola’s developer site.

As all the member of the Ming Series, it comes with the classic clamshell form factor and has a transparent flip that doubles up as a screen protector. The device is powered by a 624MHz Marvell PXA935 processor, 256MB RAM, a 512MB flash ROM, a 3.1-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 5MP autofocus camera, MicroSD card support (up to 32GB), and runs on Android 1.6 OS. On the music department it supports playback of MP3 files, comes with a FM receiver, and has a 3.5mm audio jack.

Other hardware specifications Moto A1680 include 3G, e-compass, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR connectivity, Wi-Fi/WAPI support, ccelerometer sensor, GPS navigation, Stereo FM radio with RDSsupports, GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and UMTS/HSDPA 2100 MHz.

The handwriting recognition ability and the stylus makes the Motorola A1680 perfect for writing Chinese characters. Originally announced in April but spec-less until now, the Moto Ming A1680 will join the Ming series of phones, and will initially be released in China.

Motorola A1680 Smartphone Specifications and Features:

2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network : HSDPA 2100
Announced : 2010, July
Status : Exp. release 2010, Q3
Size Dimensions : 106.9 x 54.5 x 17.3 mm
Weight : 120 g
Display Type : AMOLED resistive touchscreen, 16M colors (65K effective)
Size : 480 x 800 pixels, 3.1 inches
– Handwriting and speech recognition (Chi & Eng)
– Accelerometer sensor
Sound Alert types : Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Speakerphone : Yes
– 3.5 mm audio jack
Memory Phonebook : Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records : Practically unlimited
Internal : 128 MB storage, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Card slot : microSD, up to 32 GB
Data GPRS : Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE : Class 12
3G : HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
WLAN : Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth : Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared port : No
USB : Yes, v2.0 microUSB
Camera : Primary 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus
Video : Yes, CIF@15fps
Secondary : No
Features OS : Android OS, v1.6 (Donut)
CPU : Marvell PXA935 624 MHz processor
Messaging : SMS, EMS, MMS, Email, IM
Browser : HTML
Radio : Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games : Yes
Colors : Gray
GPS : Yes, with A-GPS support
Java : Yes, MIDP 2.0
– Digital compass
– MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC+ player
– MP4/H.264/H.263 player
– Organizer
– Voice memo
– T9
Battery : Standard battery, Li-Ion 1130 mAh
Stand-by : Up to 200 h
Talk time : Up to 5 h 50 min

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