Verizon carrier and Motorola launched a new Android 2.1 device named CITRUS

Motorola CITRUS VerizonAt CTIA Enterprise and Applications 2010, Motorola and Verizon Wireless unveiled another Android 2.1 device, the Motorola Citrus.

Citrus is an entry-level smartphone and features a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen with 240 x 320 pixels resolution, MOTOBLUR UI, multi-touch support and 3.5 mm audio jack. Motorola Citrus has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0, and a 3.15 megapixels camera. Also, Citrus has 100 MB internal storage expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card.

Key features and specifications:

– Curved design
– Easy-to-use, on-screen QWERTY keyboard (available in landscape and portrait modes) for quick messaging
– Full HTML Web browser – Preloaded with Bing Search and Bing Maps and delivers a PC-like Web browsing experience with quick access to Web apps and services such as Facebook; Google services such as Gmail, Google Talk and YouTube
– Equipped with BACKTRACK, a touch panel located on the back of the device that enables users to navigate and scroll through websites, home screens, e-mails, music and more without obstructing the display
– Full capacitive touch screen display delivers fluid flick, swipe and pinch-to-zoom navigation
– Seven home screen panels that can be tailored with an array of available shortcuts; applications; and pre-loaded widgets such as sticky notes, weather, messages and calendar
– Android Market – Choose from thousands of downloadable apps, many of which are free
– CITRUS has a housing made from 25 percent post-consumer recycled plastic, is certified CarbonFree through an alliance with, and is PVC and BFR free. The packaging is made from 80 percent post-consumer recycled paper, and the user manual is made using 100 percent recycled paper and soy-based ink.

Motorola Citrus will be available on Verizon Wireless Stores in Q4 2010. The price is unknow for the moment.


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