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Motorola Charm spotted on display, $269.99 with no contact

July 27, 2010 - Written By Chris Yackulic

There have been many reports of the Motorola Charm on display in a T-Mobile store, but it is the first time we have seen it on display with a price. Right now it looks like it will be priced $269.99 with no contract. Rumors are still that the device will be available on August 25th. The delays are rumored to be related to the battery life. Some reports have said that Motorola will offer customers an extended battery.

Here are the specs:

Specifications

General

EXPERIENCE Social messaging
FORM FACTOR Bar keyboard
SOCIAL MESSAGING SERVICE MOTOBLURâ„¢ 1.5
OPERATING SYSTEM Androidâ„¢ v2.1
ANDROID API LEVEL 7
DEVICE EMULATOR IMAGE CHARM SDK add-on
INPUT TYPES BACKTRACKâ„¢ rear touchpad
Directional keys
Home/Menu/Back touch-sensitive buttons
Keyboard: physical, on-screen
Touch screen: capacitive

Display

SIZE, DIAGONAL 2.8 in (small)
RESOLUTION 320 x 240 (QVGA)
PIXEL DENSITY 120 dpi (low)
PRIMARY ORIENTATION Landscape
NUMBER OF COLORS Up to 16M

Connectivity

WAN: VOICE BANDS GSM 850/900/1800/1900
W-CDMA 850/1900, 850/2100, 900/2100, or 1700/2100
WAN: DATA BEARERS GPRS/EDGE Class 12
HSDPA, HSUPA
WIRELESS LAN 802.11b/g/n
802.11i (WPA2)
WEP
WPA
BLUETOOTH VERSION 2.1 + EDR
BLUETOOTH CLASS 2
BLUETOOTH PROFILES A2DP 1.2
AVRCP 1.0
GAP
HFP 1.5
HSP
OPP 1.1
PAN
PBAP 1.0
SDAP
SDP
SPP
USB USB 2.0 High Speed
Micro USB  connector
HEADSET JACK 3.5 mm
Stereo out
Mic

Media

CAMERA RESOLUTION (MAX) 3 megapixels
CAMERA FOCUS Fixed
CAMERA FLASH No
CAMERA DIGITAL ZOOM (MAX) 4x
IMAGE CAPTURE FORMATS JPEG w/EXIF 2.2
IMAGE CAPTURE RESOLUTION (MAX) 2048 x 1536
ADDITIONAL CAMERA FEATURES Geotagging
Panorama
Kodak Perfect Touch
IMAGE VIEWING FORMATS Android core media formats
VIDEO RECORDING FORMATS Android core media formats
VIDEO RECORDING RESOLUTION (MAX) 352 x 288 (CIF)
VIDEO RECORDING FRAME RATE (MAX) 25 fps
VIDEO PLAYBACK FORMATS Android core media formats
WMV 9
VIDEO PLAYBACK RESOLUTION (MAX) 352 x 288 (CIF)
VIDEO PLAYBACK FRAME RATE (MAX) 30 fps
AUDIO RECORDING FORMATS Android core media formats
AUDIO PLAYBACK FORMATS Android core media formats
WMA 9
STREAMING FORMATS AAC
AAC+
AMR-NB
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT OMA DRM 1.0 forward lock for images and video
SPEAKERS Receiver speaker
Mono loudspeaker
FM RADIO RECEIVER RDS

Processor and memory

PROCESSOR TI OMAP3410
PROCESSOR CLOCK SPEED 600 MHz
RAM 512 MB
FLASH ROM 512 MB
USER STORAGE AVAILABLE (MAX) 150 MB
MEMORY CARD TYPE microSDHC, Class 6
FAT32
MEMORY CARD SIZE SUPPORTED (MAX) 32 GB

Sensors

ACCELEROMETER 3-axis
MAGNETOMETER Yes
PROXIMITY SENSOR Yes
AMBIENT LIGHT SENSOR Yes

Additional features

WEB Android WebKit browser
Adobe Flash Lite® 3
LOCATION SERVICES Assisted GPS
E-Compass
NOTIFICATION LIGHT White
NOTIFICATION VIBRATE Yes
VOICE ACTIVATION Yes
MESSAGING IM
SMS
MMS
EMAIL PROTOCOLS Exchange ActiveSync 2003 and 2007
IMAP4
POP3