The Motorola Fire is a fun smartphone which will amuse young buyers the most for its nice touch display with QWERTY keypad. The phone is truly a great messaging device for it is convenient to both touch and type on it. It has advanced Gingerbread Android operating system that will facilitate fast Internet use on it. Added advantage is that of a 600 MHz processor which will simplify and fasten the using of this phone. Motorola Fire smartphone is packed with many useful and good features such as 3.15 mega pixel camera with video recording capability, stereo FM radio, MP3/MP4 players, 3.5 mm jack, 32 GB micro SD card support, GPRS/EDGE network connection, Bluetooth, microUSB, WAP 2.0 browser and Push e-mail capability. Motorola Fire has been launched in the Indian market in September 2011 after its official announcement in July. It is quite surprising that this great Android device can be fetched at a fairly cheap price of Rs. 9490.[ + ] Read Motorola FIRE Review
The Motorola Fire is an eye-catching Android mobile phone with a capacitive touch type display, nice and chic design and easy manageability due to a QWERTY keypad. It has a Gingerbread v2.3.4 Android operating system and runs on 600 MHz ARM 11 processor with adreno 200 GPU and qualcomm MSM7227-1 chipset. It has a primary 256K TFT capacitive type touch display sized at 2.8 inches and which has 320 x 240 pixels resolution. Motorola Fire is an adorable smartphone in design, performance and every aspect and it can be fetched in only shining Black color. Its physical measurements are 116.5 mm length, 58mm width and 13.5 mm thickness. This touch-screen phone with mono block form factor weighs just about 110 grams with battery.
The Motorola Fire comes with a stereo FM radio with RDS feature which allows listening to an array of live broadcasts on various radio stations. There is MP4/MP3 multimedia players in the phone as well play the downloaded media files in permissible audio formats viz. MP3/WAV /eAAC+. There is a standard universal 3.5 mm audio jack and speakerphone in the phone for music output. MP3 ringtones are also supported on this handset along with vibration alerts.
The Motorola Fire has a decent fixed focus 3.15 mega pixel camera with 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution captures quality images which are sharp and decent. Motorola Fire can also shoot 480@25fps videos with its camera. The phone has a nice photo viewer for display of clicked images.
There is immense space in Motorola Fire that enjoys 512 MB ROM and 256 MB RAM memory support. A 32 GB microSD card can expand its memory further. Its phonebook memory can save enough call details and infinite contacts inside this phone.
Motorola Fire has good power management ability, thanks to an integrated standard rechargeable Li-ion battery of 1420 mAh capacity. This battery has the ability to deliver ample standby by time of up to 720 hours and equally good amount of talk time of 8 to 9 hours.
Motorola Fire boasts wireless connectivity in the form of Bluetooth in the configuration of v2.1 with A2DP and EDR. Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n is also supported on this device. The phone facilitates one to use Internet and do faster downloads due to its 3 G capabilities but class 12 GPRS/EDGE network connection is also facilitated. With an activated GPRS/EDGE network connection or 3G HSDPA connection, Motorola Fire would also allow its users to browse web via an in-built WAP 2.0/HTML browser. Motorola Fire also enjoys A GPS support for navigation.
Motorola Fire facilitates messaging in the form of SMS (threaded view) and MMS. Emails and Push emails are also supported. In fact, Motorola Fire is going to make a niche amidst other smartphones only due to its easy to use messaging services like Instant Messaging where touch and type both will allows faster communication. The social networking experience of Motorola Fire will be most endearing as it is tailor made for this job. One can also view emails in detail on this handset which has a document viewer to read attached docs in the mails.
The Motorola Fire is supported on quad band 2 G GSM network in configuration of 850/900 / 1800/1900 MHz and also on operating frequency of 900/2100 MHz on HSDPA 3G network connection.
Users are free to rejoice as many games as they want on Motorola Fire. What all that needs to be done is downloading of those games on the phone from Android Market.
The mainstay of Motorola Fire is the speed, power and flexibility it gets from its Gingerbread operating system and 600 MHz ARM 11 processor. This device does not boast a huge touch screen but offers easy messaging as it also has a QWERTY keypad. This facilitates touch and type equally well for its users. It also offer the privilege of separating work form play as one can switch modes via its MOTO SWITCH user interface. It also has a high entertainment quotient as it gives access to millions of apps of Android Market and gaming can be truly crazy on this device. It is lightweight (110 g in weight) and very compact due to its mono block form factor. The phone has advanced messaging options as Instant Messaging and Push Emails. It is endowed with web browsing via a WAP 2.0/HTML browser. Data connectivity is provided by virtue of enabled EDGE/GPRS connections on this phone which also has in-built support of standard micro-USB and Bluetooth. Its standard memory can go far up to more substantial 32 GB via use of a micro SD card and this brings smiles on face of buyers who love to store a lot of data in their phones and carry it everywhere. The handset facilitates users with a 3.15 megapixel camera (2048 x 1536 pixels) for capturing clear images and shoot admirable videos. Motorola Fire is sure to get a lot of attention as it is one of the best equipped smartphones available in the mid-range price.
Motorola Fire handset has been given 3G support but lacks a secondary camera which is a bit disappointing.[ - ] collapse
Motorola FIRE General
|Global Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2011, Q3|
|Global Launch Date||2011-01-01T00:00:00|
Motorola FIRE Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1420 mAh|
|Talk Time||Up to 8 h (3G)/ Up to 9 h 16 min (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 720 h (3G)/|
Motorola FIRE Camera Features
|Mega Pixel||3.15 MP|
|Camera Resolution||5132048x1536 pixels|
|Digital Zoom||2048x1536 zoom|
Motorola FIRE Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration, MP3 ringtones|
Motorola FIRE Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3GNetworkBands||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|3G Network||3G,HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 384 Kbps|
Motorola FIRE Additional Features
|Quick Office Document Viewer||1|
|JAVA Type||via Java MIDP emulator|