Even though, we didn't know if it would be coming to the U.S. until this Tuesday when . The square phone reminds us a lot of the , especially because it swivels open to reveal a QWERTY keyboard.
In person, the phone does feel quite tiny. It's odd to see Android on such a small display (about 2.8 inches diagonally); it reminds us a little of the
Motorola appears to be targeting the younger fashionable crowd with interchangeable battery covers. The Flipout ships with "dark sapphire" and "saffron" color covers, and you can get more color options as well. Other features include a 3-megapixel camera with Kodak Perfect Touch technology, WiFi, GPS, 3G, and Motorola's CrystalTalk Technology for clearer call quality.
To get more of an idea of how it looks, check out our video and our photo gallery. The Flipout will be available October 17th for $79.99 after a new two year contract.
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