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Motorola Electrify (photos)

U.S. Cellular has a hit on its hands with the Motorola Electrify. Get a closer look at the powerful Android phone in CNET's hands-on gallery here.

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Motorola Electrify

The Motorola Electrify is U.S. Cellular's latest Android smartphone and offers a dual-core processor, dual cameras, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and more. It's available now for $199.99 with a two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate.
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Features

In addition to the features mentioned in the previous slide, the Electrify runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and has a 4.3-inch qHD touch screen, 16GB of internal memory, and an HDMI port.
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Design

The Electrify isn't a particularly compact handset. It measures 5 inches tall by 2.6 inches wide by 0.5 inch deep and weighs 5.6 ounces.
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Kickstand

The smartphone also has a built-in kickstand. Like the Photon 4G, the Electrify is compatible with a number of Motorola accessories, including an HD Station, laptop, and Bluetooth wireless keyboard.
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Right side

The right side of the phone houses a volume rocker and a camera button.
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Top view

Meanwhile, the top of the phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a power/lock button.
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Cameras

The Motorola Electrify's main 8-megapixel camera is featured on back with a dual-LED flash. Though the phone offers 1080p HD video playback, it currently only shoots 720p HD video. There's also a front-facing VGA camera for self portraits and video calls.
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Picture quality

Despite the 8-megapixel camera, picture quality wasn't all that great. Images looked hazy with washed-out colors.

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