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Motorola Mobility Brings Color, Fun and Functionality to Budget Friendly Android Smartphones


With a QWERTY keyboard and a 2.8-inch touchscreen, Motorola’s budget friendly smartphone offers the fun of social media in a personalized package

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – – Never compromise individuality with the new budget friendly Android™ smartphone from Motorola Mobility. The fashionable Motorola smartphone offers a full QWERTY keyboard with touchscreen display, interchangeable fashion jackets and ultimate personalization options users expect from the fun and versatile Android platform. The Motorola XT316™ is now available in China and will be available starting in mid-July in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Latin America. It will be available throughout the rest of Asia and in Europe later this summer.

Motorola XT316 has a sleek, modern design and a sophisticated finish. Its full QWERTY keyboard and 2.8-inch touchscreen display provide the perfect combination of tools for emailing, texting and browsing the Web. Users can stay in constant contact with friends and family through the world’s leading social media applications. And, Motorola XT316 transitions seamlessly between work and play, with a friends-centric widget to make it easier to manage contacts.

Motorola XT316 also comes with best-in-class battery life, allowing users to talk, browse the Web, text, play games and videos all day long. Motorola XT316 also has the Moto Switch user interface, which allows users to switch to a friends-centric mode when they finish work and head home for the day.

“With a fun, beautiful design and a great package of social media options, Motorola XT316 gives busy users the smartphone experience they crave at a price they can afford,” said Fei Liu, senior vice president, Mass Market Consumer Products, Motorola Mobility. “With the combination of the physical QWERTY keyboard, the touchscreen display and access to the entertaining apps and games, the Motorola XT316 outperforms other low cost mobile devices.”

The Motorola XT316 will be marketed as Motorola SPICE Key in Latin America and Motorola FIRE in Europe.

Key Features and Specifications:

Motorola XT316 runs on Android 2.2 (upgradeable to Android 2.3, Gingerbread in Fall); Motorola SPICE Key and Motorola FIRE run on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Access to thousands of apps
Dual-band HSDPA/Quad-band EDGE
2.8” QVGA touchscreen display
Full QWERTY keyboard
3MP camera
Moto Switch UI allows users to switch from different modes
MicroSD card slot up to 32GB
*Access to Google Maps Navigation™, Google Talk™, and web browsing
FM Radio with RDS support
Wi-Fi b/g/n
E-compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer
LED notifications
3.5mm audio jack
1420mAh battery; eight hours of talk time or 30 days of standby in 3G mode

About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit

*Certain features, services and applications are network dependent and may not be available in all areas; additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. Contact your service provider for details. All features, functionality and other product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation. AT&T Mobile Hotspot requires qualified rate plan.


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