Motorola Quench aka CLIQ XT

Motorola QUENCH is the latest Android based handset from Moto and it runs on Android  1.5 and comes with the MOTOBLUR feature that gives you quick access to all personal information in one screen.It syncs contacts,photos, emails, messages, Facebook updates ,  Twitter updates and lots more.


The 3.1 inch display was pretty responsive and the phone comes integrated with SWYPE technology for easy text input.There is also a touch sensitive D-pad which was pretty cool !

The 5 megapixel auto-focus camera comes with a LED Flash.The rich multimedia features such as audio and video playack are also worth a mention.

The Quench does GSM Quad band with additional tri-band 3G support .There’s Bluetooth , WiFi ,aGPS, USB and microSD expansion.It is powered by a 1420 mAh battery .

Here is a hands on video from MWC 2010


Mororola Quench Specifications

Talk and Standby Time2 6.5 hours / 13.5 days
Bands/Modes WCDMA 850/1900/2100 (for Global) WCDMA 900/1700/2100 (for US), GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps (Category 7/8), EDGE Class 12, GPRS Class 12, AGPS
Weight 123.5g; 4.4 oz
Dimensions 59.4mm x 116.7mm x 12.3mm
Size ~ 790cc
OS Android 1.5
Battery 1420 mAh
Connectivity Bluetooth1 2.0, 3.5mm, USB 2.0 HS, Over the Air Sync (OTA); Wi-Fi
Display 3.1 inch display 320 x 480 pixels (w x h), 65k TFT
Messaging/Web/Apps MMS,  SMS, Email (POP3/IMAP embedded) IM (Embedded),
Audio AAC, AAC+,  AAC+ Enhanced,  AMR NB,  MIDI,  MP3,  WAV,  WMA v9
Video Playback – H.264, H.263, MPEG at 24fps at HVGA resolution; Capture – H.263, MPEG at 24fps at HVGA resolution
Camera 5 megapixel, auto-focus, digital zoom, LED flash
Browser Android HTML Webkit
Memory Removable Micro SD card (included); Supports 32GB MicroSD (optional)
Form Factor Touch screen smartphone
Antenna Internal / Antenna diversity (2 antennas to enhance reception)
Address Book/Calendar MOTOBLUR (content delivery service) aggregates Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and Gmail; Syncs your work contacts, email and calendar
Location Services aGPS, Turn by Turn directions, Google Maps, E-Compass

Motorola Quench Price and Availability

Motorola QUENCH is expected to hit the shelves next month.In the US the phone will be called the CLIQ XT with MOTOBLUR and will be sold exclusively through T-Mobile starting from March.Price is not yet revealed yet we can expect it to be around $400-$500 or Price in india might be under Rs.25000 if it eventually comes to India !

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