Moto W181 low end handset for economy buyers

While companies are using the MWC 2008 as an effective platform to launch one cool handset after another, it seems that the insider’s views on the troubles at Motorola Mobile division are not rumours after all. Motorola launched three handsets W181, W161 and Z6w and all of them are just so run-of-the-mill.

Moto W181


Absolutely nothing to write home about this candy bar handset’s looks. Let’s look at the specs and features:

• 110 x 45 x 15 mm
• GSM 900/1800 and GSM 850/1900
• Weight 80g
• Up to approximately 590 minutes of talk time and 465 hours of standby time
• 128×128 65K CSTN display screen for an enhanced viewing experience
• Clear communication even in noisy environments with CrystalTalk technology
• One key access to SMS
• 500 internal phonebook and 750 SMS inbox storage for messages and phone numbers
• Built-in FM radio with stereo support and enhanced FM radio user interface
• Messaging via SMS and iTAP™ predictive text entry
• Access to 40 downloadable iMelody ringtones
• USB 1.1 for charging
• Office-quality speakerphone
• Rich applications such as 3 pre-loaded games, currency converter and calendar
• Sleek licorice and sterling blue candy bar form factor
• Chrome navigation wheel
• Features 7 African languages for all menu content
• Hinglish predictive text for writing combined Hindi and English text messages
• 70 KB on-board user memory

No word on the price yet.