The Motorola Backflip has a 3.1 inch touch screen which makes the most of its 320 x 480 pixel resolution to produce a crisp picture. The touch technology is very receptive and the interface is easy to navigate; it integrates social networks such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter into the general user experience. The phone is packed with online aspects which include social networking, web browsing and access to an online store called the Android Market which is overflowing with thousands of applications for users to enrich there Backflips software. Connecting to the internet is possible with the in-built 3G and Wi Fi technology and cellular networks are covered by EDGE/GPRS technology.
A built-in accelerometer allows the UI to flip to landscape mode where access to the flip out keyboard allows users to compose messages and e-mails in record times while web browsing is a much richer experience. With its Android based platform, the Motorola Backflip has a WebKit browser which enables users to save web pages as bookmarks or shortcuts which can be directly accessed from the home screen. Being a QWERTY messenger phone, the Backflip is packing tons of messaging support with e-mail and social networking capabilities. Sites like Facebook and Twitter can be interacted with while the set up process for e-mail account management is simple and fast.
A 5MP digital camera has been well equipped with LED flash, auto-focus and 4x digital zoom. It is able to capture high resolution videos at 24 fps and still imagery which can be shared across a range of social networks and sharing sites like YouTube and Facebook. Users have a huge selection of image editing tools and settings to play with which optimize the whole experience. Watching videos and viewing photos is quite a pleasant experience with the screens impressive contrast ratio. The video player is capable of playing in a number of formats while the phones music player has integrated support for FM radio. An expandable memory allows users to form a large collection of music and video files, while a 3.5mm AV connection enables the use of headphones so users can listen to there music collection on the go.
The Motorola Backflip also provides a microUSB connection and Bluetooth for compatible hardware communications and a calendar which can be synched with your PC. Motorola has also included A-GPS with Google Maps for those who need a little help getting from A-B.
With access to a variety of online services, the Motorola Backflip is well connected. The phones unique form factor and advanced messaging support are the its key selling features while the phones accessibility is without question.