Motorola announces MOTOSURF A3100 touch tablet

Motorola MOTOSURF A3100

As CES kicks off today, Motorola announced the MOTOSURF A3100 mobile phone.

“We developed the MOTOSURF A3100 as a true social smartphone,” said John Cipolla, senior vice president, product development, Motorola Mobile Devices. “Home screen personalization and access to a whole host of applications gets the info you want – fast, and at your fingertips.”

The MOTOSURF A3100 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM 7201A processor and Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional with a customizable home screen (including ‘live’ feed icons for items such as weather and news). It also comes with quad-band GSM/EDGE/GPRS and tri-band (850/1900/2100MHz) connectivity, a 2.8-inch VGA touchscreen display, 128MB RAM and 256MB ROM, aGPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth with A2DP, a 3MP camera, a secondary front-facing VGA camera, a microSD card slot (supporting cards up to 32GB), and a 1170mAh battery. Navigation is done with the tip of a finger, the stylus or the omni-directional trackball, giving users quite a few options.

Motorola will release the MOTOSURF A3100 sometime this quarter in Asia and Latin America. No plans for North America have been announced yet.

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