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The Motorola Cliq is a higher-end 3G phone that has a sliding frame which reveals a full QWERTY keyboard.

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Pros

WiFi

5 agree

5MP camera with auto-focus

5 agree

3.5mm headphone jack

4 agree

full QWERTY keyboard

4 agree

3G

4 agree

microSD slot for up to 32GB of storage

4 agree

threaded SMS

4 agree

GPS for geotagging and navigation

4 agree

respectable reception

3 agree

3.1" touchscreen display

3 agree

universal status updates - apply one status update to several different social services

3 agree

slick aesthetic

3 agree

runs a heavily customized version of Android

2 agree

can group less important updates from various sources to avoid constant distraction - "happenings"

2 agree

grabs contact information from multiple sources and automatically builds individual contact entries for every person

2 agree

Silent Ringer switch on the side, very convenient

1 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

software is still buggy - can lead to freezeups

5 agree

Early reports suggest battery is "...woefully inadequate" (e.g. http://tiny.cc/DT9lq)

3 agree

alert lighting becomes redundant

3 agree

enhanced BLUR widgets (eg/ "Happenings") cannot be resized, relocated or removed altogether

2 agree

no internal storage

2 agree

Android Version 1.5 and no ETA on update.

1 agrees

Wifi doesn't reconnect automatically on a initially failed connection attempt.

1 agrees

Slow CPU

1 agrees

Touch Screen cannot be calbrated

1 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Motorola Cliq is a higher-end 3G phone that has a sliding frame which reveals a full QWERTY keyboard. It has Wi-Fi connectivity capabilities and uses a full HTML browser, and also features a 5.0-megapixel camera. The Cliq uses threaded views of messages and updates information from social networking sites, emails and other online resources automatically. It can use POP and IMAP email clients, and can create a contact book by accessing contact information from various sources. There is a built-in GPS receiver that automatically geotags photos and a navigator application. Also included is an mp3 and video player. One of the Cliq's other main features is its use of the Android operating system. (1.5 Cupcake). Other features include Google Maps, Bluetooth 2.0 and the potential to add widgets.

Features
  • 3G HSDPA
  • 3.1" LCD display
  • Sliding frame with full QWERTY keyboard
  • 5.0-megapixel camera
  • Auto-updating widgets
  • Android 1.5 operating system
  • GPS receiver
  • POP and IMAP email client compatibility
  • Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, Photobucket apps
  • mp3 and video player
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • Up to 6 hours continuous talk time 
Post Review
Rolando Morales
11/12/2009 08:40

I've had it for about a week and I think the sound quality is very good.

Salimfadhley
10/09/2009 01:46

I've heard the Cliq has very bad calling sound quality. Can an owner care to comment?

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