Motorola Releases The Non-Android Motogo! In Mexico
By on January 21st, 2013

Motogo! Announced For Mexico

Motorola has just announced the Motogo!, a new feature phone exclusive to the Mexican market. The device doesn’t run Android, though Motorola was acquired by Google in mid-2012. The device features a full QWERTY keyboard with navigation controls and doesn’t sport a touchscreen. Motogo! looks to be a decent phone for SMS and social networking. As far as connectivity goes, the Motogo! supports 3G cellular networks and has a Wi-Fi chip.

The Motogo!’s software is where the device truly gets interesting. Even though the phone isn’t running Android, it seems to have a strong Google influence. The phone is integrated with many Google services like Google Talk, Google Search and Gmail amongst others. The device even has a hardware Google Search button which can be used to quickly start a Google Search.

The device is supposed to feature a small price-tag and seems to be a pretty good purchase for those who want a basic phone. With Google integration, an MP3 player and a camera, this could be one of the best feature phones on the market. As of now, we’re not sure if the device will launch outside of Mexico.

Am I the only one that thinks this device looks a lot like Google’s early Android prototype?

Source: Motorola via The Verge

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