Friday, July 10, 2009

Motorola Karma's Gonna Get You

Karma is the effect of your actions coming back to you in the future. John Lennon sang about "Instant Karma" back in 1970. Now Motorola's got karma in the form of the new Karma QA1 Silver cell phone. It's perhaps the first phone designed for social networking. With all the cool technology in one compact package, this Karma really is out to get you - as a customer, that is.

The Motorola Karma is a palm size device, almost square in shape when closed, with rounded corners. With a flick of your thumb, it slides up to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard normally hidden beneath the screen. With the crisp 2.5 inch color screen and this keyboard, messaging is a pleasure. You'll be fully enabled for SMS text messaging in a threaded, chat-style view. Plus email, instant messaging, and multimedia (both picture and video) messaging.

Ful HTML Web browsing is available with the MEdia Net Web browser. This one will perform, too, because the Karma connects to AT&T's 3G network. Data download speeds are up to 3.6 Mbps, better than many landline broadband services.

Motorola isn't kidding when they call the Karma a social networking phone. They've built-in quick and easy access to Facebook and MySpace. Oh, yes, you can also actually talk to people if you want. It is a cell phone. In fact, it's a internationally compatible cell phone so you can call from most anywhere in the world.

Not feeling all that social at the moment? Then listen to some XM radio or your own tunes. Get away from the madding crowd. Don't worry, you can find your way back when you're ready. The aGPS systems supports AT&T Navigator for mapping and directions.

While the Motorola Karma goes out of its way to make text messaging easy, it also gives you the ability to capture and share high resolution still photos and video clips. The 2.0 Megapixel digital camera takes pictures good enough to print. You can do that wirelessly with any Bluetooth enable printer. In camcorder mode, you can record video clips at 15 frames per second or share them in real-time with AT&T video share service.

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