Motorola Charm MB502 – Review

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Motorola Charm


The design is fairly attractive mobile phone, which combines a touch screen input capability and a conventional keypad, or known as the hybrid. For Android smartphone segment, it is still rare that carries a hybrid design, especially with a full bar design. Motorola Charm fairly ergonomic design, fitting supports messaging through function keys qwerty keypad with soft beat.

Motorola Charm covered with cover material made from matte finish, making this phone not smooth and steady in the clutch. An instrument which complements this phone is 3.5 mm audio jack port, volume keys and micro USB 2.0 port. Used a micro USB port for data transfer and charging process. On the side of the body there is a Charm on / off button that also acts as a screen lock button.

Motorola Charm adopt the type of capacitive screen with 256K color depth, resolution of 320 x240 pixels and 2.8-inch landscape display. Just below the screen there are 3 buttons touchpad, which is the menu key, home key and back key. On the main screen there are 7 homescreeen dynamic to the diverse set of menu favorites. To facilitate access to various menus, the row qwerty keypad, there is a button direct access to the messaging menu and the camera. Even on the right side of the qwerty keypad, there are 4 sets of buttons for navigating menus.

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Motorola Charm


Screen carrying the gorilla glass display solutions, making the touch screen is protected from scratches. The use of a micro USB 2.0 makes this mobile phone charger is compatible with a variety of brands. Charm does not embrace the concept to hot swap memory card slot, but you can remove and install a micro SD card without having to remove the battery.

Intenet access provision in the Motorola Charm is complete, includes a 3G / HSDPA 3.6 Mbps and HSUPA 2 Mbps. Still another is supported by access WiFi b / g / n. Google browsing capability is quite stunning, the browser can open multiple pages at a time portal. To overcome the wasteful consumption of data traffic, placed in the browser option to not display the image. Another advantage of the Internet browser already supports adobe flash.

To support the work function, available Quickoffice applications, but limited to viewing and editing existing documents. In terms of imaging, the phone is equipped with a 3 Mpix camera with panoramic mainstay completeness Gwo assit and tagging.

As bearers of the Android platform mobile phone, Motorola Charm already provided access Gmail, YouTube, My Space and Google Maps. Access Gmail is quite easy, just enter your username and password, while Google Maps has added the ability latitude.

As an element of entertainment, FM radio in this mobile phone has Internet capability and an FM radio standard radio. Add exciting again, the phone is equipped with song identification, point to recognize the identity of the title song and the singer who popularized. To use this feature would have to be connected to the internet access.

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Motorola Charm


Charm has brought Motorola Crystal Talk technology, so communicating in noisy area was not a problem, the sound quality still sounds clean.


Motorola Charm powered by TI OMAP 3410 600 Mhz, making the acceleration of the menu is quite good, including the use of multitasking mode. The standard battery used is Lithium Ion 1130 mAh.

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Motorola Charm

SPECIFICATIONS Motorola Charm MB502:

General Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 1700 / 2100
Announced 2010, 3Q
SAR Rating
Color Available Golden Bronze, Cabernet
Size Dimensions (mm) 67.2 x 98.4 x 11.4
Weight (g) 110
Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors, Gorilla Glass display
Size 320 x 240 pixels, 2.8 inches
Lines 0
Menu Full QWERTY Keyboard
Design Type Blok
Antenna Fixed Internal
Keys Navigation Touch sensitive controls
Other Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
Memory Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields
Internal (MB) 512 MB storage
Expansion microSD, up to 32GB
Battery Type Standard battery, Li-Ion 1170 mAh
Stand-by (hrs) Up to 267 hours (2G) / Up to 334 hours (3G)
TalkTime(min) Up to 405 minutes (2G) / Up to 300 minutes (3G)
Ringtones Polyphonic
Customization Yes
Audio Format MP3/eAAC+/WAV/WMA player
MP3 Player Yes
FM Radio Yes
A2DP Yes
Video Format MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
Recorder Yes, 24 fps
TV Null
Entertainment Games Yes
Messaging SMS Yes
Total SMS
Email Yes
Connectivity HSDPA Yes, HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
EDGE Class 12
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
3G Yes
GPRS Class 12
Infrared (IrDA) No
USB Port Yes
WIFI/WLAN Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Data Cable Yes
Data Modem
Software Java (J2ME) No
WAP Not Supported
Platform OS Android OS – v2.1 (Eclair)
Browser HTML
Predictive Text Entry
Speech Codes
PIM Application
Others Application Digital compass,Social networking integration with live updates, Google Maps with Street View
Personal Themes No Info.
Caller ID Yes
Profile ID Yes
Camera Lens Type CMOS, 3.0 Megapixel
Digital zoom
Max. Resolution 2048 x 1536 piksel
Flash No
Night Mode No
Multi Shot
Frame Types
Extra Features Geo-Tagging
Photo Format JPEG
Front Camera


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