Motorola and Verizon Wireless have unveiled a new smartphone dubbed Citrus. You must be thinking what is green about the simple unveiling of a phone. Well, if you are a person who likes to be eco-friendly even when it comes to choosing a phone, this is the device for you.
The Android 2.1 powered Motorola Citrus is easy on both the eyes and the earth. The device has a housing which has been made from 25 percent post-consumer recycled plastic. The device is certified Carbon Free, and is PVC and BFR free.
The device comes in a package that is made from 80 percent post-consumer recycled paper and the user manual is made using 100 percent recycled paper and soy-based ink.
Apart from shining with its ‘green’ features, the device also comes with the latest in smartphone technology. The device features a 3-inch capacitive touch that supports TFT display, fluid flick, swipe, pinch-to-zoom, and will hold an on-screen QWERTY keyboard.
The phone sports a curved design and comes preloaded with Bing Search and Bing Maps. It delivers a PC-like Web browsing experience with quick access to Web apps and services such as Facebook and Google services (Gmail, Google Talk and YouTube).
The back panel of this device features Backtrack touch panel that will allow you to navigate through mobile web pages, home screens, emails, and more. It also has a 3 megapixel camera which comes with features like fixed focus and digital zoom.
Go get one for yourself if you are on the green side. The phone will be available in Q4 2010.
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