rumors and pictures on engadget.com turned out to be a reality.
The Motorola Q will be available in January 2006, presumably
from Cingular. The Motorola Q was dubbed the RAZR Berry before
its official name was announced. The name comes from its RAZR
looks (electroluminescent keys and thin form factor) and its
Black Berry functionality (QWERTY keyboard).
The Q will feature
a 1.3 Mega pixel camera and a mini SD slot. It runs on Windows
Mobile 5.0. This software is basically a scaled down version
of PocketPC that is specialized for phone functions.
Motorola is targeting
the business market with this device. They are promoting its
mobile email features extensively. This puts them in direct
competition with the current leader in that area of the market,
RIM and their Black Berry.
Motorola’s target market, this device could have broader
appeal than just business customers because of its sharp looks.
Now, this all depends on what the final price of this device