Motorola releases Atrix in UAE

Dual core processor phone is designed to be user’s primary digital hub

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Motorola releases Atrix in UAE Motorola's Atrix phone is designed to be a user's digital content hub and can be plugged into the Lapdesk for a full notebook experience.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  July 6, 2011

Motorola's new Motorola Atrix dual core processor smartphone will be released in the UAE at all leading electronics retailers for AED2,399 ($653) on 7th July.

The Motorola Atrix converts into a notebook computer when placed in its Lapdock or HD Multimedia Dock, and is designed to be capable of running a full Mozilla Firefox 3.6 browser and supporting Adobe Flash Player.

"Motorola Atrix enables the ultimate digital experience, going above and beyond the typical smartphone functionality to provide a mobilised desktop capable of delivering true pocket PC power. Consumers in the region look for a smartphone that allows constant connectivity and mobility combined with an ecosystem that enhances the capabilities of the device, for both work and leisure," said Raed Hafez, general manager for Motorola Mobility, Middle East & Africa.

The Motorola Atrix runs Android 2.2 with access to more than 150,000 apps and games in Android Market, it also features 1 GB of RAM, front- and rear-facing cameras and the ability to record in HD.

The Atrix also has a biometric fingerprint reader for unlocking the phone, up to 48GB of storage with 16GB internal and optional 32GB MicroSD card and 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi 802.11n support.

The Motorola Atrix is designed to become a user's primary digital hub when using the webtop application, allowing them to create, edit and interact with documents, media and content. Once it is plugged into the Lapdock or one of Motorola's multimedia docks, the phone provide users with a larger screen, keyboard and trackpad enabling them to have an enhanced and more interactive computer-like experience with their devices.

While in the webtop application, users can run Android applications in a larger window, browse websites with a Firefox desktop browser, send instant messages, check email, access files and make phone calls.

The Atrix also features an Entertainment Centre, designed to allow users to show photos, play music and watch videos from HD TVs.

While using the webtop application, business users can access their Citrix account using the integrated Citrix Receiver application, designed to provide secure, high performance access to virtual desktops as well as Windows web and office applications hosted on Citrix XenDesktop.

Both the Motorola HD Multimedia Dock and the Lapdock are both offered in packages with the phone, or can be purchased separately.

Packages include the Home Entertainment Package, which will feature the Motorola Atrix and HD Dock for AED2,599 and the Work Package will feature the Motorola Atrix and Lapdock for AED2,799.

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