Motorola Grasp handset revealed in an eco-friendly design

Motorola Grasp Phone

Motorola earlier caught the attention of mobile aficionados with the Rambler and Bali handsets. The company has now geared up to introduce the Motorola Grasp. Other than the easy-to-use features, the phone offers an eco-friendly cover which can be later recycled.

With a mere weight of 3.7 ounces or 105 grams, the phone features a 2.2-inch, 220 X 176 QCIF+ 65K TFT display. The handset exhibits a QWERTY keypad for easy and smooth typing of messages. It supports the CDMA 800/1900, AWS 1700/2100, CDMA 1x, EVDO networks and measures 2.4 inches x 3.7 inches by 0.51 inches/61 mm x 94 mm x 13 mm.

The handset is equipped with a 1.3MP camera sporting fixed focus and digital zoom which captures and playbacks images as well as videos. Users can access contacts and messages effortlessly from their home screen. With the advanced contact search, they can effortlessly find frequently used phone numbers and email addresses. Users can keep track of communications by accessing the threaded messaging option that seamlessly enables them to read the trail of previous text messages similarly to instant messaging.

The device features eco design elements and is BFR and PCV free seemingly making it 100% recyclable at the end of life. Music lovers can tune into their favorite tracks on the built-in music player and a 3.5mm headset jack. With a stereo 2.1 Bluetooth wireless capabilities, they can hear songs wirelessly as well.

Users can store their photos and songs on the handset which can be expanded up to 8GB. The phone features a talktime up to 5.3 hours and a standby time of up to 17.9 days. It comes packed with a 950 mAH Li-Ion battery.

The Motorola Grasp will be made available from Q3 of 2010 though the pricing details are yet not clear.