Modu Mobile finally came clean about the T-phone today, but we're afraid it's bittersweet news -- it's not the lilliputan Android device we've been lusting after
for months (that's coming "in the near future") but rather a Brew
-based tri-band phone with a 2.2-inch QVGA touchscreen on the relatively old QSC6270
chipset. Thankfully, it does have a host of modular accessories that up its geek quotient radically. You can "camerafy" your Modu by sliding it into a 5 megapixel shell, "sportfy" it with an exercise armband sleeve, "boostify" by slotting it into a combo speaker dock / base station, or even "textify" by adding a vertical QWERTY keyboard. Considering the phone is apparently still Guinness-certified as the lightest touchscreen device in the world, we imagine these combinations will be similarly svelte, but we'll still be waiting for the Android-infused Modu W
to appear, thank you very much. PR after the break. %Gallery-104718%
modu introduces modu T
Kfar-Saba, Israel – October 10th, 2010 modu introduces modu T, a 3.5G touch phone which was awarded a Guinness World Record for being the lightest touch phone in the world. The modu T is a thin phone, it has a 2.2 inch touch screen and a memory card with 2GB memory capacity which can be extended up to 32GB. The phone includes extensive functionality which includes web access, Instant Messaging, direct links to different social networks, a built in FM radio, GPS, music player and more.
In addition, modu, in its new phone, has put an emphasis on voice quality and an easy to use and friendly User Interface, at an attractive price. modu T is being introduced today for the first time, and is expected to be launched soon in various countries.
modu T includes a wide variety of applications such as: YouTube™, Google™ Search, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, TuneWiki, eBuddy and Snaptu. modu T operates on Qualcomm's Brew operating system.
Dov Moran, CEO and founder of modu, comments: "we are pleased and proud to introduce today our brand new products. We have undergone a difficult time in which we have learned, innovated and grew stronger and I truly believe that we are on the right track to becoming a leading company in its field. The mobile industry is considerable in size and is currently undergoing changes which would allow for companies like modu to enter the market and be worthy players in this industry.
modu T is unique in its modularity, enabling connectivity with the different "fy" devices, which allow it to have additional features and functionalities which extend the user experience to higher levels. This modularity allows each user to enjoy advanced functionalities which are specifically relevant to each such user, while enabling specific compatibility to such user's changing needs and preferences. The connectivity to the "fy" devices is done through a unique technology developed by modu.
The modu T "fy" family of devices, which enhances and complete the user experience, includes:
• camerafy your modu T phone and capture moments while staying super compact. simply slide your modu T phone into the compact and intuitive 5MP camerafy and start capturing and sharing your most memorable moments.
• sportfy your modu T and instantly turn it into your exercise companion. You can listen to your favorite music, get training information during and after your workout and track your route and performance online.
• boostify your modu T phone and enjoy hands-free calls, your favorite songs & intuitive single key operations, all while staying connected.
• textify your modu T phone and instantly give it a full QWERTY keyboard makeover. So whether you want to answer your emails or type your funniest text messages, you can do it with ease. It also has a built in 5MP camera, for those moments when even a thousand words won't do (the texitfy is scheduled for launch at the beginning of 2011).
In addition modu is scheduled to launch in the near future its modu W - a Wi-Fi based device with a touch screen operating on the Android operating system.