Well now this is a pleasingly rapid transition from announcement
to review samples
to market availability. Motorola's Android-loving CLIQ (already on sale
under the moniker DEXT in the UK), its QWERTY keyboard and all the apps you could desire
are now ready to be had, should you already have an account with T-Mobile, the device's exclusive US carrier. It was expected that only pre-orders would be taken today, but it appears for all the world that T-Mobile is ready to start shipping the CLIQ to its loyal customers ahead of the November 2nd full release date
. Prices start from the previously reported
$199.99 on a two-year agreement -- a move that will give you plenty of time to wonder if you shouldn't have waited for more details about the Droid mashup
from Verizon, Motorola, and Google.