Specs summary

Screen
3.1"

The Motorola Quench's screen is 3.1 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.

Processor
528MHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM7201A 528 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 1.5 operating system (OS).

Camera
5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
2 GB

Internal memory is 2 GB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1420mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1420 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 21 days standby time, 450 minutes (2G), 400 minutes (3G).



It is the fastest, most responsive Blur phone I've used to date.

- Eric M. Zeman , Phone Scoop 

Reviews summary

8.2/10AVG.
RATING
Based on 3 reviews

For those of you who weren’t impressed with the original Cliq, with its thickness and slider design, you may want to check out the XT model. The Cliq XT eliminates the slider completely and relies on its touchscreen exclusively.

That said, how good is the touchscreen? Well, it’s pretty good. It’s the curtains and remaining space usage I have a problem with.

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For example, Motorola takes a quality touchscreen and surrounds it with a bezel that somehow makes the screen look smaller, less impressive. Moreover, the D-pad is an awkward not-quite-a-square-but-not-really-a-circle look. That is not a good look.

On the bright side, the phone is responsive and thinner than its predecessor. Running Motoblur on top of Android 1.5, which allows the user to have some fun with widget customization and home screen personalization. Blur’s Happenings, for example, provides a constant real-time live stream of your Twitter and Facebook updates. Further along this social networking thought is how the Cliq XT offers a master inbox that stores your texts, MMS’s and IM messages.

The Cliq XT also offers Bluetooth 2.0, a good camera and video record ability, along with Wi-Fi, FM radio, 3.5mm head phone input, and other very useful features.

It all works well, and appears to be targeted to social networking fans. The problem, however, is that Motorola enhanced the very features on a phone that would have benefited by a full QWERTY keyboard, which has been abandoned on this model.

You’ll have to ultimately judge this one. It’s tricky. I will say that Motorola has seemed much more coherent and focused on some of its other models than it has on the Cliq XT.

The bottom line on this phone is what YOU think and how YOU feel when interacting with it. After all, isn’t that really all that matters in the end?


Reviews (8.2/10 Avg. rating)


PhoneArena

Looks to attract customers with its slimmer design and hopefully more complete interface

from PhoneArena

Just looking at the name probably brings a lot of similarities with the Motorola CLIQ, but the CLIQ XT substantially sets itself apart in many ways. Sure it's got no physical QWERTY keyboard that most people feel to be beneficial at times, but the CLIQ XT's superior messaging capabilities clearly make it jump straight to the top of the heap with its responsive feel and touch. There are also many goodies in the software to clearly differentiate it with the CLIQ – like the music player, multi-touch support, and Flash Lite to watch YouTube files. Clearly Motorola is positioning... Full review

Phone Scoop

It's still not perfect, mind you, but the software has shown some serious and notable improvements

from Phone Scoop

First and foremost, the phone's menu performance exceeded my expectations. It is the fastest, most responsive Blur phone I've used to date. That's a big help. Coming in a close second is the improved battery life. The Cliq XT lasts much longer than either the Cliq or Backflip did, and that makes it much easier to recommend. The improved music experience made me happy (well, happier), but I might have preferred improved camera functionality. Solid phone and internet performance don't hurt, either.

There are still a few drawbacks, though. The Cliq XT is saddled with the oldest ve... Full review

Phonedog

:3 makes me feel warm inside

from Phonedog
Pro: Screen is bright, sharp, and big, CAMERA+Flash, How thin it is, touch D-pad, click buttons instead of capacitive, wi-fi, fun to use, 3.5mm Jack, SO MANY APPS, i could go on and on and on and OOONNN Con: W/o wi-fi plus power manager battery = 1 and a half days. With wi-fi battery = A few hours... More
Pro: Screen is bright, sharp, and big, CAMERA+Flash, How thin it is, touch D-pad, click buttons instead of capacitive, wi-fi, fun to use, 3.5mm Jack, SO MANY APPS, i could go on and on and on and OOONNN Con: W/o wi-fi plus power manager battery = 1 and a half days. With wi-fi battery = A few hours. :P not great battery life. And moto blur EATS BATTERY SO FAST i just disabled it after a while But that is about it Using experience: 1 weeks Sorry this is my first review but HERE WE GO this is my first android phone and i will tell you now I LIKE IT ALOT BETTER THAN ANYTHING STEVE JOBS CAN FART UP :P lol. So if you ask me i made an awesome decision to go from the samsung highlight to the Cliq xt if you are debating an android phone go with this will satisfy any wants or needs Less


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Full Specs

Overview
Release date February 25, 2010
Regions available USA
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/1700/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA 7.2
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 1.5

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Processor Qualcomm MSM7201A 528 MHz
Internal Flash Memory
2 GB
RAM 256 MB
ROM 512 MB
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.36 W/kg
Languages English, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1420 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
450 minutes (2G)
400 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 21 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Unknown
Colors Black, Licorice, Purple
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.7 x 6.0 x 1.2 cm
(4.6 x 2.4 x 0.5 in)
Weight 124 grams
(4.4 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 3.1 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type D-pad, Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry iTAP
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Unknown
Javascript No
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters 24 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Unknown
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Motorola CLIQ XT, Zeppelin

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