As we are getting more and more confined to the virtual world, with virtual friends for company, social networking is emerging as a prominent feature on cell phones. Motorola in association with AT&T has launched a social network centric cell phone – Motorola Karma QA1.
Motorola Karma QA1 for social network
This messaging phone is designed for teenagers and youths who frequently remain hooked to social network sites such as Facebook or MySpace. It offers several ways of remaining connected. Motorola Karma will provide instant access to these websites directly from the home screen. Users are free to add quick launch icons of their favorite social network sites on the home screen. Instant messaging services, including Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger, can be speedily accessed from Motorola Karma.
The easy scroll navigation, all-in-one view messages and IM-style text will make conversing with friends extremely easy. The JuiceCaster app of AT&T will be preloaded in Motorola Karma. This will help users to instantly upload and share pictures and videos with friends on their social network sites.
JuiceCaster also allows users to upload videos and photographs on YouTube and Flickr. Users can contact friends and also find new friends through Yahoo, Gmail, MS Outlook and Hotmail.
Motorola Karma QA1 specifications
To provide speedy connectivity, Motorola Karma will support 3G network. The full QWERTY slide out keypad has been designed to ease the messaging task. Motorola Karma features a 2.5-inch QVGA display, 2-mega pixel camera, GPS, stereo Bluetooth, 3.5-mm headset jack, MP3 player, 100MB internal memory and micro SD memory slot for expanding storage space to 16GB.
You can buy Motorola Karma from AT&T stores. This cell phone will cost $79.99 after mail-in rebate. It will be accompanied by a two-year service agreement for wireless voice plans of $39.99 per month or more and a mandatory $20 per month data plan.