November 29, 2006 Motorola has finally rolled out the highly anticipated MOTOFONE at an event held in New Delhi, India. The MOTOFONE looks set to strengthen Motorola's drive to connect the next billion mobile phone users, with the Indian launch to be followed by a rapid international rollout. Is the first model of the company’s SCPL design platform Linux-based phones designed to replace the Razr and is aimed at low-end users with its very easy-to-read electronic paper display and outstanding battery life. It is the first of a new breed of handsets designed to disrupt today's communications landscape by cutting across price tiers, product segments and international markets. We’ve written lots previously ( Sony Reader, READIUS Rollable Display, Iliad electronic reader, Plastic flexible e-paper Display, clocks, watches) about E Ink’s electronic paper displays, which are the basis of the MOTOFONE's ClearVision display. The changeable electronic ink display is easy to read in bright sunlight or dimly lit environments from virtually any angle -- just like paper. Additionally, the display is plastic, lightweight and ultra-low power, making it ideal for mobile and power sensitive applications by eliminating the weight and breakability of glass used in LCD displays.
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