Posted by mLearnCon StaffCategories: Design for Mobile , Motorola
All of Motorola's new high-end smartphones will eventually be able to pair with a laptop-style dock, offering handset users a larger screen and a full-feature keyboard.
The Schaumburg, Ill.-based phonemaker recently introduced the smartphone-laptop dock concept with their Android-powered Atrix earlier this year. The device, which will launch this Sunday at AT&T, comes with an optional dock that looks like a laptop but has no CPU. The company is calling the gadget a "webtop" computer, halfway between a phone and a netbook, and plans to expand this concept to its other high-end smartphones in the future.
"You will see this across our portfolio of high-tier smartphones," said Sanjay Jha, Motorola's chief executive. "What we're trying to do is recognize that the smartphone really works extremely well for 80 percent of the time but sometimes you need a bigger display and a larger keyboard."
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