The Motorola W218 budget mobile phone, is another cheaper budget priced Motorola handset in India which has candybar style design and this slim phone features 65K color TFT screen, an integrated FM radio tuner, VGA resolution camera, handsfree speaker phone, CrystalTalk technology, and offers extended talk time of up to 9 hours.
The Motorola W218 is a dual-band GSM 900 / GSM 1800 MHz network ready Candybar type design and it features a 1.6-inch, 128 x 128 pixels (28 x 28 mm size) colour CSTN TFT display capable of displaying 65536 (16 bit) colors.
Weighing just 78 grams, the Motorola W218 entry-level mobile phone comes with about 1-MB of internal storage allowing storage of up to 500 phone numbers and 750 SMS messages. The W181 mobilephone does NOT offer extended memory card slot.
Digital Camera: The budget priced Motorola W218 mobile phone sports VGA resolution digital camera with 640 x 480 pixels still picture resolution. The camera does NOT offers autofocus, flash, or zoom functions.
FM Radio: Slightly larger in size than Motorola MOTOFLIP W220, the budget Motorola Motorola W218 features an integrated stereo FM radio tuner with RDS support which enables to view the FM station, artist’s name and name of the song being aired on FM station. In addition, the FM radio also offers 9 preset station memory, and it includes a stereo headset for FM listening. The Motorola W218 mobilephone does not offer live FM Recording.
The Motorola W218 mobilephone is equipped with CrystalTalk technology which enables reducing ambient noise for clear communication.
The Motorola W218 mobile phone does not offer any wireless data connectivity feature but sports USB v1.1 port wired connection for charging and custom headsets.
The Motorola W218 comes with messaging services which includes SMS text messaging only.
Like all other recent Motorola handsets, Motorola W218 also offer support for hindi language charachers as alternative user interface to the default english user interface like Nokia 23xx series handsets which intent to promote wider usage across country.
In addition, the Motorola W218 handset is equipped with Hinglish Predictive Text, Indian ring tones and wallpapers for Indian consumers.
Available in two trendy colors viz Licorice and Sterling Blue, the Motorola W218 mobile phone comes with a built in calendar feature which also features an built-in events reminder facility where reminders can be set to remind the user of an appointment, birthday or events or important holiday dates.
Motorola W218 budget music phone offers support for Polyphonic Ringtones (32 Voice) along with MP3 ringtones and also featrues Hands Free Speaker Phone and Vibration Alert for incoming calls. The handset also offers USB v1.1 port connection for wired connecivity to PC for data transfer and charging.
Some other features of Motorola W218 mobile phone includes applications like calendar, currency converter, alarm clock, auto keypad lock, stop watch and preloaded polyphonic ringtones with ringtone composing application. The handset comes with several embedded games including Football, Crazy, Rebels, Sudoku and Tetris.
Motorola W218 comes with Li-Ion 940 mAh (BQ50) standard battery which can provide upto 9 hours of talk time and upto 400 hrs of stand-by time with full charge.
Motorola W218 Mobile Phone Features
- Dual-band – GSM 900 / GSM 1800 MHz
- 1.6-inch, 128 x 128 pixels (28 x 28 mm size), 65K colors CSTN Display
- 1-MB Internal Memory
- 500 entry internal phonebook
- 10 dialed, 10 received, 10 missed calls record
- 750 SMS message memory
- Polyphonic ringtones (32 channels), MP3 ringtones, ringtone composer
- VGA Digital Camera, 640 x 480 pixels resolution
- FM Radio tuner with RDS, 9 preset channels
- Text SMS
- Hands Free Speaker Phone
- Vibration Alert
- Embedded Games – Football, Crazy and Rebels
- CrystalTalk technology for reducing ambient noise
- Applications: Calendar with Events Reminder, Contacts, Currency Converter, Date, Clock, Alarm Clock, Calculator, Stop Watch
- Li-Ion 940 mAh (BQ50) Standard Battery
Talk time: 9 hrs
Stand by time: 400 hrs
- Dimensions: 109 x 45 x 15 mm
- Weight: 78 grams
Entry-level budget priced Motorola W218 mobile phone featuring integrated FM Radio and VGA resolution camera is available for Rs. 2,150 (plus local taxes) with 1-year warranty. Visit www.motorola.com/in for more details.