Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 Entry-level Mobile Phone Launched

Motorola today expanded its popular WX range in India with MOTOYUVA WX290 Mobile Phone, which is a entry level bar style mobile devices featuring color display with VGA Camera, FM radio, GPRS, Bluetooth and integrated light torch and offer basic functionality.


According to Motorola, the new range builds on the success of the original WX Series which debuted in 2009 and aims to meet the changing needs of our consumers and make mobile communication available to the widest possible audience.

The new Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 entry level handset is a dual-band GSM 900 / GSM 1800 MHz network ready candybar form factor type design and it features 1.77 inches 128 x 160 pixels resolution 65K color capable display and sports handsfree speakerphone.

Priced for about Rs. 2,249/- in India, this extremely lightweight Motorola MOTOYUVA WX295 offers increased battery life of up to 8 hrs of talk time and 580 hours of standby time or upto 11 hours of non-stop music playing using Li-Ion 750 mAh standard rechargeable battery.

Weighing just 83 grams, the new Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 mobile phone allows storage of up to 800 entries phone numbers and 140 SMS messages storage. The handset also features microSD card slot supporting upto 2-GB expandable memory.

The MOTOYUVA WX290 handset comes equipped with a 2.5 millimeter headset jack, compatible with a number of headset accessories and is equipped with CrystalTalk technology which allows users to experience clear sound even in noisy environments.

For connectivity, the entry level Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 offers GPRS class 10 connection with upto 48 kbps speed and features Blurtooth 2.0 wireless connectivity but there is no USB port for wired connectivity.

The phone also features MP3 media player and includes VGA resolution 640 x 480 pixels camera which can be used to capture contact pictures for picture ID function.

The handset also includes a flashlight or torch which is a portable electric spotlight emiting light from a small incandescent light bulb, or from one or more light-emitting diodes (LEDs), that can be very useful in the dark.

The Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 mobile phone also features integrated stereo FM Radio with RDS and allows recording short FM radio clips in mono for use as the phone’s alarm and sharing FM stations via SMS.

Like all other recent Motorola entry level handsets, the MOTOYUVA WX290 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, entry-level clam-shell Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 handset is equipped with Hinglish Predictive Text, Indian ring tones and wallpapers for Indian consumers.

The radio phone comes with seven polyphonic ringtones (6-channels) and other features of this ultra-slim handset includes 2 embedded games viz F1 and Race Cpoter, apps like Organizer, Calendar with Events Reminder, Contacts, Currency Converter, Date, Clock, Alarm Clock, Calculator, and Stop Watch.

Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 radio phone also offers a unique redesigned user interface with innovative voice prompts in local languages (Hindi, Marathi and Punjabi) to guide the user quickly and easily through menu navigation, messaging, and other functions.

Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 Mobile Phone Features

  • Dual-band GSM 900 / 1800 MHz
  • 1.77-inch 65K colors display, 128 x 160 pixels resolution
  • 800 entries phonebook
  • 140 SMS memory
  • 10 dialed, 10 received, and 10 missed call records
  • Polyphonic ringtones (8-channels), Ringtone Composer
  • Stereo FM Radio with RDS
  • GPRS Class 10
  • Bluetooth v2.0
  • VGA resolution 640 x 480 pixels camera
  • WAP 2.0/xHTML browser
  • Hands Free Speaker Phone
  • Vibration Alert
  • Embedded Games – F1, Race Copter
  • Voice Memo
  • Phonebook, Currency Converter, Calculator, and Calendar with event reminder, Date, Clock, Alarm Clock, Stop Watch
  • Hinglish Predictive Text, Indian ring tones, wallpapers
  • Li-Ion 750 mAh Standard Battery
  • Talk time: 8 hrs
    Stand by: 580 hrs
    11 hours music play
  • Dimensions: 107 x 45.3 x 14.3 mm
  • Weight: 83 grams

The new Motorola MOTOYUVA WX290 mobile phone with VGA camera and FM radio is available in black color in India for about Rs. 2,249/- with standard 1 year warranty. Visit for more details.

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