Motorola Olympus/ Etna Rumors, Information & Pictures

Discussion in 'Droid Forums Member News Depot' started by Preach2k, Dec 9, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. 2005CTS
    Offline

    2005CTS New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2010
    Messages:
    353
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    I called Verizon yesterda and told them I was holding out for an LTE device but that my battery died in my Storm and since I am out of my contract I need to do something ASAP to get back up and running.

    They are overnighting me a new battery for my Storm. So...that should keep me going until the next round of phones go on sale after CES.

    So...while my Storm has sucked and been a really bad experience...Verizon has once again given me good customer service. A new battery overnighted to me (should have by lunch today) is a great way to keep a customer.

    Also - when I talked to the customer service manager - she said that Verizon will have three LTE devices go on sale in the 1st quarter of 2011. I told her that was different than the official comments from VZW's CEO just a few weeks ago who stated that they wouldn't have any until mid 2011. Her reply was that he will have an update to that timeline when he gives his keynote speach at CES next week. She told me that she expected something in the 1st quarter from HTC, Motorola and Samsung...in that order. She also went on to say that I should be very pleased with what is about to go on sale - and that I will be very thankful that I didn't use my upgrade earlier on a DX or DINC.
  2. tmwilson02
    Offline

    tmwilson02 New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2010
    Messages:
    21
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    That is the best news I will hear all day. Isn't weird how hit or miss it is when talking to these people. Sometimes you get a person that doesn't know anything more than what phones were released 6 months ago. Then sometimes you get someone like that. Thanks!
  3. leonozug
    Offline

    leonozug New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2010
    Messages:
    798
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Amsterdam NY
    I am definitely waiting until both htc and motorola release their two new phones, I want to see which is better. I will be tempted to buy the inc hd which comes out first but I want to see what the etna has to offer too. Choices are good. : )

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums App
  4. Preach2k
    Offline

    Preach2k DF News Team Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    1,758
    Likes Received:
    143
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Hometown Brooklyn, NY Now Fuquay Varina, NC
    Detailed Technical Specifications of Motorola Olympus MB860

    Detailed Technical Specifications of Motorola Olympus MB860


    Brand: Motorola
    Browse Motorola devices Manufacturer: Motorola Mobile Devices
    Browse all devices manufactured by Motorola Mobile Devices Hardware:Designer: Motorola Mobile Devices Expected:Release+Date: February, 2011 Physical+Attributes

    Software:Environment

    Embedded+Operating;System: Google Android 2.3
    Browse devices running this OS Operating;System;Kernel: Linux 2.6.32 Microprocessor,:Chipset

    CPU-Clock: 1000 MHz CPU: NVIDIA Tegra 2 250
    Browse devices based on Tegra 2 250 Width-of;Machine-Word: 32 bit CPU;Core: ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore Instruction-Set: ARMv7-A Memory,_Storage+capacity

    RAM;type: Supported RAM_capacity: 1024 MiB, 818MiB accessible ROM;type: Flash EEPROM Graphical_subsystem

    Display+Type: color transflective TFT display Display+Color-Depth: 24 bit/pixel (16777216 scales) Video-out: 1920x1080 (1080p) resolution
    HDMI Type D (HDMI 1.4) connector Audio-Subsystem

    Audio+Channel(s): stereo sound Microphone(s): stereo sound Loudspeaker(s): mono sound Audio:Output: 3.5mm plug Cellular+Phone

    Cellular-Networks: GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS850, UMTS1900, UMTS2100 Cellular;Data:Links: CSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA Cellular;Antenna: Internal antenna Call:Alert: 40 -chord melody (polyphonic) Vibrating:Alert: Supported Speakerphone:: Supported Control;Peripherals

    Positioning-Device: Multi-touch screen Primary;Keyboard: Not supported Directional-Pad: Not supported Scroll+Wheel: Not supported Interfaces

    Expansion+Interfaces: microSD, microSDHC, TransFlash
    Supports High Capacity (SD 2.0/HC) memory cards with capacity of up to 32GB USB: USB 2.0 client, Hi-Speed (480Mbit/s)
    USB Series Micro-B (Micro-USB) connector Bluetooth_(802.15): Bluetooth 2.1 + Enhanced Data Rate, Internal antenna Wireless;LAN/Wi-Fi:(802.11): IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
    Internal antenna Infrared;Gate: Not supported Multimedia:Broadcast

    Analog:: Not supported Digital-Media+Broadcast: Not supported Satellite;Navigation

    Built-in:+module: Supported GPS;Protocol: NMEA 0183 GPS_Antenna: Internal antenna Complementary;GPS_Services: Assisted GPS, QuickGPS, Geotagging Built-in_Digital-Camera

    Sensor_Type: CMOS sensor Resolution: 3264 x2448 pixels (7.99MP) Autofocus:(AF): Supported Optical_Zoom: 1 x Macro_Mode: Supported Built-in-Flash: mobile light (LED): 1920x1080 pixels Recordable_Image+Formats: JPG Recordable-Video:Formats: MPEG4 Power;Supply

    Battery+Technology: Lithium-ion polymer battery Battery_Build: removable Additional;Details

    Built-in_accelerometer: Supported Additional;Features:
    • capacitive display
    • built-in digital compass
    • GPRS Class 12
    • EDGE Class 12
    • Bluetooth stereo audio profile (A2DP
    • AVRCP)
    • DLNA
    • haptic feedback
    • speech recognition
    • image stabilization
    • face detection
    • Google Maps Navigation
    • Google Search
    • Gmail
    • Google Calendar
    • Google Talk
    • Wi-Fi hotspot
    • HAC (M3/T3)
    • [FONT=inherit ! important] [/FONT]10.1
    Related_Page: http://www.motorola.com
    Datasheet+State:
    Incomplete specifications

    Motorola Olympus MB860 Detailed Specs | Technical Specifications | PDAdb.net - Comprehensive Database of Smartphone, PDA, PDA Phone, PNA, netbook & Mobile Device Specifications
  5. 2005CTS
    Offline

    2005CTS New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2010
    Messages:
    353
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Am I reading that correctly....it will have a gig of ram?!?!

    RAM;type: Supported RAM_capacity: 1024 MiB, 818MiB accessible ROM;type: Flash EEPROM Graphical_subsystem
  6. EgooEspada
    Offline

    EgooEspada New Member

    Joined:
    May 3, 2010
    Messages:
    637
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    New Jersey
    Does look like it does - about time someone put 1GB of RAM into a smartphone. This device should handle app switching and multiple apps at the same time like a dream.
  7. joker402
    Offline

    joker402 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2010
    Messages:
    584
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    damn I want this more and more on Verizon, is there no camera info?
  8. furbearingmammal
    Offline

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,354
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    So far north in NY I smell maple syrup when the wi
    There were pictures taken by it posted earlier in the thread.
  9. jroc
    Offline

    jroc Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    Messages:
    3,843
    Likes Received:
    61
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Washington DC
    Dual core and 1GB of Ram?? I really do hope its 1GB, would be nice to see the differences between phones with 512MB.
  10. furbearingmammal
    Offline

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,354
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    So far north in NY I smell maple syrup when the wi
    Yes, because more Blur is a good thing? :confused:

    ;)

    It will be interesting to see what a dual-core mobile processor can do with the extra wiggle room. :D
  11. Preach2k
    Offline

    Preach2k DF News Team Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    1,758
    Likes Received:
    143
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Hometown Brooklyn, NY Now Fuquay Varina, NC
    With Gingerbread I am hoping that it is less Blur. And if not I will just use Launcher Pro Plus...
  12. furbearingmammal
    Offline

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,354
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    So far north in NY I smell maple syrup when the wi
    Don't blame you. But have you seen screenshots of the leaked 3.0.0 Blur? Fugly.

    Reminds me of the Oogly Ogre Brothers from the Beetlejuice cartoon show.

    Boy, iz they oogly.
  13. 2005CTS
    Offline

    2005CTS New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2010
    Messages:
    353
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Is it the leaked 3.0 (Honeycomb) or the leaked 2.3 (gingerbread)?
  14. EgooEspada
    Offline

    EgooEspada New Member

    Joined:
    May 3, 2010
    Messages:
    637
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    New Jersey
    Never seen the new Blur. Is it the one shown on the Olympus, or is there different screenshots?
  15. furbearingmammal
    Offline

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,354
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    So far north in NY I smell maple syrup when the wi
    It's been said a thousand times; Blur is not Android. Blur is a skin for Android. The Droid X and 2 are all running blur 2.3.something and none of them are on Gingerbread.
  16. furbearingmammal
    Offline

    furbearingmammal DF Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Messages:
    10,354
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    So far north in NY I smell maple syrup when the wi
  17. BGKris
    Offline

    BGKris New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2010
    Messages:
    320
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Orange County,CA
  18. leonozug
    Offline

    leonozug New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2010
    Messages:
    798
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Amsterdam NY
    Blur or not...1 gig of memory and dual core will make it the baddest phone out there!! That's what launcher pro is for. Helps get rid of those ugly launchers out there. ; )

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums App
  19. Preach2k
    Offline

    Preach2k DF News Team Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    1,758
    Likes Received:
    143
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Hometown Brooklyn, NY Now Fuquay Varina, NC
    I know that Blur is the skin of Motorola. But I am hoping that Gingerbread or Honeycomb make it better this is what I mean by less Blur!!! That it get to the point that you do not notice it as much..
  20. joker402
    Offline

    joker402 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2010
    Messages:
    584
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    The locking down isnt even bad, Im able to run customs roms and i think Overclocking via an App or scrip its better than installing a kernal every time.

    I mean for me its no big deal, im able to visbily change the way my X runs and how fast it runs, for me thats ok.

    I think the bootloader lock down is a little bit too exaggerated in my book.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
Search tags for this page
brooklyn ny motorola blur
,

oogly ogre brothers