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Motorola QUENCH / CLIQ XT MB501 / MOTO MIX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Motorola QUENCH / CLIQ XT MB501 / MOTO MIX. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and design are overall positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the battery and screen.

durability, price, usability, design, performance

size, screen, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola QUENCH / CLIQ XT MB501 / MOTO MIX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Motorola QUENCH / CLIQ XT MB501 / MOTO MIX

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Motorola QUENCH / CLIQ XT MB501 / MOTO MIX from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the performance. The durability is also appreciated, but there are some negative opinions about the battery and screen.

usability, durability, performance

screen, battery

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola MB501 Cliq XT GSM Unlocked SmartPhone with Android, 3.1-Inch Touchscreen, 5 MP Camera and QWERTY Keyboard - US Warranty - BlackMotorola MB501 Cliq XT GSM Unlocked SmartPhone with Android, 3.1-Inch Touchscreen, 5 MP Camera and QWERTY Keyboard - US Warranty - Black

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti, PCWorld.idg.com.au (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Motorola Quench review

 

Touted as an alternative to Motorola's Dext and Backflip smartphones, the Motorola Quench offers all the features and benefits of the Google Android operating system and Motorola's MotoBlur software in a handset that doesn't have a physical keyboard....

Though MotoBlur's limitations are still evident in this smartphone, the Motorola Quench possesses a better design than similar handsets. This Google Android handset has some nifty integrated features and it represents excellent value at this price.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Motorola Quench smartphone

 

The Motorola Quench offers all the features and benefits of the Google Android operating system and Motorola's MotoBlur software

Excellent build quality and design, MotoBlur service, great value for money, Swype integration with keyboard

Keyboard is small in portrait orientation, MotoBlur quickly becomes overwhelming, keys require a firm press

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

Motorola Quench smartphone

 

Touted as an alternative to Motorola's DEXT and Backflip smartphones, the Quench offers all the features and benefits of the Google Android operating ...

Excellent build quality and design, MotoBlur service, great value for money, Swype integration with keyboard

Keyboard is small in portrait orientation, MotoBlur quickly becomes overwhelming, keys require a firm press

Though MotoBlur's limitations are still evident in this smartphone, the Motorola Quench possesses a better design than similar handsets. This Google Android handset has some nifty integrated features and it represents excellent value at this price.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (ninemsn.com.au)

Motorola Quench Android smartphone review

 

Though MotoBlur's limitations are still evident in this smartphone, the Quench possesses a better design than some existing smartphones, some nifty included features, and represents excellent value at this price.

Excellent build quality and design ; MotoBlur service ; Great value for money ; Swype integration with keyboard

Keyboard is small in portrait orientation ; MotoBlur quickly becomes overwhelming ; Keys require a firm press

Though MotoBlur's limitations are still evident in this smartphone, the Motorola Quench possesses a better design than similar handsets. This Google Android handset has some nifty integrated features and it represents excellent value at this price.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: (mobilegazette.com)

Motorola QUENCH

 

One of the main features of the QUENCH and its related handsets is the integration into the MOTOBLUR service, which makes social networking simpler and allows for seamless data synchronisation between devices and locations. MOTOBLUR is really aimed at...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Adam Turner (pcauthority.com.au)

Motorola Quench, surprisingly good for an entry-level

 

Motorola proves that “entry-level” doesn't always mean “junk”

It’s one of the slowest of the bunch in terms of launching apps and rendering web pages, but the general menus don’t feel sluggish. The 3.1in display is barely big enough to type on, but Motorola has pre-installed Swype – which lets you drag your...

Consumer review by: Robert (newegg.com)

Dont waste your money

 

calling, txting, 3g

slow, laggs, android 1.5, battery life is horrible

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Actually a Cliq XT

 

Newegg needs to update this listing. I am currently awaiting a resolution from customer service as I have an AT&T SIM and not being able to connect to 3G is a deal breaker for me.

This is a decent phone for this price range. Good camera, speedy UI. Would have been nice if Motorola followed through with the upgrade to 2.1, but there are ways around it

This listing is very inaccurate. The phone is actually a Cliq XT which runs on the T-Mobile 3G bands, not the Quench. The phones are basically identical, with different radios, which is actually kind of a big deal. This phone will not connect to AT&T...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Percussion (bestbuy.com)

Great Phone, Horrible Battery!!!

 

horrible horrible horrible battery. Great phone though! But that's Android! I do like the D-Pad or the center control pad. Way better than the tracking ball. It's like the newer blackberry but bigger and better tracking control. Went to Disneyland with...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: TimBo143 (bestbuy.com)

Great Phone

 

I would buy this phone all over again!!! Thanks great pics. Great sound. Feels good in my pocket.

Jul, 2011
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1420
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):324
Talk time (2G):6.5

Call management

Speakerphone: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes

Display

Display diagonal:7.87
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480
Display Type:TFT
Touchscreen: Yes

Messaging

Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Multimedia

FM radio: No

Navigation

GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Data network:3G, wcdma

Other features

Music player: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Packaging Content

Bundled software:GMAIL, GOOGLE MAPS STREET VIEW, GOOGLE MAPS, GOOGLE SEARCH, GOOGLE TALK, YOUTUBE

Performance

Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Storage

Internal Memory:2048

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.24
Height :11.7
Weight:130
Width:6