Motorola W220 Overview

motorola_w220_1.jpgKey Features
Dual Band Technology (GSM 900 & GSM 1800)
FM Radio
Internal CSTN 65k Colour Screen (128 x 128 Pixels)
External Colour Icons
93 grams

Motorola W220 Review

The Motorola W220 is a neat & stylish clamshell mobile phone which offers the user all the day to day feature they require. The phone comes in a black & silver coloured casing which measures 95 x 46 x 16.7 mm. The clamshell designed handset is coated mainly in plastic which feels good to hold & weighs 93 grams which is a good weight for the user to carry around & manage. The portable handset does not have an external screen but does come with three external icons which are large & bright to get the users attention. The external icon will let the user know of any missed calls, incoming messages & battery status by showing a colourful icon on the external casing.

The phone comes with a built in battery which will provide the user with up to 290 hours of standby battery time & up to 8 hours of talk time which will ensure that the user is not forever recharging their handset. The W220 comes with 500 Kbytes of internal memory for storing phone book information & images on. The mobile phone comes with dual band technology which will switch between the two bands automatically & works over GSM 900 & GSM 1800.

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The phone has a CSTN type colour screen which displays 65k colours & has a screen resolution of 128 x 128 pixels. The user can add & change their screensavers & wallpapers to give their mobile handset a unique look. The user can download media files which include wallpapers, screensavers, ringtones & games easily. The Motorola W220 comes with messaging services which include SMS text messaging, & MMS multimedia messaging. The messaging service allow the user to get in contact with friends & family whom have a compatible messaging service on their mobile phone. The MMS message can contain an image with sound & text which is a fun way to communicate with others. The user can share their favourite images with all their friends & family using the MMS feature. The Motorola W220 comes with a predictive text feature which will assist the user when typing text input as the words will be predicted for the user to select. The phone comes with a Web browser which allows the user to search the Web from their portable mobile phone. The browser is a WAP browser & allows the user to search for information regarding weather, films, news & much more.

The W220 comes with preloaded games which allows the user to pick up their phone & enjoy fun games instantly. The user can download more games if needed. The handset comes with a integrated FM radio feature which allows the user to listen to their favourite station when they are on the move. The user can tune into their favourite radio station & enjoy non stop music where ever they are. The user can change their ringing tones & message alerts which can be heard in polyphonic sound. The user can download ringtones of their choice & give their mobile phone a fresh feel instantly.

The Motorola W220 comes with a phone book feature which will store up to six hundred entries. The user can store all their contacts details & numbers quickly & easily. The phone book feature is easy to access from the phones main menu & the user will find it user friendly. The phone comes with other day to day feature which the user will find useful to have on their mobile phone which include an alarm clock, calculator, converter & calendar. The phone comes with a speaker phone which allows the user to have a conversation over the phones speakers which leaves the user handsfree to carry on with another job whilst talking to their friends or family over the speakers.

otorola W220 Specifications & Features

Internal CSTN 65k Colour Screen (128 x 128 Pixels)
External Colour Icons

Downloadable Wallpapers

SMS (Text Messaging)
EMS (Enhanced Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Predictive Text

FM Radio
Polyphonic Ringtones (32 Voice)
Hands Free Speaker Phone
Vibration Alert

Java™ Games
Embedded Games
Downloadable Games

Phonebook (600 Entries)
Currency Converter
Alarm Clock


Dual Band Technology (GSM 900 & GSM 1800)


Memory & Talk Time
500 Kbytes Shared Memory
8 Hours Talk Time
290 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
93 g
95 x 46 x 16.7 mm