Motorola Charm Coming August 25 for T-Mobile with “Affordable” Pricing


For those eager to get their hands on the Blackberry-esque Motorola Charm on T-Mobile, a tweet sent out by T-Mobile USA has made it known that your day is August 25th. The tweet didn’t get specific about a price, though it does generalize it as “affordable.” How affordable? Well we have seen various reports showing pricing that seems to vary from below $100 for the CharmĀ all the way up to $189, and this pricing seems to vary by region. The same reports also mention a very cheap (about $15) smartphone plan to go along with the handset. Where the price ends up sitting and what sort of plans will be available only time will tell.

[via Engadget]

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  • Melissa

    Its $74.99 with a 2-year contract.

  • Adriano

    aug 25th is my birthday :D

  • best android phone review

    what’s the full spec?

  • mwl1119

    $9.88 at Wal-mart

  • timmyjoe42

    Why would this get a cheaper internet plan than the Cliq?

  • Ben

    hardware prices have fallen. This is actually better than that crap flipout.

  • ty

  • Oscar

    If it’s better then why is the screen only qvga?

  • Ben

    I meant the design, much better looking than flipout which looks ugly. Consumers like good looking phones. Specs come later

  • Yamthief

    Ugly. Do not want.
    This and the Flip out are the ugliest looking phones in recent years.

  • Aaron

    Do not touch this thing with a 10 foot pole. It will get no support and no updates from Motorola, just like the rest of the BloatoBlur phones. MotoFAIL!

  • laurie

    i think it’s cute

  • Herbert Q, Humpledink

    I like the one handed form factor but i HATE motorola’s software AND hardware. always pass on Moto’s.

  • Sam I Am

    I’m with T-Mo & this may be my next purchase. I really don’t need the highest-end, top-of-the-line, ZOMG Android phone. I’ve always loved the Blackberry keyboard. If it gets Blackberry-like battery life then it’s a done deal, I will be buying it. I hope it is at least upgradeable to 2.2 (officially.) An android phone that hold a charge for more than a day would be heaven.

  • JoshUng

    I do not trust Motorola phones that look like a Blackberry, not after my MotoQ, never again.

  • Cookiedough

    This is a nice looking phone but it is true this phone will be stuck on a low os maybe 1.6 they won’t bother updating it as they did with the cliq other then that its a nice phone. I have the mytouch slide I like it but I want the vibrant but I’m waiting for the g2! Its coming soon

  • LSxChevelle

    It is $74.99 after $75 MIR… It does come with 2.1 out of the box.

  • LSxChevelle

    Just looked at the details and it comes with an extended battery and backdoor cover…guess it did have the battery issues that caused the delay.

  • Craig

    @Cookiedough. It comes with 2.1.