Motorola announces the XT531, a mid-ranged Android handset

Motorola has officially announced the XT531, also known as the Spice XT in Latin America, the Fire XT in Europe and Domino+ in China. The handset is a mid-range budget smartphone and is powered by an 800MHz processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Check out the features and specs:

  • Runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Dual-band HSDPA/Quad-band EDGE
  • 3.5” HVGA display with capacitive multi-touch
  • 5MP camera with auto-focus and built in flash
  • Front-facing VGA camera for video call, chat and sharing
  • Moto Switch UI allows users to shift to different modes
  • 800MHz chipset
  • 512MB onboard memory
  • MicroSD card slot expandable up to 32GB
  • Access to Google Apps (Mapping, Voice Turn-by-Turn Directions, 360 Mapping, Google Talk™, Browsing)
  • FM Radio with RDS support
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • E-compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer
  • GPS.aGPS
  • LED notifications
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • 1540mAh battery, up to 8 hours of talk time and 28 days in standby in 3G mode

The XT531 will be available in August in China and other regions will get the handset by fall. Parts of Asia will also receive a dual-SIM version of the handset.