Motorola Flipout review: Battery

Motorola flipout

The 1130mAh battery was not the great powerhouse it might have been considering the small screen it has to power. It did keep our Flipout going for a day between charges, but our usage pattern was quite light.

Motorola flipout

If you're hot on using the Connected Music Player features – which will mean 3G data or Wi-Fi, or want to try the Motorola Flipout for GPS-assisted navigation, you may find juice running low by mid-afternoon.


With GPS on-board and the obligatory Google Maps sitting on the Motorola Flipout too, you might be tempted to do a bit of sat-nav tomfoolery. The small screen is again a let down, though in this case we found the TFT technology worked well enough for showing maps.

Motorola flipout


Should you want to use the Motorola Flipout for mobile email attachment editing, then you might find the copy of QuickOffice that's on board handy, but really, if document editing is your bag we suggest you look for a more appropriate device with a bigger screen and better text entry capabilities.