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Other hardware capabilities under the hood include an e-compass as well as accelerometer, light and proximity sensors. Additionally, the new 4G device incorporates a VGA front camera offering support for video chat sessions, together with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash that also can be used to capture full 1080p HD videos for playback at 30 frames per second.
AT&T's Atrix 2 is equipped with a micro USB 2.0 port and an HDMI output jack that enables users to display their HD video clips on any size HD monitor with an HDMI cable using Mirror mode. What's more, the device's 1735 mAh is capable of delivering up to 8.5 hours of talk time or nearly 16 days of operation in the standby mode.
On the software side, the Atrix 2 features the full-version of the Firefox Web browser. Handset users also will be able to connect the smartphone to an optional accessory to browse the Web on any size HD TV or monitor.
"The HD station allows you to dock the device and view its contents on a larger screen," a Motorola Mobility spokesperson said Friday. "The HD station also features multiple USB ports so you can plug in various peripherals such as speakers or a keyboard and mouse."
Weighing 5.18 ounces, AT&T's Atrix 2 includes a built-in media player and FM radio. The smartphone also ships with a free ZumoCast app that provides easy access to the music, playlists, photos and videos stored on the handset user's home PC .
AT&T subscribers receive a range of preloaded AT&T-branded software. The available free and paid offerings include AT&T navigation and code scanner apps, the Let's Golf 2 game and AT&T U-Verse Live TV.
Overseas Atrix 2 customers receive access to content from Electronic Arts, which offers game franchises on a global basis through Internet-connected mobile phones, media tablets, gaming consoles and PCs in 75 countries. "There is no EA content preloaded on the Atrix 2 from AT&T," Motorola Mobility's spokesperson noted in an e-mail.