Motorola Krzr

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Motorola Krzr (/ˈkrzər/, styled KRZR), known as the "Canary" before its release, is a series of clamshell/flip mobile phones by Motorola, and is one of the series in the 4LTR line. The first phone was released in July 2006.

As a clamshell/flip phone, the Krzr is longer but narrower than the Motorola Razr.


Motorola Krzr K1
Compatible networksGSM 850/900/1800/1900 (quad band)
Availability by region10 July 2006
Dimensions42 mm×103 mm×16 mm
Mass100 g / 3.6 ounces
Memory20 or 64 MB (see article)
Display176×220 pixel
262,000 color TFT LCD
Rear camera2.0-megapixel
Connectivitymini-USB, Bluetooth (Class 2)

The Krzr series kicked off with the K1, announced on 1 July 2006, release on 10 July 2006. It was GSM only. The K1 used the motosync system to synchronize contacts and the calendar with the touch of a button. It also used the Push-To-View system for sharing of images in real-time.

The phone included stylized features such as a glossy glass finish.

A GSM/EDGE model was released by AT&T, Rogers Wireless, T-Mobile, SunCom Wireless and Cincinnati Bell Wireless under the name Motokrzr K1, and a CDMA 1x/EV-DO model was released by Pocket Communications, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, US Cellular, Alltel, Virgin Mobile Canada and Boost Mobile under the name Motokrzr K1m. The exact features and technical specifications differed significantly between models.


The complete Motorola Krzr K1 list of specifications are: [1]

Type Specification
Modes GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900; CDMA1x / EV-DO 800 / 1900
Weight 3.60 oz (102 g)
Dimensions 4.05" x 1.65" x 0.63" (103 x 45 x 16 mm)
Form Factor Clamshell

Internal Antenna

Battery Life Talk: 5.83 hours (350 minutes)

Standby: 300 hours (12.5 days)

Battery Type Li-Ion

880 mAh

Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)

Colors: 262,144 (18-bit) Size: 176 x 220 pixels

Platform / OS Motorola Synergy OS (Verizon K1m has a modified V CAST interface)
Phone Book Capacity 1000
Memory K1 20 MB(17.33 MB avg. built-in, flash shared memory)

K1m 64 MB(??.??MB avg. built-in, flash shared memory)

FCC ID IHDT56GT1 (Approved Jul 14, 2006)
Digital TTY/TDD Yes
Multiple Languages Yes
External Display Location: Front

color LCD

Polyphonic Ringtones Chords: 24
Ability to download Ringtones Yes
Ringer Profiles Yes
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, DUN, FTP, OPP, A2DP (GSM only), AVRC, BPP, BIP

version 2.0

PC Sync Yes
USB Yes *certified chargers only
Multiple Numbers per Name Numbers per entry: 3
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Voice Dialing Yes
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes, Some carriers restrict this so that one must buy from them.
Speaker Phone Yes
Data-Capable Yes


The K1m is the CDMA version of the K1. The main difference between the two is that the K1m has touch music controls on the flip cover, a 1.3 megapixel camera, supports a microSD memory card up to 1 GB, but does not have stereo Bluetooth headphone (A2DP) capabilities, whereas, the K1 doesn't have the touch music controls, but has a better, 2.0 megapixel camera, supports a MicroSD card up to a higher 2 GB, and is A2DP capable.


Motorola Krzr K3
Availability by regionFebruary 2007
Display240×320 pixel
256K colours TFT LCD
Rear camera2.0-megapixel

The next Krzr phone was the K3, launched in February 2007. This phone is 3G-capable.


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