Details of the Motorola MB520 "Kobe" leak

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Soon there’ll be a new Android phone in AT&T Town. A phone goin’ by the name of Kobe. Moto Kobe.

Details have leaked of the device from both the UPnP Forum, and the Wi-Fi Alliance, but today, Engadget got some insider knowledge on the matter, including a couple of benchmark screenshots, and a run down of the specs.

The device will be a slate form-factor running a Droid 2/X style Motoblur UI, on a 3.5″ 480 x 854 LCD screen.

Under the hood will be a 800MHz TI OMAP processor (Engadget say either a 3440 or an underclocked 3630), PowerVR SGX 530 GPU, 512MB RAM, 2GB internal storage with a bundled 2GB microSD card, and a 3 megapixel camera (without flash).

A 3 megapixel camera seems peculiar in this day and age, but I know I’d take a good quality 3MP camera over some of the 5MP phone cameras I’ve used (*cough* HTC Hero *cough*), but, judging by the lack of a flash, the use of a 3MP sensor is first and foremost a cost consideration, rather than an attempt at quality over quantity.

Engadget’s source also says that it is heading to AT&T, and will come loaded with Swype, Vlingo, and DNLA support, but — sadly — there are no other details right now.

As usual, we’ll be here to let you know such matters as they emerge.

In the mean time, if you’re interested in the benchmark results, hit up the source link to view the gallery.

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