Motorola Continues Handset Onslaught
Jul 25, 2006, 3:13 PM by (staff)
(updated) Motorola today announced several new phones, in addition to the several announced yesterday:
- FONE: A mass-market ultra-thin phone. A 9mm, Motorola's thinnest phone yet. Sports a "ClearVision" display using new Electrophoretic Display (EPD) technology for long battery life and high-contrast viewing in all conditions. All-new user interface using icons and voice aids. Dual antennas - at the top and bottom. Available later this year in both CDMA and GSM versions.
- ic502: Motorola's long-rumored first CDMA + iDEN phone.
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FONE w/ BT?
have companies have given up on naming their phones? I mean...talk about like giving up. FONE?
And I do agree that although the "thin" era is in and thats what is selling, i think its about time we (or someone) try to figure out the next big craze and capitalize on it.
The Motorola FATARSE. "Forgot those ultra thin phones, this thing is the size of a Buick and u need a special permit to even own one! Be the envy of all your friends when they see you carry this bad boy around. It's Analog for your convience and also has top of the line features!!!"
and so much ...
Well geez... how many other ways do you think a cell phone can look and open?
I mean I ...
This made me laugh...
Is one of these Motorolas for SPRINT?
camera on FONE?
1 thing tho... FONE?!!? what kind of name is THAT!?!?!?!
This is an "emerging markets" phone, which means it is designed to be absolutely as affordable as possible, for folks in Africa, India, China, etc. who might have trouble affording a ...
My Beef with Motorola
I'm primarily a business user and must have a reliable solution to sync my Outlook contacts and calendar with my phone, preferably using Bluetooth.
When Motorola dumped TrueSync and went with Mobile Phone Tools (Avanquest nee BVRP), they made a huge mistake in judgement. TrueSync worked reliably while MPT may be the worst software package ever written.
I've tried MPT several times over the years, including recently with a V3c, and have experienced corrupted Outlook databases, intermittent syncing, trashed contact records, sync failures, and all other sorts of maladies. If you have the stomach f...
The First SCPL
Next year they will do spinoff phones in other form factors, and also much higher-end phones based the same platform, including HSDPA and EVDO Rev. A phones.
FINALLY some iDen news
So im really glad to hear some new iDen news. What with the new dual mode ic502 phone coming soon, and the company announcing plans to add WiFi, WiMax, and DVB-H technology to select phones in its iDEN lineup. This should prove an interesting end of the year for NEXTEL... Excuse me SPRING TOGETHER WITH NEXTEL
P.S. Hey Rich, you got any pics of this ic502?
http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow/0,1206,l=&s=1489&a=18 ... »
Soo when will they arrive?
Does anyone know when the SprintNextel ic902, and the iDen i880/i885 be available for purchase??