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Verizon, Nokia Reveal Twist

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Sep 10, 2009, 8:04 AM   by Rich Brome   @rbrome
updated Sep 10, 2009, 8:15 AM

Verizon Wireless and Nokia today announced the 7705 Twist, a phone with a unique square design that pivots open to reveal a QWERTY keyboard for messaging. A large opening at the hinge lights up, and can be customized to light up different colors for different incoming callers. The phone also accepts custom color covers, and includes the Habitat Mode interface that premiered on the Intrigue. Tech features include EVDO data, 3-megapixel camera, threaded messaging, stereo Bluetooth, 2.5mm headset jack, and a QVGA display. The 7705 Twist will be available starting September 13 for $99.99 after rebate, with contract.

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Sep 10, 2009, 9:32 AM

Why do they feel the need...

...to redesign the telephone? The basic rectangular or oblong shapes we developed because it fits the human body.
I personally have yet to find a phone that feels better held to the ear than a regular landline phone (yes, I still have one). The slightly curved headset must be what does the trick for me. Many people use a bluetooth headset instead of suctioning th...
I think the phone is very cute. Its something different. I think this phone is for a younger demographic(tween/teen).

Sep 10, 2009, 9:03 AM


I can see an owner of this phone ending up holding two phones in his hand. The top piece and lower piece after the hinge breaks! Shocked
Yep, this one looks like an accident waiting to happen.

Sep 10, 2009, 9:35 AM

I would actually like to buy this phone

I am using an Alias 2 right now and this phone looks way more unique, and I all about unique.

Sep 10, 2009, 9:10 AM

Is It Really Manufactured by Nokia?

They branded some Pantechs as Nokias in the past so one wonders. If it IS a true Nokia are they using a Qualcomm chip or trying their own homebrew chip again?

Sep 10, 2009, 8:26 AM

No Verizon

I love Verizon but this phone is a NoNo on so many levels. Rolling Eyes
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