vPhone Now Official In Verizon's Eyes

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  1. WenWM

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    Remember CES of 2009? There was a phone that was supposed to change the industry with its great features? The phone was supposed to be released in 2010. That phone is finally coming our way, but it’s just a bit too late. The vPhone, that won an award for its incredible keyboard, is finally coming to Verizon soon, according to the certification page.
    This phone is over 2 years old now, and looking at its specifications, you can tell easily:
    • 3.5" 800x480 screen
    • 'Best in class' slide-out keyboard
    • 806Mhz processor
    • 256MB SDRAM
    • 512MB Flash
    • "Android OS" - Though the version number isn't listed in this release, the last known version it ran was 2.2 aka Froyo.
    • 5MP rear camera with VGA front-facing camera
    • USB host port
    • USB modem capable
    • ODI Certification (No Verizon crap-ware)
    This phone is behind the competition by far, but perhaps it can make some first time smartphone user happy with the great keyboard and video calling features.
    Via: Androidcentral

     
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    dancedroiddancedroidI'd like to give it a try.
     
  3. Malvado

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    Looks too much like a droid...I like it though...just not the specs.

    Sent from my DROID 3 directly to YOU!
     
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    Very small screen.
     
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    Would it have hurt to have given it 512mb of ram instead of only 256? It sounds like a D1, apparently only restyled to resemble the D3 slightly.
     
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    Still has the specs of a 2009 device. meh
     
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    And when the Bionic comes out in 2 years, we will be saying the same things. :)
     
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    April 1st was months ago. Will Verizon be paying me to take this phone?
     
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    If its the one that was promised by last xmas, wheres the 2 ghz processor?
     
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    Unless this phone was sold for about $100 or less I can't see why anyone would buy this over a D3. A rooted D1 blows this outta the water.
     
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    Man, this phone SUCKS. LOL, why even release this??? I guess this is for the folks out there (and there are many of them) who don't really pay attention to specs.
     
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    probably free with contract to attract more customers.