A look at LiMo phones holds no clues for potential Verizon handsets
Verizon Wireless is joining the LiMo Foundation, but which phones it will carry remains a mystery.
The Moto U9 inherits its curvaceous design from the Motorola Pebl U6. It has the same rounded edges and smooth body, though instead of a rubbery skin, it sports a glossy finish that reflects the light. Its features include Moto's Crystal Talk technology, a 2-megapixel camera, quad-band GSM world phone support, and a music player with external controls.
Motorola Rokr Z6 and Z6w
The Moto Z6 is a GSM-only variant of the
Motorola Rokr E8
Moto announced the at CES in January. As we said then, the E8 features a smooth "glasslike" surface with touch-pad controls that digitally "morph" depending on how the handset is used. As you shift from phone to music to imaging modes, the backlight on the control changes to illuminate only the relevant buttons for your current function. Its features include Windows Media Player 11, 2GB internal memory, stereo Bluetooth, USB 2.0, Moto's CrystalTalk technology, an external memory card slot, a 2-megapixel camera, and a full HTML browser.
Motorola Razr2 V8
Besides the above handsets, LiMo phones include several Japan-only handsets for NTT DoCoMo and a LG handset. And incidentally, a Verizon exec Google's Android platform as well. But Android's developer, the Open Handset Alliance, has yet to release Android-enabled phones.that the carrier would support