A purple Razr for the psychedelic mom

Special edition to show you care

Motorola

As Motorola phones have been dedicated to cities , race cars and obscene consumerism , it's nice to see that at least one handset is being reserved for an icon a little closer to home: mom.

The Motorazr Purple V3i has been launched for Mother's Day, apparently the first Motorola phone sold exclusively through its own stores. SlashGear says it's basically a standard V3i model with a deep metallic finish, though it's nice to know that someone cares. But purple? Maybe it's aimed at moms nostalgic for the '60s.

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