Nokia Twist resurrects the swivel phone
The new Nokia Twist 7705 isn't just square, it also has a swivel design.
With six new cell phones in the last two days alone (and), it's been a busy week in the mobile world. But even with the new and the , Nokia has managed to grab the spotlight with one of the strangest-looking handsets we've seen in a while.
The Nokia 7705 Twist for
Features are centered around messaging, but the handset supports a number of multimedia options as well. Inside are a 3-megapixel camera with video recording, threaded text messaging, e-mail, a flash and self-portrait mirror for the camera, a "post to blogs" feature for photos and videos, a music player, full Bluetooth with a stereo profile, visual voice mail, instant messaging, a full HTML browser (that may be tricky on such a small display), support for VZ Navigator, a 2.5mm headset jack (hiss), 256MB of internal memory, a MicroSD card slot, voice commands, a personal organizer, and a speakerphone. And as a 3G (EV-DO) handset, the Twist supports Verizon's
The Twist will be available online beginning September 13 and in-store on September 21. The price is $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.