Phone makers target the safari set

Motorola's latest luxury handset features a faux snakeskin wrapper.

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Maybe they're just freaked out over the iPhone's success, but other handset makers seem to be getting even a little nuttier than usual lately with their designs . The latest is Motorola, which not only applied the Midas touch to its Razr2 V8 Luxury Edition, but is now making it even more exotic with a faux snakeskin wrapper to complement its 18k and 24k accents, according to BornRich. We're holding out for ostrich.

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