CTIA roundup: Day two

A roundup of cell phone, smart phone, and accessory announcements from day two of CTIA 2007.

Motorola Razr Maxx Ve
Motorola Razr Maxx Ve Motorola

Stick a fork in it; day two of CTIA 2007 is done-zo. By this point, most of the big product and service announcements have already been made, but that doesn't mean the show's over people. No, no. There were still cell phones to be seen, accessories to be touched, and smart phones to be examined. Plus, with all the madness of opening day over with, we were able to spend more time scouring the show floor looking for those hidden treasures that are sometimes overlooked. So, here's a roundup of today's news.

Cell phones: Verizon Wireless added a couple of attractive flip phones to its lineup today. Nicole Lee is dialed into the scene and has all the juicy details on the LG VX8700 and the Motorola Razr Maxx VE . Speaking of Motorola, the company also introduced four new models to its Motomobile line, proving you don't have to pay a premium for a stylish cell phone. And sneaky Sony Ericsson had a couple of extra handsets at its booth that weren't featured in our line show, but eagle-eyed Kent German spied them and got the dirt on the Sony Ericsson Z550 and K810 Cybershot .

Samsung Ultra Smart F700
Samsung Ultra Smart F700 CNET Networks

Smart phones: I met up with the team from Windows Live for Mobile this morning, and looks as if they've been busy adding new features like local search and a revamped MSN Mobile site to Windows Mobile 6. Also, I was so excited to get my hands on the Samsung Ultra Smart F700 , but there's really only so much I could say about a nonworking model. Sigh.

LG MSB-100
LG MSB-100 LG

Accessories: Finally, Nicole scoped out some cool accessories, ranging from the BlueAnt Wireless Supertooth Light speakerphone to LG's cool Bluetooth speakers to a trio of new Cardo Bluetooth headsets .

Tune in tomorrow as we report from the *sniff, sniff* last day of CTIA and share our final thoughts.

About the author

Bonnie Cha was a former chief correspondent for CNET Crave, covering every kind of tech toy imaginable (with a special obsession for robots and Star Wars-related stuff). When she's not scoping out stories, you can find her checking out live music or surfing in the chilly waters of Northern California.

 

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