The same day it introduced the Samsung Sway, Verizon Wireless also dropped two mid-range Motorola handsets. Like the Sway, the new Moto models will hit stores October 14.
The Motorola Rapture VU30 has a standard flip-phone design. Features include a 2-megapixel camera, support for Verizon's 3G EV-DO network, V Cast Music with Rhapsody, external music controls, support for VZ Navigator, a speakerphone, messaging and e-mail, a microSD-card slot, a personal organizer, and stereo Bluetooth. The VU30 will be $129 with a two-year service contract and a $50 mail-in rebate.
The Motorola VU204 also offer a simple flip design, but its feature set is scaled down. Inside you'll find a VGA camera, support for PC syncing, USB mass storage, Bluetooth, a personal organizer, and a speakerphone. The VU204 is
$29.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a two-year service contract.
Also in Moto news, the company is poised to offer a new Razr2 phone for AT&T. Though the carrier has yet to confirm the phone, Motorola is listing the Razr2 V9x on its Web site. As an update to AT&T's existing Razr2 V9, the V9x offers a similar design and a comparable feature set.