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Motorola Aura slide show

The Motorola Aura is a glamorous, bling-worthy cell phone. Believe us when we say that this handset is all about design.

Kent German
Kent was a senior managing editor at CNET News. A veteran of CNET since 2003, he reviewed the first iPhone and worked in both the London and San Francisco offices. When not working, he's planning his next vacation, walking his dog or watching planes land at the airport (yes, really).
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Ohhh shiny!

The Motorola Aura's skin is stainless steel with a textured pattern. Moto says it takes two weeks to make, sculpt, etch, and polish. We like the nifty clock design.
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Swivel to open

The Aura's circular display is unique in the cell phone world. It supports 16 million colors and has a 300dpi resolution. The aluminum keypad is a bit slippery, but it's certainly eye-catching.
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Choose your feature

The main menu has a circular design with a series of icons. Features include a 2-megapixel camera, a music player, Moto's CrystalTalk feature, and a speakerphone.
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See inside

A small window allows you to see the swivel mechanism. The swivel turns on 130 Swiss-designed precision ball bearings.
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In profile

The Aura has a slim profile. On the left spine you'll find the volume rocker and the Moto smart key.

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