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Photos: Helio Ocean

The Helio Ocean is Helio's first smart phone. It has three sliding layers--it slides vertically to reveal a numbers keypad and it slides horizontally to reveal a QWERTY keyboard.

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The Helio Ocean slides upward to reveal a silver-hued numeric keypad.
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The Helio Ocean has a beautiful and large 2.4-inch diagonal QVGA screen.
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The Helio Ocean is a thick and bulky phone.
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The Helio Ocean is clad in a nice soft-touch surface. There's also a 2-megapixel camera lens on the back.
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The Helio Ocean has quite a roomy keyboard.
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The keypad on the Helio Ocean is flat and narrow.
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The 2-megapixel camera lens is flanked by a flash and a self-portrait mirror.
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Texting was a breeze with the Helio Ocean's keys.
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The Helio Ocean is bulky and heavy.
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The Helio Ocean is bulky enough that it may feel like a small brick in a purse.
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The Helio Ocean supports a wide variety of messaging options.

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