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There you are, T-Mobile Sparq (photos)

Although announced months ago, CES 2012 was the first chance we got to see the simple, prepaid messaging phone.

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Oh there you are, Sparq

Announced in early November, CES was nevertheless the first opportunity we had to photograph the T-Mobile Sparq, a messaging phone.

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QWERTY power

The compact Sparq has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, and is actually made by Alcatel.
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Features

The prepaid phone has an FM radio, 32MB of internal memory, a basic camera, and a music player.
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Side view

It costs $79.99 without a contract.

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