Alexander: Motorola's savior. (They're done)

Alexander: Motorola's savior. (They're done)
Alexander: Motorola's savior. (They're done)
About a month ago BGR told us about the Alexander, the company's last ditch effort to resurrect its once strong handset division. Rumored specs were impressive enough: 5-8 mexapixel camera, NVIDIA 3D graphics, UIQ operating system and GPS. It was said that the Alexander was the company's last major push to turn things around, and if it didn't pan out then they would sell the company. Well today BGR got ahold of an image of the device, and, well, we don't see this phone saving much of anything. In fact, when UTStarcom beats you to the punch you know its time to move on. It appears Windows Mobile 6.1 may be the OS, though the screen shot looks like it might be WM7. With the rumored October release date we don't think 7 will be near ready by then, but hey, you never know. Either way, if this is what the company is hanging their hat on it looks like the end is just around the corner.

source: BGR

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28 Comments

1. geeegeeee unregistered

WOW, motorola i say good day to you sir..

2. chup12682 unregistered

Yeah, and to think, just a few years ago, they were at the top with the razor... or were they??? Well either way, they really haven't made anything great since then... poor guys.

5. unregistered

Yeah if this is true, Motorola is history

3. unregistered

this is like a 'creeptorola'

15. unregistered

I really don't get your joke. It is not clever it insulting in anyway, except for towards you.

4. unregistered

it has to be 8 megapixel,or else they are going down very badly ..

13. szaldana

Posts: 19; Member since: May 20, 2008

Like if an 8 MP camera is going to make the phoe a great phone. Common.

6. LessthanZach

Posts: 106; Member since: Apr 29, 2008

Remember the days when the phone dwarfed the human hand in size and motorola reigned King?

7. sunil.dongre unregistered

RAZR was truly ground breaking, there was nothing like it in the market then, the UI was crap and the battery did not last a day, but it turned heads. that's what it needs now. This is not it.

8. unregistered

Should Launch it as the QRZR

22. unregistered

or the GDBY

25. unregistered

Haha thats awesome

9. ageffner unregistered

This reminds me of "Starship Troopers 3". What's the point of making it if you already know it's gonna suck and no one's gonna buy it anyway? (Just saw a commerical for ST 3 last night). I loved one, 2 was an absolute cheapie made abomination, and this one... Oh man... what were they thinking.... yes, a direct to DVD piece of dog-doo. Back to to the MOTO... This think looks like a precursor design to the Centro before the folks at Palm finally said "Ehh screw it, let's just use the same form factor that's been tried and true over the past 5 years". Adam Adam

10. unregistered

If this is there savior than unfortunately they look like they are going to dig their grave. RIP Motorola

11. motoman117

Posts: 15; Member since: Jun 22, 2008

what is wrong with this phone? its got an 8 megapixel camera, if its 5 megapixel thats still really good. GPS, will probably have 3G and wi-fi. It has a QWERTY, possibly a touchscreen. And that UTstardom doesnt have anything on this alexander. And if it has WM 7 that would be awesome. STop hating people!

12. unregistered

try slinding the other way moto !! ;) samsung beats de iphone 3g by copying her design i believe moto should do the same immitating the htc touch pro !!

14. szaldana

Posts: 19; Member since: May 20, 2008

Not only the phone sucks but the phone from the picture sucks as well. Motorola should really improve their creative team/designers.

16. unregistered

it is kind of nice

17. unregistered

What you don't understand is that it will swivel just like the Samsung Juke!! And everybody knows how awesome the Juke is!! J/k, but damn is that thing fugly

18. unregistered

I like it.

19. anonymous1 unregistered

u guys think this is better than the napolean?

20. unregistered

it doesn`t look that bad...its just not enough to save them from death. I thought Moto should make an ultra slim and stylish touch screen phone. Its like they did with the RAZR. They took the flip phone design, slimmed it down, and made it different, stylish, and made it stick out. Now if they did this with a touch screen phone, which is one of the, if not the most, popular phone design of today, they could strike it big. The RAZR2 could've been better, but they overpriced it. I don't know why MOTO thought a plain old Windows Mobile phone would like save them from going out of bussiness. They really have gone downhill since the RAZR.

21. Renato unregistered

This device will be good. It had only one problem... The display is very, very small for yours features.

23. unregistered

Iphone killer!? No. I think which it's different and maked for VIP class. Motorola Alexander = STATUS . Nice handset. Thanks Motorola!

24. unregistered

It's fugly. They're screwed. Hello Moto. Goodbye Moto.

26. unregistered

I didn't know Motorola made Spaceships!

27. unregistered

i like it..

28. unregistered

theres no way that is going to be their last effort, nice fake.. i dont think even moto is that dumb.. or are they

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