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

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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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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:42

1. geeegeeee (unregistered)

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

posted on 05 Aug 2008, 23:30

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.

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 00:17

5. (unregistered)

Yeah if this is true, Motorola is history

posted on 05 Aug 2008, 23:47

3. (unregistered)

this is like a 'creeptorola'

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 16:48

15. (unregistered)

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

posted on 05 Aug 2008, 23:59

4. (unregistered)

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

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 15:09

13. szaldana (Posts: 19; Member since: 20 May 2008)

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

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 02:59

6. LessthanZach (Posts: 106; Member since: 29 Apr 2008)

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

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 08:49

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.

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 09:16

8. (unregistered)

Should Launch it as the QRZR

posted on 08 Aug 2008, 02:12

22. (unregistered)

or the GDBY

posted on 08 Aug 2008, 13:58

25. (unregistered)

Haha thats awesome

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 13:07

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

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 13:08

10. (unregistered)

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

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 13:25

11. motoman117 (Posts: 15; Member since: 22 Jun 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!

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 14:35

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 !!

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 15:12

14. szaldana (Posts: 19; Member since: 20 May 2008)

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

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 16:49

16. (unregistered)

it is kind of nice

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 20:35

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

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 21:35

18. (unregistered)

I like it.

posted on 06 Aug 2008, 23:29

19. anonymous1 (unregistered)

u guys think this is better than the napolean?

posted on 07 Aug 2008, 02:50

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.

posted on 07 Aug 2008, 22:10

21. Renato (unregistered)

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

posted on 08 Aug 2008, 08:02

23. (unregistered)

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

posted on 08 Aug 2008, 13:05

24. (unregistered)

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

posted on 08 Aug 2008, 17:23

26. (unregistered)

I didn't know Motorola made Spaceships!

posted on 09 Aug 2008, 11:53

27. (unregistered)

i like it..

posted on 09 Aug 2008, 17:49

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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