First photo of the LG VX8560 and updated VX9700 image

First photo of the LG VX8560 and new image of the VX9700
While the information regarding the LG VX8560 and VX9700 is a bit hard to come by, we were sent two of the best looking images of the devices that we've seen so far. The VX8560 is a flip phone and could possibly replace the current VX8700. From the image, we can see a TFT display on the front (with a camera lens above it) and a newly designed silver audio control, as well as a dedicated Music and Camera button on the right side.

The VX9700 will be Verizon's Prada-like phone featuring a large WQVGA touchscreen, 3.2MP camera with Schneider Kreuznach lens, on-screen QWERTY keypad, microUSB data port, and microSDHC memory card slot. From the new image we can see that the volume buttons will be on the right side, just below the microUSB port, and there is a third button at the bottom edge, possible a camera or smart button. Located under the touchscreen are the send, clear, and end buttons. There also appears to be a light sensor at the top-left, possibly to control the brightness of the display.

There are still no firm release dates or prices, but we've heard that the VX9700 slated for a mid-to-late Q2 launch (May, June), with the VX8560 coming soon after. It is also rumored that the VX9700 will be called the LG Dare and the VX8610 will be the LG Decoy. Remember to check our CTIA coverage (April 1-3) as upcoming devices are often displayed for the first time.

LG VX8560 Preliminary Specifications

LG Dare Preliminary Specifications

source: Howard Forums (VX8560,VX9700)
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