LG VX9600 makes another appearance on film

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LG VX9600 makes another appearance on film
As we have previously reported, the modular LG VX9600 is expected to ship with a QWERTY keyboard that plugs into the main unit. What wasn't known for sure was whether or not the Versa would have a virtual QWERTY as well. If photographs spotted on Howard Forums are real, it seems that this device will have a "soft" QWERTY keyboard for use on the browser, when texting and using the note pad, and for use on other applications similar to the many uses the virtual QWERTY has on the LG Dare. Unlike the Dare's keyboard, the Versa's virtual keyboard has dedicated buttons for ".com", "@", period and comma functions. Non-letter buttons like "Clear", "Shift" and "Done" will be highlighted in different colors to stand apart from the letters. Like the Dare and the iPhone, the letters will pop up when they are pressed as a way to confirm that you have pressed the letter that you wanted. Besides the included QWERTY keyboard, the LG VX9600 is expected to offer additional plug in applications for purchase. Some of the applications expected to be available are for game playing, Wi-Fi connectivity, internet browsing, and speakers for playing music.
*Update Feb 07, 2009: The photo shows a black leather hand strap

source: Howard Forums via BGR
LG VX9600 makes another appearance on film

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9 Comments

1. Vitamins4022 unregistered

Ooo! That keyboard looks so snazzy! It has a classic look to it instead of the generic thing other phones are doing right now.

2. vzw fanman

Posts: 1976; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

that is a sweet looking phone

3. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

The stylus!! What a pain! The phone looks just like the AT&T Incite, just without WinMo. But really, a Stylus that can't fit within the phone is ridiculous... Oh well. Maybe that's the point of this phone: to just have a lot of "outside" accessories. Still though, seems like it would be a sweet device. And, the keyboard Does look classy.

4. gunsich

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 04, 2009

Maybe this will be the first US phone with a "zeemote" for games.

5. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

I might have to look into this phone.

6. joeruby666

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 06, 2009

If you do you're being dumb. All they want you to do is accessorize, just like a chick! Oh, and by the way the keyboard they are speaking about in the first sentence isn't even shown in the picture, which is the big deal of this phone, but it probably doesn't even exist yet. What a STUPID PHONE !!! Just get a Nokia N810 WiMax edition, wait til WiMax rules, then use Skype !!! Get futuristic, cavemen !

7. phyzic

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 06, 2009

You're an idiot. The phone comes in the box equipped with external detatchable keybord. By itself the phone is a little smaller than the Dare, Closed with the Keyboard attatched the phone is about the size of the Dare. The stylus is unnecesary and touch screen is the most responsive made yet by LG for US production. So yes, to answer your question, the keyboard does exist...clown

9. merkeke

Posts: 62; Member since: Jan 03, 2009

snap

8. Mr_LaZy

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 30, 2008

Wtf, they better have this in a firmware upgrade for the Dare. The Dare's qwerty layout is so sloppy and bugged. -.-

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