New Nokia RM-526 swivels for the FCC on the way to Verizon

New Nokia RM-526 swivels for the FCC on the way to Verizon
Back in the middle of April, we reported about a new phone for Nokia that the guys at BGR illustrated based on their first impressions of the handset. The picture was a drawing of a square display that swiveled out of the way to reveal a square QWERTY keyboard. With a handset that has square back making its way through the FCC, we now can see that such a device exists.  The internal model is the RM-526 and it runs on dual band CDMA/EV-DO. Back last month, it was thought that the device would be running on the non-smart Series 40 interface. Nothing new has developed that would shoot that information down, or confirm it. Based on the data given to the FCC for the test, the RM-526 runs software version VN_2040T13_VZW_108. And yes, the VZW tells us that this device is headed for Big Red. Launch date and pricing is still unknown.

source: FCC via BGR



1. jibara81

Posts: 18; Member since: May 07, 2009

dis looks awesome i cant wait until it comes out for VERIZON.

5. techie123

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 25, 2009

Looks stupid to me. "jibara81" should learn how to spell - what does "dis" mean?

6. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

I am laughing histarically at all of these comments.....

7. techie123

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 25, 2009

"PapaJay224" should learn how to spell too - try "hysterically." LOL By the way, all this joking should not detract from the total stupidity of this phone. I'm a big Verizon fan and wish they had better phone selection. The Storm, Alias-2, and Pearl Flip are a step in the right direction, but this phone idea is plain stupid. I cannot believe some business executive okay'd the development of this phone. It's going to be a huge flop and that executive will be fired. Just like Donald Trump fires people with one finger pointed at them... "you're fired!"

8. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Forums are obviously the largest library of created words, jerks, and bad grammer...dont flatter yourself

9. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

haha lol.

10. mareboy21

Posts: 1; Member since: May 16, 2009

i would have to agree with how ridiculously stupid this phone looks. Nokia couldn't give two shits about the US market when they have the infinitesimally large Asian and European markets, who obviously after that statement get any and all of the worthwhile Nokia phones. Simply because they do not like making phones for certain carriers whereas in Europe and Asia you can have any phone on any carrier so they don't have to make them to a carriers specifications. Even the Iphone is considered shit in most of the asian markets where in the U.S. we are in awe at its utter domination over other smart phones and touch screen phones to the point where we have to have every phone compared to it to decide whether its good or not.

11. techie123

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 25, 2009

Nice come back "PapaJay224." Now dat we'v cleered up the fakt dat thees foorums r ful of bad inglish, r u going 2 add anyting to the convursasion bout THIS PHONE? Isn't dat the point of this foorum? Do u hav an opinion? Or r u too afraid to admit dat u actooally like dis phone?

2. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

*vomits in his mouth* ANOTHER CDMA Nokia? yuck!

3. Slayor721

Posts: 43; Member since: Dec 27, 2008

That looks stupid!! wtf.

4. tmofanboy432

Posts: 139; Member since: Jan 12, 2009

only sidekicks can pull the swivel screen off lol

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