New music phone for Verizon, the Versa to get a game controller

New music phone for Verizon, the Versa to get a game controller
A user of ours has recently told us of an upcoming music phone for Verizon, which will go by the name of the Samsung U490. It will be the manufacturer’s latest music slider and will be roughly the size of the Venus. The phone pushes the resemblance further by incorporating a navigation touch screen and a standard sized display. Specs-wise, the U490 will not reach the extreme; it will be actually quite modest with its 1.3-megapixel camera. Still, you will not be able to run away from the sound wave that easily, for the U490 will feature a Bang & Olufsen speaker. The body will also sport a music-dedicated key that will directly lead you to the music player. Unfortunately, this will not be a BEAT DISC variation, but something simpler.

Enough for music, here is some good news for the mobile gamers! According to our reader, the Versa’s anticipated game controller is indeed on the way and as we were said feels pretty good actually. However, keep in mind that if it does not hit the market soon, it would most probably be because of an unbalanced weight and cheap-feeling elements.

Thanks go to our inside source.



1. elgee02

Posts: 28; Member since: Jan 26, 2009

The U490 is the Juke replacement.

2. Razeu187

Posts: 17; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

"Juke" or junk? lol

3. bigfanboyred

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 17, 2009

music players should be incorporated into all phones!

4. jskrenes

Posts: 209; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Take a lesson from the Chocolate 3: a gig of onboard memory, 3.5mm headset, and FM transmitter. Any phone that wants to be taken seriously as a music player should AT LEAST sport those features.

5. SilverPearl

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 08, 2008

I wonder if the person who typed out that second paragraph intended for it to make any sense...

6. rbz275

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 09, 2008

"and as we were said feels pretty good actually" sorry to criticize... but really?

7. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

The game controller has been "coming soon" for a while and pictures of it have been available for the same amount of time.

8. westbank504

Posts: 39; Member since: Jan 23, 2009

where have pics been released at? i would like to see them

9. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Ummmmm, do a google image search for "lg versa gamepad", it will be the first one you see.

10. mikeaud44

Posts: 30; Member since: Dec 05, 2008

Check out the Versa website- the game pad should be available on 4/1/09. Hopefully it's not an April Fool's joke...

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