Picture reveals the Motorola MOTOSPLIT?

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Picture reveals the Motorola MOTOSPLIT?
A blurry picture of an oddly looking handset has surfaced on the Internet and the word has it this is the Android-based Motorola MOTOSPLIT. Allegedly, it will be a high-end cell phone equipped with a fast Snapdragon processor and side-sliding QWERTY keyboard with landscape layout that consists of two separate arms that unfold sideways, to you right and left, in pretty much the same way as the keyboard of the Nokia 6820. The information on the Motorola MOTOSPLIT is still rather sketchy and it´s quite possible that the image is fake. Still, it shows us the handset will come with angular design and shapes, similarly to the famous DROID. The rumor goes the device will hit the shelves via AT&T in the US, although judging by the extremely popular CLIQ and DROID, the manufacturer certainly does not like the confines of a single market, so we will probably see the MOTOSPLIT across Europe as well. Supposedly, the device will roll out in Q3 2010, so we guess we will be reporting about leaked pictures and specifications for quite some time.

source: Engadget


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10 Comments

1. spoonb1

Posts: 77; Member since: Jan 02, 2010

pretty sweet if this is real, i loved the old nokias that had the split keyboard, nice to see a comeback of the design

2. JocularJester

Posts: 40; Member since: Oct 28, 2009

i used to love how a lot of the older nokias had crazy designs, features, layouts, and what not. seems like moto is refusing to die again by trying anything. only time will tell how things play out

7. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

Spoonb1 and JocularJester know their Nokias...Back in the day I wanted the 6800 really bad...ended up getting the 6200. I was very satisfied. That phone still is one of my favorite phones...oh the memories.

3. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

I like the idea, but I dunno =///

4. SamTime

Posts: 253; Member since: Nov 07, 2009

Split keyboard is a terrible idea on a phone that navigates via TOUCHSCREEN! WTF man!

5. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

fail

6. rathdrum77

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

epic fail, what a stupid idea!

8. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

Motorola is the new Nokia with all the crazy concepts...i would like to play with this phone and the backflip and understand the unique concept better....

9. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

ugly.

10. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

And I thought the Backflip had a bad design

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