Verizon's system shows an LG Android phone and two Microsoft handsets

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Verizon's system shows an LG Android phone and two Microsoft handsets
We can't be more thankful to Verizon for frequently updating their inventory system with all the new stuff that will end up being offered by the carrier. Now, one of the latest additions to the database seems to be the not yet announced LG VS740 - a phone which got spotted at the FCC a month ago. As you might guess, there's no other information about that device as of now, except for one small bit of detail - Google's name is written right next to it, so you know what this means, right? We hope it will soon join the existing Android line-up on Verizon.

However, the LG Aloha VS740 is not the only new device in Verizon's system that is of interest to us. It looks like there are also two Microsoft handsets, dubbed the MSONE and MSTWO, both seemingly manufactured by Sharp, which was the manufacturer of the Sidekicks. We see where this is going now, everything points at a Turtle and Pure announcement after a few hours. Stay tuned!

Thanks, anonymous tipster!

UPDATE: Coming across this Wi-Fi certificate, we realize this might be the LG Aloha (which was also leaked as the C710) with support for Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n. To make things even more confusing, we should say that there were rumors pointing the VS740 will acutally be Verizon's version of the LG LU2300 Android phone with 1GHz Snapdragon chipset, 5MP camera and 720p video playback, which will be available in South Korea, so it seems it may be one very beefed-up handset. Thanks to some inside sources, we also learned that the LG Aloha VS740 should be launched in Q2.


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8 Comments

1. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

That's pretty cool. I hope the MS phones are worth it. This could be one big hit & miss, or one hit & win. Either way, I don't think it will really affect Verizon. If they don't like the phone, they will just trash it like Palm... :\

2. vzwtechbill

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

Palm trashed themselves....They were on the forefront of the PDA world, kept the same shell and layout for...10+ years? I had an m105 over 10 yrs ago, biggest difference between that and centro (except phone functions) was color on the screen.....if you don't change with the times, you're going to bury yourself...

3. WnnaFghtAboutIt

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

theres 2 lg phones.... one is the vs740 one is the 750... one runs winmo 6.5.3 and the other android 2.1 . they are both capacitive screens and they both kinda suck to be honest.... the 2.1 multitouch is not good and the device form factor reminds me of an envtouch only capacitive. they both have a slide out keyboard as opposed to flip open and neither really shines...although the android set does have 5 home screens, 3d launcher, and live wallpaper (wtf moto??) running on pretty much the same specs processor and memorywise as the droid i'll pass on both of these, but good try LG

4. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

guess the rumor about the aloha coming to sprint was another lie sigh

5. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Yeah and I guess the rumor about Sprint saving Palm was a rumor too. Stupid Palm if they would have sold to VZW first they'd be afloat....sprint tanked palm....nice job. And it seems like palm is blaming VZ for ad campaigning to much for Droid and not enough for Pre. Sorry palm you dug your own hole, should of sold to VZW NOT SPRINT with first exclusivity and your company would still be afloat.

6. crappypunk

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

webos is a good idea, but I can't get passed the fact that everytime I played with a pre it reset on me, after 10 mins of use, if they'd have sold to vzw first nothing would have changed.. They aren't innovative at all, the only cool thing about webos was the ability to flick away an app.. with is just a fancy task killer, blah i'm done now

7. raystevens119

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 03, 2010

seriously this is an article talking about 3 phones that are not palm or sprint so why do you have to open your mouth and say such things true exclusivity was a bad idea on palms part but we can read enough about that on a palm article we dont need it here!

8. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Oh shoot is this an OFFICIAL forum? Well look at that, IT ISN'T! People are free to say what they want homey We don't need you here...

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