SCI TECH SCENE: New Motorazr makes a fashion statement

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Motorola recently unveiled the new RAZR2 V8 Luxury Edition at a fashion show held in Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Hotel.

The new RAZR2 Luxury Edition fits perfectly with the latest haute couture and is sure to entice the in vogue consumer. The signature RAZR2 form factor has been redesigned with the most luxurious materials: bathed in gold and clothed in a sensual snake-like skin with embossed graphics, and 18 carat elegant gold plated accents with an engraved diamond-cut pattern on the sideband.

Nick Woodley, Motorola’s senior design manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said, “We see a new trend emerging globally which points to the idea of classical luxury. Sophisticated, understated elegance is a key theme for the beginning of 2008 and the RAZR2 Luxury is perfectly placed to satisfy that desire.

“Snakeskin patterns and rich gold tones are strong features of this handset and are themes influencing design and fashion around the world at this moment.

The phone comes complete with a black slate Motorola H680 Bluetooth headset with 18 carat gold-plated accents, included in-box. The petite and stylish H680 also features approximately eight hours of crisp, clear talk time and eight days of standby time.

A wired stereo headset for music enjoyment, a matching patent leather carrying case with mini strap, and a polishing cloth are also included.

Motorola showcased a range of accessories from high-end brands illustrating the latest styles being followed around the world. Snake skin and gold were the highlights of the winter 2007 collections.

Feature-rich – not to be outdone by its looks, the RAZR2 V8 Luxury Edition has a full suite of in-demand features like CrystalTalk technology and quad-band technology make calls clearer, no matter where you are in the world, by automatically adjusting the audio controls to account for background noise.

Also, the phone boasts a large, color external display with touch-sensitive music controls, picture caller ID, album art and self-portrait camera display.

Opera Mobile Browser 8.5 enables easy and intuitive Web surfing and a 2.0 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom records the moment with high resolution pictures and also provides up to two hours of video capture and playback.

Fashion and music go hand-in-hand, and the same is true for the RAZR2 V8 Luxury Edition with up to 2GB of on-board storage for up to 1,000 songs, a powerhouse processor for fast over-the-air downloads. Windows Media Player 11 delivers simple music management and playback and enables access to over 200 online music stores.

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