Motorola RAZR2 V9x at AT&T
The Motorola RAZR2 V9x handset, which started shipping earlier this month, is now available for purchase on AT&T's website, ahead of any official announcements. Compared to previous RAZRs, the handset features a GPS sensor to take advantage of AT&T's Navigator service, in addition to being slimmer. This includes a 2-megapixel camera with 8x zoom, video playback capabilities and music playback functionality.
Moto RAZR2 V9x Leak
Motorola is developing a new version of the RAZR2 with AT&T's navigation services in mind, says Engadget. Called the RAZR2 V9x, the phone would add the assisted GPS mapping of the Z9 slider to be used with the TeleNav-run AT&T Navigator service. In a unique change, however, the GPS functions would work even through the RAZR2's external screen and supply directions (though not controls) without having to flip open the handset.
RAZR2 and r500 at Cricket
Cell provider Cricket concluded the week before Christmas with the introduction of two high-profile phones to its lineup. The appearance of the RAZR 2 V9m marks the first appearance of the handset outside of the top five carriers and is set to take advantage of the carrier's unlimited phone, messaging, and data plans; like the reference versions available at Alltel, Sprint, and Verizon, the Cricket version has a 2-megapixel camera usable for media messaging and a 3G-level EVDO connection for web browsing. The handset continues to Bluetooth with stereo audio support and a microSD slot, and should be available now for $400 without a contract.