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The phone is ugly. While it may have some advantages over the iPhone, it is definitely not hip. Good luck Motorola.
Blimey, after 10 years Motorola bring out a good phone, surely shome mishtake!
It looks like a different team designed the front and the back and they couldn't agree on the size and the colour.
Nice specification, but as Brian says, ugly.
I probably have no sense of taste but I kind of like it actually. Probably ludicrously expensive outside of contracts though.
I actually think it looks quite good. Almost a bit retro. It looks a bit like one of the old scientific calculators I had at school.
If they look at the iPhone, he's removed the text under the icon, and evened up the icons using a rectangle format. Making for a neater more pleasing display.
I have to say Android needs a stylist, it's butt ugly.
Function over form
What are you lot techs or fashion girls? I'd take functions over form as long as it fits in my pocket, I want things that work not just look pretty. Fix the bugs not the icons!
@Function over form
"What are you lot techs or fashion girls? I'd take functions over form as long as it fits in my pocket, I want things that work not just look pretty. Fix the bugs not the icons!"
I think they should fix both and I think style and function go hand in hand.
This is a finger operated device, see the talk bubble? If I press outside the bubble but inside it's bounding rectangle, am I in or out of the icon? The design makes it ambiguous.
You see how styling it as a button, you also make it clear to the user what is inside and what is outside of the icon.
A good stylist is what Google needs for that device. I've seen it several times and thought 'yuck'.
Hmmm, you is ugly!
I agree that it looks ugly, but I can't wait to end my iPhone contract and try a bit of Andriod. Maybe not this phone, but in 6-8 months something better is bound to come along. Things have come a long way since WM5, but I'm not sure it has always been in the right direction. iPhone may be the current sweetheart, but it'll never last.
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