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Motorola Motozine ZN5 is out, this time it's official

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Motorola Motozine ZN5 is out, this time it's official - read the full textWell, the Motorola ZN5 is finally official - the 5 megapixel handset, which is co-branded by Kodak, offers some original cameraphone features that are bound to give shutterbugs a fair share of restless nights. Information and photos of the Motorola ZN5 leaked online numerous times and we are...

 

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got this phone for about 6 months now. had free foto prints from kodak express store. damn good fotos. music is rocking with motorola snoop. ultimate camera. very fast processor and OS and java are good. m a java developer so i got loads of softwares for my fone. i love my motozine. i hope motorola and kodak come up with a 8 meg cam fone. m dying to get it........

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  • 2009-06-25 13:52
  • RKkQ

is the same shi* nothing new ...Nokia N96 is he best

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  • 2009-04-12 19:50
  • PuYT

i have it.. its great.. im moto fanatic.. bought it here in uae.. FOR ME, ITS CHALLENGING USING LINUX! the talking phone is cute..

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  • 2009-01-22 09:44
  • pRE{

> In reply to Milan @ 2008-07-05 12:15 from PSxf - click to readSo what about GPS? Motorola ZN5 is Motorola Kodak Camera Phone; not GPS Phone.

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  • 2008-07-09 13:34
  • RA}q

What about the
gps?

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  • 2008-07-05 12:15
  • PSxf

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2008-06-24 08:59 from v{Rj - click to readWhy, too scared of the fact that the "unbeatable" Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson was actually challenged and defeated by the ZN5 in terms of camera quality and other specs? Let's face it; Motorola will NEVER back down from a challenge.

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  • 2008-06-25 15:31
  • R5v$

Motorola Alexander refer to Motozine ZN12 :

- 8 Megapixel Kodak camera
- 2.8" TFT 16 Million colours with 640x480 pixel
- NVidia chip to handle both video & 3D Graphic
- Touch sensitive navigation & sliding keypad
- WiFi
- GPS
- Symbian UIQ 4.0

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  • 2008-06-25 07:10
  • p$Kx

Don't believe The Boy Genius Report and Engadget Mobile Website. They are such a brother liar.

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  • 2008-06-25 05:29
  • RA}q

Motorola Alexander leaked :
- 8 Megapixel Kodak camera
- NVidia chip to handle both video & 3D graphic
- GPS
- Symbian UIQ 4.0
- Release October (or maybe in Q4)

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  • 2008-06-24 19:23
  • p$Kx

I was at the global launch in Beijing, and had a bit of a hand's on, as well as interrogating various Motorola and Kodak execs...

Kodak's involvement isn't just in product labeling - the lens, hardware and software for the camera were developed by Kodak.

RAW capability has been removed - Kodak states that this is due to the fact that most people don't really know about RAW conversion software (mostly true), but they were also quite interested in our (the IT/CE journalists who they talked to at the event) take on RAW in the ZN5.

I haven't seen the G902 or G905 (my colleague covered their launch), but am very familiar with the N82, LG Viewty and SE K850i. The ZN5, on first impression, is a lot better - there's no image fuzz in bright conditions, and the low light images rival most compact digicams. Panoramic stitch feature is very easy to use and quite capable. On-phone editing is ok - nothing complicated. The keypad uses MotoShift, but it's similar to the E8, though without the glossy keypad.

Overall, I was quite skeptical at the start of the event, especially with the lack of 3G, and got a bit irritated by the PR spiel "Not just another 5MP camera on a phone" without real specifics. Speaking to the global marketing heads of both Moto and Kodak was a lot better - they went into more specifics about the technology in the ZN5, and I'm looking forward to getting a review unit in a week or so.

The ZN5 is out in China in July and the rest of Asia by September. NA and EU later in the year.

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  • 2008-06-24 13:23
  • F4ps

> In reply to MOBILux @ 2008-06-23 15:57 from MR3S - click to readWhy can't Motorola challenge the likes (not lights!) of Nokia, SE, or Samsung? Do you still think that the Big 3 are untouchable? You, my friend, are brainwashed into thinking that these companies make EVERYTHING right when it comes to mobile phones. The three are not invincible, you know.

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  • 2008-06-24 11:43
  • Rxc5

> In reply to Andy Burgin @ 2008-06-23 17:46 from pTCf - click to readDude, the ZN5's keypad doesn't resemble the RAZR pads at all. Read carefully, it said that it sports the ModeShift keypad used by the ROKR E8. RAZR =/= ROKR.

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  • 2008-06-24 11:40
  • Rxc5

http://youtube.com/watch?v=OvxNCLkEt1Y

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  • 2008-06-24 09:23
  • nDVq

Too good...This one's gonna b a cracker...though competition for nokia and sony...

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  • 2008-06-24 08:59
  • v{Rj

Comparing to other motorola design, I think It got the worst design.

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  • 2008-06-24 07:50
  • v0qx

wifi for voip or data and browsing? coz the wifi in z6w I heard is for voip only.... luv u moto... hahaha

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  • 2008-06-24 05:20
  • uEx6

Hey guys you forgot to mention that it also spots Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/i

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  • 2008-06-24 02:28
  • 04MX

i love u moto....

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  • 2008-06-24 02:25
  • wraV

yo other "5mp phones" have a hell lot alrite....

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  • 2008-06-24 02:16
  • 04WS

Standby time - up to 580h
Talk time - up to 9h 30m

This says something about some other 5 MP phones. Well done Motorola!

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  • 2008-06-24 02:00
  • Mtrj

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