I just bought this phone and can't wait for it to arrive.
picked it up at http://www.hks-mobile.com/cart.php?target=product&action=buynow&product_id=473
Sweet now just have to wait :(
For those of you wondering if the Razr2s can play videos on the external screen.
Here you go.... Watch. Not confirmed if the V8 will support this feature.
good design.......not for logo position,better on side or front with light
Check out the latest PEBL U9 specs
is this battery life and memory good?
about how many mp3 songs can be fit in here?
Your are correct the A1200 & ming are the same I again made a mistake what I meant to put was the Rokr E6, Ming, E680, are all Linux PDA phones. I don't know what I was thinking when I put Symbian for V9. I know better but all is corrected & I apologize for my error's. To many phones to keep up with I guess.
"The Linux OS is used for PDA style phones such as A1200, MING, ECT..."
The MING IS THE A1200!
The top reads:"Motorola A1200...Also known as Motorola MING"
Don't worry, we all make mistakes.
Atleast you (unlike most people) admit to your mistakes.
It was a typing error. Give me a break. But so you know the V8 is Java Linux not Linux. The Linux OS is used for PDA style phones such as A1200, MING, ECT...But either way Symbian & Synergy OS is crap. So excuse me for being human.
I know u mean well but desist from giving out wrong info especially since u've been modding for years and stuff... probably a typo error on ur part.
The V8 = Linux OS
The V9 = Synergy OS
The Z8 = Symbian OS.
Also... for all of those peole who continue to moan the Motorola does not have an OS... do ya'll even know what OS means... all it means is OPERATING SYSTEM. Ya'll talk like unless it's Symbian it's not an operating System. Ya'll must be thick as hell.
So u have Synergy OS, Linux OS, Symbian OS, Windows Mobile OS, etc...
I wonder where some of u get ur info from... REALLY.
For those asking about the difference between V8 & V9 here it is.
V8 Runs the new LJ OS (JUIX) meaning Java Linux, it is extremely powerful very easy to customize. There is no microSD card slot you either buy the 512mb or 2gb version. It has EDGE only no 3G (more on that later)
V9 Runs Symbian UIQ (very buggy) ask anyone who has used a Symbian based phone they freeze up a lot. Some swear by it though.
Has a microSD slot for up to 2gb (doesn't support microSDHC. It has 3G.
These are the main differences between the 2 phones. Now the reason the V8 doesn't have 3G is cause the new JUIX OS doesn't support it yet. Motorola is working on it but I think they aren't to concerned because there are very few 3G areas in the US.
Motorola is trying to make 3 platform phones.
Linux OS for PDA style functions such as Ming, E6.
Java Linux known as JUIX (pronounced Juice)
This will be the everyday midrange platform, This platform is far above any other OS I've seen. I have been modding phones for years. I've seen all the disadvatges to all of them. I have only 1 complaint about the JUIX OS. It requires a minimum of 8 clicks to enable/disable Bluetooth. A shortcut is needed for powering bluetooth on & off. Every phone that sports the JUIX platform will have a QVGA 2.2 (240 x 320) screen. Ask any E2 owner what they like best & the answer is screen quality it is amazing.
Then there is the Symbian OS. Why I don't know it has major problems & seems it always will. This will be limited to only a few phones.
I am using rokr e2. Even though it is presented as a test cell phone for the new JUIX (linux based) OS, I am telling to all of you that this OS outruns all the other remaining OS (for mobiles not PDA). Motorola worked on this system for three years, and definitely was not waste of time. V8 and V9 uses this OS. Extremely powerful.
why in the world is the V9 have a lower score than the V8? I like the V8 a lot but the V8 and the V9 aren't that much different. And most of the people attend to hate on the V9 more. I wonder why.
To cokeman : i agree what u say, motorola why until now dun use Symbian OS cos symbian still alot of problem, i just sold my N95 , the phone is good but always heng, some more the batt just can use half day only when i use the GPS. i dun think SE is the best music phone, when u hear K1 ringtone then u will know. moto phones is very specail, u have to try it , u just know it....
Market share of the world's top cell phone maker Nokia is rising, industry analysts said, after its closest rival Motorola warned investors of a second-quarter loss and lower sales.
Analysts said U.S.-based Motorola had lost market share, much of it probably to Nokia, which sells more than one in three cell phones in the world, news that lifted the Finnish firm's shares.
cool phone !! 2 mega pixels but why still QCIF video (suck)same same sony K800i ....so bad video ,no flash and no memory card
@ mse7, I know there are a few variants in the walkman series but the candybar style look the same. As for the V8 being a clone of the original, No it's not. The V3x is a clone the V3i is a clone they all look identical. My daughters have the v3xx & everyone sees them & think they are the V3. The V8, V9 are nowhere close in looks, UI, OS, power nothing is the same. (except for the camera location)
If anyone has not had the priviledge to use a Motorola phone with the LJ OS (Linux Java JUIX) you don't know what your missing. The Rokr E2 was the first to sport it. Anyone buys a V8, Z6, E2, is in for major treat. There is so much you can do with them it's amazing & the screen quality is out of this world.