Can't leave the comforts of your speedy, reliable network, but aren't ready to carry the brick-like Voyager
to appease that touchscreen hankering? Verizon might finally have a solution with the LG VX9700, which just passed the FCC
. The above leaked image of the phone shows it to be similar to LG's Prada phone, but apparently there's no designer branding to be had here -- just like AT&T's upcoming Prada-inspired LG Vu
. Other than that, erm, innovative
menu, rumored infos include a 3.2 megapixel camera, micro USB, microSDHC, and an on-screen QWERTY keyboard for text input. Word is the phone was slated for the end of the month, but now might be delayed until April. We suppose we'll be finding out soon enough.
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