Hm, maybe Motorola should have stuck with the render a while longer, cause this first shot of the Verizon-bound Sholes Android smartphone is looking mighty rough. Of course, it is just a blurrycam leak, and there's a chance we're not seeing this set's true beauty, but honestly, we're not sure even the most loving press photographer can make that red D-pad attractive. We'll find out soon enough, if things go as planned.

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