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Samsung's Botticelli-inspired SGH-E500 fashionphone

Evan Blass

You can pretty much tell a phone doesn't have great features when the manufacturer not only lavishes all its attention on the handset's design, but actually neglects to publicize the specs altogether. Therefore, all we can tell you about Samsung's upcoming E500 fashionphone is that it contains a camera of some unknown resolution in a leather-clad clamshell design, which is decorated with artwork said to be inspired by Botticelli's painting, The Birth of Venus. We also know that this model is headed straight for Russia, where capitalism has apparently brought them the same appreciation for tacky design so prevalent elsewhere in the world

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