Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jul 2011 20:50 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I've kind of painted myself in a corner with that headline, because I never anticipated I would need another preview article for this project. However, thanks to all your comments on both the site and through email, the scope of this project has grown considerably. As part of this growing scope, I'm acquiring more and more devices, and yesterday, I managed to score a phone which, while almost forgotten by most of the rest of the technology press, contained two very important firsts. Not only was this the first phone with a capacitive touch screen, it was also the first phone with an interface design from the ground-up for finger/touch input. Say hello to the LG KE850, better known as the LG Prada.
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RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Fri 29th Jul 2011 12:45 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by MOS6510"
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Show the Prada to x people and I wonder how many will think it's an iPhone.

The colors are different, the button shapes/positions are different, the front doesn't look the same apart from the speaker. Turn both on and they will look even more different.

People's faces are much more the same, same number of eyes, ears, nose, mouth, all in the same position. So Brad Pitt and I look almost the same to you and millions of women.

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RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510
by Gusar on Fri 29th Jul 2011 16:46 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510"
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And how is that different than when comparing the iPhone to Android phones?

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RE[4]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Fri 29th Jul 2011 19:00 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510"
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I am not known to do those kind of comparisons.

I prefer to look at the icons and gui and some Android ones do look a lot like the iPhone's.

In this case it's about one side of 2 phones and a bit of the front. Both are blackish and have a silverish thingy. That's what they have in common plus the shape of the speaker.

However it's not the same kinds of black/silver and the buttons are like I said totally different in more than one way.

When a product makes you doubt what it is I'd say your in danger of ripping off a design. This phone in no way makes my conjure up thoughts of an iPhone 4.

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:

Sort of remind me of Vanilla Ice's contention that the background of Ice ice baby wasn't a rip off of Queen's Under Pressure.

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