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Old 04-14-2012, 09:50 PM
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Default Any all-metal portable telephones out there?

I believe even the iPhone has metal only around the central belt. Are there any all-metal portable telephones out there, or would such a design structure royally screw up signal reception?

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Old 04-14-2012, 09:55 PM
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Old razor was made from metal but the new one is kevlar, think I'd rather have the kevlar one.
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RAZR MAXX is the ONLY Android cellphone I actually like, and as WG stated it Kevlar backed. Great device.
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That's the one with the epic battery life, right?
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:33 PM
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Yes sir, it is!!!
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:44 PM
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Someone make me a phone with a chassis made from cold-pressed titanium. Please.
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Someone make me a phone with a chassis made from cold-pressed titanium. Please.
If it’s titanium you want then take a look at the Vertu Ascent which is made from titanium and stainless steel but watch out for that price tag, I'd rather own a new car for what it will set you back

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If it’s titanium you want then take a look at the Vertu Ascent which is made from titanium and stainless steel but watch out for that price tag, I'd rather own a new car for what it will set you back

*PS their website sucks!
Oh wow, look at that.

And yes, their website really does suck.
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Off the top of my head
nokia n8-00, nokia e7-00, htc desire, htc desire s, samsung wave (at least the first iteration i.e s8500)
htc probably has more unibody aluminum ones that are more recent you'll have to look at their catalog.
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My phone is a polycarb slab,...if I drop it it'll ding up. I personally LOVED my Motorola phones though, build quality was excellent, most were metal bodied, and the weight wasn't too bad. Still, I love me new polycarb Nokia slab,...
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It'd be really nice if DROID 4 was all-metal.
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Gone is the metal casing, rubberized backing, and signature Droid antenna bump on the bottom of the handset. Replacing it is a new plastic frame (half an inch thick) with tapered edges and corners, giving it the hint of an octagonal shape (or maybe a phone out of Battlestar Galactica). The plastic design doesn’t give it a particularly cheap feeling, but we have to wonder how well some of the silver paint will hold up after a few months in and out of your pockets.
http://www.digitaltrends.com/cell-ph...roid-4-review/
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Sony Xperia P has a aluminium unibody design, its about as much metal as you can put on a phone and still have it be a capacitive touchscreen device, that doesn't weigh a ton. Hasn't been released yet though.
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Sony Xperia P has a aluminium unibody design, its about as much metal as you can put on a phone and still have it be a capacitive touchscreen device, that doesn't weigh a ton. Hasn't been released yet though.
Is that the LT22i?
The LT26i just got official in Canada.

And I actually like hand-held devices to weigh a lot.
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