Motorola MOTO VE240 Hits The US

Motorola's latest handset, the MOTO VE240 will be hitting the US pretty soon via Cricket Communications and MetroPCS. This candybar cell phone is a barebones handset that caters to those who want a no-frills communications device, and will come with the following (don't hold your breath) :-

* 1.5" CSTN display with 128 x 128 pixels and 65k colors
* MP3 playback
* Bluetooth connectivity
* Speakerphone functionality
* 2.5mm stereo headset jack (why, Motorola, why?)
* USB 2.0 port
* Picture messaging
* microSD/SDHC memory card slot

The Motorola MOTO VE240 will be available for $89.99 after a $30 instant rebate.