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Moto gives thumbs-up to 'imperial purple' RAZR

Those about to dial, salute you

Who can Motorola have in mind for its limited edition purple RAZR V3i handset? Roman emperors? Catholic cardinals? Prince fans? Bloggers with a particularly florid prose style? Whoever, it's offering the beetroot-hued handset to Stateside buyers.

Motorola's limited edition purple RAZR V3i

We've seen the specs before - little has changed since the RAZR's debut in 2005. The mauve mobile is an unlocked GSM clamshell phone with a 1.23-megapixel, 8x digital zoom camera. Its memory can be given elephantine dimensions with MicroSD cards, and Bluetooth is ready for headset connections.

The PRPL - as I suppose we should call it - is only available through Motorola's online store for $240 (£120/€177). It's a snip given current sterling-dollar exchange rates, but alas Moto won't mail mobile outside the US. If you've got a chum in the States get 'em to pick one up for you - this V3i has got bags more style than the silver, gold and burgundy-ish V3i models Motorola UK's currently offering.

All roads lead to roam, after all... ahem...

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