I don't know about you, but I have always wanted to twist a phone into different positions. Er, did I say phone? Verizon's new $US100 Nokia 7705 Twist won't even cost too much to do it.
Besides having a swivelling screen that opens to a full QWERTY keypad and a handy mirror on the back for checking food in your teeth, the square sized phone is pretty much your standard messaging phone though it does have a 3MP camera (that can also record video). You will want to pick up a MicroSD card to store anything since it only has 256MB of internal memory. It will pack the standard Verizon services including VZ Navigator, V CAST Music and V CAST Video. With EV-DO Rev. Speeds should be decent, but not blazing.
The Nokia Twist will be available this Sunday for $US100 after a $US50 mail-in rebate and a two-year contract. I bet Nokla's knock off actually costs more. Apparently some of the first phones that ship will come with a "free picture frame lanyard" (thinking they meant an or in there) to raise awareness of HopeLine and domestic violence. Hit the press release for more details on that and on the phone. [Verizon, Nokia]