Verizon May Be Prepping Motorola Q9 with CDMA and GSM

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Verizon users have few connection problems as long as they are in the U.S., but are stopped cold if they travel to Europe or Asia. That’s because this carrier’s phones use the CDMA standard, while most of the world is on the GSM standard.

Motorola Q9 World PhoneThese people may have a new solution to this problem before too much longer. This telecom will soon release a Windows Mobile smartphone that will support both GSM and CDMA networks, according to Boy Genius Report.

Not surprisingly, the Motorola Q9 "Napoleon" is clearly intended to be used primarily in the U.S., as it will offer EV-DO Rev A, while it will lack 3G support on GSM networks.

This model will supposedly be the first in the Moto Q series to include a built-in fingerprint scanner.

Details on the Motorola Q9 World Phone

According to this unconfirmed report, this smartphone will run Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard.

It will have a tablet shape, with a keyboard below its 320-by-240 pixel display. Other features will supposedly include Wi-Fi and a 1500 mAh battery.

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