The International CES is produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry.

This time CES we will see many new Mobiles and Smartphones from companies across the globe. Below are some of the mobile and SmartPhones launched in CES 2008

  • Motorola Rokr E8

Motorola Rokr E8,Credit Motorola

This is a new launch from Motorola. Its has a unique “ModeShift” technology. Instead of traditional keypad and navigation array, the Rokr features a smooth “glasslike” surface with touch-pad controls that digitally “morph” depending on how the handset is used. As you shift from phone to music to imaging modes, the backlight on the control changes to illuminate only the relevant buttons for your current function. The Motorola Rokr E8 also features Motorola’s first Haptics keypad with vibrating feedback and a “FastScroll” navigation wheel that makes it pretty seamless to navigate through long playlists. It’s not a complete circle but it’s pretty user-friendly.

Other features on the candy bar device include a Linux/Java OS, support for Windows Media Player 11, a large (2-inch) 262,000-color display, 2GB internal memory, stereo Bluetooth, USB 2.0, Moto’s CrystalTalk technology (like we saw on the Razr2 series), an external memory card slot, a 2-megapixel camera, a digital-music player, and a full HTML browser.

  • Motorola z10

Motorola Z10 (Credit Motorola)

The Motorola Z10 offers a high-end video experience by recording and playing clips at a full 30 frames per second, which is equal to your television set. In contrast, most camera phones record and play at 15 frames per second, which accounts for the choppy and pixelated video we’re used to seeing. Promises aside, the Z10’s performance was impressive in the brief demo we saw, while the 2.2-inch, 16-million color display didn’t hurt. After shooting video, Moto showed that you’ll be able upload it directly to YouTube or other video-sharing sites. Still photographers can also have fun as the Z10 includes a flash and a variety of image-editing options.

Other features run the usual media gamut. You’ll find Bluetooth, an FM radio, Moto’s CrystalTalk technology, USB support, a speakerphone, a digital music player, personal organizer applications, and a microSD card slot that’s “future-proofed” for cards up to 32GB. The design employs the “kick slide” mechanism that Moto debuted in the Rizr Z8 but this time the body is cast in metal and the navigation controls are a tad easier to use. Though the Z10 is a quadband (GSM 850/900/1800/1900) world phone, it supports only the 2100 3G band used in Europe.

  • LG Viewty

Front and left side of LG Viewty
The LG Viewty took center stage at the LG booth here at CES, with a large rotating display with touchscreen & three mechanical keys at the bottom, the end and send call keys, and the cancel key. While the touchscreen is prone to fingerprints and scratches, it is very attractive.Not only is it a pretty sexy device, it comes loaded with the aforementioned 5-megapixel camera certified by Schneider-Kreuznach, including ISO 800 and SmartLight for low-light conditions, image stabilizer, 120fps video recording, manual and auto focus, and even DivX Video Playback.

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