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Not content to let LG and their Chocolate phone hog the title of world's sexiest phone, BenQ-Siemens has been quietly working on a prototype of a new device to wow the world. The fruit of their efforts? This Oxyon phone with a white, iPod-like finish and a slide out dial pad. Wow indeed.

Ignoring potential usability issues with a vertical dial pad, the phone's features seem pretty top notch. It's got a VGA display, 3-megapixel camera, MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV playback and a microSD slot for expandability. It won't be released until sometime in 2007, but we're pretty stoked already.

BenQ-Siemens' Secret Project - Oxyon Cellular Phone [Hand Cell Phone]