Cingular Wireless and Motorola Introduce Latest Music Enhanced Phone --the MOTORAZR v3i
The MOTORAZR v3i is the Latest Addition to the Award-Winning RAZR Family of Products, Offering Cingular Wireless Customers the Ultimate in Design and Entertainment, Including iTunes®
ATLANTA and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill.—September 12, 2006 -- Cingular Wireless, the nation’s largest wireless carrier, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) continue to raise the bar in mobile music with their latest music device, the MOTORAZR v3i. Like its predecessors, the MOTOROKR E1 and the MOTOSLVR L7, the MOTORAZR v3i is another Cingular exclusive handset featuring iTunes®, giving mobile music lovers another great option for enjoying their favorite PC-based music collections on one of Cingular’s most popular handset designs.
“To date, Cingular remains the first and only carrier in the United States to offer a phone with iTunes,” said David Christopher, vice president of product management, Cingular Wireless. “The Motorola RAZR is one of our most popular handsets and, with the addition of iTunes, we are thrilled to offer Cingular customers yet another great device that addresses both their communication and entertainment needs while on the go.”
“Following its game-changing predecessors like the MOTOSLVR L7, the MOTORAZR v3i embodies Motorola’s philosophy of eye-catching design coupled with advanced technologies,” said Jim Wicks, vice president of Consumer Experience Design, Motorola, Inc. “The razor sharp MOTORAZR v3i combines the best of style, audio, imaging and technology – all in one slim, mobile device.”
RAZR Sharp Features
The MOTORAZR v3i is ideal for those consumers who want the convenience of having one device that essentially does it all. The phone, fashionably colored Silver Quartz, comes packaged with everything music lovers need to transfer their favorite iTunes collections from the PC to the wireless phone, including a pre-installed 512 MB MicroSD card, a power charger, USB cable, stereo headset, 3.5 MM headset adapter, and desktop iTunes software (www.itunes.com).
The MOTORAZR v3i also features a color display for viewing album art. Music fans can randomly auto-fill or manually fill the mobile phone with playlists from their favorite music, audiobooks and podcasts from their iTunes library via a USB connection. The MOTO RAZR v3i pauses music automatically when users take a call and offers the ability to listen to music while messaging* with friends or snapping a photo.
The Bluetooth®-enabled** MOTORAZR v3i is also rich in multimedia features, including a powerful upgraded 1.23 megapixel digital camera with an 8x digital zoom, video record and playback and Multimedia Messaging* capabilities to boot. Cingular customers can also get the quickest access to their favorite online content with Cingular’s MEdia Net, which gives customers access to news and entertainment headlines, sports scores, financial quotes, local weather and more*.
Pricing and Availability
The MOTORAZR v3i is available exclusively in the U.S. through select Cingular Wireless retail locations or via www.cingular.com for $249.99 with a two-year service agreement and after a $50 mail-in rebate.
About Cingular Wireless
Cingular Wireless is the largest wireless carrier in the United States, serving 57.3 million customers. Cingular, a joint venture between AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and BellSouth Corporation (NYSE: BLS), has the largest digital voice and data network in the nation -- the ALLOVER™ network -- and the largest mobile-to-mobile community of any national wireless carrier. Cingular is a leader in third generation wireless technology. Its 3G network is the first widely available service in the world to use HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) technology. Cingular is the only U.S. wireless carrier to offer Rollover®, the wireless plan that lets customers keep their unused monthly minutes. Details of the company are available at http://www.cingular.com. Get Cingular Wireless press releases emailed to you automatically. Sign up at http://cingular.mediaroom.com .
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering “must have” products, “must do” experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $35.3 billion in 2005. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com
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Certain mobile phone features may not be available throughout the entire network or their functionality may be limited. All features, functionality and other product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.
*Network and/or SIM card dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime, data charges, and/or additional charges may apply.
**This device supports Bluetooth handset and hands-free profiles. In order for Bluetooth devices to communicate with one another, they must utilize the same Bluetooth profile. To determine the profiles supported by other Motorola devices, visit www.hellomoto.com/bluetooth. For other devices, contact their respective manufacturer.
Certain Bluetooth features including those listed may not be supported by all compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices, and/or the functionality of such features may be limited in certain devices, or by certain wireless carriers. Contact your wireless carrier about feature availability and functionality.
MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent and Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. iTunes is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. All rights are reserved. The Bluetooth trademarks are owned by their proprietor and used by Motorola, Inc. under license. © Motorola, Inc. 2006
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