Alltel Wireless Debuts Two Bold Choices, Moto Q 9c and Moto Q 9c Lime
ull QWERTY Smartphone Helps Consumers Stay Connected and Stylish
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – March 2008 – Alltel Wireless, America’s largest network, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that Motorola’s leading smartphone will be available in two color options, MOTO QTM 9c in licorice and MOTO QTM 9c lime, expected this summer. MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime provide on-the-go consumers with the tools and applications needed to keep up with their fast-paced professional and personal lives.
“MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime are great additions to Alltel’s portfolio of handsets,” said Brian Ullem, vice president of device strategy for Alltel Wireless. “This new generation Motorola smartphone provides customers with a powerful platform and a large suite of applications allowing convenience and productivity.”
The smartphones offer innovative features wrapped in a sleek design and Alltel Wireless customers can choose their color preference, MOTO Q 9c in licorice with a silver sail band or MOTO Q 9c lime edged in tin silver. The QWERTY keyboard has been precisely engineered for fast and accurate typing and provides the ideal experience for frequent messaging¹. The large 2.4 inch color display is perfect for viewing pictures or videos, including those captured via the device’s 1.3 megapixel camera with flash and fixed focus. In addition to the 128MB of on-board memory, MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime are future-proofed and will support up to 32GB of external memory when larger capacity cards become available, providing plenty of room to store photos and other multimedia.
The home screens on MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime provide direct access to favorites, such as Internet Explorer® and messaging, essential for customers looking to send and receive up-to-date information in an ever-changing world¹. Easy configuration of virtually any email account keeps users connected to both work and personal email accounts in real-time so they never miss a beat¹. Customized enhancements, including Picture Caller ID¹, options for the home screen, start menu and sounds, make MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime easy to personalize and fun to use.
“MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime represent a seamless union of design and a high-performance wireless device for the on-the-go, mobile multi-tasker,” said Juergen Stark, corporate vice president of Productivity, Mobile Devices, Motorola, Inc. “Now, Alltel Wireless customers have the option of selecting a MOTO Q smartphone that not only fits their lifestyle needs, but their personality as well.”
MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime give consumers the freedom to read, edit and create Microsoft® Office documents while away from the desktop, including Word, Excel® and Power Point®, via the powerful Documents To Go® application. Windows Mobile® 6 software offers a rich and familiar experience that helps consumers manage their life by staying connected to their contacts, information and entertainment.
Alltel Wireless will offer MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime for $99.99 after a $100.00 mail-in rebate. This discounted price is available to new customers who sign up for a two-year service agreement and to existing eligible customers on qualifying rate plans. Customers can select one of the Alltel Wireless Smart Choice packs that include national voice minutes, unlimited Internet and email, and “My Circle.” Smart Choice packs begin at $89.99.
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