Motorola Helps Music Lovers Pump Up the Volume with ROKR™ Portable Speakers
MOTOROKR™ EQ7 and EQ5 Speakers Let Consumers Enjoy Music and Calls in Great Stereo Sound
LIBERTYVILLE, IL– 5 August 2008 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), the global leader in Bluetooth wireless accessories, today announced U.S. availability for its ROKR series of portable speakers that keep consumers connected to their music and their calls virtually anywhere. The MOTOROKR EQ7 and EQ5 each offer unique features and experiences to match with consumers’ different music listening needs. The speakers are now available at www.store.motorola.com and electronics retailers.
These portable sound systems connect easily with a wide range of Bluetooth® or wired devices to play music and speaker phone calls in outstanding audio quality. The EQ7 delivers a rich, deep audio experience, while the EQ5 features an eye-catching design that fits in a pocket. Both speakers offer universal compatibility for simple set-up and usage with mobile phones and MP3 players.
“Music lovers and mobile consumers can now share and enjoy their music with great portability and rich sound quality,” stated Sean Ramsey, General Manager North America, Motorola Companion Products. “These portable speakers give people two unique ways to enjoy music and hands-free speakerphone calls in innovative style.”
Consumers can experience stereo music and speakerphone calls wirelessly in outstanding acoustics with MOTOROKR EQ7 Wireless Hi-Fi Stereo Speaker System. The portable system uses four powerful JBL speakers to deliver rich, full sound with deep bass, while stereo Bluetooth wireless technology (A2DP)1 connects the speaker system wirelessly with almost any compatible Bluetooth enabled device. Users can hear their music library played in world class acoustics from a compatible mobile phone like the new ROKR E8, or use the included 3.5mm audio cable to connect with non-Bluetooth devices such as an MP3 player.
EQ7 makes it easy to make conference calls2 with built-in speaker functions such as noise and echo reduction technology that enhances the sound quality during calls, as well as a mute button for added convenience. With extended wireless range, EQ7 offers true portable freedom, and includes an AC power adapter for unlimited play or uses four (not included) AA batteries for up to six hours of usage time.
The MOTOROKR EQ5 Ultra-Portable Wireless Speaker allows consumers to play music and take calls with convenient portability and amazing sound quality. The EQ5’s stylish, sleek form fits comfortably in a pocket to become the ultimate travel companion. The EQ5 is easy to pair with almost any music player, PC or mobile phone that features stereo Bluetooth wireless technology,¹ and it includes a 3.5 mm audio cable to connect with non-Bluetooth devices. The EQ5 features SRS WOW HD™ audio enhancement technology for high definition, stereo surround sound. Noise and echo reduction technology helps enhance the sound quality during speakerphone calls, and radio frequency shielding helps prevent static interference. It also features up to six hours of play time on a single charge, a convenient kick-stand, and a MicroUSB port for simultaneous playing and charging. The EQ5 has a rechargeable, non-replaceable battery.
MOTOROKR EQ7 and EQ5 are available in the U.S. for $199.95 and $119.95, respectively through MotoStore at www.store.motorola.com and at electronics retailers. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com/mediacenter.
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1 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.
2 Network and/or SIM card dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime, data charges, and/or additional charges may apply.
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