MOTO QTM Global with Windows Mobile 6.1 Now Available from AT&T
Motorola’s Popular Q Global sports a sleek new appearance and advanced functionality for a different kind of smart phone experience
Schaumburg, Ill. – Motorola (NYSE:MOT) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced the availability of the MOTO Q™ Global with Windows Mobile 6.1, one of the first devices featuring the latest mobile software on sale to the public. Available exclusively to AT&T customers, the new MOTO Q Global has a bold pinstripe design with eye-catching metallic edging and a robust feature set, including Motorola’s patented CrystalTalk™ technology for clear calls, assisted GPS1via the AT&T network for quick, accurate location fixes, and threaded SMS1 for chat-like texting.
“Consumers have been clamoring for a single device with the most advanced Windows Mobile software to keep them connected, informed and entertained, all while looking sleek and sharp,” said Juergen Stark, corporate vice president of Productivity, Mobile Devices, Motorola, Inc. “Motorola is proud to provide AT&T customers with one of the first devices featuring Windows Mobile 6.1, and the unparalleled smart phone experience of our MOTO Q Global.”
Much like the original MOTO Q Global, that was lauded for its ergonomically-designed keyboard, voice quality and 3G speeds, the new Q also comes pre-loaded with Good Mobile Messaging1 and BlackBerry Connect1, an Opera browser and the award-winning Documents To Go from DataViz3, which enables users to view, create and edit Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files as well as view Adobe PDF files.
The new Q strives to enhance the user experience with productivity features, including the latest device and security management and improved messaging. Integrated GPS gives consumer seamless access to location-based services with AT&T Navigator for use both in the U.S. and abroad, including spoken and text-based turn-by-turn directions and business finder capabilities. The device also helps business owners manage their mobile workforce with TeleNav Track1 a fully hosted GPS-based workforce-management solution. Motorola’s CrystalTalk technology helps users to hear and be heard, and AT&T Mobile Music1 and MEdiaNet1 keeps users entertained, while on the go.
With a new pinstripe design accented with tasteful chrome elements and sleek metallic edging, the new Q brings a bit of class and a little something different to its users.
Windows Mobile 6.1 Experience
Windows Mobile 6.1 provides the latest in mobile software technology, making it easier for users to stay connected and receive up-to-the minute updates. New capabilities, such as a new sliding panel home screen design that enables users to find things of importance quickly, threaded SMS for chat-like texting, and the ability to cut and paste, significantly enhance the user experience. Users can now keep track of appointments or messages with just a glance, while playing music, browsing pictures, or downloading a favorite song1, 2 can all be done with just a click.
For the enterprise user, Windows Mobile 6.1 provides advanced user-friendly applications, such as support for Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager to provide single-point access to applications, files and other information located on the corporate network. For added security, Windows Mobile 6.1 supports encryption, remote administration, Information Rights Management and enables users to send and receive encrypted email.
Pricing and Availability
MOTO Q Global is available now for $149.99 with a two-year contract and qualified voice and data plans at AT&T retail stores nationwide, online at http://www.att.com, at select national retailers and through AT&T’s business-to-business sales organizations. Unlimited monthly data plans, which include corporate e-mail, are $44.99 a month with a voice contract. Personal data plans, which include personal e-mail, begin at $29.99 a month for 20MB of data. AT&T also offers international data plans for the MOTO Q Global covering 67 countries — 20MB for an additional $24.99 a month or 50MB for an additional $59.99 a month. AT&T Navigator is available for an additional monthly charges of $9.99 for domestic service, or $19.98 for domestic and international use. TeleNav Track monthly service plans range from $12.99 to $21.99 for each device.
Small business customers also can add AT&T’s new BusinessTalk voice plans, which start at $60 a month for five users and 700 Anytime Minutes and can be expanded for $9.99 a line to accommodate up to 40 users and 20,000 Anytime Minutes. Companies also may choose BusinessTalk with either unlimited Mobile to Mobile or Push To Talk features. For the complete array of AT&T offerings, visit http://www.att.com
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.
1 Network and/or SIM card dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime, data charges and/or additional charges may apply. Wireless e-mail functionality requires an e-mail account with wireless server capabilities.2 The unauthorized copying of copyrighted materials is contrary to the provisions of the Copyright Laws of the United States and other countries. This device is intended solely for copying non-copyrighted materials, materials in which you own the copyright, or materials which you are authorized or legally permitted to copy. If you are uncertain about your right to copy any material, please contact your legal advisor.3 Includes support of Office versions 2000 and 2003
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