Turn On, Tune In: Motorola Unveils Stylish New Mass Market Clam with Integrated FM Radio
Motorola Continues Drive to “Connect The Next Billion” With New Ultra-hip Clamshell Design for the Mass Market
BARCELONA, Spain – 3GSM World Congress - 13 February 2006 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today unveiled Motorola W220 as its first value-priced thin clamshell handset incorporating an integrated FM radio, bringing a new level of style and functionality, not to mention cool sounds and vital information, to consumers around the world.
The W220 continues Motorola’s pledge to meet the needs of mass market consumers around the world by giving them the tools they need to stay connected and follows the company’s vision of ‘connecting the next billion’ handset users. W220 is the latest addition to Motorola’s broad mass market portfolio, which is specifically designed to address the diverse needs and desires of the mass market.
The feature rich W220 includes a built in stereo FM radio offering entertainment on-the-go; browser, picture messaging and downloadable media capabilities, lantern technology, large font capability, alarm clock and up to 600 entry phone book capability. The smart W220 also features an innovative external display with colour icons for instant updates on your message, battery and phone call status.
“Motorola is committed to meeting the diverse needs of today’s consumers globally, offering them choices that best suit the needs of their professional and private lives,“ said Steve Lalla, Vice President and General Manager, Mass Market Products, Mobile Devices. ”At the end of 2005, we launched several new mass market candy bar handsets, and with the addition of the stylish and inspired W220, our first value-priced clamshell handset with a built-in FM radio, we are building on the momentum of our mass market portfolio"
The W220 measures in at 46 x 95 x 16.6mm and 93 grams. Its features also include large 128 x 128 vibrant colour screen and expanded battery life that accommodates up to 497 minutes of talk time and 293 hours stand-by.
The Motorola W220 is expected to be available in Q3 2006.
Motorola is showcasing its products and innovations at Booth A07, Hall 8, at the 3GSM World Congress, Barcelona.
For more information about Motorola at 3GSM visit: www.motorola.com/3gsm
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