BEDMINSTER, NJ and LIBERTYVILLE, IL — To fulfill consumer demand for wireless handsets packed with features and new functionalities, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in wireless communications, and Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading provider of wireless products and services, announce the availability of the sleek and stylish Motorola V325.
The newest member of the Motorola family, the V325 is a one of a kind flip phone that places the latest in technology and style in the palm of your hand. Featuring a chic brushed metal and soft touch finish, the Motorola V325 boasts an integrated camera with self-portrait and color effects, high resolution color display and outstanding call performance. The phone also features 30 megabytes of onboard memory and is Get It Now®-enabled so customers can check out and download hundreds of ring tones, games, productivity tools and more.*
Perfect for those constantly on-the-go and those who like to flash the latest fashionable toy available, the Motorola V325 is the only device that currently offers Verizon Wireless' new Get It Now Location Based Services application, VZ NavigatorTM. With VZ Navigator, Verizon Wireless customers can see a map of their current location or an address in the U.S., locate places such as restaurants, gas stations, banks and other points-of-interest relative to their location, plus hear turn-by-turn navigation with audible voice directions to an address in the U.S. Using Global Positioning System (GPS) and Verizon Wireless' network, VZ Navigator securely communicates valuable location information to you across the wireless network based on the day of week, time of day and other privacy settings that you establish and manage right from your handset, with all the added conveniences of voice and data mobility at a fraction of the cost of alternative, expensive GPS devices.*
Whether planning a trip with VZ Navigator and locating key points-of-interest, sending a TXT or PIX Message or expressing your style with "situational lighting" that flashes during incoming calls, the Motorola V325 takes mobile information and self-expression to the next level. Rounding out its feature set with an integrated speakerphone and advanced speech recognition, the Motorola V325 proves it's ready to deliver a convenient and intuitive mobile experience.
Pricing and Availability The Motorola V325 is available for $79.99 after $50 mail-in rebate and a two-year customer agreement. VZ Navigator is available in the getGOING shopping aisle of the Get It Now virtual store beginning today for $9.99 for unlimited monthly access, or $2.99 for 24-hour use. Customers can download the application directly to their Motorola V325.
Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 51.3 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About MotorolaMotorola 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 $36.8 billion in 2005. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com.
Note to Editors: Digital imagery of the Motorola V325 can be seen at: www.motorola.com/motoinfo. For free B-roll/video content on the Motorola V325, please log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/motorola. You can receive broadcast-standard video digitally or by video.
Get It Now is a registered trademark of Verizon Wireless.
*Network dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime, data charges, and/or additional charges may apply.####