BASKING RIDGE, NJ and LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), and Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, today announced the availability of the sleek multimedia MOTOKRZR K1m. Offering a combination of luxurious style and Verizon Wireless' first-class multimedia features, MOTOKRZR K1m is the definitive handset for millions of customers who seek the latest in fashion-forward mobile phones and the exciting content available from V CAST Music and V CAST video.*
MOTOKRZR K1m is the first handset from Motorola to boast a radical slender form measuring only 17 millimeters thin, 44 millimeters wide and wrapped in a reflective, metallic gloss finish. Simple touch sensor music controls combined with an integrated music player that can access both V CAST Music and mp3 files, and a host of other music-centric services, such as ring tones, music videos, concert performance video from today's hottest acts and Ringback Tones, MOTOKRZR K1m lets Verizon Wireless customers stay entertained on the go. With more than 1.4 million songs available for download through V CAST Music, customers can enjoy the most song choices of any over-the-air music service in the country.
MOTOKRZR K1m also offers access to Verizon Wireless' popular V CAST service that enables customers to view video clips from the hottest names in entertainment, news, sports and more in the palms of their hands. With V CAST, Verizon Wireless customers can catch up-to-the-minute news, the latest celebrity gossip on entertainment programs or even sit back and watch music videos on MOTOKRZR K1m's brilliant 1.9 inch color screen. V CAST is currently available to more than half of the U.S. population.
With a 1.3 megapixel camera with 4x zoom, video capture and playback and optional expandable microSDTM memory, MOTOKRZR K1m segues seamlessly from an object of desire to a fully-loaded creative center. These features allow users to capture priceless moments on the go while staying in touch with Verizon Wireless' PIX and FLIX Messaging.*
The list of multimedia features on the new MOTOKRZR K1m is complete with the phone's ability to access both Verizon Wireless' Get It Now® virtual store that offers access to hundreds of game, entertainment, news and productivity applications, plus the company's Mobile Web 2.0SM news and information service.*
Pricing and AvailabilityMOTOKRZR K1m is available today online at www.verizonwireless.com for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. The phone will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including stores within Circuit City, on October 5 for $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and new two-year customer agreement.
For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com. For additional information on Motorola products, please visit www.hellomoto.com.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 54.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., 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 $35.3 billion in 2005. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com
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