BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and SCHAUMBURG, IL — Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today introduced the next evolution in multifunctional media devices, the MOTO Q music 9m. Exclusively available through Verizon Wireless, the MOTO Q music 9m offers a sleek updated design, dedicated multimedia interface that offers V CAST Music capabilities, and the business sense of its predecessor the Motorola Q in one thin black and red package. Customers may purchase the MOTO Q music 9m today online at www.verizonwireless.com and through Verizon Wireless' business sales channels. The MOTO Q music 9m will be in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores including those in Circuit City on August 29.
Whether you are a consumer on-the-go or need to multi-task, this all-in-one device makes it simple to gain access and stay connected with what's important to you. The MOTO Q music 9m boasts sleek styling and convenient features such as an ergonomically optimized keyboard for accurate and fast typing, a side-scroll thumbwheel for easy one-handed menu navigation, and dedicated keys for easy access to your favorite features like messaging, speakerphone and multimedia all enhancing the user's experience.
The MOTO Q music 9m also has a dedicated multimedia interface that offers V CAST Music capabilities and is one of the first smartphones to support over-the-air music downloads. With V CAST Music, customers can select from over two million songs to download over-the-air to their phones. And like the Motorola Q, the MOTO Q music 9m combines the reliability of a great phone, personal productivity capabilities and powerful enterprise connectivity.
The MOTO Q music 9m operates on Verizon Wireless' wireless broadband network and features Windows Mobile® 6 software offering a rich and familiar experience that helps people manage their life by staying connected to their contacts, information and entertainment. The MOTO Q music 9m also combines advanced phone capabilities, such as voice-activated dialing, smart contacts dialing, speakerphone, and Bluetooth® wireless technology for certain profiles. Additional features of the MOTO Q music 9m include:
- Two home screens (standard and multimedia) with easy toggle
- EV-DO access for fast downloads of data, e-mail and large attachments
- HTML Browser for Internet access
- Wireless Sync for anytime connectivity with e-mail, calendar and contacts synchronization
- 1.3 megapixel camera with flash
- Dual, stereo-quality speakers
- Compatible with up to 4GB microSD cards to store pictures, videos, music, and sounds
- Supports audio and video formats
- Color screen
- 2.5mm headset jack
- Standard battery: 1170 mAh
- Usage time: up to 215 minutes (approx.)
- Standby time: up to 310 hours (approx.)
Pricing The MOTO Q music 9m is available exclusively through Verizon Wireless for a limited time at $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. For a limited time, the MOTO Q music 9m will be available in boxed sets with a 2GB microSD card and a stereo headset for an additional $49.99 or with a 4GB microSD card for an additional $149.99.
To enhance their enjoyment of the new MOTO Q music 9m, customers may want to select one of Verizon Wireless' new America's Choice® e-mail plans that include voice calling and unlimited e-mail access to the high-speed BroadbandAccess network. The new plans are:
- $79.99 monthly access includes 450 anytime minutes with unlimited e-mail, unlimited IN calling and unlimited nights and weekends
- $109.99 monthly access includes 1,350 anytime minutes with unlimited e-mail, unlimited IN calling and unlimited nights and weekends
- $169.99 monthly access includes 4,000 anytime minutes with unlimited e-mail, unlimited IN calling and unlimited nights and weekends
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. Business customers may contact a Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 62.1 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 67,000 employees nationwide. The company 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 Motorola Motorola 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 connect 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 $42.8 billion in 2006. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit http://www.motorola.com.####