BASKING RIDGE, NJ and LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the immediate availability of the Motorola RAZR V3m. The newest V CAST Music-enabled phone, the Motorola RAZR V3m boasts rich music functionality and is the newest slim addition to the V CAST Music phone family.
With more than one million songs available for download, V CAST Music offers customers the most song choices of any over-the-air music service in the country. Thanks to the Motorola RAZR V3m's optional 1 GB removable microSDTM memory, customers can load up their phone with all their favorite jams from well-known and independent artists. The V CAST Music store lets customers browse, preview, download and play high-quality digital music from their phones or in the Verizon Wireless V CAST Music online store.
The distinctively slim Motorola RAZR V3m also supports V CAST, the nation's first wireless broadband multimedia service for consumers that delivers high-quality video from today's hottest content providers and 3D games right in the palms of customers' hands.
"The first RAZR to support over-the-air music downloading, the Motorola RAZR V3m is another proof point in our continuing commitment to provide 'must-have' handsets," said Mark Shockley, vice president of sales, Mobile Devices, Motorola, Inc. "Complete with V CAST Music capabilities and ample removable memory, the RAZR V3m offers Verizon Wireless customers a stylish and fun mobile music solution."
The Motorola RAZR V3m's elegant metallic design houses a rich multimedia line-up including a powerful integrated 1.3 megapixel camera and video-capture and playback capabilities, plus access to Verizon Wireless' Get It Now® virtual store and the company's Mobile Web 2.0SM news and information service. The Motorola RAZR V3m also offers Bluetooth® support for certain profiles,* advanced speech recognition calling and supports Verizon Wireless' VZ Navigator, a tool for customers that includes mapping, audible turn-by-turn navigation and the ability to find over 14 million points of interest.
V CAST and V CAST Music are powered by Verizon Wireless' EV-DO network, the most award-winning high-speed wireless broadband network in the nation, currently available to more than 150 million Americans coast to coast. Customers need a V CAST-enabled phone and a subscription to a V CAST VPak, which is $15.00 monthly access, added to their Verizon Wireless calling plan to access V CAST Music on their phones. Customers interested in managing their music from their PCs in the V CAST Music online store can do so without a V CAST VPak.
Pricing and AvailabilityThe Motorola RAZR V3m is available for $149.99 after a $50.00 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores. 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.
*The Motorola RAZR V3m Bluetooth profile does not support object exchange (OBEX) profile. In order for Bluetooth devices to communicate with one another, they must utilize the same Bluetooth profile. To determine the profiles supported by other Motorola devices, visit www.hellomoto.com/bluetooth. For other devices, contact their respective manufacturer.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 53 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, 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.
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