ORLANDO, FL, BASKING RIDGE, NJ and SCHAUMBURG, IL — From the CTIA WIRELESS 2007® show today, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, announced that the MOTORAZRTM maxx Ve will be exclusively available through Verizon Wireless. Customers will be able to purchase it online at www.verizonwireless.com or at any Verizon Wireless Communications Store starting April 24.
Blending the cutting-edge design of the MOTORAZR and the power of Verizon Wireless' broadband network, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve satisfies the appetite of even the most demanding consumer. An eye-catching design with high-end finishes, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve dazzles with a futuristic blend of metal, glass and illuminated touch-sensitive music keys while offering Verizon Wireless customers access to V CAST Music and Video, Get It Now® and Mobile Web 2.0SM multimedia services.
Lean and feature-packed, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve will appeal to both the fashionista and the technophile. A 2.0 megapixel auto focus camera offers digital zoom, high resolution for outstanding still images, extended video capture and playback capabilities and video sharing.
V CAST customers will enjoy the quick and easy access to V CAST Music and Video services. For music lovers, MOTORAZR maxx Ve features futuristic touch-sensitive music keys that illuminate for quick and easy access to favorite tunes. With V CAST Video, 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 their MOTORAZR maxx Ve devices and play cutting-edge 3D games.
The MOTORAZR maxx Ve also offers stereo Bluetooth®* audio capabilities and other Bluetooth wireless technology for communicating with compatible headsets, car kits and certain other Bluetooth-enabled devices. And with ample internal memory of more than 60MB and an optional 2GB expandable microSD memory card slot for storing music, content, games and more, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve is the perfect device for multiple multimedia activities.
The MOTORAZR maxx Ve includes advanced imaging features and multimedia messaging (MMS) capabilities for Verizon Wireless customers who love to send and receive TXT, Picture and Video Messages. The stylish package also features location based service capabilities for GPS and access to VZ NavigatorSM so that customers can get driving directions and access to location information to more than 14 million points of interest to help keep themselves on track.
"The MOTORAZR maxx Ve builds on the design heritage of the wildly popular MOTORAZR with maximum power, high-speed capability, the best entertainment features and a high-end finish, all in a startlingly thin profile," said Mark Shockley, vice president of North American sales, Mobile Devices, Motorola, Inc. "On Verizon Wireless' broadband EV-DO network, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve truly gives consumers the ultimate in voice, multimedia and design technology."
The MOTORAZR maxx Ve is more than just a phone it's a statement of individual style; the MOTORAZR maxx Ve weighs-in at four ounces and measures-in at 0.59 inches thick. Comprised of aluminum, magnesium and glass displays the MOTORAZR maxx Ve does more than just reflect sophisticated style.
Pricing and Availability The MOTORAZR maxx Ve is available exclusively through Verizon Wireless. Customers may purchase the MOTORAZR maxx Ve for $199.99 after a $50 rebate and a new two-year customer agreement online at www.verizonwireless.com and at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on April 24.
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 59 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 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 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 $42.9 billion in 2006. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com.
* The MOTORAZR maxx Ve supports Bluetooth headset, hands-free, serial port, dial up networking, stereo bluetooth headset support for listening to music, file transfer profile and object push profile for user generated image, video & vCard only. In order for Bluetooth devices to communicate with one another, they must utilize the same Bluetooth profile. For vehicle/accessory compatibility, go to www.verizonwireless.com/bluetoothchart.
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