BEDMINSTER, NJ and LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Attention gadget-loving customers, the wait is over Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in wireless communications, announced the availability of the highly-anticipated Motorola V710 wireless phone. With integrated 1.2 mega-pixel camera, video playback, record and messaging, along with integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, the Motorola V710 is available exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers.
Looking to do more with a phone than talk? The Motorola V710 delivers a complete package for today's mobile customers with its sleek look and popular features. One of the first CDMA mega-pixel camera phones in the United States to date, the Motorola V710 is the perfect convergence device. The phone's integrated 1.2 mega-pixel camera allows customers to snap better photos than ever before, as well as shoot and playback video clips. Coupled with the separately purchased custom designed Bluetooth headset, the wireless, cordless device is the must-have device of the year.
The Motorola V710 is also Get It Now®-enabled, offering customers even more options in an already full-featured device. With several shopping aisles to choose from, Get It Now provides access to a plethora of downloadable applications including games, ringtones, productivity tools and more. Customers can quickly and easily select from 500 downloadable applications in the Get It Now virtual store.
The Motorola V710 features include:
- 1.2 mega-pixel camera
- Video capture, playback and messaging
- Bluetooth wireless connectivity
- Speaker independent voice dialing
- Office quality speaker phone
- Stereo sound
- TransFlash memory expansion slot
- Mobile Web 2.0SM capable
- Get It Now capable
- Large 2.2" internal color display
- Large 1.3" external color display
- PIM functionality with picture caller-ID
- Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
- E-mail: POP3, SMTP, IMAP4*
Customers looking for the ultimate wireless experience will love the accessories that leverage the Motorola V710's integrated Bluetooth wireless technology. A variety of compatible accessories are available to make talking and listening without wires a snap, including the Motorola Bluetooth Wireless HS820 Headset, the Motorola Bluetooth Wireless Car Kit and Motorola Portable Bluetooth Wireless HF800 Speakers.
Pricing and Availability
The Motorola V710 is available for $249.99 after a $70 rebate with a two-year service agreement at more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide and participating RadioShack locations, or on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. Accessories are also available at those locations and include a $20 mail-in rebate until October 30, 2004. The Motorola Bluetooth Wireless HS820 Headset is available for $79.99 after rebate, the Motorola Bluetooth Wireless Car Kit is available for $199.99 and the Motorola Portable Bluetooth Wireless HF800 Speakers are available for $99.99 after rebate.
For more information on Verizon Wireless' products and services, visit www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 40.4 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, 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 receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.
About Get It Now
Get It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone and lets customers download applications over the air and purchase them directly from their phones. Virtual shopping aisles, including getGAMES, getTONES, getGOING, getPIX, getFUN and getMESSAGING, are organized to help customers find what they want, when they want it.
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) is a global leader in wireless, broadband and automotive communications technologies that help make life smarter, safer, simpler, synchronized and fun. Sales in 2003 were U.S. $27.1 billion. Motorola creates innovative technological solutions that benefit people at home, at work and on the move. The company also is a progressive corporate citizen dedicated to operating ethically, protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which it does business. For more information: www.motorola.com.
Note to Editors: For free B-roll/video content on the Motorola V710, please log on to www.thenewsmarket.com/motorola to preview and request video. You can receive broadcast-standard video digitally or by video. Print-quality high-resolution stills of the Motorola V710 phone and are also available online. Log on to www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless to preview and request images.