Motorola and Verizon Wireless have announced that the Motorola V710 is now shipping and will be available at Verizon Wireless stores across the USA in August. The Motorola V710 was announced March 2004, and it's the the first handset in the U.S. to combine a 1.23 megapixel camera and Bluetooth connectivity, on a CDMA network.
Since its unveiling during the 2004 Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association show in March, the Motorola V710 has been attracting attention. More than 40,000 people have pre-registered for product information.
"This product is the best of CDMA from Motorola to date. Based on pre-launch interest, we believe consumers agree," said Tim Cawley, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Motorola CDMA Product Group. "The model V710 gives Verizon Wireless users the ideal balance between efficient productivity and mobile fun."
Enabled with Bluetooth Wireless connectivity, the Motorola V710 allows users to connect to their laptop for seamless sharing of vital information or to connect with Bluetooth enabled accessories such as the Motorola HS810 headset or the HF800 speakerphone for hands-free communications. Additional hands-free features include speaker independent speech recognition technology for one-touch easy dialing, and an office quality speakerphone for those must have conference calls.
The Motorola V710 is expected to be available at Verizon Wireless stores in August 2004 for us$249 after a us$70 rebate with a two-year service agreement. Main features include:
1.23 Megapixel Camera for images you want to keep
Video Capture and playback for those moving memories
Bluetooth Connectivity for seamless connectivity
Speaker Independent Voice Dialing for easy dialing
Office quality speaker phone for keeping your hands free
Stereo sound via headset when you don't want to miss a sound
TransFlash Memory Expansion Slot to bring your media with you
WAP 2.0 for enhanced web browsing
BREW 2.1 for applications and content download
Large 2.2" Color Display for a rich mobile viewing