Motorola launches three new push-to-talk (PTT) enabled mobile phones
Posted on 11-Feb-2004 21:51
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Motorola has announced three additions to its push-to-talk mobile phone portfolio, including the V400p quad-band GSM handset, the rugged model T300p CDMA handset and the sleek model V65p CDMA handset. Each mobile is designed to deliver a distinct push-to-talk experience that meets the needs of a targeted consumer segment.
"Our push-to-talk mobile phone portfolio delivers compelling experiences for those consumer segments that will be first to adopt this technology and drive the growth of the market," said Tom Lynch, president and chief executive officer, Personal Communications Sector, Motorola, Inc. "Our legacy in PTT offers a strong foundation from which to build and positions us to deliver solutions that make sense for network operators and create 'must-do' experiences for consumers."
Motorola V400pM - GSM (pictured)
The new Motorola V400p is a quad-band GSM push-to-talk handset that combines a high-quality speakerphone, dedicated push-to-talk user interface, an integrated camera, downloading capabilities and MP3 ringtones. Motorola expects to use this mobile phone as their start to push the adoption of push-to-talk across Europe and Asia by offering consumers an easy-to-use PTT communications solution combined with their favorite mobile features on GSM. The V400p should be available by Q2 2004.
Global quad-band push-to-talk (PTT) service coverage with dedicated PTT key
Contact list with presence capability to identify available contacts with ease
Integrated VGA-quality digital camera with 4x zoom and brightness adjustment
65,000 colour screen
Multi-Media Messaging Service (MMS) for sending photos and animations
Preloaded and downloadable J2METM games, animated screensavers, wallpaper, ringtones
External caller ID display with blue backlight
5 megabytes of end user memory
Two polyphonic speakers with MP3, MIDI and WAV ringers
PIM functionality with picture caller ID
J2ME MIDP 2.0/WAP2.0
Email (SMTP, IMAP4 and POP3)
Motorola T300p and V65p - CDMA
With the addition of the new Motorola T300p and model V65p, CDMA customers will now have a multi-tiered offering from Motorola. The model T300p sports a rugged design to withstand rough conditions, a dedicated push-to-talk button and user interface for easy communications and an integrated speakerphone for hands-free use. The Motorola V65p offers PTT communication combined with a sleek metal housing and color screen.
These mobile phones should be available by Q2 2004.