Motorola, Inc. has unveiled new handsets and music content during the M3 Summit happening in Miami. The company is investing heavily in a portfolio of converged music devices and relationships with industry sources of music and entertainment.
The Motorola E680i (pictured) offers over 2 GB (gigabytes) of music with optional memory, the Motorola E680i allows users to transfer, store, catalog and enjoy favorite tracks. Stereo audio is supported wirelessly over Bluetooth technology with supported headphones, like the Motorola HT820 Bluetooth stereo headphones. The phone runs on a Linux mobile platform.
The E680i also provides plug & play desktop synchronization and music transfers between handset and PC. Users can connect straight into the Music Store to search and purchase new music, based on mobile operator's availability. The handset can playback MP3, WMA, RealAudio/Video, MIDI, WAV, AAC and a range of others formats. The phone also offer a built-in FM radio receiver, video capture/playback capabilities, handwriting recognition and e-mail. It will be available in the Asia-Pacific region in April 2005.
The Motorola E725 promisses fast music download, due to CDMA EV-DO connectivity. The phone also allows synchronisation with a PC and. It comes with integrated dual-speakers, stereo headset port and 3D stereo surround sound.
With dedicated music keys, 5-band graphic equalizer, audio synchronized rhythm lights and up to 2GB of storage on the optional removable memory card for music and multimedia content, the Motorola E725 will be available in the Americas in the second half of 2005.
The Motorola E685 is the smaller and slower version of the E725, since it's compatible with CDMA 1x networks only. It comes with mp3 player, stereo headset jack, and VGA camera with photo and video capture. Users can also synchronise music directly to a PC via a sync cable. The phone will launched in China in the first half of 2005.