Motorola announces new Bloomingdale’s phone

This fashionable handset gives the Motorola i95cl color-screen phone an updated look.

“Bloomingdale’s customers are always excited by new products,” said Anne Keating, senior vice president Bloomingdale’s Public Relations. “With the arrival of spring, we wanted to offer an eye-catching mobile phone in a cool shade of blue. This latest Motorola phone is smart and sharp – both ready-to-wear and ready-to-use.”

“Working with Bloomingdale’s allows Motorola to deliver cutting-edge and fashion-savvy handsets to consumers who might otherwise have not been exposed to our mobile phones,” said Peter Aloumanis, vice president and general manager, U.S. Markets Division, Motorola’s iDEN® Subscriber Group. “This new phone, with its sleek colorful look, flashing blue lights and musical ring tones, is ideal for the sophisticated Bloomingdale’s shopper.”

The Blue Translucent Limited Edition Motorola i95cl mobile phone comes with a matching blue translucent holster and is compatible with many of Motorola’s stylish color accessories. These include earbuds, battery chargers, and carry cases in hues such as blue, purple, smoke and clear. Matching blue translucent accessories are sold separately.

The phone’s advanced features include an integrated speakerphone, voice-activated dialing, and long-range digital walkie-talkie for instant communication. The phone also offers pre-installed games such as New Skool Skater and Agony, as well as seven wallpaper designs.

Completing the feature set are text messaging, Internet access and a voice recorder. The flip style of the phone’s exterior display allows access to the caller ID, date and time, and VibraCall® alert without opening the handset, and the smart button enables multiple tasks to be performed with a single keystroke. The handset measures 3.5 x 1.9 x 1.2 inches and has a 1.14 x 1.49 inch color display. It weighs 5.3 ounces with the standard battery.

The new mobile phone will be available at select Bloomingdale’s stores beginning today. Suggested retail price is $499.

Picture of this phone can be found in our message boards.

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