Motorola Introduces Futuristic V80 Phone

Complete with an embedded VGA camera, landscape photo imaging, photo messaging and integrated Bluetooth wireless technology, the new head-turning V80 mobile appeals to consumers who desire to make astatement with every move.

The tri-band Motorola V80 defies conventional thinking about mobile phone design. When it is closed, the V80 showcases a large external color display ideal for playing games and photo caller id. Witha light push of a finger, the cover automatically rotates to unveil a full-size mobile phone ideal for text messaging and voice calls. When the moment arises, users can rotate the cover to a 90degree angle and automatically set the phone into photo mode. The screen will switch to landscape mode and pictures can be captured with one simple press of a button.

“The Motorola V80 is designed to tap the desires of those consumers who crave the perfect intersection of style and technology,” said Ron Garriques, senior vice president and general manager,Motorola, PCS, EMEA. “With an eye-catching design, the style-driven model V80 combines cutting-edge technology features with a unique form to answer trendsetter’s wireless needs by making it easy totalk, text, take pictures and, most of all, showcase their style.”

The model V80’s MP3 ringtones and situational lighting help consumers bring their own personality to the handset. Attach your favorite song or lights to your friend’s number so you are alerted whenthey call or play your favorite JAVA games arcade-style with flashing lights.

Pricing and Availability
The Motorola V80 is expected to be available in Q2 2004. Click here for images of the V80 phone from Motorola.