Motorola unveils six new handsets

With vivid color screens, advanced messaging, integrated and downloadable games and personalization options, each new model offers a unique combination of ‘must-have’ features to provide consumers achoice of handsets that meet their needs and suit their budget.

“Every one of these new handsets has been designed to combine Motorola’s leading technology with affordability,” said Tom Lynch,president of the Motorola Personal Communications Sector. “Our strategy is to invite and enable millions of additional consumers to join the wireless revolution – and, in turn, expand opportunitiesfor wireless operators to increase revenue streams through growth enabled by the mass market.”

The user-interface for the new Motorola handsets has been optimized to increase ease of use and quick access for the most frequently used functions, including improvements in the messagingapplication and text input speeds.

Motorola C550
The Motorola C550 leads the pack of new handsets with an integrated VGA quality camera, multi-media messaging, downloadable Javaâ„¢ applications and customizable ringtones – all combined in one of thesmallest, lightest designs available. The model C550 offers a unique feature-rich, affordable combination that will increase consumers’ access to photo-messaging and increase revenue potential foroperators. The model C550 is expected to be available in Europe and Asia this year.

Motorola C450
The Motorola C450 is packed full of fun features to keep users entertained and connected. This stylish handset includes photo-messaging functionality for silent conversations, as well as Javatechnology for downloading games at a whim. And, with photo caller-ID* users can see who is calling in a glance. Colorful icons, screensavers, polyphonic speakers, MotoMixer remixable ring tones andenhanced talk and standby time round out this small, lightweight handset. The Motorola C450 is currently available in Europe and is expected to be available in Asia (as the model C375) later thisyear.

Motorola C250
With a great design, vibrant color screen and downloadable content from MTV, the new Motorola C250 is sure to make mobile trend-setters proud. With polyphonic speakers and the Motomixer, the modelC250 puts an end to boring ring tones by letting users mix their unique and individual sound as good as any DJ. And, with the model C250’s interchangeable front and back covers, along withdownloadable themes, animated screensavers and wallpapers, users can let creativity roam free and give their mobile a look and feel all its own. The Motorola C250 is currently available in Asia andEurope.

Motorola C343
Combining a full-color screen, Enhanced Messaging Service (EMS) and interchangeable covers in a compact, ergonomic design, the Motorola C343 extends convenience and personal style to enhance anyone’smobile communication experience without a high-end price tag. Complete with musical ringtones, games and embedded and downloadable animated screensavers and wallpaper the model C343 has the featuresthat today’s mass market consumers demand. The Motorola C343 is available now in North America and is expected to be available in Latin America early next year.

Motorola C200
For consumers craving a quality back-to-basics experience, the new Motorola C200 packs the best voice and messaging capabilities into a compact, stylish candy-bar design. Embedded games offerdiversions during downtime. Plus, animated screensavers and downloadable ringtones allow users to personalize the image and sounds of their model C200. The Motorola C200 will be available in Europeand Asia this year.

Motorola V150
The Motorola V150 mobile phone is an enhanced version of the popular Motorola V50, which was introduced in 1999. The new version features a color screen encased in a compact silver clamshell stylehandset – a much-loved retro-design. In addition to its good looks and sense of style, the model V150 gives users voice-dialing capability, enhanced messaging features and Internet access capable. Along-time favorite with a new and improved twist! The Motorola V150 is expected to be available in Europe and Asia this year.