Nextel Launches the Motorola i265 Phone

The i265 offers users three different ways to stay connected – digital cellular communications, Direct Connect, and Multimedia Messaging. Nextel Direct Connect is the instant walkie-talkie service that connects users in under a second. The Multimedia Messaging service allows text, images and audio to be sent together from several locations on the handset, allowing for a high level of expression and personalization on the i265.

Additional features of the i265 include:

— Speakerphone for convenient hands-free conversations

— Voice recorder – captures memos or incoming phone conversations for future playback

— 600-entry contact manager – store up to eight numbers for a single name

— Voice-activated dialing – speak to dial numbers

— Wallpaper randomizer – rotate stored wallpapers downloaded from, on a set time basis to refresh and personalize the main screen appearance

— Downloadable applications & games – pre-loaded programs such as Advanced Calculator, TeleNav 2.2 with compass, a 3D Baseball demo and Tetris puzzle game demo. 2 MB of additional memory enables you to download more at

— Airplane mode – turn off the network connection and use applications, games, voice recorder and date book while in flight (subject to FAA regulations)

— Profiles – Develop profiles and adjust settings for a variety of personal and business environments

— Three Pre-loaded wallpapers – with ability to download more right from the phone

— Audio caller ID – user-assignable ring tones allow users to instantly identify important calls without having to look at the phone

The i265 weighs just over 4.5 ounces and measures 4.8 X 2 X 1 inches with the included standard lithium ion battery. The i265 is available through all Nextel distribution channels, including retail stores, at a promotion price of $89.99, with a two-year service agreement, new activation and credit approval. Taxes, fees, early termination fee and other charges apply.