Verizon Wireless Expands Its MOTO Q Line-Up With the Addition of the MOTO Q 9c

Sleek MOTO Q 9c Smartphone Keeps Busy Professionals on Track with GPS



Mar 31, 2008, 01:00 ET from Verizon Wireless

/PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of CTIA WIRELESS 2008, Verizon Wireless, the owner
 and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network,
 and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:   MOT) announced today the April availability of
 MOTO(TM) Q 9c, the newest addition to Verizon Wireless' MOTO Q family, that
 comes equipped with Verizon Wireless' popular VZ Navigator(SM) service.
 Customers may purchase MOTO Q 9c in April through Verizon Wireless business
 sales channels, at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, and online at
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     Similar to its predecessors -- the exclusive MOTO Q 9m and the original
 MOTO Q -- MOTO Q 9c from Verizon Wireless offers professionals an
 indispensable productivity tool wrapped in a sleek and fashionable design.
 The MOTO Q 9c is the ideal smartphone for business professionals who are
 on- the-road and offers powerful capabilities, including access to more
 than 14 million points of interest with Verizon Wireless' VZ Navigator
 service. Customers can receive visual and audible turn-by-turn directions
 to a destination, locate business meeting destinations, ATMs, restaurants,
 and other places in an area, get a map of a location, bookmark favorites
 and recent searches, and even share locations with others -- all from their
 MOTO Q 9c smartphones.
     MOTO Q 9c operates on Verizon Wireless' wireless broadband network and
 features Windows Mobile(R) 6 Standard software, which offers customers a
 robust and familiar experience to help manage their lives by staying
 connected to their contacts, calendar and entertainment. With Windows
 Mobile 6.0, customers are able to easily configure virtually any POP3 or
 IMAP4 e-mail accounts, and they can read, edit, and create Microsoft(R)
 Word(R), Excel(R) and PowerPoint(R) documents via the Documents To Go(R)
     "Verizon Wireless has embraced the MOTO Q family, recognizing that not
 all smartphone users have the same priorities. Verizon Wireless customers
 can find the MOTO Q that meets their multi-tasking needs while on-the-go,"
 said Juergen Stark, corporate vice president of Productivity, Mobile
 Devices, Motorola, Inc.
     MOTO Q 9c offers all of these features wrapped in a sturdy design. The
 optimized QWERTY keyboard on MOTO Q 9c has been engineered for fast and
 accurate typing, with dedicated "hot keys" for shortcuts to popular
 applications, including e-mail, multimedia and Internet. The handset's
 large 2.4-inch color display boasts innovative adaptive technology to
 automatically adjust for optimized brightness in indoor or outdoor lighting
 conditions to maximize battery life. MOTO Q 9c also offers a 1.3 megapixel
 camera with flash and fixed focus as well as video capture and playback.
 With MOTO Q 9c phone's 128 MB of on-board memory and optional removable
 memory future-proofed up to 32 GB, sold separately, customers have plenty
 of room to store their photos and other multimedia.
     MOTO Q 9c also combines advanced phone capabilities, such as
 voice-activated dialing, smart contacts dialing, speakerphone, and Stereo
 Bluetooth(R) wireless technology supporting both Bluetooth A2DP and AVRCP
     MOTO Q 9c will be available online and in Verizon Wireless
 Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, for $249.99 after a
 $50 mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. An additional
 $100 credit toward the purchase of the handset is available for customers
 who sign up for qualifying voice and data plans at the time of purchase.
 Verizon Wireless Nationwide E-mail plans for MOTO Q 9c begin at $79.99 for
 450 anytime voice minutes and unlimited e-mail. VZ Navigator is available
 for $9.99 for monthly access.
     Verizon Wireless offers a host of business applications and solutions
 for a variety of industries -- from construction, manufacturing and
 healthcare to retail, financial services, government and public safety.
 Verizon Wireless' portfolio of mobile applications, enhanced by the
 comprehensive suite of IP products and services and technological
 innovations offered by Verizon Business, provides business and enterprise
 customers access to turnkey solutions that can help them improve
 efficiency, streamline communications and produce a solid return on
     For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services,
 visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go
 to Business customers should contact a
 Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.
     * To determine the Bluetooth profiles supported by other Motorola
 devices, visit Certain Bluetooth
 features, including those listed, may not be supported by all compatible
 Bluetooth-enabled devices.
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 data network, serving 65.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking
 Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint
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