Motorola, Inc. and Bobby Jones Sportswear today announced the availability of the Bobby Jones Trophy Edition Motorola i99cl mobile phone, inspired by the legendary golfer. This limited edition phone is dark green with gold-colored accents and features Bobby Jones' signature and his famous logo of a golfer's silhouette. Nextel Communications will distribute the phone and provide its wireless services for both voice and data.
"Motorola designed the Bobby Jones Trophy Edition phone with the executive golfer in mind," said Rey More, senior vice president and general manager, Motorola's iDEN(r) Subscriber Group. "Because of its golf-influenced look and its advanced communication features, this is the phone of choice for the true golf aficionado."
The Bobby Jones Trophy Edition Motorola i99cl is a flip-style phone offering a large color screen, "always on" Internet access and two-way text messaging. It is the latest handset from Motorola to take advantage of Nextel's Nationwide Direct ConnectTM walkie-talkie service, which allows Nextel users to instantly connect with each other from coast to coast at the touch of a button.
The Bobby Jones Trophy Edition Motorola i99cl phone comes with exclusive applications including a golf handicap calculator and scorecard, professional golf calendar, Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Golf Wireless Edition, Bobby Jones biography, and golf-themed wallpaper designs. It also features a built-in speakerphone, voice-activated dialing, voice recorder, and musical ring tones.
"Like Bobby Jones, Motorola adheres to the highest quality standards in design and workmanship and presents us with a unique opportunity to grow our retail business through brand extension," said Jim Leddy, vice president of sales and marketing for Bobby Jones.
The Bobby Jones Trophy Edition Motorola i99cl phone will be available at www.nextel.com/bobbyjones or by calling 1-800-754-6961. It will also be featured at www.bobbyjonesshop.com and in the fall Bobby Jones catalog. Retail price is $549.99, which includes a belt clip and a $150 award certificate for use at Bobby Jones flagship stores or www.bobbyjonesshop.com. The phone measures 3.5 x 1.9 x 1.2 inches and weighs 5.3 ounces.
The national promotion price is $549.99, with activation on a one- or two-year service agreement. Other conditions may apply.
About Motorola's iDEN Subscriber Group
iDEN handsets combine the capabilities of a digital wireless phone with 'always on' Internet access, text pager, and two-way radio to enable users to instantly communicate with one or hundreds of individuals at the push of a button. For further information on iDEN handsets, visit .
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