|Nextel launches the Motorola i836|
Posted: 02-Jun-2005 [Source: Nextel]
[Nextel's offers the new i836 from Motorola featuring the latest design evolution in the iDEN product portfolio.]
Reston, VA & Plantation, FL -- Nextel Communications Inc. and Motorola Inc. today announced the Motorola i836, a sleek and stylish wireless phone that delivers the advanced features Nextel customers have come to expect, including Nextel's new Group Connect(SM) service. With a metallic graphite-colored finish and lines inspired by an Italian sports car, the Motorola i836 looks as good as it performs.
The Motorola i836 offers users four distinct ways to stay connected:
*Digital cellular phone service
*Nextel's Direct Connect, the nationwide and country-to-country instant walkie-talkie service that connects users in under a second
*Group Connect, Nextel's new service which allows users to communicate with up to 20 other Nextel users nationwide at the touch of a button, and to set it all up quickly and easily from their handset
*Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) which allows users to send text, images and audio together, allowing a high level of expression and personalization
The Motorola i836 uses Java(TM) technology, allowing users to download and run applications to meet their business and personal needs, as well as global positioning satellite (GPS) technology, which lets users access location-based services such as turn-by-turn driving directions. The phone also offers a variety of personalization options, including user-assignable ring tones, wallpaper designs, and navigation shortcuts.
The i836 measures 3.4" x 1.9" x 0.94" and weighs approximately four ounces. It is currently available through all Nextel distribution channels, including retail stores, at a price of $199.99, with a two-year service agreement, new activation and credit approval. Taxes, fees, early termination fee and other charges apply.
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