|Sprint and Motorola unveil new IDEN i930|
Posted: 28-Sep-2005 [Source: Motorola - UK]
[Sprint Nextel to offer the Motorola IDEN i930, the first smartphone combining Windows Mobile OS and Nextel's nationwide and international walkie-talkie service. The i930 also provides a SIM card for GPRS connectivity in the US and abroad.]
San Francisco, CTIA -- Sprint Nextel and Motorola announced plans to offer the i930, a compact clamshell device from Motorola featuring the Windows Mobile based Smartphone operating system. Packed with domestic and international voice, data and walkie-talkie capabilities, Sprint's newest Motorola iDEN technology smart phone for the Nextel Nationwide Network helps mobile professionals take care of business in more places than ever before. The Motorola i930 is expected to be available nationwide next month in Sprint business sales channels, Sprint Stores and online at www.sprint.com for a suggested retail price of $499.99 before discounts and promotions.
Motorola i930 goes above and beyond to extend wireless communications to virtually anywhere needed. Using the provided SIM card, this unique device operates on 800/900 iDEN and 900/1800/1900 GSM frequencies allowing users to make or receive voice calls and receive voicemail messages in the U.S. and more than 100 countries using a single phone number. Keeping connected to clients, co-workers or family members while abroad is easy with support for GPRS data roaming in areas where Sprint has international roaming agreements. Customers traveling in parts of North America, South America, Europe and Asia can utilize email, web browsing and text and Multimedia Messaging.
Road warriors desiring instant communication with the push of a button will benefit from Nextel Nationwide Walkie-Talkie Services in the United States and Nextel International Walkie-Talkie Services that allow customers to instantly connect with other users on the Nextel Nationwide Network in and between the U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and Peru.
The Motorola i930 blends a consumer friendly design with a mix of personal and productivity-enhancing capabilities. Equipped with Microsoft Windows Mobile, the Motorola i930 replicates the familiar desktop experience and offers full personal information management and email functionality through wireless synchronization with Microsoft Office Outlook , including features such as Calendar, and Contacts or personal Internet email. Users on the go can send and receive email and text messages; manage contacts, schedule appointments and organize tasks quickly and conveniently. Customers who frequently need to review email attachments will find benefit with the preloaded ClearVue Suite to open and view Microsoft Office PowerPoint presentations, Microsoft Excel graphs, worksheets and charts, Microsoft Office Word documents, PDFs, and other popular image files.
Additional media capabilities are possible with support for Multimedia Messages and the presence of Windows Media Player for playing audio and video files directly on the handset. A secure digital slot allows customers to add memory and content with SD cards (sold separately).
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