22Mar200411:08 GMTPRESS RELEASE:
One World. One Phone. The New Motorola A840 Pioneers CDMA/GSM Synergy
ATLANTA, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CTIA booth #3525
-- Today, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in broadband,
wireless and automotive technologies, introduced the new model A840, one
of the first mobile handsets to combine both CDMA and GSM technologies
for worry-free global roaming.
The Motorola A840 allows you to be almost
anywhere in the world and segue seamlessly from CDMA to GSM so you can
keep talking, working, viewing or downloading without interruption. With
its single-number experience, the Motorola A840 is among the first
handsets to fulfill the real promise of seamless mobility: it makes life
a lot easier.
No more lost connections - or lost business
Welcome to a world of communications without borders, where neither
travel nor location nor technology transition impacts clear, crisp,
seamless connectivity. The Motorola A840 handset combines 800/1900 CDMA,
CDMA 1X and 900/1800 GSM, GPRS modes with seamless network switching to
give you the peace of mind that you'll have the best signal available
for both voice and data services most anywhere in the world.
model A840 you can access the same content over GPRS in other locations
as you would in your own home CDMA market.
"The Motorola A840 is the perfect example of Motorola's
continued commitment in bringing innovative technological advancements
to the wireless world," said Tim Cawley, senior vice president and
general manager, Motorola CDMA Product Group. "This handset has
incredible reach to almost any corner of the globe. You can travel from
the US to Europe to China yet never lose touch with colleagues, friends,
or family. Think of it as 'extreme global communications.'"
For globetrotting professionals, the model A840 delivers the
ability to check and send e-mail, conduct meetings using the
office-quality built-in speakerphone, surf the Internet and download and
send information seamlessly almost anywhere in the world.
Fun without borders
The Motorola A840 brings fashionable fun to the perfect productivity
tool. The new mobile is packaged in a stylish clamshell design with an
integrated MP3 player, removable Trans-Flash memory, large 2.2-inch
brilliant color display speaker-independent speech recognition,
compelling gaming experience, and 1.2 megapixel integrated camera to
guarantee that your free time is as exhilarating, entertaining, and easy
whether you're home or on the other end of the globe.
In addition to global connectivity, the Motorola A840
provides everyday features like call waiting, call forwarding, and
voicemail notification that allow you to work and play without worry.
Whether you're a road warrior for work or a world traveler
for play, the Motorola A840 takes global communications to a grand new
level. It's a whole new world.
The Motorola A840 is expected to be available in North America in the second half of 2004.
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) is a global leader in wireless, broadband
and automotive communications technologies that help make life smarter,
safer, simpler, synchronized and fun. Sales in 2003 were U.S. $27.1
billion. Motorola creates innovative technological solutions that
benefit people at home, at work and on the move. The company also is a
progressive corporate citizen dedicated to operating ethically,
protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which it
does business. For more information: www.motorola.com.
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& Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the
property of their respective owners.
SOURCE Motorola, Inc.
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March 22, 2004 06:08 ET (11:08 GMT)