Motorola Powers 3G Services On Vodafone Live!

    Basingstoke, England, November 10 (ots/PRNewswire) -

    - Motorola Delivers Three New 3G Handsets to Vodafone(1)

    Reinforcing its leadership in 3G telephony, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) a global leader in wireless communications, has announced the availability of three new 3G handsets on the Vodafone live! network in time for Christmas. Lightweight and compact, the new Motorola handsets offer unique design, improved battery life, rich camera quality and picture-perfect large screens. Motorola is offering a rich and compelling multimedia experience for the newly enhanced Vodafone live! service for consumers at home, with the family or travelling.

    The new handsets perfectly demonstrate Vodafone's range of services including video calling, video conferencing and TV streamed live to mobile phones. Unique content includes Premiership goals, Sony music downloads and video clips and movies from Warner Bros as well as a range of mobile games and news updates.

    Vodafone will be offering exclusively the Motorola V980 and C980*, and also the Motorola E1000 from November 2004:

    Motorola V980

    The compact and stylish Motorola V980 is exclusive to Vodafone live! and is the first 3G flip phone to launch from Motorola. The V980 packs a huge array of features, with an affordable price tag and multi-media galore. The Motorola V980 delivers broadband-like 3G speeds and with large internal and external colour displays, it offers quick and easy video calling, video messaging and video streaming. Why not send a unique and personal Christmas card this year?

    For easy listening, the Motorola V980 comes equipped with an integrated MP3 player to make downloading and streaming your favourite songs more simple than ever. The handset is loaded with a VGA digital camera, 2-way video, advanced gaming, dual display and built-in speakerphone. The V980 also supports the latest Vodafone live! features.

    Motorola C980

    Share moments and stay connected with the Motorola C980. Exclusive to Vodafone live! the latest 3G wonder to merge cutting-edge functionality with affordability. The WCDMA, tri-band, GSM/GPRS-capable Motorola C980 combines broadband-like speeds and advanced multi-media entertainment. Features include: The Motorola C980 also comes fully loaded with high quality audio to showcase MP3 musical ring tones.

    The external memory card comes as standard and ensures that games, photos and video clips can be downloaded, saved and accessed without exceeding storage limitations. 1.9 inch colour display, 2-way video calling, VGA camera with 4x zoom and video streaming, capture, download and playback.

    Motorola E1000

    This advanced multi-media device comes packed with an ultra-high resolution 1.2 megapixel camera, built-in MP3 player, video playback and twin 3D stereo speakers. This handset has everything you need to make the most of the services offered on Vodafone Live!, whether you want to watch the latest news headlines or send a unique Christmas moment with the video messaging service.

    Further features include video streaming & P2P video support, integrated Bluetooth, and a 260k colour display. The E1000 also supports the latest Vodafone live! features, enabling you instant access to fun and entertainment at the push of a button.

    Francois Davy, Vice president and General Manager Vodafone, comments "Motorola has been driving towards delivering 3G devices that meet both our customers' requirements and consumers' needs. By strategically collaborating with Vodafone for the launch of their 3G multimedia service, Motorola now further extend the choice of 3G devices available, providing a broad portfolio to suit all lifestyles. The Christmas period will reinforce Motorola's leadership position in 3G and we look forward to strengthening this approach in the future."

    Both V980 and E1000 are available now on Vodafone, and the C980 is coming soon to provide a wide choice to the consumers, just in time for a "lively" Christmas

    About Motorola

    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, please visit

    MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. The Bluetooth trademarks are owned by their proprietor and used by Motorola, Inc. under license. Java and all other Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. (c) Motorola, Inc. 2004.

    1) Check with you local Motorola contact for details of which handsets will be available in your local market

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