Motorola W510 - new clamshell phone

Posted on Tuesday, February 13 2007 @ 06:45:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Motorol announced its most extensive mass market portfolio to date. The MOTOMOBILE portfolio will bring uncompromising style and innovation and a rich mobile experience to the next billion mobile users. MOTOMOBILE handsets include features that have been adapted to the needs of emerging markets, along with high-end functionality that is becoming increasingly important to a new breed of consumers. The new MOTOMOBILE portfolio includes features such as a mega-pixel camera, MP3/AAC playback, video capabilities and Motorola's new CrystalTalk technology, making it easy to hold conversations in noisy environments.

Taking centre stage is the Motorola W510, offering the best in design and value with uncompromised functionality. This stylish clamshell features sleek MOTOKRZR inspired design and boasts a vibrant 262k colour TFT screen. The handset's 1.3MP camera with 8x digital zoom provides crisp still photography and video capture on the go.

The W510 supports MP3/AAC ring-tones and music and has an integrated audio player. It incorporates GPRS/EDGE functionality for speedy over the air downloads, progressive download and video streaming as well as CrystalTalk. The W510 also includes support for operator branded services that make it easy for consumers to access specialised content and services, such as voice messaging and games, from operators around the world.

Other handsets announced today in Motorola's MOTOMOBILE portfolio:

Building upon the design of Motorola's existing products such as the W208, Motorola's W215 is a feature packed candy-bar handset that includes a vivid 65K TFT colour display, integrated FM radio, and a VGA camera with 4x zoom. Downloading and uploading pictures and ring tones to and from a computer with the support for Handset Manager

This slim, eye-catching, handset supports a large internal phonebook with capacity of up to 500 contacts and the ability to store up to 750 SMS on the phone. It also features downloadable ringtones, iTAP predictive text messaging, 1MB of user storage and office quality speakerphone functionality. Its expanded battery life provides talk time of up to approximately 470 minutes with up to approximately 300 hours of standby time.

Expanding Motorola's line-up of products, the compact and thin W205 features the best of the basics from the Motorola W215 including a brilliant 65K CSTN colour display with an abundance of internal storage. The W205 also supports a large internal phonebook and capacity for up to 500 contacts as well as the ability to store up to 750 SMS to the phone. The handset also features downloadable ringtones(1), iTAP predictive text messaging, 1MB of user storage and an office quality speakerphone. The battery provides talk times of up to approximately 470 minutes with standby time clocking in up to approximately 300 hours.

All handsets are expected to be available in the first half of 2007.