Verizon launches Motorola's RAZR V3c

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 06 2005 @ 10:00 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Verizon has announced availability of the Motorola RAZR V3c phone in the U.S.

In addition to the phone’s coveted ultra-thin design, the Motorola RAZR V3c comes equipped with Verizon Wireless’ V CAST multimedia service. V CAST from Verizon Wireless is the first true wireless broadband multimedia service in the country, allowing customers to view crystal clear video clips on demand. V CAST programming includes content from trusted news sources, the greatest sports and a huge variety of entertainment programs. V CAST runs on Verizon Wireless’ Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) network - the largest high-speed wireless broadband network in the United States. The V CAST coverage area, which mirrors the Verizon Wireless EV-DO network, is available to more than 140 million Americans in 171 major metropolitan markets and is expanding coast to coast.

The Motorola RAZR V3c also offers certain profiles of Bluetooth wireless technology, an office-quality speakerphone and up to 30 megabytes of embedded memory. Weighing in at a mere 3.49 ounces, the surprisingly slim Motorola RAZR V3c balances its productivity tools with a 1.3 megapixel digital camera, video record and playback and speech recognition capability.

Other features of the RAZR V3c include:
  • Video/Camera: 1.3 Megapixel Camera
  • 30 MB user storage
  • 2.2” 176 x 220 internal screen 65K TFT color display
  • 1.0” 96 x 80 external 65K CSTN color display
  • Video Resolution: 176 x144
  • Camera Resolutions: 160 x 120, 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280 x 1024
  • Self Timer: 5 or 10 seconds
  • Color Effects: Normal, Sepia, B&W, and Negative
  • Fun Frames for Photos
  • Mobile Media
  • V CAST Service –stream and download video clips on the EV-DO network
  • Mobile Web 2.0SM
  • Get it Now Capable
  • Mobile Instant Messaging (IM)
  • Picture and Video Messaging Service (MMS)
  • Two-Way TXT Messaging Service (SMS)
  • Data & Text
  • Up to 11 lines text
  • Up to 1000 phonebook entries to store all your contacts
  • Tools: Calculator, Calendar, Alarm Clock and Voice Memo
  • Voice/Audio
  • Polyphonic ring tones, plus 5 VibraCall vibrating alerts and silent
  • Advanced Speech Recognition
  • Integrated speakerphone
  • General Bluetooth – Capable: Supports the Headset and Hands-free Profiles. Does not support Bluetooth
  • OBEX Profiles.
  • Handset Insurance: Yes
  • 5-way navigation key
  • GPS capable for E911 emergency location
  • TTY compatible
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility = M3
  • Specifications:
  • 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS I 800 MHz CDMA
  • EV-DO Digital Only
  • Dimensions: 3.86 x 2.08 x 0.57 inches
  • Weight: 3.49 oz
  • Battery: 740 mAH Li-Ion
  • SAR: Ear-1.14 , Body-1.56
  • Usage Time: Up to 180 Minutes OR
  • Standby Time: Up to 200 Hours
  • The Motorola RAZR V3c retails for $199.99 after $100 rebate and a two-year customer agreement. Verizon Wireless customers can purchase the Motorola RAZR V3c online December 7 at www.verizonwireless.com and in select Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide starting on December 12. The RAZRWIRE retails for $295.00 and includes the sunglasses, Bluetooth module and a wall charging unit.


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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