Motorola introduces new RAZR2
(Source: Motorola): Motorola invited the world to experience the evolution of
the RAZR brand as it unveiled RAZR2, the ultimate iconic feature phone.
Available July 2007 in several markets, the next-generation device packs
cutting-edge features such as CrystalTalk technology, up to 2GB of on-board
memory, Web browsing, real-time point-to-point video3 and ultra-fast menu
navigation, all packed into a slimmer, stronger, sleeker design.
Slimmer yet stunning
* Thin is (still) in -- Motorola made the RAZR2 profile even sharper, shaving
two millimeters from the original RAZR.
* Big is beautiful -- Greatly enhanced dual screens give consumers the
largest-in-its class 2.0" external screen for crisp picture caller ID3 and
readable texts and a 2.2" internal screen with twice the resolution4 of the
* Materials matter -- To further beautify this sought-after icon, Motorola
incorporated a seamless casing, a soft touch back and a stunning vacuum metal
Stronger yet sleeker
* Strong as steel -- At the core of RAZR2 is a stainless steel internal frame
to provide strength and durability.
* Not even scratching the surface -- The huge exterior lens is made with
chemically hardened glass to be more scratch resistant.
* An open and shut case -- Motorola tested the cast aluminum hinge in more
than 100,000 lab tests to help ensure that every time a customer flips open the
device, it will work perfectly.
Smarter yet simpler
* Going global -- The RAZR2 family's three new handsets - V9 (3G HSDPA), V9m
(EVDO CDMA) and V8 (GSM) - will be available to users of all three major
* Software smarts -- Some versions of RAZR2 will run Linux/JavaTM5, giving
Motorola entry to the next generation of mobile architecture.
* More intelligent interface -- The RAZR2 V8 has a completely redesigned User
Interface (UI) so consumers can search contacts even faster. This eliminates
duplicate entries for the same person while allowing contacts to have multiple
numbers. The main menu is customizable, so consumers are never more than 2-3
clicks away from favorite applications, and even messaging is easier; RAZR2
automatically recognizes what type of message consumers are sending.
* Speed thrills -- With the new ARM 11 processor1, processing speed is 10
times faster than the original RAZR and with high-speed USB 2.0 it only takes
2-3 seconds to transfer a song.
* Now hear this -- Motorola's innovative CrystalTalk technology on the RAZR2
automatically adjusts audio to ensure clear calls even in a noisy environment.
* It answers back -- RAZR2 V8 "talks" to consumers by speaking the
interactive menu, contact lists, emails and messages aloud -- a feature
developed for people with visual impairments, but convenient for in-car use6 or
when you are on the go.
* Tempting texts -- Without even opening the phone, RAZR2 users can rely on
the large external screen to read messages and reply with pre-programmed text
* Play on -- With up to 2GB of memory4, the new RAZR2 rocks with stereo
Bluetooth wireless technology and enough storage for approximately 1,000 songs.
* Manage with ease -- Microsoft Windows Media Player 11 compatibility helps
consumers easily purchase, synchronize and transfer their music library to their
RAZR2 in only a few minutes. In some models music can be downloaded over the air
at near-broadband-like wireless data speeds.4
* Good vibrations -- The external display incorporates Motorola's
breakthrough "haptics" technology, which provides users with vibrating feedback
in response to their finger taps. This, combined with the virtual music keys,
allows the user to effortlessly control their music.
* Just browsing -- The Web-browsing experience, including a full HTML
browser1, in the new RAZR takes advantage of its stellar internal display and
high-speed wireless data connections for faster, bigger and richer surfing.
Built-in email functionality gives easy, PC-like access to both personal and
corporate email accounts.
* Better mobile search -- Debuting on the RAZR2 family of devices, Motorola
has incorporated Google's powerful new mobile search experience, which helps
users quickly and easily get the information they need, bringing them highly
relevant results with an absolute minimum of clicks and enabling them to add
frequently accessed content to their Google homepage.
* Picture this...and this -- The multi-shot feature on the handset's 2.0
megapixel camera automatically snaps up to eight new pictures so users can
choose the best image from a complete series of pictures.
* Watch this, real-time -- A new real-time point-to-point video feature
allows another wireless customer to "See What I See" 9 while a voice call is in
progress. Consumers can also store up to 2 hours of video4 footage on the
Expected to launch in July, consumers can immediately pre-order RAZR2 at
www.motorola.com and be among the first in the world to experience the next
RAZR. For specific regional availability and pricing, contact your local
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