The highly-anticipated, next generation MOTORAZR is sleeker, stronger and
VANCOUVER, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - TELUS and Motorola today announced the first
Canadian availability of the CDMA MOTORAZR2. The RAZR2 V9m is the next
generation of the revolutionary MOTORAZR, bringing together brains and beauty
with a full SPARK service line-up along with the elegant styling synonymous
with the RAZR.
"The RAZR2 gives TELUS clients the best of both worlds by blending
features rich in style, technology and entertainment and the power of the
largest and fastest network available to Canadians across the country," said
Stephen Ospalak, TELUS vice-president of Subscriber Equipment. "TELUS is
constantly looking for the hottest new mobile devices to bring our clients our
SPARK services. Featuring access to television, radio and downloadable music
and video and packaged with a stereo headset, data cable and 1GB memory card
for storing up to 1,000 songs, the RAZR2 is ideal for staying entertained
This powerful multimedia device is designed to provide clients with
superior wireless technology and entertainment. Building on the popular
MOTORAZR, the RAZR2 features an even slimmer design, similar keypad, large
dual high resolution displays with increased brightness and resolution,
scratch resistant glass, cast aluminium hinging, and best-in-class durability
under extreme bend and torque testing. With the external screen, which is the
largest of its kind, and touch-sensitive controls with vibrational response,
the RAZR2 enables users to easily make calls, read text messages and play
music without opening the flip.
"It's hard to imagine taking the world's best-selling feature phone and
making it even better," says Glenn Kennedy, sales manager, Motorola Canada.
"But that's exactly what we've done with the launch RAZR2. The MOTORAZR2 V9m
is a show stopper equipped with an array of desirable features including
advanced imaging capabilities and stereo Bluetooth(R) technology, for an
incredible wire-free music experience."
TELUS Mobile Music delivers downloadable songs from a wide variety of
genres from the world's biggest music labels as well as independent labels.
When the need to hear a song strikes, clients can download it instantly to
their MOTORAZR2 V9m wherever they are throughout TELUS' extensive digital
coverage area. TELUS Mobile Music enables clients to either purchase songs on
a pay-per-use basis or get access to all the songs they want with the TELUS
mobile music subscription service. Clients can also use their TELUS Mobile
Music-capable phone to play MP3s from their personal music collection.
The RAZR2 keeps clients further entertained with TELUS Mobile TV for
access to 25 real-time TV channels, and TELUS Mobile Radio, which provides
access to 22 stations of streaming radio programming powered by XM Canada
featuring 100 per cent commercial-free music and the best in comedy, talk and
entertainment. With access to Windows Live Messenger, clients can constantly
stay up-to-date with friends and family.
To complement the entertainment experience, the RAZR2 features a microSD
memory slot, expandable up to 2GB for storing up to 2,000 songs, Bluetooth(R)
wireless technology for use with hands-free accessories and transfer of
non-copyright protected data files, and a 2.0 megapixel digital camera with
For ultimate enjoyment of TELUS multimedia SPARK services, the RAZR2
comes packaged with a stereo headset, data cable, mini-to-micro USB adapter,
Motorola Mobile Phone Tools software and 1GB microSD memory card. The RAZR2 is
now available at TELUS retail stores for as low as $249.99 on a three-year
contract or $499.99 without a contract.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications
company in Canada, with $9.0 billion of annual revenue and 11.0 million
customer connections including 5.4 million wireless subscribers, 4.4 million
wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers. TELUS
provides a wide range of communications products and services including data,
Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video. Committed to being
Canada's premier corporate citizen, we give where we live. Since 2000, TELUS
and our team members have contributed more than $91 million to charitable and
non-profit organizations and volunteered more than 1.7 million hours of
service to local communities. Eight TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead
our local philanthropic initiatives. For more information about TELUS, please
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in
wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of seamless
mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you connect simply
and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and
need. We do this by designing and delivering "must have" products, "must do"
experiences and powerful networks - along with a full complement of support
services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had
sales of US $42.9 billion in 2006. For more information about our company, our
people and our innovations, please visit http://www.Motorola.com .
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