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Motorola cuts expectations, re-organizes

Mar 22 2007 - 02:28 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola has revised its first quarter guidance and done some re-organization of C-level executives. Lower than anticipated sales of mobile handsets have sharply affected profits and there will be a net loss for Q1. Shares of Motorola [MOT] dove 5%...

Palm takeover rumors

Mar 22 2007 - 12:55 AM ET | Motorola, Palm
Rumors of a Palm takeover have gained ground, though insiders don't believe that a deal is yet imminent. Acquisition rumors aren't exactly a new thing for the company, but the volume has picked up in recent weeks. The list of...

Motorola W205 announced

Feb 23 2007 - 08:20 PM ET | 3GSM, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- The Motorola W205 is a new consumer focused handset with only basic features. It's not as low-end as the FONE, but the feature list reads more like 2003 than the current day. Quad band GSM 128×128...

Motorola W510 announced

Feb 23 2007 - 08:12 PM ET | 3GSM, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- The Motorola W510 builds on styling cues from the KRZR, but offers a slightly tweaked feature set. Features of the handset include: Quad band GSM plus EDGE 1.3 megapixel camera microSD card slot Stereo Bluetooth peaker...

Motorola Q q9 with HSDPA

Feb 12 2007 - 05:17 AM ET | 3G, 3GSM, Motorola, Smartphone
3GSM World Congress -- 3GSM's flurry of handset announcements is in full force this morning with most major manufacturers showing off several new models. The latest is the Motorola Moto Q q9 which is the next generation Q which is...

Motorola KRZR K3 with HSPDA

Feb 12 2007 - 04:35 AM ET | 3GSM, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- The Motorola KRZR K3 takes the KRZR platform into HSDPA markets across Europe. Its announcement comes a little more than six months after the KRZR K1's introduction. The biggest design difference with the K3 compared to...

Motorola Q gsm announced

Feb 12 2007 - 03:44 AM ET | 3GSM, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- From day one Motorola said that the Q would come out supporting different network standards. Today the Chicago based company made good on that promise, enter Motorola Q gsm. For users that want 3G Motorola also...

Motorola RIZR Z8

Feb 12 2007 - 03:27 AM ET | 3GSM, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- Motorola has expanded the RIZR family with the introduction of the RIZR Z8. Like the recently announced RIZR Z6, the Z8 does away with Motorola's conventional (and heavily criticized) operating system. But instead of the Java/Linux...

Motorola SLVR L9

Feb 12 2007 - 03:12 AM ET | 3GSM, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- Motorola has introduced the SLVR L9, a new music handset in the SLVR family. Design wise there have been few changes... A few visual elements have been modified to fit more into the KRZR style. Inside...

Motorola KRZR K1m Fire launches from Verizon Wireless

Feb 09 2007 - 06:50 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
The recent trend of releasing existing handsets in new color schemes has continued with the launch of the Motorola KRZR K1m Fire. The red handset is identical in features to the original black and newer white models. Verizon Wireless also...

Icahn wants seat on Motorola's board

Jan 30 2007 - 04:55 PM ET | Motorola
Famous investor Carl Icahn is a large shareholder in Motorola and spoke with CNBC this afternoon, noting that he is running for a seat on the board. Icahn owns approximately 1.4% of Motorola's outstanding shares and was outspoken about the...

Motorola hooks up with TI for 3G / 4G phones

Jan 29 2007 - 03:56 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has signed an agreement with Texas Instruments for chips to power future mobile phones. Previously Motorola has relied on silicon from Freescale, a company that Motorola spun off in 2003. Motorola has been slow to get advanced 3G phones...

Upcoming Motorola phones revealed by executive

Jan 24 2007 - 08:14 PM ET | 3G, 3GSM, Motorola, Rumor
Motorola's Ron Garriques, president of mobile devices, recently gave anxious investors a sneak peek at the company's upcoming handsets. The presentation has been posted online [PDF]. Look for these announcements soon. As expected, many of Motorola's upcoming announcements will be...

Motorola sells more phones, makes less money

Jan 19 2007 - 04:43 PM ET | Motorola
As expected, Motorola announced disappointing financial numbers for the fourth quarter. It wasn't for the lack of handset sales though, Motorola sold a record 65.7m phones in the quarter. The Chicago based company reported a 17% surge in revenue but...

Motorola KRZR launched by Cingular

Jan 12 2007 - 02:23 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular (well technically as of Monday, Wireless from AT&T) has launched the Motorola KRZR. The KRZR had previously only been available nationally from CDMA carriers. The "MOTOKRZR" is Motorola's replacement for the ever-popular RAZR. It's a little thicker than the...

Motorola, Sony Ericsson debut new accessories

Jan 08 2007 - 05:21 PM ET | Accessories, Bluetooth, CES, Motorola, Sony Ericsson
CES 2007 -- Both Motorola and Sony Ericsson debuted new accessories to complement their mobile phones. Though thanks to their Bluetooth underpinnings a phone from the manufacturer isn't required. Sony Ericsson is showing off the MBR-100, a Bluetooth receiver that...

Motorola RIZR Z6, Linux based music phone

Jan 08 2007 - 02:50 PM ET | CES, Motorola
CES 2007 -- Motorola has had a mostly quiet CES but there were a few announcements at CEO Ed Zander's keynote speech this morning. The most interesting of which is the Motorola RIZR Z6 which looks like a sleeker RIZR...

Motorola 4th quarter lower than expected

Jan 04 2007 - 09:31 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has issued a restated estimate for 4th quarter sales and earnings because of lower than expected sales of mobile devices. The usually red hot holiday season ended up being not as KRZY as Motorola was hoping for: "We are...

Motorola Q announced by Sprint Nextel

Jan 04 2007 - 01:25 PM ET | Motorola, Sprint Nextel
As expected, Sprint has officially announced the Motorola Q. The Q had been an exclusive to Verizon Wireless since its launch in May 2006. Sprint will begin shipping to business channels the Q later in January and expects to have...

Motorola ic402 launches on Nextel, dual-mode iDEN/CDMA

Dec 12 2006 - 04:09 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel, Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel has launched the Motorola ic402 on its Nextel network. The ic402 is the second dual-mode iDEN/CDMA handset, the ic502 was launched last month. Dual-mode handsets are an important part of Sprint's integration strategy with Nextel. Voice calls are...

Motorola Q Black debuts on Verizon Wireless

Dec 12 2006 - 03:11 PM ET | Motorola, Smartphone, Verizon Wireless
The Motorola Q Black is the same Q that Verizon Wireless started shipping back in May, but with a sleek new black exterior. Motorola hasn't yet expanded the Q to other network technologies like it was first expected, but rumor...

Motorola W315 launches on Verizon Wireless

Dec 01 2006 - 06:47 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless has added another phone to its lineup, the Motorola W315. We first caught up with the W315 earlier this year at CTIA. Design wise the W315 borrows from the PEBL, albeit with an external stub antenna. Features of...

Motorola MOTOFONE F3 begins shipping

Nov 28 2006 - 03:16 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has started shipments of the MOTOFONE F3, an extremely simple handset aimed at emerging markets. Motorola says the MOTOFONE is designed for, "the next billion users" and has already announced large volume orders for the device. Its most unique...

Motorola KRZR launch hits record pace

Nov 15 2006 - 04:20 PM ET | Motorola
The Motorola KRZR (shown at right) is a brisk seller, outpacing the RAZR out of the gate. Ron Garriques, president of Motorola's handset business, noted that last month was the busiest ever in terms of handset orders. Garriques noted that...

Qualcomm and Motorola to team up on UMTS phones

Nov 14 2006 - 04:04 PM ET | 3G, Motorola
Qualcomm and Motorola have announced an agreement to collaborate on UMTS handset development. This comes the same day as Qualcomm's president noted that talks with Nokia over patent licensing were not going well. Motorola was already working with Qualcomm for...

Verizon Wireless launches V325i, adds Bluetooth

Nov 14 2006 - 03:57 PM ET | Backpage, Bluetooth, Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless has launched the Motorola V325i, a slightly updated version of the V325. The V325i is identical to the V325 with the addition of Bluetooth. The handset remains at the low-end of the Verizon lineup. Features of the V325i...

Sprint launches Motrola ic502, dual-mode phone

Nov 14 2006 - 02:27 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel, Sprint Nextel, Unique
Sprint Nextel has launched its first dual mode (CDMA and iDEN) handset, the Motorola ic502. We first heard of this handset when it was approved by the FCC this summer. Ever since Sprint's take over of Nextel the combined company...

Motorola to acquire Good Technology

Nov 10 2006 - 03:57 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has signed an agreement to acquire push-email purveyor Good Technology. Numbers weren't tossed around, but Good has raised over $200 million in venture capital which means any buyout offer would be significant. About a year ago Nokia announced a...

Motorola i880 launches on Nextel

Nov 07 2006 - 05:59 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel, Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel has launched the Motorola i880 on its iDEN Nextel network. The i880 has been rumored for quite a while and comes in at the high-end for existing iDEN handsets. It's also an update to the popular Motorola i870,...

Motorola KRZR K1m ships from Sprint

Nov 06 2006 - 03:19 PM ET | Motorola, Sprint Nextel
As expected, Sprint Nextel has launched the Motorola KRZR K1m. The handset launched in late September from Verizon Wirelss. Sprint's edition of the KRZR comes in jet black with yellow background on the external screen to match the colors of...

Motorola V365 launched by Cingular

Nov 01 2006 - 03:38 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular has launched the Motorola V365, a minor update to the popular V360 (which Cingular skipped, it was the replacement to the V330 which did ship from Cingular). The mid-range clamshell phone is fairly well equipped besides having only a...

Motorola i835 launches in purple and white on Boost Mobile

Oct 31 2006 - 03:25 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola, Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel's wholly owned MVNO subsidiary Boost Mobile has launched the Motorola i835. Boost is one of the fastest growing mobile virtual network operators and is the biggest growth space inside Sprint. The i835 has been reintroduced with two new...

Verizon's Motorola KRZR K1m turns gray

Oct 31 2006 - 03:15 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon was able to launch the Motorola KRZR K1m first (Alltel followed quickly, Sprint is still waiting) but has already modified the color scheme. The KRZR K1m photos in Verizon Wireless' online store now reflect a phone that is gray...

Motorola SLVR L7e announced

Oct 28 2006 - 04:45 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced the SLVR L7e, a tweak to the popular but aging SLVR L7. Size wise the handset stays about the same, but it sports a redesigned keypad and new color. Most specs have been upped when compared to...

Motorola may aquire Sagem

Oct 26 2006 - 01:59 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola, Rumor
Briefly--Motorola may be interested in acquiring French mobile phone maker Sagem. Ron Garriques, President of Motorola's mobile devices division, went on record stating that Sagem was "an option". Sagem is currently losing money for its parent Safran....

Motorola sued over Bluetooth headsets

Oct 26 2006 - 01:44 PM ET | Backpage, Bluetooth, Motorola
Motorola has been sued for allegedly knowing its Bluetooth headsets could cause significant hearing loss and not warnings its customers of the potential damage. The lawsuit was filed in Chicago and seeks class action status. Motorola had “actual and constructive...

Motorola RAZR V3m launches on Sprint

Oct 26 2006 - 01:03 PM ET | Motorola, Sprint Nextel
As expected, Sprint has launched the Motorola RAZR V3m. Sprint is the last major US carrier to carry Motorola's premiere phone and has taken a beating from investors on the issue. Sprint will also launch the KRZR and SLVR models...

T-Mobile picks up Miami Ink RAZRs

Oct 18 2006 - 02:40 PM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile just launched two special edition Sidekicks, but is not done launching customized versions of its existing lineup. Starting on October 30th, T-Mobile will begin to sell Miami Ink design etched Motorola RAZR V3's. Pricing was not announced, but we...

Motorola RAZR MAXX headed to Verizon Wireless

Oct 16 2006 - 04:17 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, Verizon Wireless
A promotional image of a Verizon Wireless branded Motorola RAZR MAXX has leaked, leading to speculation that a CDMA version of the handset is in the pipeline. The MAXX was announced back in June along with the KRZR and RIZR...

Motorla RED RAZR V3m launched by Sprint

Oct 16 2006 - 02:12 PM ET | Motorola, Sprint Nextel
Sprint became the first national US carrier to launch the Motorola RED RAZR V3m, a special edition of the iconic RAZR that is a part of the (PRODUCT) RED initiative. The group is headlined by U2 frontman Bono and raises...

Motorola KRZR K1m launched by Verizon Wireless

Sep 29 2006 - 04:27 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless has become the first US carrier to launch Motorola's next-gen KRZR K1 series handset. The Motorola KRZR K1m (or in MOTOmarketing speak, the MOTOKRZR K1m) continues where the RAZR V3m left off--sleek design, more memory and dedicated music...

Motorola launches robotic sales centers

Sep 21 2006 - 05:13 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced an interesting rollout of robotic enhanced vending machines to sell Motorola products without human intervention. This is the first time a mobile device manufacturer has utilized vending machines in the US. The robotic stores are fully automated...

Verizon Wireless to use Motorola for EV-DO Rev A

Sep 12 2006 - 03:27 PM ET | Backpage, CTIA, Motorola, Verizon Wireless
CTIA IT 2006 --Verizon Wireless has named Motorola as its network infrastructure provider for the upcoming EV-DO Rev A upgrade. Sprint has taken the lead with Rev A as of late so Verizon is stuck playing catch up. Compared to...

Motorola and Nokia to cooperate on mobile TV

Sep 11 2006 - 11:36 AM ET | Motorola, Nokia
The world's two largest mobile phone manufacturers have announced they will cooperate with the mobile TV standard DVB-H. There are currently several competing mobile TV technologies and a winner has yet to emerge. Nokia and Motorola will work to ensure...

Motorola RAZR V3i launches on Cingular

Sep 06 2006 - 12:29 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular has finally launched the Motorola RAZR V3i, nearly a year after its original announcement. The handset is an update to the prolific RAZR V3 which is still being sold by Cingular in four color combinations (Silver, Pink, Blue and...

Motorola Q software update available

Aug 30 2006 - 01:22 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Motorola has posted a software update for the Q, which is currently available in the US exclusively through Verizon Wireless. The update includes both security fixes and new features. Most welcome will be the addition of dial-up-networking (DUN) support through...

Motorola to release RAZR tattoos

Aug 21 2006 - 03:16 PM ET | Accessories, Motorola
Motorola isn't done accessorizing the RAZR--the company will soon start shipping laser-etched (AKA tattooed) RAZR handsets. The artwork was designed by Ami James, best known from the TV show Miami Ink. Motorola first got the idea for tattoos after the...

Motorola and Burton intro second-gen Audex Jacket

Aug 03 2006 - 01:09 PM ET | Accessories, Backpage, Bluetooth, Motorola
Motorola and Burton have announced the second-generation Audex Jacket Series. The new line sports A2DP stereo Bluetooth to connect with a mobile handset and stereo speakers. There are also wires to hook in the iPod via its dock connector. Other...

Motorola introduces MOTOFONE

Jul 25 2006 - 04:20 PM ET | Motorola
Another day, another new phone from Motorola. The MOTOFONE brings high-end design to an affordable handset aimed at "the next billion users". Besides price point, the MOTOFONE aims to simplify the user experience by relying more on icons and voice...

Motorola KRZR K1 officially announced

Jul 24 2006 - 08:30 PM ET | Motorola
While it comes as no surprise (thanks to the ample supply of leakage), Motorola has officially announced the KRZR K1. Codenamed the Canary, the Motorola RAZR K1 will come in both GSM and CDMA variants. The CDMA version will be...

Motorola RIZR Z3 announced

Jul 24 2006 - 08:30 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has officially announced the RIZR Z3, or what we have known in rumors as the Capri. It's the first slide-style handset in the RAZR design series that is destined for a US launch (there was one prior to now...

Motorola RAZR MAXX announced

Jul 24 2006 - 08:30 PM ET | Motorola
As part of a handset introduction for the second half of 2006, Motorola has unveiled the RAZR MAXX V6. Based on the now iconic RAZR, the RAZR MAXX is a HSDPA 3G handset. Cingular is currently ramping up its HSDPA...

Motorola RAZR XX announced

Jul 24 2006 - 08:30 PM ET | Motorola
There are now enough RAZR models that Motorola can't come up with new names. Introducing the Motorola RAZR XX, a HSDPA 3G infused version of the tried and true RAZR V3. This is the second HSDPA handset announced by Motorola...

Motorola SLVR L7c announced

Jul 24 2006 - 08:30 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola is finally bringing its SLVR handset line to the CDMA standard. The Motorola SLVR L7c was announced today and is rumored to be heading to both Verizon Wireless and Sprint PCS. The SLVR L7c introduction came along with a...

Motorola announces accelerated share buyback

Jul 24 2006 - 01:15 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola
Motorola announced that it is ahead of schedule with its existing share repurchase plan. The plan was announced last year and is aproximately two years ahead of schedule. The board of directores has authorized another buyback program, up to $4.5...

Yahoo Go Mobile heads to Motorola

Jul 20 2006 - 10:11 AM ET | Data, Motorola
Motorola has agreed to pre-install Yahoo Go for Mobile on tens of millions of new Motorola handsets. Yahoo Go was announced earlier this year at CES and so far has been promoted in a limited fashion by Cingular and Nokia....

Motoroola Q2 2006 earnings spike on RAZR sales

Jul 20 2006 - 09:19 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola's second quarter earnings continued to get a big boost from hot sales of the Motorola RAZR. Revenue for the quarter increased 29% while profit jumped 48%. Motorola didn't break down sales for any of its individual models. Key figures...

Motorola RAZR sales surpass 50m units

Jul 18 2006 - 10:06 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola announced this morning that sales of its iconic RAZR V3 have gone over the 50 million mark. The phone was announced in July 2004 and continues to ship unchanged from carriers around the world. There are now several variants,...

Motorola RAZR K1 approved by FCC

Jul 17 2006 - 03:05 PM ET | Motorola
The Motorola RAZR K1 (previously called the Canary and KRZR in rumors) has been approved by the FCC (ID IHDT56GT1). Despite the myriad of leaks about this next generation RAZR, Motorola has not yet officially launched the handset. Features of...

Motorola C139 launched by Cingular

Jul 10 2006 - 12:32 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless launched the entry-level Motorola C139 today. It's available only as a pre-paid handset, through Cingular's GoPhone program. The candybar style handset is light on features and focuses on price: GSM 850/1900 96×65 pixel screen with 65K colors Weight...

Motorola K1c headed to Verizon Wireless

Jul 06 2006 - 11:19 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor, Verizon Wireless
UPDATE: You can now purchase the KRZR K1m through Verizon Wireless for just $139.99. Verizon Wireless is set to get the Motorola K1c according to some newly leaked photos and other reports. This is the first time we've heard the...

Motorola i580 launched by Nextel

Jul 06 2006 - 10:40 AM ET | Motorola, Nextel, Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel has launched the Motorola i580 on its iDEN Nextel network. We first saw the handset at CTIA. The i580 is a fairly high-end handset (especially for Nextel's lineup), but is still built to military specs. The handset is...

Motorola ic502 approved, dual-mode iDEN/CDMA

Jul 02 2006 - 11:16 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
The Motorola ic502 gained FCC approval [FCC id AZ489FT7019] over the weekend. It's notable for being the first dual-mode iDEN/CDMA handset. When Sprint merged with Nextel it was made known that the Nextel iDEN network would be phased out in...

Motorola leads in Bluetooth headset marketshare

Jun 23 2006 - 01:26 PM ET | Accessories, Backpage, Bluetooth, Motorola
Motorola may be second to Nokia in handset volume, but it has the top slot for Bluetooth headsets. The Chicago based company controls 28.2% of the quickly growing vertical. The next big growth segment should be stereo Bluetooth headsets, which...

Motorla RAZR V3 Blue launched by Cingular

Jun 22 2006 - 02:42 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular has become the first US carrier to release Motorola's RAZR V3 in Blue. MobileTracker noted back in April that this was expected. The features remain the same as all other RAZR V3's. Quadband GSM Dimensions: 3.86 × 2.08...

Motorola intros emerging market handsets

Jun 21 2006 - 03:04 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced a collection of new handsets bound for emerging markets. The focus is on price and as Motorola notes to "Connect the Next Billion." Two of the handsets include GSM 850 and might launch in the US as...

Motorola, Samsung and others form mobile Linux platform

Jun 15 2006 - 07:12 AM ET | DoCoMo, Motorola, Panasonic, Samsung, Vodafone
A collection of mobile industry players have announced a foundation to create an open source Linux-based platform for mobile phones. Founding members include: Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics, and Vodafone. While Linux is not new to...

UMTS Motorola Q coming by year end

Jun 13 2006 - 09:48 AM ET | 3G, Motorola
According to a Bear Stearns research note, Motorola expects by year end to ship a GSM based Q smartphone equipped with UMTS 3G technology. At the Q's announcement Motorola made it clear that it planned on bringing the Q to...

Motorola V195 launched by T-Mobile

Jun 07 2006 - 01:08 PM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA has launched the Motorola V195, an entry-level clamshell that adds a few features to the Motorola V188 (which is still carried by T-Mobile). For a low-end handset, the V195 still packs in most expected features besides a camera:...

Motorola announces first pop-up store

Jun 01 2006 - 04:58 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola
Motorola confirmed an earlier report that the company is launching a temporary store in Chicago. The store will be located at 666 North Michigan Avenue and will open on June 8th. Officially called Destination Q, the store will focus on...

T-Mobile launches colorized Motorola PEBL

May 23 2006 - 11:00 AM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA has launched three new color variations of the Motorola PEBL. While Motorola announced four new shades, T-Mobile opted to not carry the pink version. As of today T-Mobile is carrying the PEBL in original black, green, blue...

Motorola Q hits Verizon Wireless May 31

May 22 2006 - 11:57 AM ET | Motorola, Smartphone, Verizon Wireless
After a series of delays, Verizon Wireless has announced May 31st as the official ship date for the hotly anticipated Motorola Q. The slim-smartphone was first intended to ship early in Q1 and will be an exclusive to Verizon when...

Cingular intros 'tattoos' for RAZR/SLVR

May 17 2006 - 11:54 AM ET | Accessories, Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless and Motorola are promoting user-customized stickers designed to modify the look of the RAZR and SLVR. Using ink-jet printable stickers and software from Motorola, owners of either handset can further customize the look of their phone beyond the...

Motorola launches open source site

May 15 2006 - 02:41 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola
Motorola launched an open source website this morning. Hosted by leading open source community Source Forge, opensource.motorola.com houses several projects. The available code ranges from drivers for the company's Linux powered handsets to the new MIDP 3.0 Java engine....

Motorola boosts US marketshare to 29%

May 09 2006 - 03:58 PM ET | Backpage, LG Mobile Phone, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung
Motorola saw another increase in its US mobile phone handset marketshare as numbers for Q1 were released. Total market share was up 2%, hitting 29% which was the highest of any company. Worldwide Nokia is the leader, with Motorola...

Pink Motorola SLVR L7 launched by Cingular

May 09 2006 - 10:56 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
As expected, Cingular Wireless has launched a pink colored Motorola SLVR L7. The pink RAZR proved to be a smash hit and ever since Motorola has gone on a color changing spree. Besides the pink color that Cingular is carrying,...

Motorola L2 launched by Cingular

May 03 2006 - 03:34 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
As expected, Cingular has launched the Motorola L2. At this time the phone is only launching for business and government employees, keeping the SLVR as the option for consumers. The Motorola L2 is basically a streamlined SLVR, doing away with...

Cingular to launch pink SLVR, blue RAZR, more

Apr 25 2006 - 05:16 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola, Rumor
Motorola is busy prepping some new Motorola models according to a product memo passed along to MobileTracker. Motorola's color theme continues, with the launch of two more colored handsets (a pink SLVR and blue RAZR). The Silver SLVR L6 will...

Motorola patents electric shock alerts

Apr 21 2006 - 09:12 AM ET | Motorola, Unique
Motorola has patented a novel approach at getting your attention--a mild electric shock. Unlike vibration alert systems that are standard today, the new Motorola shock technology is completely silent. A small pad that contains electrodes is fastened to the...

FCC approves Motorola Q

Apr 21 2006 - 09:04 AM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
The FCC has signed off on the Motorola Q, perhaps finally signaling a launch for the delayed handset. Originally slated for a Q1 release, the Q is set to debut exclusively with Verizon Wireless. No new details were in the...

Motorola Q1 2006 earnings

Apr 19 2006 - 11:28 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola reported its first quarter 2006 earnings statement yesterday. Once again the handset maker was able to increase its marketshare, this time almost 5 percentage points. The RAZR continues to be a hot seller, but the company didn't break...

Motorola ROKR E2 approved by FCC, hints at iTunes

Apr 17 2006 - 09:27 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola's second revision of the ROKR phone has been approved by the FCC. Interestingly one of the documents posted on the FCC's website hints that the ROKR E2 may sport iTunes afterall. When it was announced, Motorola said the E2...

Motorola Follow Me TV, DVR to phone

Apr 07 2006 - 12:12 AM ET | Backpage, CTIA, Motorola
CTIA 2006 -- Motorola is showing off its Follow Me TV technology that allows users of Motorola set top boxes to shift around their recorded TV content. TV programs can be transfered to mobile handsets, such as the RAZR V3x....

Motorola i580 announced, iDEN handset

Apr 04 2006 - 05:01 PM ET | CTIA, Motorola
CTIA 2006 -- Motorola announced a new iDEN handset this afternoon, the i580. iDEN is the network technology that Nextel currently uses, but will be switching from as it furthers integration with Sprint. The i580 is built to take...

Motorola partners with Inphonic for expanded online sales

Apr 04 2006 - 04:56 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola
Motorola has teamed up with leading online mobile phone dealer Inphonic to create a Motorola branded "Online store-in-store." The expanded collection of Motorola products should reach 20 million online visitors monthly. These new online stores will allow Motorola to...

Motorola RAZR V3i, now in color

Apr 04 2006 - 04:40 PM ET | Backpage, CTIA, Motorola
CTIA 2006 -- Motorola continued its trend of releasing already existing handsets in new color schemes with the launch of three new colored RAZR V3i models. Features stay the same as the original, but the outside now comes in dark...

Motorola RAZR V3m announced

Apr 04 2006 - 12:27 PM ET | CTIA, Motorola
CTIA 2006 -- Motorola has expanded its smash hit RAZR line with today's introduction of the RAZR V3m. It's a music savvy upgrade to the RAZR V3c, the CDMA version that is carried by Verizon Wireless. No word on if...

Motorola W315 announced

Apr 04 2006 - 12:23 PM ET | CTIA, Motorola
CTIA 2006 -- Motorola today introduced a new entry-level CDMA handset, the W315. The handset features a shape somewhat similar to the PEBL, albeit with an external antenna. Features of the new Motorola W315 include: 1.8" 128×160 65K CSTN screen...

Verizon, Motorola concentrate on mobile biz

Apr 03 2006 - 10:27 AM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Communications and Motorola both announced sales of business units this morning. The moves should allow both companies to focus on their core strengths: for Verizon that means the US industry and wireless while Motorola is looking to focus...

Sprint launches Motorola C290

Apr 03 2006 - 10:17 AM ET | Motorola, Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel launched its first Motorola branded PCS phone in quite some time, the Motorola C290. The last Motorola phone Sprint PCS carried was the V60v back in 2004. It remains to be seen if this add could mean Sprint...

Motorola Q to be MIA at CTIA, report

Mar 30 2006 - 03:53 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, Verizon Wireless
Scott Moritz over at TheStreet says the Motorola Q will not debut at CTIA like many insiders were expecting. Verizon Wireless will have an exclusive on the thin-line PDA at launch, but consumers will have to wait at least...

RAZR becomes top selling Euro handset

Mar 29 2006 - 04:15 PM ET | Motorola, Nokia
According to the latest sales data from Telephia, Motorola's RAZR handset was the best selling phone model in Europe during the first quarter of 2006. Sales of the thin handset surged 100% and accounted for 6.2% of all units...

Cool.Prepaid halts sale of Motorola handsets

Mar 28 2006 - 09:54 AM ET | MVNO, Motorola
Cool.Prepaid, one of the latest Mobile Virtual Network Operators, launched recently stocking all Motorola handsets. Yesterday it was revealed that Motorola terminated its relationship with Cool.Prepaid, effectively cutting it off from all its phones, including the flagship RAZR that...

Cool.Prepaid MVNO launches with low rates

Mar 20 2006 - 02:18 PM ET | Cingular, MVNO, Motorola
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Cool.Prepaid launched today with several Motorola handsets and a distribution deal with Sears. The upstart carrier uses the Cingular network and offers what it's calling the lowest airtime rates for domestic and international calling....

Motorola PEBL now comes in color

Mar 15 2006 - 01:40 PM ET | Motorola
Most likely due to brisk sales of the Pink RAZR, Motorola has announced four new color schemes for the PEBL U6. The new PEBL will ship in green, pink, blue and orange. It's expected to launch in the first...

RAZR creeps back into stores

Mar 14 2006 - 04:52 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola, T-Mobile
The Motorola RAZR V3 is slowly making its way back into retail sales channels after being abruptly pulled last week by both Cingular and T-Mobile USA. Motorola detected a component issue in GSM models made starting in February. Units...

T-Mobile and Cingular temporarily pull Motorola RAZR

Mar 09 2006 - 05:38 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA and Cingular Wireless have temporarily pulled the Motorola RAZR V3 from sales channels. MobileTracker confirmed the move with T-Mobile though a company spokesperson noted in a telephone call that the popular model is expected to begin shipping...

Patent suit over RAZRWire dropped

Mar 09 2006 - 04:40 PM ET | Accessories, Backpage, Motorola
A patent infringement lawsuit over Motorola's RAZRWire sunglasses has been dropped thanks to the patent in question expiring. RAZRWire combines Bluetooth headset technology with Oakley sunglasses. The lawsuit was filed in January and is based on a patent that...

Pink Motorola SLVR announced

Mar 03 2006 - 02:43 PM ET | Motorola
Thanks to surprisingly high sales of the pink RAZR, Motorola has announced a pink version of its SLVR handset. Pink was a standout seller for Motorola while the light blue color that was also announced never took off past initial...

Motorola ROKR E3 pics leak

Mar 02 2006 - 09:57 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Our friends at Engadget got ahold of the mystery ROKR phone that Ed Zander gave press a tease of at last year's analyst meeting. While it has been some time since that event, Motorola's new policy of not announcing phones...

Moto Q undergoing friendly Verizon testing

Feb 28 2006 - 12:49 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola, Rumor, Smartphone
Ubergizmo is reporting a rumor that the Motorola Q may be undergoing "Friendly-User" testing soon. The rumor goes on to say that, "With that and a few extra things to be taken care of, we should be seeing the Q...

FCC approves Motorola RC car accessory

Feb 22 2006 - 03:56 PM ET | Accessories, Bluetooth, Motorola, Sprint Nextel, Unique
Motorola and Zigbee have recieved FCC approval today for an accessory dongle that can control Nikko RC cars. The Zigbee dongle can either plug into a traditional looking RC remote or to a Motorola iDen (Java application required on...

Motorola goes WMV, talks podcasting

Feb 14 2006 - 12:07 PM ET | 3GSM, Motorola
3GSM 2006 -- Motorola yesterday announced that it signed a licensing agreement with Microsoft to use Windows Media technology in upcoming phones. This won't affect Motorola's relationship with Apple, but may be a sign that Motorola is really starting...

Motorola W220 announced

Feb 13 2006 - 10:49 AM ET | 3GSM, Backpage, Motorola
3GSM 2006 -- Motorola hasn't had any major new handset announcements at the show thus far, but the company did introduce the W220. It's an entry-level clamshell that will likely stick to emerging markets. Features are sparse, but do...

Motorola RAZR Z announced for Korea

Feb 08 2006 - 02:43 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced a new version of its RAZR line, this one exclusive to the Korean market. The RAZR Z is the first slide-style RAZR phone and will launch through SK Telecom later this month Spec wise the Motorola RAZR...

Cell phone credit cards

Feb 08 2006 - 11:15 AM ET | Cingular, In The News, Motorola
According to the Wall Street Journal, Motorola is planning to market it's "M-Wallet" service to U.S. consumers. The service allows shoppers to purchase products by waving their cell phone with an embedded chip over scanners at cash registers across...

Cingular nabs pink Motorola RAZR V3

Feb 02 2006 - 03:28 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless has become the third US carrier to pick up a pink Motorola RAZR. However all three are different shades. The Cingular model fits in between the lighter version for Verizon Wireless and the magenta version for T-Mobile USA....

Motorola SLVR L7 launched by Cingular

Jan 31 2006 - 04:38 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless today launched the Motorola SLVR L7, Moto's latest attempt to duplicate the success of the RAZR. The SLVR is a candybar style handset, but only measures 11mm thick. It's also only the second phone from Motorola with iTunes...

Motorola PEBL now at T-Mobile retail stores

Jan 31 2006 - 04:23 PM ET | Backpage, Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA is now stocking the Motorola PEBL at retail stores. Since last month the handset has been sold exclusively online by the carrier. Design wise the PEBL is modeled after a water-smoothed peddle and feature wise the phone stacks...

Motorola V325 launched by Verizon Wireless

Jan 30 2006 - 10:21 AM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless today introduced the Motorola V325, a mid-leve clamshell. It's the first handset that is compatible with VZ Navigator, which is a turn-by-turn direction service that was launched in tandem with the V325. Compatible with new VZ Navigator 30MB...

Verizon Wireless launches Motorola RAZR V3c in Pink

Jan 30 2006 - 10:08 AM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless last week launched a pink version of the Motorola RAZR V3c. The pink V3c is a lot more mellow than the magenta colored V3 that T-Mobile USA stocks. Features stay the same as the regular V3c: 1.3 megapixel...

Nokia, Motorola, others join DVB-H alliance

Jan 23 2006 - 11:47 AM ET | Backpage, Data, Motorola, Nokia
A group of industry leaders today announced an alliance to promote Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld. The DVB-H standard is a method of getting live TV content on mobile phones. The Mobile DTV Alliance is made up of: Intel,...

Motorola announces record Q4 results

Jan 19 2006 - 04:30 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola announced its Q4 2005 statement this afternoon. It was another great quarter for the handset division, which posted record sales. Key figures in the statement: Revenue of $10.43 billion, up 18% Net profit of $1.2 billion, nearly double...

Motorola ROKR E1 sold out on Cingular

Jan 11 2006 - 02:21 PM ET | Backpage, Cingular, Motorola
Several MobileTracker readers wrote in yesterday to ask about the Motorola ROKR E1's status with Cingular. Apparently it was pulled from Cingular's website, which could have meant it was discontinued or simply sold out. A Cingular spokesperson has confirmed...

Hands on with the Motorola ROKR E2

Jan 07 2006 - 12:45 AM ET | CES, Motorola
CES 2006 - While it doesn't sport iTunes, the Motorola ROKR E2 is a major update from the E1. Most of the gripes reviewers had with the E1 have been fixed: USB 2.0, a real headphone jack, more current design...

Motorola teams with Kodak

Jan 06 2006 - 02:51 PM ET | Backpage, CES, Camera, Motorola
CES 2006 - Last night at the MOTOMIXER event, Motorla announced a 10-year alliance with photographic juggernaut Kodak. Motorla and Kodak hope to make geting photos off of camera phones an easier process. Under the alliance, Motorola and Kodak plan...

Motorola and Google team up

Jan 06 2006 - 03:24 AM ET | CES, Data, Motorola
CES 2006 - At a press event Thursday evening dubbed MOTOMIXER, Motorola announced a partnership with Google to make mobile search easier. At least some Motorola handsets should end up shipping with a Google button, but it's not yet known...

Motorola accessory announcement blitz

Jan 03 2006 - 07:08 PM ET | Accessories, Bluetooth, CES, Motorola
CES 2006 - Motorola went on a Bluetooth accessory announcement blitz at CES, lots of new goodies. Here's our coverage from the backpage. Live shots and reviews of the products will come later in the week once the expo opens....

Motorola H5 MINIBLUE Bluetoothheadset

Jan 03 2006 - 06:59 PM ET | Accessories, Backpage, CES, Motorola
CES 2006 - As part of a mass launch of Bluetooth accessories, Motorola today showed off the H5 MINIBLUE Bluetooth headest. Interestingly enough, the microphone on the MINIBLUE is located in your ear and picks up your voice through your...

Motorola TXTR D7 text messaging accessory announced

Jan 03 2006 - 06:50 PM ET | Accessories, Backpage, Bluetooth, CES, Motorola
CES 2006 - Motorola today announced a wireless QWERTY keyboard that hooks in with many existing Motorola handsets to aide text messaging. The Motorola TXTR (model D7) uses Bluetooth to hook into phones and has a screen so you don't...

Motorola O ROKR eyewear announced

Jan 03 2006 - 01:23 PM ET | Accessories, Backpage, CES, Motorola
Motorola and Oakley continued their partnership (remember the RAZRWIRE?) by announcing O ROKR eyewear. These sunglasses sport stereo headphones designed to be used with the ROKR E2. Besides listening to tunes, the O ROKR can also make calls because...

Motorola ROKR E2 announced

Jan 03 2006 - 12:15 PM ET | CES, Motorola
CES 2006 - Motorola has unveiled the ROKR E2, its second music phone. Unlike the ROKR E1, the E2 does not have iTunes.The E2 is compatible with iRadio which was also launched today. Features of the Motorola ROKR E2 include:...

Motorola launches iRadio

Jan 03 2006 - 05:13 AM ET | CES, Data, Motorola
CES 2006 - Motorola has taken the wraps off of iRadio, a music streaming service that works over Bluetooth. iRadio will debut on the ROKR E2. While iRadio wasn't a secret, Motorola has been showing it off at various...

Sprint to carry Motorola again

Dec 21 2005 - 10:18 AM ET | Motorola, Sprint Nextel
According to documents posted by the FCC (IHDT56FX1), Sprint Nextel appears to be gearing up for a launch of the Motorola C290. While the C290 is a very basic entry-level handset, the news is notable since Sprint has not caried...

Motorola PEBL launched by T-Mobile USA

Dec 14 2005 - 06:31 PM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA launched the Motorola PEBL today, shortly after putting it up on the online store as "coming soon". The PEBL is a smoothly designed clamshell that was fashioned after pebbles found in streams (seriously). Feature wise, the PEBL stacks...

Motorola Q confirmed for Verizon Wireless

Dec 08 2005 - 05:57 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
The Motorola Q has been confirmed to be picked up by Verizon Wireless. There have been rumors of such a deal since shortly after the device was announced, but a unit displayed at a Microsoft summit clearly featured the Verizon...

Special edition Gold RAZR V3i announced

Dec 08 2005 - 02:33 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced a special limited edition version of the RAZR V3i that sports a shiny gold exterior. Dolce & Gabbana is the exclusive retail partner for the phone and there will only be 1000 units made. Features of the...

Motorola V325 on Verizon Wireless

Dec 07 2005 - 01:41 AM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless has launched the Motorola V325, an entry-level handset that's similar to the V265 that Verizon already carried. Even though the handsets are very similar, the V265 doesn't appear to be discontinued. Features fo the V325 include: 176 ×...

Deal: Motorola RAZR V3c for $99

Dec 07 2005 - 01:36 AM ET | Bargain, Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless just announced the Motorola RAZR V3c this week and it's already on sale, WireFly.com is featuring the handset for $99 after rebate. That's half the price as direct from Verizon Wireless and all orders should begin shipping on...

Motorola V3c launched by Verizon Wireless

Dec 05 2005 - 10:44 AM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless today announced availability of the Motorola RAZR V3c, the CDMA version of Motorola's flagship phone. Feature wise, the V3c is more similar to the V3i than the original V3. EV-DO high-speed data 1.3 megapixel camera 30MB memory Bluetooth...

Motorola RAZR Magenta launching Friday

Nov 23 2005 - 12:17 PM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA is launching the MOTORAZR Magenta (AKA pink Motorola RAZR) on Black Friday. At least according to the amount of interest in past stories we've run on this phone, T-Mobile has a hot seller on their hands. Features of...

Motorola V557 launched by Cingular

Nov 17 2005 - 11:41 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular today launched the Motorola V557. Despite the higher numbers, the V557 is nearly identical to the previously launched V551. The only difference is the addition of Motorola's SCREEN3 technology that offers news and other information as a ticker streaming...

Motorola's 2006 plans

Nov 16 2005 - 12:35 AM ET | Motorola
Ron Garriques, head of Motorola's mobile phone unit, gave away some interesting tidbits about next year's plans in an interview with Reuters. According to the piece, Motorola will attempt to play Steve Jobs and announce phones right as they begin...

Motorola invests in Tekion, mobile fuel cell co

Nov 09 2005 - 03:43 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola Ventures recently made an investment in Tekion, a North American developer of micro fuel cells. Fuel cells have the promise of being able to power mobile devices far longer than the batteries we use today. The Tekion website includes...

Pink and blue RAZRs shown off

Nov 08 2005 - 10:12 AM ET | Motorola
As part of its introduction for next generation RAZR handsets, Motorola made the pink and blue RAZRs official. While the pink version has been seen around quite a few locations, this is the first we have seen (though not heard)...

Motorola RAZR V3c announced

Nov 08 2005 - 10:03 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola officially announced its CDMA RAZR for the US, the Motorola RAZR V3c. A rumor broke out last week that Verizon Wireless was ready to launch this phone, so the announcement comes at no secret. A CDMA RAZR started shipping...

Motorola RAZR V3i announced

Nov 08 2005 - 09:47 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola today introduced the RAZR V3i which is the next generation RAZR (not called the RAZR 2 like some rumors). The classic form factor remains similar, but the specs got a much needed refresh. Features of the Motorla V3i include:...

Motorola V3c for Verizon Wireless

Nov 03 2005 - 12:10 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, Verizon Wireless
UPDATE: It's official, the V3c from Verizon Wireless now on sale for $99. According to posters on HowardForums, Verizon Wireless will launch the Motorola RAZR V3c at the end of the month. The V3c is a CDMA version of the...

Motorola V360 launched by T-Mobile

Nov 01 2005 - 10:32 AM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA today launched the Motorola V360, an update to the popular V330. The biggest additions are a memory card slot and internal antenna, but unfortunately the phone is tri-band (the V330 is quad-band). Features of the V360 include: Bluetooth...

Motorola i870 announced by Nextel

Oct 31 2005 - 03:25 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
The long awaited Motorola i870 has officially been announced by Motorola. The feature packed handset is the first in the US to ship with a antimicrobial coating (this is more popular in Asia). Other features of the Motorola i870 include:...

ROKR blasted in Wired cover story

Oct 25 2005 - 04:21 PM ET | Motorola
The bashing of Motorola's ROKR phone continues with the November issue of Wired magazine dedicating the cover story to what went wrong with the device. Reviews of the ROKR have been decidingly poor, including our own just last week. The...

Motorola Q3 2005

Oct 20 2005 - 01:39 PM ET | Motorola
It's earnings time again, Motorola recently announced their third quarter 2005 figures. Quite impressive is the market share gains thanks to the still hot RAZR. The single phone model has sold over 12 million units to date, of which over...

Motorola ROKR E1 review

Oct 17 2005 - 03:00 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola, Review
By Jon Gales -- Thanks to the Apple hype machine, Motorola's ROKR E1 was one of the most anticipated mobile phones ever. After 18 months of speculation (ever since it was announced that iTunes would be coming to some Motorola...

Motorola inks major emerging markets deal

Sep 27 2005 - 04:04 PM ET | Motorola
At the 3GSM Asia show in Singapore, Motorola announced a major agreement with the GSM Association to supply six million low-cost phones to emerging markets. As part of the deal Motorola is expanding its C-series of phones with more options....

Verizon Wireless reaches settlement in V710 case

Sep 27 2005 - 03:31 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless has announced a settlement in the class action lawsuit brought by people who purchased the Motorola V710 under the impression that its Bluetooth profile allowed a full range of features (it instead just supported a wireless headset). If...

Motorola i930 announced by Sprint

Sep 27 2005 - 07:42 AM ET | Motorola
Sprint Nextel has finally announced the Motorola i930, a Windows Mobile based iDEN handset for Nextel service. Motorola has shown off the i930 at trade shows for more than a year without any serious word on when it would come...

Motorola Q to launch in December

Sep 23 2005 - 07:51 PM ET | Motorola
The Motorola Q will ship in December according to CEO Ed Zander. The device was originally slated to ship sometime during the first quarter of 2006, so a December launch would make for an unusual early release. The Q is...

Motorola RAZR 2 pictures leak

Sep 23 2005 - 05:04 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
HowardForums has posted some purported photos and specs of the yet-to-be-announced Motorola RAZR 2 (the name is still undecided, but the phone that replace the RAZR V3). Stylistically the design hasn't changed much, but there is more power under the...

Motorola MPx220 re-launched by Cingular

Sep 19 2005 - 03:43 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola, Smartphone
After a months long absence, Cingular has re-launched the Motorola MPx220 (originally launched 11 months ago). Priced at $249.99, the Windows Mobile powered smartphone is shown as now shipping. Features of the device include: Windows Mobile 2003 software 1.2 megapixel...

Newsweek on the Motorola Q

Sep 18 2005 - 11:55 AM ET | Motorola
Newsweek has an interesting article on the upcoming Motorola Q. The article asks the question if the Q can be the RAZR of PDAs. That can't be fully answered until the device ships in Q1 2006, but so far the...

Maria Sharapova pink Motorola RAZR

Sep 15 2005 - 03:42 PM ET | Motorola
The Pink RAZR is launching on T-Mobile this Friday. We got up close and personal with the upcoming Maria Sharapova RAZR this week at a media event in New York. The all pink phone should be ready for the holiday...

Hands on with the Motorola ROKR

Sep 08 2005 - 08:58 AM ET | Motorola
MobileTracker got a hands on look at the Motorola ROKR last night at the official launch party that took place in NYC. The ROKR E1 was the star of the music themed event. We heard varying criticism of the phone...

Motorola ROKR E1 announced (iTunes!)

Sep 07 2005 - 02:00 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Motorola has officially taken the wraps off its first ROKR phone, the Motorola ROKR E1. Apple announced the device in tandem with Motorola at an event this morning in California. Motorola is throwing a party for the E1 this evening...

Motorola ROKR update, Euro deals

Sep 02 2005 - 02:03 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
More information has come out about the Motorola ROKR (which is expected to be formally announced on Wednesday). T-Mobile Germany and O2 in the UK are both expected to carry the phone, in addition to Cingular Wireless in the US....

Motorola ROKR TV spot celebrity laden

Sep 01 2005 - 11:44 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor
According to insiders, a TV spot that was just filmed for the new Motorola ROKR features a barrage of A-list musicians: Madonna, Little Richard, Iggy Pop, Bootsy Collins, Lil' John, The White Stripes, Sleater-Kinney, Sum 41, Mya, Pussycat Dolls, Billie...

Motorola Q on Verizon Wireless in Q1 2006?

Aug 31 2005 - 01:30 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, Smartphone, Verizon Wireless
Smartphone Thoughts thinks that the Motorola Q, the super-thin Windows mobile handset that was announced last month, will ship on Verizon Wireless in the first quarter of 2006. While the handset was announced, details like if it would be GSM...

Motorola i870 revealed by FCC

Aug 31 2005 - 01:00 PM ET | Motorola
The i870 has been launched. The Motorola i870, an upcoming high-end iDEN handset, showed up recently on the FCC website. The feature packed handset looks to be a replacement for the i860. Features of the i870 include: Music player (with...

Cingular to offer iTunes phone, WSJ

Aug 30 2005 - 02:26 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular will carry the upcoming iTunes phone from Motorola according to a report [sub req] in the Wall Street Journal this morning. The reliable paper noted that Apple has, "Reached an agreement with Cingular Wireless to offer a Motorola Inc....

Mobile phone market share for Q2 2005

Aug 26 2005 - 12:35 AM ET | In The News, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson
Both Nokia and Motorola saw market share gains according to research compiled by Gartner for the second quarter. Motorola's growth again outpaced its closest competitor, Samsung. Here is the latest data: CompanyQ2 2005Q2 2004ChangeNokia31.9%29.6%+2.3%Motorola17.9%15.7%+2.2%Samsung12.8%12.1%+0.7%LG6.5%6.1%+.4%Sony Ericsson6.2%6.6%-0.4%Siemens4.7%6.9%-2.2%Others20.0%23.0%-3.0% Motorola held its top position...

Motorola to ship child tracking phone

Aug 24 2005 - 04:13 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola's CEO Ed Zander noted to journalists Wednesday that his company plans on bringing out a mobile phone that will allow parents to keep close tabs on their children. While parents need to adapt to the emerging youth culture surrounding...

Motorola E790 approved by FCC, possible iTunes phone

Aug 22 2005 - 04:30 PM ET | Motorola
The FCC has approved the Motorola E790 which is one of the upcoming handsets that is rumored to include iTunes. Unlike the upcoming series of Motorola music phones that will use the ROKR branding, the E790 is based off the...

Motorola poised to gain marketshare, analyst

Aug 16 2005 - 03:43 PM ET | Motorola
UBS Investment Research raised its estimate for Motorola due to increasing subscriber additions worldwide. UBS believes the big three handset makers will all increase their share thanks to market consolidation. For Motorola, UBS increased the 2006 handset estimate to 156...

USA Today: Motorola E790 iTunes phone this month

Aug 01 2005 - 10:28 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Tucked into an article about the ringtone industry, USA Today noted that the Motorola E790 is expected to launch this month. E790 is a model name that leaked recently though many expect Motorola will use a four letter word to...

Motorola i760 launched by Nextel

Aug 01 2005 - 10:14 AM ET | Motorola
Nextel has launched the Motorola i760, an update to the i730. Nextel is selling the i760 for $149.99 with a new service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate. The Motorola i760 features: * Direct Connect, Group Connect and Direct Talk...

MOTONOW video: Q, Pink RAZR and more

Jul 27 2005 - 06:43 PM ET | Motorola
We've put together a short video of the media event dubbed MOTONOW that served as the launching pad for (among others) the Motorola Q. We recommend that you have broadband before loading the movie as it is a large file...

MOTONOW 2005 on location report

Jul 26 2005 - 04:47 PM ET | Motorola
By Jon Gales -- At a Motorola hosted media event in Chicago Monday evening, Motorola announced several new phone models that will define the next generation of phones from the largest handset manufacturer in the US market. The new models,...

Moto Q announced, BlackBerry competitor

Jul 25 2005 - 08:08 PM ET | Motorola
UPDATE: See live photos and our exclusive take on the Motorola Q over in our MOTONOW coverage article MOTONOW -- Motorola has taken the wraps off its BlackBerry competitor, it's called the Moto Q. Motorola is billing the handset as...

iTunes phone not at MOTONOW

Jul 25 2005 - 07:53 PM ET | Motorola
MOTONOW -- We're sitting in the front row waiting for Motorola's CEO Ed Zander to begin speaking at MOTONOW and on stage are what appears to be several new models. One of the new models has a iPod like scroll...

iTunes phone expected Monday, report

Jul 23 2005 - 10:22 AM ET | Apple, Motorola, Rumor
According to an article in Red Herring, Motorola is expected to debut its first iTunes phone at an event dubbed MOTONOW on Monday evening. The event will be held before the annual financial analyst meeting which, one year ago was...

Motorola profits up thanks to mobile sales

Jul 19 2005 - 05:01 PM ET | Motorola
Reversing a trend of lower profits by mobile phone makers, Motorola today announced earnings of $933 million for the second quarter of 2005. This compares to a net loss of over $200 million for the same quarter a year ago....

Motorola RAZR V3x not US bound

Jul 18 2005 - 07:49 PM ET | Motorola
RUMOR UPDATE -- Word started flying yesterday about a US version of the Motorola V1150 called the RAZR V3x. Motorola has confirmed to MobileTracker that "RAZR V3x" is simply a new name for the existing V1150 and the phone will...

Motorola RAZR V3x, possible V3 successor?

Jul 17 2005 - 09:35 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
UPDATE: Word came from Motorola that the RAZR V3x is simply the new name for the Motorola V1150 and no US version will be made. Motorola has added a new handset called the Motorola RAZR V3x to its US website....

Motorola E815 hot seller for Verizon Wireless

Jul 12 2005 - 02:02 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Sales of the Motorola E815 have been higher than expectations, leading to many areas selling out of the units. While some readers pointed to the phone being pulled (it many zip codes the E815 is off the website), Verizon Wireless...

Motorola i850 launched by Nextel

Jul 12 2005 - 10:47 AM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel today launched its third camera phone, the Motorola i850 (the i860 and i275 being the others). The i850 looks to have most of the features of the i760 in addition to the camera. Features of the Motorola i850 include:...

Motorola E815 launched by Verizon Wireless

Jul 05 2005 - 11:04 AM ET | Motorola
Verizon Wireless today released the Motorola E815, an update to the V710. The E815 was announced back in January at CES. Features of the Motorola E815 include: * EV-DO high-speed data * 40MB internal memory plus a TransFlash slot *...

Cingular launches Motorola RAZR Black

Jul 01 2005 - 05:36 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless today began selling the Motorola RAZR Black edition. he jet black version of the popular RAZR V3 was originally spotted in the Oscar goodie bags earlier this year. Motorola RAZR Black is selling for $199.99 with a two-year...

Sprint, Motorola to start WiMax trials

Jun 30 2005 - 08:53 PM ET | Motorola, Sprint Nextel
Sprint and Motorola will begin trials of a 3G data service using WiMax technology (also known as 802.16e). The trial will last through 2006. WiMax allows for very fast data transfer over long distances. bq. The collaboration will spur IEEE...

Motorola acquires parts of Sendo

Jun 29 2005 - 12:18 PM ET | Motorola
As hinted at late last week, Motorola has agreed to acquire parts of Sendo. Motorola is purchasing Sendo's intellectual property portfolio plus the UK and Singapore-based research and development team, including design and test equipment required by that team. Financial...

New iTunes version hints at mobile phone features

Jun 28 2005 - 05:50 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Apple today launched a new version of its popular iTunes music jukebox software (version 4.9) which was advertised to include built-in podcasting support. But behind the scenes it appears Apple has also built-in support for mobile phones. On the Macintosh...

Motorola RAZRBerry design and specs leaked

Jun 27 2005 - 04:32 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
A detailed drawing and feature list purported to be of a new Windows Mobile powered Motorola handset have hit the internet. The handset has been dubbed the RAZRBerry by enthusiasts because of its resemblance of BlackBerry units. Feature wise the...

Motorola E895 announced, JUIX OS

Jun 27 2005 - 04:43 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola E895 was announced this morning at JavaOne. The E895 uses a new operating system called JUIX (it combines Linux and Java) that Motorola believes is easier to use than existing smartphone operating systems. At this time there were...

Cingular considering iTunes phone, report

Jun 24 2005 - 08:08 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Reuters is reporting tonight that Cingular Wireless is in talks with Motorola about picking up the coming iTunes enabled phone. The story is based on anonymous sources, but isn't all that surprising considering Cingular's exclusive with the Motorola RAZR V3....

Oakley Motorola RAZRWire approved by FCC

Jun 20 2005 - 10:54 AM ET | Accessories, Bluetooth, Motorola
Oakley and Motorola have gained FCC approval (ID IHDT6FA1) of RAZRWire, the hybrid product that combines Oakley sun glasses with a Motorola Bluetooth headset. The product is scheduled to ship in the second half of this year. RAZRWire will come...

BT launches Fusion: cellular / VoIP service

Jun 15 2005 - 03:15 PM ET | Bluetooth, In The News, Motorola
British Telecom has launched a new hybrid telephony service dubbed Fusion that combines cellular service with Voice over IP technology. While the system doesn't use WiFi (which many believe will revolutionize telecom in the near future), it does allow for...

Motorola aims for top spot in China

Jun 15 2005 - 12:51 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola aims to regain the top market share position in China according to one of the company's executives. David Taylor, Motorola's director of strategic operations in high-growth markets, told reporters at the CommunicAsia conference: bq. "We have a number of...

Motorola i836 launched by Nextel

Jun 02 2005 - 04:30 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel today began sales of the Motorola i836, a handset that looks more than a little like the Motorola Pininfarina i833. While technically an update from the i830, the i836 inherits most of the design features from the limited edition...

RAZR V3 CDMA and SCH-V740 ship on same day

Jun 01 2005 - 02:50 PM ET | Motorola, Samsung
Motorola and Samsung each shipped a super-thin mobile phone for the Korean market today. The two handsets will compete head-to-head for consumers wanting the thinnest phone. First word of the Motorola RAZR V3 CDMA came at CTIA back in March....

Motorola RAZR V3 for free, Treo 650 $150

May 28 2005 - 03:22 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola, Palm
WireFly is hosting a Memorial day weekend sale that has made some high-end handsets exceptional deals. Since this sale is limited to this weekend, move fast if you're interested. The Motorola RAZR V3 is being sold for free after rebate....

Motorola RAZR V3 for $49.99

May 23 2005 - 04:36 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola
The Motorola RAZR V3 just got cheaper--Amazon.com is now selling the super-thin handset for $49.99 after rebate and a new service contract through Cingular Wireless. Earlier this month we noted when Amazon dropped the RAZR's price down to an industry...

Motorola i930 approved by FCC

May 22 2005 - 10:50 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
The Motorola i930 has been approved by the FCC according to documents posted recently to the agency's website (FCC ID AZ489FT5843). Widely talked about by Nextel power users, the i930 is the first Windows Mobile smartphone built for iDEN cell...

Motorola V330 launched by T-Mobile USA

May 16 2005 - 02:05 PM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA today introduced the Motorola V330, the update to the long-running Motorola V300. New features of the Motorola V330 include Bluetooth, more standard keypad and being a quad-band handset. According to early user reports, reception has also been improved...

CDMA Motorola RAZR in June

May 12 2005 - 12:44 PM ET | Motorola
Back in March, Motorola announced that it would make a CDMA version of the popular RAZR V3. Motorola Korea has announced that the CDMA RAZR will ship in June. A website (Warning: Flash) has been set up for the phone....

Motorola RAZR V3 for $99

May 04 2005 - 02:06 PM ET | Bargain, Cingular, Motorola
Amazon.com today lowered their price of the Motorola RAZR V3 to just $99 after rebate. Thanks to its slender profile, the RAZR V3 is one of the sought after phones in the US market. The price requires a new service...

Siemens: still in talks over mobile unit

May 04 2005 - 07:43 AM ET | Motorola
Siemens reiterated today that investors for the future spin-off of Siemens mobile have not been finalized. This comes after a German newspaper said that Motorola had agreed to buy the unit outright, but changed its mind at the last minute....

Motorola i355 launched by Nextel

May 01 2005 - 04:37 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
As part of a large product launch today, Nextel has started selling the Motorola i355. The i355 is a ruggedized handset meant for rough use (like the Motorola i530). Features of the i355 include: * All-weather design, meant to be...

Motorola i275 launched by Nextel

May 01 2005 - 04:28 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel has launched the Motorola i275, an updated version of the Motorola i265. The update includes a camera, making the i265 the second camera phone from Nextel. Features of the Motorola i275 include: * 128 x 128 pixel 65K color...

Motorola i605 launched by Nextel

May 01 2005 - 04:19 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel has launched the Motorola i605, its first phone that includes Bluetooth. Details of the i605 were released by the FCC back in December 2004. Features of the Motorola i605 include: * Bluetooth * 176 x 220 pixel 262K color...

Motorola Q1 2005: record mobile sales

Apr 20 2005 - 05:22 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola had a great Q1 according to their financial statement that was released today. The mobile unit saw record first-quarter unit shipments, sales and operating earnings. Here are the details: * 28.7 million cell phones shipped, an increase of 13%...

Motorola MPx officially killed

Apr 18 2005 - 05:34 PM ET | Motorola
The Motorola MPx was way overdue, so today's confirmation that the MPx has been scrapped didn't come as too much of a surprise. The phone only shipped in Malaysia and other small Asian markets. The MPx line has had trouble...

Motorola M1000 ships on DoCoMo

Apr 14 2005 - 02:49 PM ET | DoCoMo, Motorola
The Motorola M1000 has begun shipping on NTT DoCoMo. We noted earlier this year that the FCC had approved the M1000 for use in the US (it's both 3G and GSM). It's also the first Motorola handset for DoCoMo. Features...

Motorola i265 launched by Nextel

Apr 04 2005 - 09:07 AM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel has launched the Motorola i265, a mid-range phone with a color screen. Features of the iDEN device include: * 65K color 128 x 128 pixel display * Java * GPS Look for the Motorola i265 anywhere Nextel is sold...

BusinessWeek: iTunes phone on the rocks

Mar 26 2005 - 02:22 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Stories on Motorola's upcoming iTunes phone are more common and sometimes even less reality based than research on the health risks of mobile phones. On BusinessWeek Online, Roger Crockett and Peter Burrows talk of a gloomy future for the yet...

Motorola E725 announced, music phone

Mar 24 2005 - 02:14 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola hosted a product introduction party for the brand new E725 Wednesday evening at M3: Miami Music Multimedia. MobileTracker attended and got a first hand look at the phone. Our first take is that because the Motorola E725 comes with...

iTunes phones not at M3

Mar 16 2005 - 02:51 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has once again pushed back the introduction of its first iTunes enabled phone thanks to Apple's strategy of not announcing devices until they are ready to ship. In the mobile industry, most phones are announced several months before they...

CDMA Motorola RAZR line announced

Mar 16 2005 - 01:32 PM ET | Motorola
CTIA 2005 -- CDMA users have been waiting to be able to use the RAZR for a long time. Wait no longer, Motorola showed off a CDMA version of the RAZR at CTIA. Motorola claims it's for the Asian market,...

Another day, another iTunes phone rumor

Mar 14 2005 - 09:26 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Analysts are still trying to nail down when Motorola will announce the first iTunes compatible handset... Today Scott Moritz from TheStreet is proclaiming that Motorola's iTunes phone is on the rocks. Major media outlets have gotten the launch date wrong...

Motorola H500 Bluetooth headset announced

Mar 10 2005 - 12:56 PM ET | Accessories, Bluetooth, Motorola
CeBIT 2005 -- Besides announcing several new mobile phones at CeBIT, Motorola also announced a new Bluetooth headset called the H500. The H500 has a metallic finish and a gel cushion around the speaker for both comfort and improved sound...

Motorola V1150 3G handset announced

Mar 10 2005 - 12:42 AM ET | 3G, Motorola
CeBIT 2005 -- The Motorola V1150 is the second new 3G handset announced at CeBIT (the V1050 was the first). Features of the V1150 include: * 2 megapixel camera with VGA camera for video calling * Bluetooth * SCREEN3 streaming...

Motorola V1050 3G handset announced

Mar 10 2005 - 12:39 AM ET | 3G, Motorola
CeBIT 2005 -- Motorola today announced the V1050, one of two 3G handsets being shown off this year at CeBIT. The feature list is still a little sparse, but the V1050 is confirmed to have: * 1.23 megapixel camera with...

Motorola SLVR V280 announced

Mar 10 2005 - 12:35 AM ET | Motorola
CeBIT 2005 -- At the CeBIT technology fair in Germany, Motorola expanded the SLVR to include the SLVR V280. The SLVR V8 was announced last month and is part of the new focus on design at Motorola that began with...

Motorola V557 announced

Mar 10 2005 - 12:19 AM ET | Motorola
CeBIT 2005 -- Motorola today announced the V557, an EDGE equipped clamshell. The V557 is most likely a replacement to the V551. * Bluetooth * Push to View and Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) * First phone with SCREEN3, a streaming...

Motorola iTunes plans

Mar 10 2005 - 12:15 AM ET | Motorola
CeBIT 2005 -- Motorola announced it plans to ship several phones with iTunes, the popular music jukebox software from Apple computer. As expected, Motorola is having trouble getting carriers to get excited over this phone (Apple CEO Steve Jobs made...

Motorola iTunes phone expected at CeBIT

Mar 07 2005 - 10:23 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Newsweek is reporting that Motorola will announce its first phone with iTunes on board at CeBIT on Thursday March 10th. Rumors have pointed to another device being announced at the same time called the ROKR. It should include a hard...

Nokia not worried about cheap Motorola's

Mar 02 2005 - 04:04 PM ET | Motorola, Nokia
Nokia is not concerned with Motorola's plan to produce low-cost mobile phones for emerging markets. Currently Nokia is the market leader in low-cost phones: bq. "We're going to continue to bother with the low-end and we're going to continue to...

Motorola preps thin MPx

Feb 17 2005 - 12:23 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola CEO Ed Zander has been showing off a RAZR-thin version of the Motorola MPx to a select few in Cannes according to a Reuters report (though considering the last big mobile scoop by Reuters, take this at face value)....

Motorola E1060 does not have iTunes

Feb 16 2005 - 06:42 AM ET | Motorola, Motorola, Rumor
By Jon Gales -- News wires were buzzing around the globe Monday about the Motorola E1060 being the first Motorola phone to come with iTunes, but it has now been confirmed to MobileTracker that the E1060 is not the long-awaited...

Motorola E1060 does not have iTunes

Feb 16 2005 - 06:42 AM ET | Motorola, Motorola, Rumor
By Jon Gales -- News wires were buzzing around the globe Monday about the Motorola E1060 being the first Motorola phone to come with iTunes, but it has now been confirmed to MobileTracker that the E1060 is not the long-awaited...

Motorola M1000 info posted by FCC

Feb 16 2005 - 02:53 AM ET | 3G, DoCoMo, Motorola, Rumor
The FCC posted approval documents on Tuesday for the Motorola M1000. The M1000 appears to be Motorola's first handset for NTT DoCoMo--it was announced back in August 2004 that Motorola would make handsets for DoCoMo. Besides working on DoCoMo's FOMA...

Motorola A1010 announced

Feb 15 2005 - 01:40 PM ET | 3G, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- It was pictured in a series of spy shots posted online last week, but now the Motorola A1010 is official. It's an update to the A1000. This 3G UIQ powered smartphone includes features like: * 48MB...

Motorola E1120 announced

Feb 15 2005 - 01:29 PM ET | 3G, Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- During a flurry of announcements yesterday at 3GSM, Motorola announced the E1120. The tiny 3G phone packs a long feature list, including: * 3 megapixel camera with digital zoom and flash. * Bluetooth * QVGA color...

Motorola announces, E1060

Feb 14 2005 - 03:18 PM ET | Motorola
Ed. note: It now appears iTunes will not be on the E1060. We apologize for any confusion and promise to continue watching this story closely. Motorola has finally taken the wraps off the first "iTunes phone"--the Motorola E1060. However, since...

Motorola announces V235, V560, V360

Feb 14 2005 - 02:54 PM ET | Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- Motorola today announced two updated flip-phone models and a whole new phone. Motorola V235 An update to the popular Motorola V220 (carried in the US by Cingular). Look for it in the third quarter of 2005....

Motorola RAZRWire, Oakley sunglasses

Feb 14 2005 - 02:48 PM ET | Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- Motorola's previously announced partnership with Oakley has produced the Motorola RAZRWire: Oakley sunglasses with a Bluetooth headset built in. The new duds come in three different frame colors. bq. The unique features of RAZRWire include Oakley’s...

Motorola PEBL V6 announced

Feb 14 2005 - 02:38 PM ET | Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- Motorola today announced another cousin to the smash-hit RAZR V3, the Motorola PEBL V6. The PEBL V6 joins the SLVR V8 in Motorola's new high-end line up. The clamshell phone has a, "responsive opening mechanism" for...

Motorola SLVR V8 official

Feb 14 2005 - 02:17 PM ET | Motorola
3GSM World Congress -- After well hyped rumors, the Motorola SLVR V8 was announced today at 3GSM in Cannes. It's a new high-end handset similar to the RAZR V3. Photos of the Motorola SLVR V8 leaked late last week, but...

Motorola to enter low-cost market

Feb 14 2005 - 03:24 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola will begin to ship ultra low-cost mobile phones to emerging markets. The handsets will sell for less than $40. Motrola expects to sell 6 million units in the first six months, starting this April. According to the GSM Assosiation,...

Next gen Motorola phone spy shots

Feb 10 2005 - 03:58 PM ET | Motorola
Grainy pictures from a Motorola presentation detailing next generation Motorola mobile phones have been posted online. Included in the photo set is the candy-bar style RAZR phone BusinessWeek mentioned not too long ago. Phones names given in the presentation: *...

Cingular to carry Motorola V186

Feb 07 2005 - 04:30 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola, Rumor
It appears that Cingular Wireless will carry the Motorola V186. The phone was announced last month, but without any information about carriers. Today, images appeared on the FCC's website that show a Cingular branded Motorola V186. the branding isn't in...

Motorola V551p details

Jan 31 2005 - 02:57 AM ET | Motorola, Push-to-talk, Rumor
According to a PowerPoint document on Motorola's website [link; 4.2MB] a push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) ready version of the Motorola V551 is slated for launch next quarter. The Motorola V551p supports the following PoC features: * Dedicated PTT button (Left...

Black RAZR V3 shown off on CNBC

Jan 27 2005 - 12:10 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola CEO Ed Zande today showed off a new black RAZR V3 phone that will be given away in the Oscar goodie bags. MobileTracker noted earlier this month that Motorola was expected to add new colors and shapes to the...

Limited edition Motorola i860 offered by Boost

Jan 24 2005 - 03:41 PM ET | Motorola
Boost Mobile will begin to sell a new limited edition version of the popular Motorola i860. The i860 is the first iDEN phone with a camera and it also features 2 color displays. The new limited edition i860 Woody Box,...

Motorola to extend RAZR line, report

Jan 20 2005 - 10:01 PM ET | Motorola
BusinessWeek dropped a bombshell: Motorola plans to extend the RAZR V3 mobile phone into a line of high-end devices. Besides other colors, there will be a candy bar form factor of the RAZR called the Sliver. Comparisons to the Apple...

Motorola shares slip

Jan 19 2005 - 03:04 PM ET | Motorola
Despite a solid Q4 2004 earnings announcement yesterday, shares of Motorola [MOT] fell over 7% in trading Wednesday. Even though Motorola was the second largest cell phone manufacturer last quarter (beating out Samsung for the title), the company warned investors...

Motorola C381p announced

Jan 19 2005 - 01:41 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced another GSM push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) handset, the C381p. The Motorola C381p is an entry level handset: * 128 x 128 pixel 65K color CSTN display * Dual band GSM * Weight under 80g * Dedicated PTT...

Motorola C698p announced

Jan 19 2005 - 01:09 PM ET | Motorola, Push-to-talk
Motorola today announced the C698p, a candy bar style push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) capable handset. Features of the Motorola C698p include: * VGA camera * Dedicated push-to-talk (PTT) button * High-end speakers for better speakerphone (PoC) * 176 x 220...

Motorola Q4 2004 statement

Jan 18 2005 - 05:52 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola had a record fourth quarter in 2004. The company earned $687 million in Q4, a 56% increase from the same quarter last year. Wireless handset shipments of 31.8 million, up 42% versus Q4 2003 shipments, representing an estimated market...

Motorola E815 approved

Jan 14 2005 - 03:34 PM ET | Motorola
The FCC has approved Motorola's first EV-DO compatible handset (FCC ID: IHDT56EL1), the Motorola E815. The E815 was announced at CES last week and boasts a nice list of features: * Video-on-demand (Ed. note: we believe this is through Verizon...

Motorola joins with Oakley for Bluetooth headsets

Jan 14 2005 - 03:43 AM ET | Bluetooth, Motorola
Update: The product is called RAZRWire and it should be launched sometime in the second half of 2005. Motorola has announced a partnership with Oakley to create Bluetooth headset eyewear. Currently Oakley is selling a line of sun glasses with...

Apple / Motorola partnership at keynote

Jan 12 2005 - 01:01 AM ET | Motorola
Steve Jobs lightly touched on the Apple / Motorola partnership (to bring a mobile version of iTunes to Motorola phones) during his keynote speech at MacWorld San Francisco 2005 on Tuesday. The same slide that a Motorola executive showed off...

Motorola shows off iTunes phone

Jan 07 2005 - 12:41 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola executive Ron Garriques showed off an un-named Motorola phone with iTunes on board. Ron was giving a speech at CES and was vague on details, but here's what we do know: * Uses the interface of the recent iPod...

Motorola V186 announced

Jan 06 2005 - 04:50 AM ET | CES, Motorola
Motorola unveiled the V186 today at CES, an EDGE enabled V180. Besides EDGE, features of the Motorola V186 include: * 128×128 pixel 65K color CSTN main display, 96 x 32 pixel monochrome LCD * Speakerphone * AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)...

Motorola E815 announced, EV-DO

Jan 06 2005 - 04:37 AM ET | CES, Motorola
Motorola's first EV-DO handset, the E815, was announced today at CES. The Motorola E815 joins several other recently announced phones that include EV-DO [1, 2]. Expected to ship in the first quarter of 2005, the Motorola E815 packs the following...

Motorola V635 officially announced

Jan 06 2005 - 04:22 AM ET | CES, Motorola
The Motorola V635 was officially announced today at CES. MobileTracker first reported on this handset in late December when the FCC approved the device. Features of the Motorola V635 include: * Megapixel camera with video capture * TransFlash memory slot...

Motorola tests HSDPA in Europe

Jan 06 2005 - 02:11 AM ET | 3G, Motorola
Motorola announced that it completed trials of HSDPA (the 3G technolgy currently in testing by Cingular Wireless) in Europe: bq. Speeds of 2.9Mbps have been recorded at the edge of an outdoor UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) cell using a...

OpEd: Motorola V635 the iPhone?

Jan 04 2005 - 12:15 AM ET | Motorola
By Jon Gales -- With MacWorld just around the corner (Steve Jobs' keynote speech is on January 11th) Mac savvy mobile phone users are hoping that Apple will show off its progress on a mobile version of iTunes. Earlier this...

Motorola V635 specs leak

Dec 28 2004 - 12:35 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Information on the Motorola V635 has been posted onto the FCC's website. The Motorola V635 is an update to the Motorola V620 which was itself an update to the Motorola V600. Features of the V635 include: * EDGE high-speed data...

Motorola eyes Sprint data upgrade

Dec 22 2004 - 05:40 PM ET | Data, Motorola
Motorola is looking to become a supplier for Sprint's future high-speed data upgrade. Besides the future EV-DO upgrade, Sprint's going to have a surplus of bandwidth suitable for WiMax: bq. It has said it would consider using the WiMax standard....

Motorola i605 details leaked

Dec 17 2004 - 04:41 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
The Motorola i605 will be the first iDEN mobile phone from Motorola with Bluetooth. Destined for Nextel, the Motorola i605 will be a welcomed site--currently the BlackBerry 7520 is the only device carried by Nextel that offers Bluetooth. The feature...

Motorola's iTunes phone near

Dec 16 2004 - 03:10 PM ET | Motorola
Some believe that Motorola's new phone with iTunes on board could be coming soon (even though others believe it will never make it to a popular phone). Apple's CEO, Steve Jobs, is giving a keynote speech in January that is...

Motorola inks 3-year iDEN deal

Dec 16 2004 - 02:53 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
In an attempt to ease investor's mind over the Sprint / Nextel merger (and eventual easing away from Motorola's iDEN technology), Motorola today announced a contract with Nextel to provide iDEN equipment for the next 3-years. Motorola supplies both the...

Motorola stock jumps

Dec 13 2004 - 11:14 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola stock took a beating last week after the Sprint / Nextel merger put fears into investor's minds (Nextel is a large Motorola customer). But analysts have now decided that the merger really wouldn't change much at Motorola: bq. Of...

Motorola MPx approved by FCC

Dec 06 2004 - 12:52 PM ET | Motorola
The FCC has given its stamp of approval to Motorola's upcoming MPx smartphone. The Motorola MPx is supposed to be here in early 2005. Features of the devvice include: * Dual hinged design for both phone and PDA functions (numeric...

Motorola MPx220 for $49.99

Nov 25 2004 - 12:35 PM ET | Motorola
Tomorrow morning from 6am-12pm BestBuy stores will run a post-Thanksgiving day sale. In the sales circular BestBuy is advertising the Motorola MPx220 for $349.99 and a $300 mail-in rebate, bringing the final price down to just $49.99. This makes the...

Motorola RAZR V3 for $369.99

Nov 22 2004 - 01:51 PM ET | Bargain, Cingular, Motorola
While the Motorola RAZR V3 may be on a lot of wish lists this Christmas, it isn't on a lot of budgets--the $499 price after contract puts it out of reach for most consumers (and that's the limited time, $100...

Motorola V260 ships on Verizon Wireless

Nov 22 2004 - 11:34 AM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of the Motorola V260. The V260 is very similar to the Motorola V265 which shipped from Verizon Wireless earlier this month. The Motorola V260's feature set includes: * BREW 2.1 * 128 x 128...

Motorola MPx220 for $199

Nov 21 2004 - 01:33 PM ET | Bargain, Cingular, Motorola
After starting sales of the Motorola MPx220 last week, Amazon.com has recently added a rebate to bring the price down to $199. This is the lowest price we have seen for the Windows Mobile powered smartphone. Features of the Motorola...

Motorola A630 launches on T-Mobile

Nov 19 2004 - 11:34 AM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
As expected, T-Mobile has launched the Motorola A630. The phone has experienced a series of delays, as MobileTracker noted last week. Features of the A630 include: * Unique flip open QWERTY keyboard * Bluetooth * AIM * Speakerphone * VGA...

MPx220 on sale at Amazon.com

Nov 16 2004 - 01:35 PM ET | Motorola
Amazon.com has started to sell the Motorola MPx220 with Cingular service. Deliveries should begin in 1-2 weeks. The phone has been for sale at BestBuy locations nationwide for about a month, though reports over the weekend indicate BestBuy has sent...

Amazon pulls A630, adds to puzzle

Nov 12 2004 - 12:58 AM ET | Motorola, Rumor
By Jon Gales -- Despite claims by Motorola that this Christmas will be the season to remember, the company's Motorola A630 phone is no where to be seen. Rumors of manufactoring snags have circulated the internet for several months. Despite...

Motorola RAZR V3 back for sale

Nov 11 2004 - 10:17 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
The trendy Motorola RAZR V3 is back for sale on Cingular.com. It appeared for a short time earlier this month and was said to be expected back on November 15th. It appears to be several days ahead of schedule. You...

Motorola V265 launched by Verizon Wireless

Nov 10 2004 - 01:16 PM ET | Motorola, Verizon Wireless
Update: You can purchase the Motorola V265 for free at Amazon.com... Verizon Wireless will begin selling the Motorola V265 on Friday. The V265 is an affordable clamshell with a decent feature set: * VGA camera * BREW * Speakerphone *...

Motorola: 20 new phones in Q4 (on time!)

Nov 08 2004 - 12:16 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola announced [Subscription req.] that it expects to launch 20 new mobile phones in the ramp up to the holidays, and unlike last year actually have some units to sell (Motorola was plagued by shipping delays last Christmas). Motorola said...

MPx220 AT&T Wireless watch, even closer

Nov 05 2004 - 05:38 PM ET | AT&T Wireless, Motorola, Rumor
MobileTracker has found a group of online support documents from AT&T Wireless concerning the Motorola MPx220. The set of 38 documents were all updated today, November 5th. You can currently purchase a Motorola MPx220 from Cingular Wireless at Best Buy...

3 UK launches 3G Motorola's

Nov 04 2004 - 02:57 PM ET | 3G, Motorola
3 UK today announced the availability of three new 3G mobile phones from Motorola. The phones are: * Motorola E1000 - 260K color display, 1.2 megapixel camera with 8x zoom, QVGA resolution display, Bluetooth * Motorola A1000 - Symbian based,...

RAZR V3 review

Nov 03 2004 - 10:55 PM ET | Motorola, Review
Walter Mossberg reviews the Motorola RAZR V3 in today's Wall Street Journal. Overall he likes the phone, but thinks it is too expensive. bq. This phone isn't perfect. In addition to its high price, the included software has some drawbacks....

SPINMOTO MS340 announced

Nov 03 2004 - 09:45 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola Korea announced a new handset called the SPINMOTO MS340 that looks like an upgraded Motorola V80. Features of the MS340 include: * MP3 player (stereo speaker support) * 262K color TFT LCD screen that can display 176 x 220...

Motorola V551 launched by Cingular

Nov 01 2004 - 11:36 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
You can buy the Motorola V551 for FREE after rebate from Wirefly Cingular today adjusted its phone lineup and added the Motorola V551. The V551 is currently a Cingular exclusive, but is similar to other V series Motorola phones. Here...

RAZR V3 launches on Cingular

Nov 01 2004 - 11:12 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Update: Cingular pulled the phone shortly after this post. Look for it again on November 15th... As expected, Cingular Wireless has launched the Motorola RAZR V3. The super-thin flip phone is now listed on online sales for most markets. Expect...

Motorola intros 4 Bluetooth products

Oct 29 2004 - 02:32 PM ET | Accessories, Bluetooth, Motorola
Motorola yesterday announced four new Bluetooth accessories, including three hands free headsets. *Motorola Wireless Headset HS850 with Bluetooth* - Upgraded from the award winning HS810 headset. The HS850 features improved battery life, improved loudness and audio quality, and comes equipped...

RAZR V3 to ship in US soon

Oct 26 2004 - 02:05 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
The Motorola RAZR V3 will begin to ship in the US soon according to a email sent out to potential customers by Motorola. The email was sent to people who previously requested to be updated on the RAZR's release schedule....

Motorola V710 problems admitted

Oct 21 2004 - 01:05 AM ET | Motorola
Om Malik writes that Motorola has confirmed there are big problems with its Motorola V710 CDMA mobile phone. The information was revealed in a conference call. bq. The alignment of the camera module is off center causing a recall and...

Motorola earnings strong on phone sales

Oct 19 2004 - 05:04 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola's third quarter 2004 results are strong thanks to brisk sales of mobile phones. The company reported a net income triple the same quarter last year. Here are the numbers: * Net income of $479 million or 20 cents a...

AT&T Wireless drops MPx200, re-ups T721

Oct 18 2004 - 12:30 AM ET | AT&T Wireless, Motorola
AT&T Wireless today adjusted its phone lineup, removing the Motorola MPx200 and adding the once dropped Motorola T721. The T721 can be purchased for $49.99 and includes basic features like a color screen and J2ME Java. Because of the age...

Motorola MPx220 goes on sale today

Oct 17 2004 - 05:04 PM ET | Motorola
As we reported last week, today marks is the nationwide launch of the Motorola MPx220 at BestBuy stores. Currently the phone is a BestBuy exclusive, but it should find its way into Cingular retail stores before too long. The Windows...

MPx220 national starting Sunday

Oct 15 2004 - 10:06 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola MPx220 smartphone will be available nationwide from BestBuy stores starting Sunday, October 17th. The Windows Mobile powered smartphone began selling from select BestBuy stores last week. Look for the MPx220 in Cingular retail stores later next month. Features...

Motorola announces 6 new clamshells

Oct 14 2004 - 02:37 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola announced 6 new clamshell phones all in one swoop. Not a whole lot of information is available on each one at this time, which is why they all sound so similar... All of the new models include Bluetooth, a...

Motorola V535 announced

Oct 14 2004 - 02:29 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola V535 is a new consumer oriented phone from Motrola. Announced today, the new handset is available in a choice of tactile black or blue. Features include: * Video playback and capture * Bluetooth * VGA camera * Picture...

Motorola V545 announced

Oct 14 2004 - 02:27 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced the Motorola V545. The slender clamshell phone comes in, "soft touch black with silver" and has the following features: * Capture up to 12 seconds of video to share via MMS * VGA camera * Bluetooth The...

Motorola E550 announced

Oct 14 2004 - 02:24 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola E550 is a black clad phone aimed at being fun. It's an update to the very popular Motorola V300. Available as a T-Mobile exclusive (Ed. Note: most likely not T-Mobile USA), the Motorola E550 sports: * Video playback...

Motorola V547 announced

Oct 14 2004 - 02:21 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola V547 is a new phone from Motorola targeting business users. Features of the clamshell handset include: * EDGE high speed data * Bluetooth * 176 x 220 pixel 65,000 color display * Quad-band GSM * Speakerphone * Conference...

Motorola V550 announced

Oct 14 2004 - 02:17 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola V550 is the successor to the Motorola V525 (AKA Motorola V505). Features of the small clamshell phone include: * Bluetooth * VGA camera with video recording and playback (12 seconds) Don't look for the V550 around the US...

Motorola V620 announced

Oct 14 2004 - 02:13 AM ET | Motorola
While no secret, Motorola finally took the wraps off the Motorola V620. The update to the popular V600 adds a sleek new black color, improved screen, video recording and more. Here's how the Motorola V620 stacks up: * 176 x...

Motorola A668 details

Oct 12 2004 - 08:41 PM ET | Motorola
The FCC has information on the Motorola A668, a new phone from Motorola that sports finger writing recognition (FWR)... The keypad doubles as a input surface for finger writing. Features of the Motorola A668 include: * Megapixel camera with flash...

Motorola, MasterCard team for PayPass

Oct 12 2004 - 02:04 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola and MasterCard today announced a trial for PayPass, a wireless and cashless transaction system. The new "contactless" payment system works using Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. PayPass is similar to FeliCa, NTT DoCoMo's payment technology. To make a purchase,...

MPx220 for $249.99 at BestBuy

Oct 10 2004 - 10:32 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola, Smartphone
SlashPhone noticed that the BestBuy sunday-insert ad for select Sourthern California is advertising the Motorola MPx220 for just $249.99 with a 2-year Cingular contract. This deal is available in-store only. Last week MobileTracker noted select BestBuy stores were stocking the...

Motorola MPx220 launched by BestBuy

Oct 08 2004 - 03:48 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, Smartphone
The highly anticipated Motorola MPx220 is starting a softlaunch at BestBuy stores nationwide. Reports of availibility have varied, but a Howard Forums user reports on sucess finding the phone at a BestBuy store in California. BestBuy stores in Tampa, Florida--where...

Baby Phat i833 announced

Oct 07 2004 - 10:13 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced a customized version of its popular Motorola i830 mobile phone: the Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons i833 phone by Motorola. The limited edition phone is accented with 0.4 carats of real diamonds. The Baby Phat by...

Motorola i860 launched by Nextel

Oct 06 2004 - 12:39 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
You can purchase the Motorola i860 from Amazon.com for just $124.99 after rebate. Nextel has launched the widely anticipated Motorola i860. This is the first iDEN handset with a digital camera. Main features of the handset include: * Main display:...

Motorola MPx220 launch near

Oct 03 2004 - 01:21 PM ET | AT&T Wireless, Cingular, Motorola, Rumor, Smartphone
Chatter concerning the Motorola MPx220 has become more detailed in the last few days. Some claim that stores already have the device in stock. AT&T Wireless has images of the phone residing on its server: # Large # Small The...

Motorola RAZR V3 launches in UK

Oct 01 2004 - 01:41 PM ET | Motorola
The Motorola RAZR V3 is now available in the UK. Carphone Warehouse is selling the highly sought after device for as low as 49.99 (about $90 US) with a new activation from O2. You can also purchase the RAZR V3...

Motorola A630 on Amazon

Sep 29 2004 - 11:24 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Confirming our previous report, the Motorola A630 appears to be days away from launch. Mega retailer Amazon.com has posted the phone on its web site. Availability of the unlaunched phone is listed as, "In stock soon. Order now to get...

Motorola invests in mobile security firm

Sep 28 2004 - 01:48 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced an investment in Bluefire Security Technologies. The money will be used to, "Accelerate the development of its [Bluefire's] Mobile Firewall Plus suite of security applications." The software attempts to secure data on mobile devices: bq. As more...

Motorola V180 launched by Cingular

Sep 27 2004 - 02:38 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless today began selling the Motorola V180. The V180 has been launched by both T-Mobile and AT&T Wireless in the recent weeks. Cingular is selling the V180 for just $59.99, without a rebate. That's the lowest cost between the...

Motorola A630 release close?

Sep 23 2004 - 03:04 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, T-Mobile
The word on the street is that T-Mobile is very close to releasing the Motorola A630. In a rumor report from August, MobileTracker reported that the Motorola A630 would likely be seen from T-Mobile in September. This claim is supported...

Motorola V180 launched by AT&T Wireless

Sep 20 2004 - 01:06 AM ET | AT&T Wireless, Motorola
AT&T Wireless today launched the Motorola V180 for consumers. For the past week it has been available to business customers only. The Motorola V180 comes with: * 128128 pixel 65K color CSTN main display, 96 x 32 pixel monochrome LCD...

Motorola V505 launched on AT&T Wireless

Sep 20 2004 - 12:59 AM ET | AT&T Wireless, Motorola
Update: Amazon.com has started selling the Motorola V505. After rebate you get $75 BACK. This is less than free. As expected, AT&T Wireless has officially launched the Motorola V505. MobileTracker exclusively reported on images of the Motorola V505 showing up...

Motorola V505 on AT&T Wireless site

Sep 16 2004 - 12:07 AM ET | AT&T Wireless, Motorola, Rumor
Update: This phone has since launched and Amazon.com has started selling the Motorola V505. After rebate you get $75 BACK. This is less than free. Rumor has it that AT&T Wireless will today drop the Motorola V600 in favor of...

Motorola i325 released on Nextel

Sep 15 2004 - 03:18 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
The Motorola i325 is now available from Nextel. The i325 is a ruggedized phone built for abuse. Like the i315 it features Motorola's new Direct Talk feaure. Features of the i325 include: * Rain-resistant rugged design built to withstand extreme...

Motorola i315 released on Nextel

Sep 15 2004 - 03:12 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel recently added the Motorola i315 to its phone lineup. The i315 is the first phone from Motorola to support Direct Talk, which is basically Direct Connect without a network available (works within 1-8 miles). Features of the i315 include:...

Motorola V180 launched by T-Mobile

Sep 14 2004 - 01:29 AM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA today launched the Motorola V180. While the V180 announced over 7 months ago, T-Mobile is the first carrier to pick this phone up in the US. Features include: * 128x128 pixel 65K color CSTN main display, 96 x...

Motorola beefs up design team

Sep 08 2004 - 02:27 PM ET | Motorola
Retuers has an article on Motorola's recent attempt to put more focus on the design of its mobile phone. This can be shown most clearly by the Motorola RAZR V3. bq. Working with high-tech graphics, space-age materials like titanium, and...

Cingular to carry Motorola RAZR V3

Sep 03 2004 - 10:18 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola, Rumor
According to several reader tips, Cingular Wireless retail sales reps have been notified of a sales goal where they can be awarded a free Motorola RAZR V3. The RAZR V3 is of course the super-thin flip phone that turned heads...

T-Mobile shows off Motorola A630

Aug 27 2004 - 01:00 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, T-Mobile
T-Mobile has not officially announced plans to carry the Motorola A630, but it has been a rumor since the phone was announced in June. Watchful eyes have found that an image on the front page of T-Mobile's website shows Catherine...

Motorola V600 recall update

Aug 23 2004 - 02:30 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola, Rumor
Earlier this month MobileTracker reported that Cingular was recalling some Motorola V600 handsets. A week before the recall was announced, Cingular dropped the V600 from its line up. The plot thickens when today RCR Wireless News says they asked Motorola...

Report: DoCoMo looks to Motorola for phones

Aug 22 2004 - 10:27 PM ET | DoCoMo, Motorola
A Dow Jones News Wire report [subscription] reveals details of a NTT DoCoMo plan to have Motorola begin making 3G handsets. Nothing has been settled yet, but a deal could be announced as soon as the end of the month....

Cingular launches Motorola V220

Aug 19 2004 - 12:47 AM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless has launched the Motorola V220. This launch confirms our report, coming out even a little sooner than we had thought. The phone is very similar to the Motorola V400, but is smaller and lighter. With a new activation,...

Motorola Pininfarina i833 announced

Aug 18 2004 - 12:55 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Motorola today announced the Pininfarina Limited Edition Motorola i833. Pininfarina is the design group behind Ferrari and Maserati. The new i833 is based off the popular i830, a tiny iDEN that Nextel is marketing hard. Features include: * 65,000 color...

Motorola C650 ships on T-Mobile

Aug 16 2004 - 12:47 PM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA today launched the Motorola C650, an entry level candy bar style camera phone. It has a similar feature set to the Motorola V300, but in a different form factor. Here are some features: * VGA camera (4x digital...

Verizon Wireless launches Motorola V710

Aug 12 2004 - 06:12 PM ET | Bluetooth, Motorola, Verizon Wireless
As expected, Verizon Wireless has launched the Motorola V710. The device has been selling at some Radio Shack stores since late last month, but today marks the first day that the phone is available from Verizon Wireless corporate. This phone...

Deal watch: Motorola V600 for free

Aug 08 2004 - 03:14 PM ET | Bargain, Cingular, Motorola
In this week's Best Buy Sunday insert there is a deal to get a Motorola V400 for $129.99 and a Motorola V600 for $249.99. There is a $50 rebate on the V400, and a $250 rebate on the V600. However,...

Cingular recalling V600s

Aug 08 2004 - 02:18 PM ET | Cingular, Motorola
Cingular Wireless is recalling Motorola V600s, replacing them with a loaner Motorola V400 (nearly the same phone but without Bluetooth) for an unknown period of time. MobileTracker noted late last month that Cingular halted sales of the V600. Here are...

Upcoming US phones

Aug 02 2004 - 12:01 AM ET | Motorola, Nokia, Rumor, Staff Picks
We've mentioned a ton of new phones for the US lately, so many that its hard to keep track of what's coming when. Below we have an exclusive look at all the dirt on the phones you ask about. If...

Motorola RAZR V3 carriers

Aug 01 2004 - 08:48 PM ET | Motorola
Due to the number of requests for information about the new Motorola RAZR V3 and what carriers it will be on, here is a quick answer: only GSM carriers. For those unaware of the technology behind cell phones, there are...

Cingular kills Motorola V600 [updated]

Jul 31 2004 - 07:23 PM ET | Motorola
MobileTracker has been getting reader reports that Cingular is going to discontinue the Motorola V600. Cingular has been shipping the V600 since May. Once the current stock of units is sold no more will be re-ordered. As of this time...

Motorola MPx100 cancelled

Jul 31 2004 - 12:15 AM ET | Motorola
At the MotoSummer 2004 event in New York City, Motorola officially confirmed the MPx100 has been cancelled. We covered a rumor about this topic two weeks ago. The company cited demand for clamshell models as the reason for the MPx100's...

Motorola V710 now selling

Jul 30 2004 - 06:01 PM ET | Motorola
Our friends at Gizmodo are getting reader reports that the Motorola V710 is now in stock at Radio Shack. The V710 was highly anticipated due to it being one of the first CDMA phones with Bluetooth. For new customers who...

Motorola predicts top spot

Jul 30 2004 - 02:40 AM ET | Motorola, Nokia, Samsung
A Motorola executive is quoted in a Finnish business paper as saying that Motorola will once again be the world's largest mobile phone maker. Nokia has held the top position (which it took from Motorola) since 1998. Nokia's market share...

Motorola iTunes deal hits snag

Jul 28 2004 - 11:58 PM ET | Apple, Motorola
Motorola's deal to get Apple's iTunes player onto its mobile phones may have hit a snag--data hungry carriers. Since songs would be placed on phones via USB or Bluetooth mobile carriers won't see any money. Forbes.com says analysts believe that...

Motorola V620 soon

Jul 27 2004 - 06:08 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola had a new phone blitz earlier today, but did not mention the Motorola V620, an update to the popular V600. PhoneScoop provides a few details about the phone: it's black and it has video recording. Other than that not...

T-Mobile ships Motorola V600

Jul 27 2004 - 05:48 PM ET | Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA has finally started to ship the Motorola V600. MobileTracker reviewed an unbranded Motorola V600 in May. The phone is selling for $299 without rebates from T-Mobile, contract needed. You can purchase the V600 for as little as $49.99...

Motorola CN620 WiFi phone announced

Jul 27 2004 - 02:03 AM ET | Motorola
While not news to MobileTracker readers, Motorola has taken the covers off its first WiFi phone--the Motorola CN620. We noted that the CN620 got FCC approval on the first of this month. You should be able to purchase a CN620...

Motorola announces V975 and C975

Jul 27 2004 - 01:39 AM ET | Motorola
During a day filled with new phones, Motorola announced two new 3G handsets. The V975 and C975 both sport features like 2-way video conferencing and a VGA camera with 4x zoom. They should be available in the fourth quarter of...

Motorola V551 announced

Jul 27 2004 - 01:34 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola V551 is a new handset from Motorola that sports EDGE and a thin case. It's also a quad-band phone so it will be available in North America, Europe and Asia. Other notables are: * 176 x 220 color...

Motorola A870 announced

Jul 27 2004 - 01:30 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced the Motorola A870, a handset aimed at professional users. The standout difference with the A870 is that it runs the Linux operating system. Here are some other specs: * EDGE high-speed data * 240 x 320 color...

Motorola MPx220 officially announced

Jul 27 2004 - 01:27 AM ET | Motorola
While no secret, the Motorola MPx220 was officially announced today. A page on Motorola's website has been up since June that had details on the phone, but it had never been officially announced. Here are some specs (if you need...

Motorola RAZR V3 announced

Jul 27 2004 - 01:20 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced the RAZR V3, a super-thin handset that still packs heat. It's just 14mm thick (about 1/2") and is made out of titanium. * Built-in camera * Bluetooth, * 2.2" 262K color main display, 4,096 color sub-display Look...

iTunes on Motorola phones

Jul 26 2004 - 11:32 PM ET | Apple, Motorola
Motorola and Apple today announced that Apple's music jukebox software will be made available for all mass market Motorola music phones. The handsets include the V710, A630, C650 and E398. Users will be able to transfer songs from iTunes to...

Nextel and Motorola admit GPS problems

Jul 20 2004 - 08:49 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel and Motorola today made an announcement about a GPS-bug in Motorola i205, i305, i530, i710, i730, i733, i736 and i830 phones. The bug causes the phone to reboot when the GPS is activated While not normally a serious problem,...

Motorola V810 to ship this Fall

Jul 20 2004 - 02:42 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced that the V810 will start shipping from US Cellular this September. While this will be the North American launch of the phone, it was originally announced back in March 2003. Rumor has it that Verizon Wireless may...

Motorola V710 launch announced

Jul 20 2004 - 10:44 AM ET | Motorola
The highly anticipated Motorola V710 will launch in August Motorola has revealed. The V710 will be one of the first CDMA phones with Bluetooth. Here are some other specs: * 1.23 megapixel camera with 4x zoom and video capture *...

Motorola MPx100 possibly cancelled

Jul 15 2004 - 03:03 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
DigiTimes is reporting that Motorola has told Compal, the company it contracted to make the Motorola MPx100, to postpone its order of MPx100 smartphones. bq. Motorola originally placed orders for three smartphone models based on Microsofts Windows Mobile 2003 OS...

Motorola i710 released by Nextel

Jul 08 2004 - 12:24 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Nextel today announced the Motorola i710 is now available. It's a flip phone with push-to-talk, GPS, Java, a color screen and more. It will cost you $99.99 after a $25 rebate....

Motorola CN620 approved, Wi-Fi phone

Jul 01 2004 - 05:12 PM ET | Motorola
The FCC has approved the Motorola CN620, the first phone that can switch from VoIP to GSM via WiFi. VoIP is a technology that routes voice traffic over the internet, and has increasingly become popular in the business world. The...

Motorola i285 launches on Boost Mobile

Jul 01 2004 - 01:05 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola is busy launching yet another phone (the A630 and MPx220 weren't enough!)--the Motorola i285. This phone is a Boost Mobile exclusive, and features somewhat of a uniuqe feature: a vanity mirror. You'll be able to snag the Motorola i285...

Motorola A630 announced

Jun 30 2004 - 08:23 PM ET | Motorola
You can buy the Motorola A630 with T-Mobile service for just $99.99 through WireFly. Motorola today introduced the Motorola A630 at an exclusive party in New York City on the rooftop of Hotel Gansevoort (pictures from the party). It's a...

Motorola MPx220 announced

Jun 29 2004 - 02:02 PM ET | Motorola, Smartphone
Not that it was a secret, but Motorola has finally posted some information on the Motorola MPx220. It's the successor to the MPx200, and has been rumored for well over 6 months. A rough draft press release was leaked a...

MPx220 launch press release leaked

Jun 10 2004 - 11:59 AM ET | Motorola
The Motorola MPx220, a phone that everyone knows is coming, but no one wants to announce, looks to be here any day. A website is claiming to have the full-text press release, which usually means it's very close to launch....

Motorola V265 / V260 announced

Jun 08 2004 - 02:36 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola announced two new handsets: the Motorola V265 and the Motorola V260. Both are BREW enabled CDMA phones. Here are some specifics for each model: Motorola V265 * Integrated VGA camera with digital zoom and self portrait functionality * speakerphone...

Motorola i830 introduced by Nextel

Jun 08 2004 - 11:14 AM ET | Motorola, Nextel
Purchase this phone from Wirefly and get back $50 (that's right, after rebate you make money!). Click here for the Silver version. Nextel today announced the smallest DirectConnect handset in the US--the Motorola i830. Here's a quick look at some...

Motorola MPx220 leak

Jun 07 2004 - 11:31 AM ET | Motorola
Rumors are still flying over the Motorola MPx220, the successor to the hit MPx200. While it is not officially announced, at least one site has detailed specs and photos. * Megapixel camera with flash * MiniSD card slot * Internal...

Motorola leads China

Jun 01 2004 - 02:33 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola has the #1 marketshare spot in China according to the Wall Street Journal [subscription] (it's likely that the official announcement from Motorola will come out later today). The company expects to stay number one throughout the year. Motorola's Chinese...

Motorola V600 arrives in Canada

May 13 2004 - 03:04 PM ET | Motorola
The Motorola V600 has started shipping on Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless. The Motorola V600 will sell for $449.99 Canadian with a 2-year contract from Rogers Wireless. Look for it at Rogers Wireless dealer and retail locations across Canada, or online....

Motorola V600 review

May 10 2004 - 12:50 AM ET | Motorola, Review
You can buy the Motorola V600 for just -$25 with T-Mobile service from WireFly. By Jon Gales - The Motorola V600 was a long time coming to the US, but that hasn't hurt its popularity. It's one of the most...

Motorola V600 shipping from Cingular

May 07 2004 - 02:09 PM ET | Motorola
While the Motorola V600 has Bluetooth and a large color screen, it doesn't have a press relations department. We reported in March that it was starting to ship from AT&T Wireless (despite the lack of an announcement by either company)....

Motorola stock surges on increased profits

Apr 21 2004 - 09:29 AM ET | Motorola
Due to an excellent earnings report announced after the market close yesterday, shares of Motorola (MOT) are up over 20%. Motorola's Q1 revenues were nearly $2 billion more than expectations, over a 40% gain. Profit for the quarter came to...

Motorola V300 now shipping from Amazon

Mar 30 2004 - 02:23 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola
The Motorola V300 is now shipping from Amazon.com. For quite some time it was backordered. It is still free after rebate. Moreover, the V300 has fallen down one notch from its #1 perch on the sales sheet. The Sony Ericsson...

CTIA: Motorola announces phone trio: A845, A840, V710

Mar 22 2004 - 10:00 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola today announced 3 new phones at CTIA. All are very advanced: * A845 - First WCDMA/UMTS 1900 phone. Live video calls, Bluetooth, MP3 player, 64MB of memory. Look for it in Q2/Q3 from AT&T Wireless. * A840 - Dual...

CeBit: Motorola announces hands free Bluetooth device

Mar 18 2004 - 02:45 PM ET | Bluetooth, Motorola
Motorola has announced a device for your car that uses both your stereo and your phone to allow hands-free calls. That may sound pretty complicated, but it may mean we'll see more phones with Bluetooth. Here's a quick description from...

Motorola intros E680, E398 and C650

Mar 08 2004 - 10:36 AM ET | Bluetooth, Motorola
Motorola today introduced three new bar-style mobile phones. All are called "music phones" and include content made by MTV. C650 bq. MP3 ringtones, integrated VGA 4X zoom camera, 65K color display, MPEG4 video playback, downloadable Java games and multimedia messaging....

Motorola V600 delayed

Mar 05 2004 - 09:02 PM ET | Motorola
According to RCR News, AT&T Wireless has delayed the US launch of the Motorola V600. Motorola announced the phone would ship from AT&T Wireless in February. AT&T Wireless is said to be having software problems. The V600 is shipping without...

Motorola V300 review

Mar 01 2004 - 11:40 AM ET | Motorola, Review
Jonathan Schreiber, CEO of Xingtone and member of Unwired, has come aboard to bring you a short review of the white-hot Motorola V300. Jonathan is a mobile power user who averages 5,000 minutes a month on his cell. This should...

Motorola debuts A1000, a 3G handset

Feb 24 2004 - 12:40 AM ET | 3G, Motorola
As part of a rash of announcements [see 1, 2], Motorola has announced its newest 3G handset--the A1000. The phone attempts to meld raw power with sex appeal. * Video conferencing capabilities * Word, Excel, Powerpoint and PDF document viewing...

Motorola announces MPx for power users

Feb 24 2004 - 12:32 AM ET | Bluetooth, Motorola, Smartphone
Motorola announced another addition to its smartphone line up--the MPx. Others in the series have had numbers (e.g. 200, 100), the Motorola MPx. What it lacks in a flashy name, it makes up for in features: * Microsoft Windows Mobile...

Motorola intros MPx100

Feb 24 2004 - 12:22 AM ET | Bluetooth, Motorola, Smartphone
Motorola has announced the MPx100. The phone uses Microsofts Windows Mobile OS and sports a candy bar form factor. Unlike the MPx220, the MPx100 includes Bluetooth and a camera. The specs are as follows: * Windows Mobile Outlook email and...

Pictures of Motorola MPx220 surface

Feb 17 2004 - 01:42 PM ET | Motorola, Smartphone
Tech specs of the highly anticipated Motorola MPx220 were leaked last week, but now Brighthand has photos. The phone looks quite a bit different, notably the new silver color. Bluetooth and a VGA camera are both confirmed, and were probably...

FCC approves Motorola V710--CDMA + Bluetooth

Feb 13 2004 - 03:28 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola, who has been outpacing everyone else in the last few weeks, is at it again with the Motorola V710. PhoneScoop drudged up the FCC application, which was yesterday approved. The previously unknown phone works on CDMA networks (what Verizon...

MPx220 specs leaked

Feb 12 2004 - 11:04 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Specs of the upcoming Motorola MPx220 recently leaked onto a smartphone enthusiast website. It's the replacement of the very popular Motorola MPx200. The report cites a ship date of April 2004. Highlights of the MPx220 include: * Windows Mobile 2003...

Motorola V300 takes top spot at Amazon

Feb 12 2004 - 09:11 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola
The Motorola V300 [MobileTracker coverage 1, 2] has taken the top spot at Internet retail giant Amazon.com. The previous top seller was the smash hit Sony Ericsson T610. Supply of the V300 is still a problem, as the Amazon.com product...

Motorola announces 3 new PTT phones

Feb 11 2004 - 01:24 AM ET | Motorola, Push-to-talk
Motorola today announced 3 new "walkie-talkie" type mobile phones. The push-to-talk handsets are the: V400p, T300p and the V65p. The V400p is a quad-band GSM based handset that includes a camera and MP3 ringtones. It will be marketed for the...

Motorola intros 3 new phones [video]

Feb 06 2004 - 11:26 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced 3 new phones for World / Europe / Asia release. Although Motorola is the #2 handset maker in the world, its market share is down in Europe. The new models are an attempt to gain back some...

Rumor: Motorola MPx220 in Q2 2004

Feb 03 2004 - 05:34 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor, Smartphone
The DigiTimes has a note about the rumored Motorola MPx220. Previous reports pinned the launch date to Q1 2004, but according to the piece we won't see it in volume until the end of Q2. The Motorola MPx220 would replace...

Motorola triples earnings, mobile sales fall

Jan 20 2004 - 07:06 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola today released its 4th quarter earnings statement. Sales of $8 billion resulted in a net profit of $489 million. Although that's nearly three times Q4 2002, mobile phone sales dipped 3%. Motorola cited delays in camera modules for the...

Motorola V600 in Feb

Jan 07 2004 - 01:31 PM ET | AT&T Wireless, Motorola
Motorola has announced that the V600 will ship on AT&T Wireless starting next month. The phone, a big brother to the red-hot V300, should be in high demand. It will cost you $299 with a 2-year service contract. Here's a...

Nextel / Motorola launch new flip phone

Dec 16 2003 - 10:23 PM ET | Motorola
Nextel has launched the Motorola i530, a flip phone that can withstand war--literally. Billed by Motorola as the, "First Flip-style Phone in the U.S. that Meets Military Standards for Resistance to Dust, Shock, Vibration and Humidity", the phone is designed...

Optimized iTAP predicts sentences

Dec 10 2003 - 11:47 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola announced iTAP 6.0, an update to its predictive text technology. The new version can now predict whole sentences, which really speeds up text input. The software adapts based on your past use. Look for iTAP 6.0 on Motorola phones...

Washington Post reviews Motorola MPx200

Dec 06 2003 - 10:54 PM ET | Motorola, Review, Smartphone
Rob Pegoraro of the Washington Post reviewed the Motorola MPx200 and was quite impressed. Slated to be published tomorrow, the review praises the low cost of the smartphone and its ability to do a lot, but not too much. It...

Phone sales surge worldwide

Dec 04 2003 - 04:40 PM ET | In The News, Motorola
For various reasons worldwide shipments of cellular phones have surged, causing a squeeze on supply. Reasons for the brisk sales have varied from the Christmas season to improving economic conditions to cheaper hand sets. The latest estimates for sales this...

MobileBurn reviews MPx200

Dec 02 2003 - 10:54 PM ET | Motorola, Review, Smartphone
MobileBurn has posted a review of the Motorola MPx200, the smash hit smartphone. The review, written by Michael Oryl, on the whole is pretty positive. bq. "Up until this point I have not been a real fan of the MS...

Phat Farm debuts new Motorola mobile phone

Dec 01 2003 - 04:56 PM ET | Motorola
Phat Farm and Motorola have announced the Russell Simmons Phat Farm II Signature Motorola i733 Mobile Phone. Behind the lengthy title is a phone made for Nextel that sports the Phat Farm logo on the outside. Some of the notable...

Rumor: details on MPx200 camera

Nov 26 2003 - 05:04 PM ET | Camera, Motorola, Smartphone
MPx200.org has a scoop on the rumored camera attachment for the popular Motorola MPx200 smartphone. The device has an impressive feature set, but surprisingly lacks a camera. The yet-to-be-announced device fits into the phone's SD slot and is rumored to...

Motorola kills Chinese camera phone

Nov 26 2003 - 01:41 PM ET | Camera, Motorola
Motorola has announced that the V295 won't make it to market. The phone, targeted at the Chinese market, was cancelled due to lack of demand according to Motorola. The company already sells two other camera equipped phones in China, the...

T-Mobile to carry Motorola V300

Nov 21 2003 - 10:43 AM ET | Bargain, Motorola, T-Mobile
T-Mobile has announced that it will begin shipping the Motorola V300 next week. The phone is pretty well stocked, but its best feature is price--under $100. Other phones that have similar features sets cost 2 to 3 times that, and...

Motorola intros new cam phone, the C550

Nov 18 2003 - 03:50 PM ET | Camera, Motorola
Motorola today announced a new camera phone for the European and Asian markets. The C550 sports an integrated VGA resolution digital camera, multimedia messaging and Java support. It should hit store shelves this year. One of the more interesting aspects...

Motorola A920 patch forcibly removed

Nov 15 2003 - 04:20 PM ET | Motorola
In September of this year, we reported that the Motorola A920 is locked from 3rd party applications. According to 3, the company who applied the lock, the move was to secure the phone from possible malicious applications. The public didn't...

Motorola MPx200 takes another price dip--$79.99 now

Nov 15 2003 - 04:09 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola, Smartphone
Last week we noted Amazon.com was selling the red-hot Motorola MPx200 smartphone for $129.99. That promotion was so successful that rebates were not only extended, they were increased! You can now snag the phone for $79.99 with an AT&T Wireless...

Motorola A760 to use Intel chip

Oct 30 2003 - 06:39 PM ET | Motorola, Smartphone
C|Net is running an article that gives some more details on the upcoming Motorola A760. The phone is most famous for its use of Linux, but it also sports dual CPU's--something that's becoming more popular in phones, but still rare....

MPx200 now available on AT&T Wireless

Oct 21 2003 - 08:38 AM ET | Motorola, Smartphone
Motorola's latest smartphone, the MPx200, is now shipping through AT&T Wireless. The phone which we first mentioned last month is loaded with all the goodies you would expect from a smartphone. Here's a quick roundup: * GSM 1800/1900 * 176x220...

Nextel's 2004 lineup leaked

Oct 01 2003 - 01:20 PM ET | Motorola, Rumor
Gizmodo got ahold of Nextel's 2004 Motorola phone lineup (including some pictures). Of the three phones talked about, the i930 looks to be the most interesting. It will run Microsoft's mobile OS and include everything from a camera with flash...

Cam phones hot, Motorola out of luck

Sep 29 2003 - 02:25 PM ET | Camera, Motorola
Camera phones are going to outsell conventional digital cameras this year according to the latest reports out last week. At the same time, it looks like Motorola will not have its upcoming camera phones out by Christmas (a big season...

Popular V60 goes color

Sep 18 2003 - 03:51 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has released a color version of the popular V60 dubbed the V60t Color. It boasts the same compact form factor of its little brother, but improves in a few areas: * 2-line external display (upgraded from a 1-line) *...

Microsoft / Motorola team up

Sep 15 2003 - 08:27 AM ET | Motorola, Smartphone
As expected, Motorola has announced the MPx200, a smartphone that makes use of Microsoft's Mobile OS. Motorola also said there are plans for future devices. The MPx200 will be available via Orange starting next month, and from AT&T Wireless before...

3 Clamps down on A920

Sep 03 2003 - 03:38 PM ET | In The News, Motorola, Smartphone
Last week we mentioned that Motorola's new A920 was going to be launched by 3... It just came out now that the phone is going to be locked to specific applications approved by 3. This really takes the "smart" out...

Motorola uncovers A920

Aug 28 2003 - 03:55 PM ET | 3G, Camera, Motorola
Back in March we posted details on a yet-to-be-announced phone from Motorola that was being looked at for approval by the FCC. It was called the A920, and it has officially been announced by Motorola. It's the most advanced 3G...

Motorola launches first Linux smartphone

Aug 22 2003 - 09:11 AM ET | Camera, Motorola, Smartphone
Motorola launched its first Linux-based smartphone yesterday. While the desktop Linux world is in turmoil over a lawsuit from the US based SCO, there has been big progress in embedded Linux systems. The A760 sports a personal information management suite,...

Motorola's fall lineup

Aug 05 2003 - 11:30 AM ET | Motorola
Phonescoop has a great feature on Motorola's fall lineup for 2003. It covers all the models they will be launching. There are some really interesting looking phones, and lots of high-quality pictures. Make sure to take a look at the...

Barcode Scanner For Your Phone

Jun 13 2003 - 01:15 PM ET | Accessories, Motorola, Staff Picks, Unique
We've gotten word from Motorola that they've teamed up with Nextel and Symbol Technologies to make the first wireless barcode scanner for mobile phones. This looks to have a real use in warehouse environments and even in certain retail applications....

Motorola Announces Q1 Financials

Apr 16 2003 - 01:06 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced its financials for Q1 '03. Earnings are up slightly with sales down 2%. If you're an accountant and want to geek out, feel free....

Motorola's Harley-Davidson Phones

Apr 11 2003 - 12:06 PM ET | Motorola, Unique
Motorola announced today that it will be selling two versions of its popular V60i phones decked out Harley style: "Based upon one of the most popular mobile phone models in North America, the phones are available in black with leather...

Music On Your Motorola

Mar 25 2003 - 01:56 PM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced that it's introducing a radical new service to its customers. It's going to be providing "downloadable packaged themes featuring music from a variety of rock, pop, hip-hop and R&B artists". The whole idea centers around a "music...

Motorola Announces E390 and C320

Mar 20 2003 - 10:21 AM ET | Motorola
Motorola has announced two more phones--the E390 and the C320. The E390 is a color screen phone with features aimed to suck in the youth while the C320 is just a stripped down (no color for instance) E390. Expect these...

More New Motorola Phones

Mar 18 2003 - 08:47 PM ET | Camera, Motorola
It's that time of year--more new phones. Motorola has announced two new clamshell style CDMA phones: the V810 and the E310. The V810 features a color screen, integrated camera with flash (something that's missing on quite a few camera phones...

3G Motorola Phone Leaked

Mar 17 2003 - 10:55 AM ET | 3G, Camera, Motorola, PDA Phone
Due to an FCC filing pictures and details about an upcoming 3G phone from Motorola have been circulating. The A920 looks pretty hip--it's pretty much one big color screen. It's got a built in digital camera that can take stills...

Motorola V60i For Free

Mar 16 2003 - 08:04 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola
The geek chic Motorola V60i is available for free on Amazon.com after a $200 rebate (actually one for $50 and one for $150). Unlike a lot of current rebates, you don't have to go with T-Mobile--it's an ATT rebate. The...

Motorola T720 Review

Mar 16 2003 - 07:55 PM ET | Bargain, Camera, Motorola
Howard Chui has posted a review of the previoulsy mentioned Motorola T720. Remember, this phone is still free at Amazon.com after rebate with a T-Mobile service activation. "If you're bored of silver coloured flip phones (and there are a lot...

New Motorola GSM Phones

Mar 13 2003 - 03:46 PM ET | Motorola
PhoneScoop is reporting that Motorola has brought out two new GSM phones at the CeBIT conference in Germany. One of the phones (the one seen at right with a color screen) boasts high-end features like a built in VGA...

Motorola V70 For Free

Mar 03 2003 - 01:18 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola, Unique
The stylish Motorla V70 is still free after rebate at Amazon.com with a new service activation from T-Mobile. The phone has a cool swivel design (yes, that's what the cool transparent stuff is in the picture). The screen is...

Motorola C332 With AOL For -$50

Mar 02 2003 - 10:49 PM ET | Bargain, Motorola
If you buy the Motorola C332 from Letstalk.com, you'll profit $50 after rebate....

Motorola T720i With Camera For Free

Mar 02 2003 - 05:15 PM ET | Bargain, Camera, Motorola
Amazon has a great rebate offer going for the Motorola T720i with camera attachment. After the $250 in rebates (this is a T-Mobile service contract dependant rebate), the phone is free. The downside? The rebate is good until tomorrow...