Motorola unveils RAZR V3i Apple iTunes-capable mobile phone

Motorola has announced the RAZR V3i, a full-featured handset with a sleek design modeled after the Motorola RAZR V3 with Apple iTunes capability. iTunes is not available on all models in all regions. The RAZR V3i has an updated and streamlined design, offering consumers a large internal color screen, quad-band technology and Bluetooth wireless technology.

Designed for an enhanced imaging experience, this sleek handset comes complete with an integrated 1.23 megapixel digital camera with a full screen view-finder, zoom, and video capture and playback. Add cutting-edge music capabilities thanks to the world’s most popular music technology – iTunes™ music software** – and you have the complete mobile multimedia package. Now when you grab your mobile, you’re also are grabbing your camera and MP3 player. Stylish, smart, and sophisticated – the Motorola RAZR V3i.

Fully Loaded
Don’t say it … show it! Capture beautiful images during global travels with the Motorola RAZR V3i’s 1.23 megapixel digital camera. Share those images via email or Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) or save them to the MicroSD removable memory card to print when you are back at home. But when a still image just won’t do, video capabilities promise to capture all your action-packed experiences.

Entertainment to Go
On the plane with nothing to do? Don’t fret – with iTunes music software** or Motorola’s Digital Audio Music Player** and airplane mode – the Motorola RAZR V3i gives you mobile music when you need it most. The handset also takes advantage of Motorola’s SCREEN3 technology* for zero-click access to news, sports and entertainment. Now you can fly stress-free while catching up on world news*.

Cut Loose
No more limitations. Quad-band technology allows you to roam seamlessly across countries and continents. Combined with Bluetooth technology and speaker independent name and digit dialing and you have hands-free capabilities to juggle work and play. Screening calls while lounging in the French Riviera? Use the brilliant 1.3 inch external display to see who is calling you with picture caller ID.

Features include:
• Updated and streamlined Motorola RAZR V3 design
• 1.23 megapixel digital camera with 8x digital zoom, video capture and full screen viewfinder
• iTunes™ music software or Motorola’s Digital Audio Music Player** with mini-USB stereo headset
• Airplane mode
• Hot swappable TransFlash™ memory card
• 262K color wallpapers & screensavers on internal display
• 65K color support on external display
• Speaker independent name & digit dialing
• Dedicated browser and messaging keys***
• Integrated Class 1 Bluetooth technology with imaging, printing, peer to peer gaming profiles
• Motorola’s SCREEN3 technology* solution featuring zero-click access to news, sports, entertainment and other program content*
• Rich, pre-loaded or downloaded J2ME™ games, screen savers and MP3 ringtones

The Motorola RAZR V3i is expected to be available in the Q4 of 2005. For more information on pricing and product availability in your region, please check with your local Motorola representative.

*Certain mobile phone features are dependent on the capabilities and settings of your service provider’s network. Motorola’s SCREEN3 solution is an operator dependent feature and is not available on all V3i models.

**Music capabilities dependent on operator and regional availability and support. iTunes is not available on all models in all regions. Verify whether or not the model will have iTunes or Motorola’s Digital Audio Music player with your operator at time of purchase.

***If the phone has iTunes software, the messaging key will be replaced with a dedicated iTunes key.

More info and images here.


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  1. Wonder if this one is also crippled: only 100 tunes despite having gobs of memory?

    I’ll wait for the Apple Newtonian iTunes Phone before upgrading my handset.

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