Good to see that Motorola finally getting around to announcing the reatil availablility of their MPx220 handset (which we’ve already seen announced by Microsoft and AT&T earlier this week). Their press release can be read here or below.
New Motorola MPx220 — the Ultimate Productivity Tool — Makes its US Debut
Highly-anticipated handset with Windows Mobile™ software offers mobile professionals global connectivity to email, calendar and web
NEW YORK CITY, Ny, DigitalLife – 15 October 2004 – Today, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced the retail availability of the Motorola MPx220 in the United States. Designed to meet the needs of today’s busy “pro-sumers” – including multi-tasking professionals and discriminating consumers – the Motorola MPx220 with Windows Mobile software delivers the perfect balance of business functionality and personal flair. The model MPx220 with Cingular service is initially available at Best Buy stores nationwide beginning Sunday, October 17 and will hit Cingular retail stores later next month.
With e-mail synchronization to your desktop — the most requested mobile enterprise application to-date — the Motorola MPx220 makes staying connected simple by providing continuous access to PIM/e-mail, IM, multimedia, and business contacts, as well as family and friends. It also boasts the latest in Bluetooth® Wireless Technology, advanced downloading capabilities for Windows Mobile and Java™ applications, a speakerphone and expandable memory. Rounding out its stunning feature line-up is Quad Band capability, an integrated 1.23 megapixel camera featuring zoom, self-image capabilities, and video capture and playback.
“For many of today’s busy executives, the traditional ‘office’ is a thing of the past,” said Michael Tatelman, vice president and general manger, MOTOPro Products, Motorola, Inc. “Their business world is mobile: available on the road, at their homes, on the go or any place in between. The email and synchronization power of the Motorola MPx220 addresses their needs in one package, ideal for the busy professional who wants to travel seamlessly through their day.”