Schaumburg, Ill.--Motorola (NYSE:MOT) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) announced the availability of the MOTO Q Global with Windows Mobile 6.1, one of the first devices featuring the latest mobile software on sale to the public.
For the enterprise user, Windows Mobile 6.1 provides advanced user-friendly applications, such as support for Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager to provide single-point access to applications, files and other information located on the corporate network. For added security, Windows Mobile 6.1 supports encryption, remote administration, Information Rights Management and enables users to send and receive encrypted email.
Available exclusively to AT&T customers, the new MOTO Q Global has a bold pinstripe design with eye-catching metallic edging and a robust feature set, including Motorola's patented CrystalTalk technology for clear calls, assisted GPS1via the AT&T network for quick, accurate location fixes, and threaded SMS1 for chat-like texting.
"Consumers have been clamoring for a single device with the most advanced Windows Mobile software to keep them connected, informed and entertained, all while looking sleek and sharp," said Juergen Stark, corporate vice president of Productivity, Mobile Devices, Motorola, Inc. "Motorola is proud to provide AT&T customers with one of the first devices featuring Windows Mobile 6.1, and the unparalleled smart phone experience of our MOTO Q Global."
Much like the original MOTO Q Global, that was lauded for its ergonomically-designed keyboard, voice quality and 3G speeds, the new Q also comes pre-loaded with Good Mobile Messaging1 and BlackBerry Connect1, an Opera browser and the award-winning Documents To Go from DataViz3, which enables users to view, create and edit Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files as well as view Adobe PDF files.
The new Q strives to enhance the user experience with productivity features, including the latest device and security management and improved messaging. Integrated GPS gives consumer seamless access to location-based services with AT&T Navigator for use both in the U.S. and abroad, including spoken and text-based turn-by-turn directions and business finder capabilities. The device also helps business owners manage their mobile workforce with TeleNav Track1 a fully hosted GPS-based workforce-management solution. Motorola's CrystalTalk technology helps users to hear and be heard, and AT&T Mobile Music1 and MEdiaNet1 keeps users entertained, while on the go.
With a new pinstripe design accented with tasteful chrome elements and sleek metallic edging, the new Q brings a bit of class and a little something different to its users.
Windows Mobile 6.1 Experience
Windows Mobile 6.1 provides the latest in mobile software technology, making it easier for users to stay connected and receive up-to-the minute updates. New capabilities, such as a new sliding panel home screen design that enables users to find things of importance quickly, threaded SMS for chat-like texting, and the ability to cut and paste, significantly enhance the user experience. Users can now keep track of appoinents or messages with just a glance, while playing music, browsing pictures, or downloading a favorite song1, 2 can all be done with just a click.
Pricing and Availability
MOTO Q Global is available now for $149.99 with a two-year contract and qualified voice and data plans at AT&T retail stores nationwide, online at http://www.att.com, at select national retailers and through AT&T's business-to-business sales organizations. Unlimited monthly data plans, which include corporate e-mail, are $44.99 a month with a voice contract. Personal data plans, which include personal e-mail, begin at $29.99 a month for 20MB of data. AT&T also offers international data plans for the MOTO Q Global covering 67 countries -- 20MB for an additional $24.99 a month or 50MB for an additional $59.99 a month. AT&T Navigator is available for an additional monthly charges of $9.99 for domestic service, or $19.98 for domestic and international use. TeleNav Track monthly service plans range from $12.99 to $21.99 for each device.
Small business customers also can add AT&T's new BusinessTalk voice plans, which start at $60 a month for five users and 700 Anytime Minutes and can be expanded for $9.99 a line to accommodate up to 40 users and 20,000 Anytime Minutes. Companies also may choose BusinessTalk with either unlimited Mobile to Mobile or Push To Talk features.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications. The company develops technologies, products and services that make mobile experiences possible. Our portfolio includes communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility solutions, digital set-tops, cable modems, mobile devices and Bluetooth accessories. Motorola is committed to delivering next generation communication solutions to people, businesses and governments. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $36.6 billion in 2007.