The “media monster” has landed. Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announces the immediate availability of the MOTO Z8 kick-slider handset in Spain, with other parts of Europe and Asia to follow. The Z8, a complete entertainment center, offering mobile TV1, video and music from one unique device, is available through Telefónica via Movistar.
”We are excited to deliver our media monster to mobile entertainment fans around the world, beginning with Spain,” said Allen Burnes, corporate vice president and general manager, Motorola Mobile Devices, EMEA and India. “With the Z8, consumers can listen to music, download video, create blogs and record and store memories all from the best multimedia platforms available today.”
Motorola brings entertainment to life with the MOTO Z8. The large QVGA 16 million color TFT display optimizes the viewing experience in both portrait and landscape mode which can be put to good use with the in-box, full-length film, “The Bourne Identity,” from Universal Pictures. The movie in your hand is further enhanced using the inbox S9 Bluetooth stereo headphones. The multi-media experience continues with applications such as BSkyB, Podcast.com and CNN.
The Z8 delivers best-in-class design, functionality and the ultimate multimedia experience. With optional 4GB MicroSD memory cards (expandable up to 32GB when available), – entertainment lovers can store up to 12 full-length motion pictures2 or approximately 70 hours of music4, in addition to approximately 80MB of free internal user memory.3 Lightning fast Internet downloads using HSDPA and powerful onboard dual processors allows consumers to surf the Web while listening to music, without missing a beat.
The Z8 features an 8x zoom on its 2.0 megapixel camera with lumi LED light and let’s consumers record and watch their favorite moments with crystal clear video capture and playback at 30 frames per second.
With its sleek, perfect fit-to-face design, the Z8 is the ultimate in entertainment and is now available to Movistar clients through Telefónica and will soon be available in other parts of Europe as well as Asia.
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1 Network and/or SIM card dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime, data charges, and/or additional charges may apply. Wireless email functionality for the Z8 requires an email account with wireless server capabilities.
2 Based on two hours per movie. Storage capacity is approximate and subject to available memory space, resolution and encoding method used; actual capacity varies by content.
3 Available user memory varies due to the configuration of the phone, which varies by service provider.
4 Based on 4 minutes per song at a data rate of 128Kbps. Storage capacity is approximate and subject to available memory space and encoding method used; actual capacity varies by content.
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