FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 18, 2011
Brenda Boyd Raney
VERIZON WIRELESS AND MOTOROLA ANNOUNCE DROID
BY MOTOROLA: DROID STRONG.
Impossibly Thin with Unstoppable Power on
Most Reliable 4G Network
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill.
Today, Motorola Mobility, Inc.
(NYSE: MMI) and Verizon Wireless announc
4G LTE smartphone. A true marvel of design, this smartphone packs strength and
smarts into a stylish package offered exclusively
Measuring 7.1 mm
KEVLAR® fiber for strength and Corning® Gorilla®
Glass for scratch
is ready to face the elements. Speed limits are
just an illusion with a dual
core 1.2 GHz processor and Verizon Wireless 4G LTE. DROID
customers can expect to rip through the Web
speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G.
by Motorola combines style, performance and the power of Verizon
Wireless’ 4G LTE network into one innovative device,” said Marni Walden, vice president and
chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless.
“These are two iconic brands that separat
symbolize the best technology available today.
The combination will provide an unsurpassed
wireless experience for customers.
by Motorola is a testament to the innovation and design possibilities that
stem from a strong partnership between
Motorola Mobility and Verizon Wireless,” said Sanjay
Jha, Chairman and CEO, Motorola Mobility. “We set out to design the best smartphone on the
planet and delivered DROID
which is thinner, smarter, stronger than any device on the
vibrant display with more colors than most LCD HDTVs. The
Super AMOLED™ Advanced display with qHD resolution dishes out beautiful images and
smooth action so
go movies and TV shows aren’t a blur, whether customers
Netflix™ or rent
from Android Market™.
It’s the f
irst smartphone capable of streaming movies
and TV shows through Netflix with up to HD resolution
DROID RAZR customers can take advantage of the Super AMOLED Advanced display
and 4G LTE speeds to stream
, only from Verizon
. Fans can stay up to
date on news, schedules and scores from their favorite teams on the go.
obile is in
at no additional charge
for 4G LTE customers
for the remainder of the
edge visuals are its beauty, apps on DROID
are its brains. Enter
Motorola app that lets you stream or download your music, pictur
more from your PC to your phone.
The Smart Actions app helps automate everyday tasks and
optimizes battery efficiency by letting customers create rules, such as automatically setting the
to vibrate during work hours or dimming the display at a
specific battery level. The
application allows customers to combine the device with
accessories, like the Lapdock™
00 or HD Station, unleashing the power to edit documents and
browse the Web with a full Firefox®
browser on a larger screen
all while charging the device.
Powered by Android
1GB RAM for a fast user interface and multi
megapixel rear camera with 1080p HD video capture and image stabilization
ology for crisp and clear videos
facing HD camera for video chat over 4G LTE, 3G or Wi
4G LTE Mobile Hotspot capable so customers can share 4G LTE speed with up to eight
Fi enabled devices
nt nanocoating protects the phone, and
even the inside
Remote wipe, pin lock and government
grade encryption for email, calendar and contacts
as well as
voice and video chat conferencing
Use Quickoffice® to view, create and edit Microsoft® Word, Excel and Pow
documents on your mobile device from anywhere at anytime
luetooth 4.0 low energy
32 GB memory: 16 GB on board and 16 GB microSD
formatted capacity is less)
Powerful 1780 mAh battery
RAZR will be available
299.99 with a new two
at all Verizon Wireless Communications
and online at:
; as well as
Customers can visit
information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless
Communications Store, call 1
IN or go to
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Media can access high
resolution images of DROID
Motorola in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at
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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G
network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million
Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 em
Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and
Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).
For more information, visit
preview and reque
quality video footage and high
resolution stills of Verizon
Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at
Motorola Mobility, Inc.
fuses innovative technology with human insights to create
experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people's lives. Our portfolio includes converged
mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end
end video and data
ry; and management solutions, including set
tops and data
access devices. For more
MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are
registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC. DROID is
a trademark of Lucasfilm Ltd. and its related companies. Used under license.
Android Market is a trademark
KEVLAR(R) is a registered trademark of DuPont used under license
by Motorola Mobility, Inc.
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2011 Motorola Mobility, Inc. All rights reserved.