Stylish MOTO U9 Music Phone announced by Motorola

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If you are a music addict, then the newly launched MOTO U9 from Motorola is just the phone you need to own. Also, this elegant phone is bundled with a multitude of other features such as Stereo Bluetooth, CrystalTalk Technology, external touch sensitive music controls and floating, animated screensavers that appear on the external display. In select markets, recording artist Fergie’s exclusive content, promotional activities, and TV and print campaigns will be offered on the Motorola U9 phone.

“MOTO U9 combines the surprising with the familiar, the latest in premium design and inventive controls with the next popular spin on Motorola’s classic clamshell design to deliver the most stylish and dynamic mobile music experience,” maintained Rob Shaddock, senior vice president of Feature and Mass Market Phones, Mobile Devices, Motorola. “MOTO U9 embodies the stylish side of Motorola’s music-enabled devices, further building on our strong portfolio of products for a diverse global audience.”

The U9 is a small and lightweight device, with a lovely curvaceous body. It sports a metallic gloss finish that looks stunning with animated screen savers that appear to “float” across the borderless external display. It features digital keys that allow users to control their music player from the outside.

Joni Christensen, director of Global Music Marketing, Mobile Devices, Motorola stated, “Fergie is a GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum superstar artist as well as a woman on the cutting edge of modern style. She is the perfect icon to help us communicate to consumers that style and music are integral to people as a way to express themselves – and that MOTO U9 embodies those qualities.”

The other significant features packed into the Motrola U9 phone are:

  • One-touch access to shuffle between calls and music
  • Includes Microsoft Windows Media Player 11
  • Integrated music player supports multiple audio files: Windows WMAv10 plus Janus DRM, MP3, AAC, AAC+, AAC+ enhanced
  • Ability to download the latest music hits from over 200 music stores onto the device from a PC using USB 2.0 for speedy transfers and data access
  • Bundles up to 25MB of on-board user memory and an optional microSD memory card allows storage of 4GB of music, pictures and other media
  • CrystalTalk technology Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Advanced “speaker independent” voice recognition dialing and talking phone
  • 2MP with 8x zoom camera, multi-shot feature, video capture and playback, and light and landscape viewfinder delivers quality, printable and sharable images
  • Messaging capabilities via MMS, SMS, WVIM, Push Email
  • Slated to hit stores by Q4 of 2007, MOTO U9 will be available in Asia, Latin America and Europe.