Motorola Mobility and Nextel Argentina Introduce Motorola i867, the Newest Android™-powered Push-To-Talk Smartphone for iDEN
Sept. 06, 2012
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Sept. 6, 2012 – Motorola Mobility of Argentina S.A and Nextel Argentina announce the launch of the new Motorola i867, a dynamic and attractive smartphone that allows broader and simpler communications. With Nextel Radio service, the flexibility of Android™ and access to social networks, the Motorola i867 provides unlimited possibilities for you to communicate securely and instantly.
Connecting with your friends, family and coworkers, has never been easier, Motorola i867 is the ideal device to accompany you in bout your work and personal lives.. Access to social networks, meeting your business needs and communicating not matter whatyour environment is now possible.
"Nextel’s main goal is to continue evolving to provide the market with devices and solutions that meet the communication needs of different segments, with the added value that no one else can offer: Nextel Radio. The new Motorola i867 is added as to our portfolio, particularly as a very competitive and value added option for those beginning their careers and looking for a device that understands and connects their work with their lifestyle." said Osvaldo Giani, Operational Marketing Manager at Nextel Argentina.
"Our portfolio of Push-to-Talk technology devices is increasingly robust. Our smartphones combine the Android platform with Nextel radio service to allow users to stay connected all the times, in the way they prefer," said Adolfo Rizzato, iDEN Business Manager at Motorola Mobility. "We designed the new Motorola i867 thinking about the need of young people today, who seek to remain have their world always connected, without losing style," he added.
With the Motorola i867 you have the ability to see your mails via Nextel Email application, to connect to your social networks like Facebook and Twitter, and to be in constant communication with anyone via WhatsApp, Google Talk and other messaging services. Motorola i867 also offers a 3-megapixels camera, 3.1" touchscreen, Wi-Fi and multimedia features, which makes the new smartphone one of the simplest and most complete in terms of functionality.
Motorola i867 features Nextel i-alarm service, a tool developed to protect and help the user at all times when in an emergency situation but not able to communicate by radio or telephone. It works with the simple push of the Nextel radio speaker button for four seconds, with which preconfigured text are sent discreetly via text or email.
Motorola i867 joins the Motorola i1, the Motorola Titanium and Motorola i940 in Nextel's portfolio of smartphones.
Availability and price
Motorola i867 will be available through all Nextel distributional channels Nextel since September 6th 2012, at a retail value of $1,399 (local currency, VAT included).
About Nextel Argentina
Nextel Argentina is the leading mobile communications company for quality in its sector. Through Motorola’s iDEN® technology, Nextel Argentina integrates Direct Connect® (two way digital radio), telephony interconnection, messaging and mobile data transmission, into a single device.
Since the beginning of its operations in Argentina in June 1998, Nextel has invested more than over 4 billion pesos in infrastructure and services. Much of these investments were focused on the network expansion to cities with the highest economic activity in the country, triggering direct and indirect job creation in those cities and contributed to improving productivity through the efficiency of mobile communications.
In the last year, Nextel Argentina ranked among the top ten of the 50 “Best Companies to Work for in Argentina” in the Great Place to Work Institute ranking. Currently, the company counts with 1,800 collaborators’ and over 1,500,000 subscribers.
Nextel Argentina is a subsidiary of NII Holdings, Inc.
About NII Holdings, Inc.
NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in Reston, Virginia, USA, is a provider of differentiated mobile communication services for businesses and high value consumers in Latin America. NII Holdings, operating under the Nextel brand in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, offers fully integrated wireless communication tool with telephony interconnection, data services, wireless Internet access and Nextel Direct Connect® and International Direct ConnectSM, a digital two-way radio. NII Holdings, a Fortune 500 and Barron’s 500 company, trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD.
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