Motorola Mobility and Telcel Launch Motorola MOTOKEY™ SOCIAL EX 225 in Mexico
With its full QWERTY keyboard, touch screen and compact design, the device enables access to Facebook® in one touch.
March 29, 2012
MEXICO CITY – Mar. 29, 2012 – Motorola Mobility de Mexico S.A. de C.V. and Telcel announce the launch of Motorola MOTOKEY™ SOCIAL EX 225 in Mexico, a smart, compact handset, that offers users greater flexibility and comfort with a direct one key access to Facebook®. The device combines a touchscreen and a full QWERTY keyboard so you can keep in touch with friends and family, enhance efficiency on the job, and have all your friends with you anywhere you go. Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL EX 225 will be available on the first weeks of April at Telcel stores for free on Telcel 300 plan and pre-paid at $1,999 pesos.
“We are committed to launching competitively priced cellular telephones with the features demanded by consumers who still do not have a smartphone, but need access to e-mail, Wi-Fi hotspots and social networks,” said Silvina Gonzalez Podesta, marketing director Motorola Mobility Mexico. “MOTOKEY SOCIAL is a unique device with a direct path to Facebook for getting the most out of the user’s experience.”
“We want our customers to always have the best experience with our services, with the most modern devices and distinctive features. Therefore; we are launching MOTOKEY SOCIAL EX225 in the Mexican market, strengthening our partnership with Motorola. The device is consistent with our strategy to encourage internet access by smartphones, allowing users to stay always connected to the fastest growing social network in the country, navigating with a lot of freedom and convenience,” says Leonel Shofecker, strategic planning deputy director, Telcel.
Key features and specifications
Less than 10mm thick, the ultra-slim device features a 2.4-inch touchscreen display and fits easily into a pocket or purse. A full QWERTY keyboard and a touchscreen display offer comfortable, intuitive operation and easy data entry. Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL also has five different home screens, a range of interface themes and built-in links to Facebook, Twitter and other popular social networking sites, in addition to an Opera browser and email services.
Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL EX225 also comes with a 3-megapixel camera so users can catch life's memorable moments whenever they occur. With support for a microSD card of up to 32 GB, high-speed USB 2.0 file transfer and support for multiple audio and image formats, users can store a host of music and images on the handset. The device also comes equipped with Bluetooth® and stereo radio, as well as a 3.5 mm earphone jack for high quality audio.
- Dimensions: 103 x 60 x 9.9 mm
- Weight: 92g
- Camera: 3MP
- Display: 2.4” capacitive QVGA touchscreen, t resolution of 320 x 240
- Browser: Opera Mobile
- Messaging: SMS, MMS, POP3/SMTP/IMAP email, easy email setup
- Support for diverse image and music formats
- Talk time/Standby time: 360 minutes/300 hours
- Connectors: Micro-USB charger and data transfer cable (USB 2.0 HS), 3.5 mm headphone jack, supports microSD memory card of up to 32 GB
- Accessories: Micro USB charger; stereo headphones
Pricing and availability
Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL EX 225 will be available on the first weeks of April at Telcel stores for free on Telcel 300 plan and pre-paid at $1,999 pesos
Telcel (Radiomovil Dipsa), operating since 1989, is the mobile telephony company leading the Mexican market with over 65.7 million customers and the country's most extensive service range covering over 200,000 towns within the country’s 9 regions, which represents over 90% of all Mexican populated areas. Always in the vanguard, the company offers the fastest wireless connectivity available on the local market for voice and data applications using GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and UMTS / HSPA technology.
America Movil is the leading telecommunications provider in Latin America with over 242 million mobile subscribers and 58 million revenue generating units (UGIs) in the Americas by December 31, 2011.
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