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Phone News: Motorola Releases Unlocked MOTO U9 Flip Phone
      #30964 - 07/30/08 02:44 PM

Motorola today announced that the stylish MOTO U9 is now available unlocked for GSM networks in the U.S. exclusively through MOTOSTORE. The quad band phone has only EDGE support in the US. Here is more info on the phone:

In addition to its curvaceous, graceful design, the U9 features an abundance of mobile entertainment features.

Seamless, small and light weight, the chic U9 has been designed to fit perfectly in the pocket or hand. Its metallic gloss finish comes to life with animated screen savers that appear to ?float? across the borderless external display. This display is not just for show; however, as touch sensitive, digital keys let users control their music player from the outside.


Quad-Band (GPRS Class 12/EDGE Class 12)

90mm x 48.6mm x 16.4mm

57.8 cc


Talk Time: up to approximately 430 minutes
Standby Time: up to approximately 350 hours

Interior: 2.0?, QVGA, 262K TFT
Exterior: 1.45?, 128 x 160, 65K OLED


? Touch sensitive music keys appear on the borderless external display when in music mode
? Music synchronization compatible with Windows Media Player 11
? Integrated music player that supports multiple audio files: Windows WMAv10 plus Janus DRM, MP3, AAC, AAC+, AAC+ enhanced
? Stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) for wireless music listening
? USB 2.0 for fast transfers and data access
? 25 MB on-board user memory, plus an optional microSD memory card for up to 4GB of music pictures and other media
? Small, curvaceous, lightweight seamless phone
? Combination of metallic gloss finish and soft feel for a visually and tactile rich experience
? Innovative CrystalTalk technology for better call clarity
? Rich experiences with floating animated screensavers on the borderless external display
? 2 megapixel multi-shot camera with landscape viewfinder
? Video capture and playback, MPEG 4 3GPP, h.263
? Airplane mode
? New main menu UI, particularly the new "spinner" view
? Messaging via MMS, SMS, WVIM, EMS 5.04


Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology, USB 2.0

Pricing and Availability
MOTO U9 is now available in gunmetal grey exclusively through MOTOSTORE ( for $275.99. The device will be sold unlocked and is compatible with any existing GSM service. Additional colors, including pink and purple, are expected to be available soon.


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