Boost Mobile, a division of Sprint that offers wireless phones and services with no contracts and Motorola announced today the launch of its first push-to-talk slider phone. The Motorola Debut i856 gives Boost Mobile customers full advantage of a handset that glides open and closed with ease for instant communication. Motorola Debut will be available to consumers today with free shipping for the price of $169.99.
With its nationwide walkie-talkie and enhanced features, Debut is a perfect match for Boost’s $50 Monthly Unlimited plan, which offers unlimited, nationwide, anytime calling, text messaging, wireless Web and walkie-talkie service in 17,500 cities throughout the United States on the Nextel National Network - all with no additional telecom taxes, activation, roaming, traveling or long distance fees.
When you need a fast response, Motorola Debut manages the conversation with favorite push-to-talk features. The compact slider design gives easier access to the keypad along with the security of keeping keys protected when not in use. Control your music, take calls, view messages1 and access the Web, all with the slider closed. Threaded texting allows you to view entire conversations all on one screen.
Once your message is ready to go, send it in the background and move on to other applications.
Instantly open up your song library with a dedicated music key and play music the way it was meant to sound on dual speakers with enhanced 3D audio. Listen to your music your way with a 3.5mm headset jack for wired headphones or wirelessly using stereo Bluetooth 2 and keep your music in constant rotation by easily swapping songs from your desktop and storing up to 10 hours of music with 8GB of optional removable memory. With an easy-to-use camera and video capture and playback you no longer have to rely just on your memory.
Motorola Debut i856 Features:
• Nationwide Walkie Talkie capability
• Slider Design
• Music Player with Standard Audio Jack
• 1.3MP Camera with Video
• Stereo Bluetooth capabilities
• GPS & Wireless Web Enabled
• Multi Media & Text Messaging
• Optional Removable Memory (microSD Support up to 8GB)
• Color Display
• Speakerphone with Voice-Activated Dialing
• Downloadable Games, Wallpapers and Real Music Ringtones
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