Boost Mobile introduces full keyboard phone with launch of Motorola Clutch i465
Boost Mobile ‘Monthly Unlimited’ customers can now take full advantage of the unlimited text messaging service thanks to the new Motorola Clutch i465(TM) phone that includes a full QWERTY keyboard and walkie-talkie capabilities. The Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) handset and ‘Monthly Unlimited’ service from Boost Mobile, make a powerful combination for anyone who wants unlimited anytime calling, text messaging, wireless Web and walkie-talkie service for a flat $50 a month rate with no contract, credit check or hidden fees*.
Boost Mobile, the no contract division of Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) redefined value for wireless consumers earlier this year with its ‘Monthly Unlimited’ service, offering unlimited anytime calling, text messaging, wireless Web and exclusive Boost(R) Walkie-Talkie service with a national calling area in 17,500 cities throughout the United States on the Nextel National Network for $50 a month - all with no additional telecom taxes, activation, roaming, traveling or long distance fees.
“We recognize that iDEN users want a dependable push-to-talk device with enhanced messaging capabilities,” said Rick Gadd, vice president, Motorola Mobile Devices. “We’re proud to bring this first-of-a-kind Motorola device to Boost Mobile as a no contract option to meet the needs of budget-conscious consumers.”
“Motorola Clutch is a terrific addition to our diverse handset line-up. If you like to text as much as you talk, this is the device for you,” said Neil Lindsay, chief marketing officer, Boost Mobile. “Boost Mobile offers a full suite of solutions for every customer with a range of handsets to choose from and budget-friendly, dependable services such as our $50 Monthly Unlimited plan.”
Stay in the groove
Clutch is the first Motorola device with walkie-talkie capabilities designed for messaging1, providing you with many ways to keep talking and get more done. A full QWERTY keyboard with shortcut keys and software upgrades, such as IM-style texting1, makes it easy to respond and follow the message stream. Get the last word in with increased character space and keep your eye on multiple conversations by using the all-in-one homebase view of your incoming and outgoing messages1. If your voice expresses what written words can’t, Motorola’s leading push-to-talk technology is your verbal IM for keeping in constant contact.
With a familiar design and military-tough durability, Motorola Clutch satisfies your messaging needs and paired with the $50 Boost Monthly Unlimited Plan, customers can handle whatever their daily routine dishes out. Boost Mobile offers affordable alternatives to long-term wireless contracts, providing flexible payment options and value for cost-conscious consumers including the Monthly Unlimited no contract plan that includes nationwide talk, text and walkie-talkie for $50 a month.
Motorola Clutch i465 Features:
* Nationwide Boost(R) Walkie-Talkie
* Full QWERTY Keypad
* Unified Messaging and Threaded Messaging1
* Camera with 4x Zoom and Video Capture
* GPS Enabled1
* Speakerphone with Voice-Activated Dialing
* Wireless Web Enabled1
Availability and Pricing
Motorola Clutch i465 from Boost Mobile is available now at www.boostmobile.com with free shipping for the price of $129.99 with no contract, credit check or hidden fees. Following the online launch, the Clutch i465 will be available through various other Boost Mobile retail and distribution channels.