Motorola unveils the Motorola Hint™ QA30, a new mobile phone

Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today introduced the Motorola Hint™ QA30, a new device with several ways for consumers to keep in touch with their social circles. The innovative slider design reveals a full QWERTY keypad when open, making messaging and browsing easy and natural.

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“Staying in touch with friends and family, keeping networks updated and ensuring constant access to social circles are top priorities for many consumers,” said Mark Shockley, corporate vice president and general manager, Motorola Mobile Devices. “Motorola Hint is the stylish solution for those multitaskers who are used to having several conversations at once and demand quick, reliable access and communication.”

Manage the Message
Motorola Hint offers the conversation-like experience of threaded text messaging and instant messaging, combined with immediate access to email to always stay connected to friends and family¹. The device also features an intuitive dashboard interface, high-speed connectivity and optimized predictive text capabilities¹.

All Access, All the Time
Through pre-loaded, one-touch SMS access¹, important information, such as weather, stock prices, sports information, maps and directions, is at your fingertips. Motorola Hint allows consumers to easily surf the Web with a PC-like experience by rapidly scrolling, zooming in and out, utilizing data caching, bookmarks, cookies and history for an authentic Web experience¹.

Full-Featured Entertainment
Motorola Hint sports a sleek and slim design with a generous, full-color 2.5-inch widescreen display for maximum multimedia enjoyment. With the purchase of an optional removable memory card of up to 8GB, the Motorola Hint’s integrated music player features one-touch music keys, allowing direct access to songs and playback functions, even with the slider closed. Store favorite songs and pictures on the microSD memory card and transfer music quickly from a PC using a high-speed USB 2.0 connection. Motorola Hint also features the convenience of a 3.5mm headphone jack and simple menu navigation to enhance the mobile music experience. In addition, Motorola Hint’s 2.0 megapixel digital zoom photo and video capabilities allow for quick capture and sharing, so friends and family are always in the loop.

Motorola Hint QA30 Specifications

  • Talk/Standby time: Up to 4.5 hours talk time / up to 15 days standby
  • Bands/Modes: CDMA 1700/2100/800/1900, CDMA 1xEVDo
  • Weight: 120.0g
  • Dimensions: 82 x 61.6 x 17 mm
  • Battery: 940 mAH
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 HS, Stereo Bluetooth Class 1.5, 3.5mm headset jack, FOTA, Mobile Phone Tools, Motosync, OMA DM, OTA
  • Display: 2.5″ QVGA 320×240 65k TFT
  • Messaging: SMS, EMS, MMS, email (brew app, MotoSync, POP3/IMAP4 embedded), IM (brew download)
  • Audio: MIDI, MP3, AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, WMA v9,
  • Video: Capture, Playback, Streaming, H.263, MPEG4, WMV v9
  • Memory: 256MB ROM, 128MB RAM, Micro-SD up to 8GB

Pricing and availability

Beginning on November 28th, Alltel Wireless will be offering customers the Motorola Hint for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. This discounted price is for new customers on two-year service agreements, as well as existing eligible customers on qualifying rate plans.