Motorola unveils three new models of its MING PDA series in China

July 8, 2008

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BEIJING -- Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT), aglobal leader in mobile communications, today launched in China the latestmembers of its popular PDA series -- MING A1600, MING A1800 and MOTO A810.The highly-anticipated next generation MING A1600 and A1800, both of whichfeature stand-alone GPS and a full-package of productivity and multimediafunctions, along with the chic entry-level MOTO A810 further expand Motorola'sline of PDA handsets and will continue the company's leadership in China's PDAhandset market.

"As the next generation of our MING range, the A1600 and A1800 combineMotorola's long heritage in the PDA market with stylish design and innovativetechnology, delivering a personal productivity experience that has beentailored to the needs of the busy Chinese executive," said Ray Yam, VicePresident and General Manager, Motorola Mobile Devices, China. "The A810,meanwhile, adds new energy and style to Motorola's PDA series -- it is idealfor those young professionals who are looking to work hard and play hard,thanks to the multi-functional and fully-featured set of tools we haveincluded."

From the world's first pen-based PDA, the Motorola A6188, to thebreakthrough MING, and now today's A1600, A1800 and A810, Motorola's PDAdevices were conceived, designed, developed, and manufactured here in China.So far, more than eight million Motorola pen-based PDA handsets have been soldin China.

Adopting the unique MING design language, MING A1600 and A1800 featureMING's distinctive signature transparent flip cover, while inside their sleekand compact bodies lie a powerful package that includes stand-alone GPS,Motorola's industry-leading smart handwriting technology and a wide range ofproductivity tools. The A1600 is also equipped with a 3.2 megapixel camerawith auto-focus and panorama capability and a camera scan talking dictionary,while the A1800 supports CDMA/GSM dual-mode dual standby, integrated incomingcall/SMS firewall and a 3.0 megapixel auto-focus camera.

Meanwhile, with its stylish candy bar design, smart handwritingtechnology, and a full suite of productivity tools and entertainment features-- all at an affordable price -- MOTO A810 is the ideal choice for youngprofessionals.

"Designed specifically to reflect the Chinese preference for writingcharacters by hand, our pen-based PDA series has met with incredible successin China," added Yam. "As one of the first multi-national companies to investin China, Motorola has always been committed to providing Chinese consumerswith pioneering technologies and innovative products."

Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT)

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