Alltel Announces Availability of Motorola E815 Clamshell Phone

Motorola E815 Alltel has announced the availability of the Motorola E815 mobile phone via all the Alltel shops. Motorola E815 is a moblogger’s dream, it excellently supports moblogging i.e., taking pictures with the phone and sending them to a website or weblog. Customers can watch live television and listen to commercial-free radio on the Motorola handset.

“This is a classic clamshell handset that delivers the latest technology at true wireless broadband speeds on Alltel’s EVDO network,” said Wade McGill, senior vice president of wireless product management for Alltel. “The Motorola E815 is a great addition to our expanding lineup of EVDO-capable handsets.”

Motorola E815 features are as follows:

– Large internal and external color displays with picture caller ID
– Built-in 1.3-megapixel camera with 4x zoom, day and night lighting modes, auto timer, slide show viewer, and video clip capture and playback
– Available 40 MB internal memory with TransFlash memory expansion slot for up to an additional 512 MB of storage
– Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free connectivity
– Integrated MP3 player and 64-chord polyphonic sound engine with stereo headset support for mobile music
– Personal Information Management (PIM) features including 1,000 entry phonebook, currency converter, and calculator
– Office-quality speakerphone and speaker-independent voice-activated name and digit dialing
– WAP 2.0 browser with next generation (EV-DO) technology for near-broadband speed downloads
– Video-on-demand and music via Verizon VCAST
– BREW 2.1.3 support for application, ringer, wallpaper, graphic and game downloads

Alltel’s Axcess TV with more than 25 channels can be downloaded through the Axcess Apps catalog on the Motorola E815. Axcess Radio delivers more than 40 channels of streaming, commercial-free music.

With Axcess Web 2.0, Alltel customers can browse Web sites, send and receive email, play Web games and receive news, weather and sports alerts and directory information on their phones. Axcess Mobile Web can be added to any service plan. On Alltel’s Axcess Broadband EVDO network, customers can use the Motorola E815 to connect to the Web at speeds up to 2.4 Mbps.

The phone is available through Alltel for $79.99 after a $50 mail-in refund. This discounted price is available to new customers on two-year service agreements as well as to existing eligible customers on qualifying rate plans.