Bell Canada launches Motorola DEXT

Screen shot 2010-05-14 at 5.56.49 PMBell Canada recently announced the release of the Motorola DEXT.  This Android 1.5 packing device is the same as the CLIQ here in the States.  It has a 5 MP AF camera and slide out QWERTY keyboard.  $79.95 CAD isn’t a bad price for an Android smartphone these days.

Bell launches the exclusive Android-powered Motorola DEXT™ featuring MOTOBLUR™: mobile social networking just got better

MONTRÉAL, May 14, 2010 – Bell today became the exclusive Canadian carrier of the
Motorola Dext™ touchscreen smartphone. Powered by the Android™ operating system,
the Motorola Dext is the first Bell Mobility handset to feature MOTOBLUR™.

MOTOBLUR syncs all contacts, posts, feeds, messages, e-mails and photos from
sources such as Facebook®, Twitter®, MySpace and Gmail™ as well as work email
Exchange and more. With continuous updates, automatically delivered to live
widgets, MOTOBLUR offers immediate access to all the things that matter most to
clients without switching between different mobile applications.

The Motorola Dext is easy to setup and worry-free, personal information and
settings are stored secured off the device. If the handset is ever lost or
stolen, it is easy to find with the integrated aGPS or even wipe data through
the MOTOBLUR online owners’ portal. If a client needs a replacement device,
important information can be quickly restored directly through the new handset.

The Dext also offers access to more than 38,000 apps at Android Market and comes
pre-loaded with Gmail™, Google Maps™ and YouTube™ as well as Bell’s TV & Radio
app that delivers live TV and commercial-free radio services.

The Motorola Dext – which also comes equipped with a 5 megapixel
camera/camcorder, WiFi access and a 2 gigabyte memory card (expandable up to 32
gigabytes) – operates on Bell Mobility’s HSPA network, the largest and fastest
high-speed wireless network across Canada.

The Motorola Dext is available for as little as $79.95 on a three year contract
with a minimum $50 voice and data plan or for $399.95 without a contract.

For more information, please visit Bell.ca/DEXT.

About Bell

Headquartered in Montréal, Bell is Canada's largest communications company,
providing consumers and business with solutions to all their communications
needs, including Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell TV
direct-to-home satellite television, Bell Home Phone local and long distance
phone services, and IP-broadband and information and communications technology
(ICT) services. Bell is proud to be a Premier National Partner and the Exclusive
Telecommunications Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
Games.

Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For information on Bell's
products and services, please visit www.bell.ca. For corporate information on
BCE, please visit www.bce.ca.

About Motorola

Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and focused
on advancing the way the world connects.  From broadband communications
infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video
and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people,
enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile.

Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $22 billion in 2009.

For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.

Android, Android Market, Gmail, Google Maps and YouTube are trademarks of
Google, Inc.

For more information, media may contact:

Julie Smithers
Bell Media Relations
(416) 528-9409
julie.smithers@bell.ca

Linda North
Hill & Knowlton (for Motorola Canada)
(416) 413-1218 x4595
linda.north@hillandknowlton.ca

Specifications:

  • Compatible with the HSPA network
  • Global access
  • Speed: Up to 7.2 Mbps
  • SIM card
  • Operating system: Android 1.5
  • Touch screen with slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • Wi-Fi
  • 5.0-megapixel camera with autofocus
  • Text, picture and video messaging
  • MP3 player
  • Email
  • Downloadable games, wallpaper and ringtones
  • Full HTML Web browser
  • Live TV
  • Bluetooth® 2.0
  • Radio
  • GPS, Google Maps™, Google Latitude™, eCompass
  • Internal memory: 256 MB
  • External memory: 2 GB microSD included (compatible with up to 32 GB)
  • Battery life: Standby time: 325 hours; Talk time: 6 hours
  • GSM: (850/900/1900/2100)
  • EDGE, HSDPA (850/1900/2100)

Box contents:

  • Motorola Dext smartphone
  • 2 GB SD card (preloaded)
  • Battery: Standard Li-ion 1420 mAh
  • 2-piece charger (power adapter and USB cable)
  • Stereo headset
  • Get Started Guide (English and French)

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