Motorola V551 Clamshell phone on Cingular

Motorola V551 Clamshell phone on Cingular


Motorola V551 Clamshell handset is now available to Cingular Wireless customers throughout the US. The GSM flip phone uses EDGE network technology for delivering fast and easy to access the Internet, downloads and sending/receiving images. The V551 phone is $99.99 with a two-year plan.

See press release below.

New Motorola V551 Clamshell Gives Cingular Wireless Users a High-Powered EDGE

New mobile phone delivers data-driven productivity and rich multimedia —exclusively to Cingular Wireless customers

Motorola, Inc. and Cingular Wireless today announced the exclusive availability of the Motorola V551. Leveraging EDGE technology (Enhanced Data for Global Evolution), this compact flip phone delivers a rich productivity and multimedia experience to Cingular Wireless customers nationwide.

Cingular’s EDGE network accelerates the evolution of GSM technology to the next level by providing higher data rates and capabilities. Complemented by the rich features on the Motorola V551, users will experience quick and easy access to Cingular’s MEdia Net to surf the Internet, download applications, and to send and receive images.

“The Motorola V551 expands the options for consumers who demand productivity as well as performance and reliability,” said Bruce Brda, vice president of sales for Motorola, Inc, PCS. “The model V551 is an important addition to the Motorola lineup at Cingular Wireless, joining the world’s hottest handset, the Moto Razr V3.”

“We are excited to offer Cingular Wireless customers yet another exclusive, state-of-the art device,” said David Christopher, vice president of product management, Cingular Wireless. “The V551 is a multifunctional phone, providing video capture and playback, MP3 format ringtone capability and exciting Bluetooth wireless technology—all on the largest high-speed voice and data network in America.”

For mobile productivity needs, this full-featured device also includes an embedded speakerphone, 5 MB of memory and global quad-band capabilities.

Pricing and Availability

Cingular Wireless customers can now enjoy the Motorola V551 on the largest digital voice and data network in America. The Motorola V551 is available at all Cingular retail and online locations. The price is $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and with a two-year contract. For more information, please visit or