Amp’d Mobile Inc., an MVNO targeting the young and hip market, today debuted a new handset it developed with the help of Motorola Inc.
The Motorola E816 Hollywood handset is a mid-tier, high-speed EV-DO clamshell that works with Amp’d Mobile’s broadband wireless service. It will be available in the first quarter of 2006 through Ampd Mobiles Web site.
Motorola Hollywood features Amp’d Mobile’s proprietary user interface that lets subscribers download music, videos, entertainment, 3D mobile gaming and more. The handset features an MP3-quality music player with one-button access to favorite tunes; a 1.3 megapixel camera with dedicated camera key, photo indicator and 4x digital zoom; MPEG-4 video and playback; and a 262,000-color display. It also has push-to-talk capabilities.
Ampd Mobile made its soft launch into the MVNO marketplace in mid-December.