Motorola announced their first EV-DO (Evolution Data Optimized) phone, the E815. The phone will feature Video-on-demand, streaming weather, news, music video’s, etc, to your phone.
Other features to note include a MP3 player, 40MB internal memory plus a TransFlash slot, Bluetooth, and a 1.3 mega pixel camera.
The phone is expected to ship first quarter 2005. Pricing will probably depend on the carrier.
For MobileMag users that are unaware of EV-DO’s features read this snippet from Motorola’s website:
1xEV-DO provides a true broadband service over mobile. With Peak Data Rate of 2.4 Mbps and Average Data Rate similar to wire-line broadband technologies, 1XEV-DO not only brings a superior end-user experience in wireless access to the Internet, but also enables a series of new applications and services. Motorola’s 1xEV-DO solution can greatly enhance the wireless user experience for business users, consumers and residential customers, who can enjoy broadband Internet access, email, audio and video streaming, music downloads, and location-based services.