April 03, 2006

Sprint PCS Phone C290 by Motorola® Fact Sheet

Style and Convenience

Media Contacts:
Jackie Bostick, Sprint

Monica Rohleder, Motorola

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — 04/03/2006

The C290 by Motorola is a stylish and affordable phone that is ideal for customers wanting the convenience of voice communication and Sprint PCS Vision(SM). This phone has a large, vibrant display, and a sleek, compact design, making it a great tool for customers needing to stay connected.


  • Sprint PCS Vision capable - Download the latest images, ringers, games, and other applications and make your phone unique to you!
  • SMS Text Messaging – Send and receive email, exchange text messages or join a chat room.
  • Games – Download graphically enhanced games for one or multiple players that provide hours of entertainment.
  • Ringers – Choose from thousands of ringers and identify key callers with Music Tones, ringers of actual songs, movie and TV themes and more.
  • Screen Savers – Reflect your interests with thousands of pictures of your favorite TV characters, sports teams, celebrities, artwork and more.
  • Web – Check out full-color versions of popular web sites or purchase and download premium applications.


  • Built-in speakerphone for hands-free operation of the phone.
  • Large, vibrant display.
  • Predictive Text Input – Compose messages easier and faster with prediction text input using the phone's built-in dictionary. The iTAP software lets the device predict the text you enter, making sending messages easier and more efficient!
  • Voice Memo/Recorder for recording memos, notes and reminders for playback when needed.
  • Work on the go with a built-in calendar and scheduler, voice memos and more. This phone also includes a world clock, calculator and alarm clock.
  • Customizable Ring Tones and Alerts
  • Headset jack accommodates most standard headsets for hands-free operation.
  • TTY device capability, allowing anyone who is hearing impaired the ability to communicate.


  • Dimensions: 1.91” x 3.43” x 0.93”
  • Weight: 3.5 ounces.
  • 65K color main LCD: 1.1” x 1.38”
  • Standard rechargeable Lithium (LiIon) battery provides up to 3.1 hours continuous talk time

About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of communications services bringing mobility to consumer, business and government customers. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks offering industry leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

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