|Verizon and Audiovox Announce the CDM-8900 Camera Phone|
Posted: 12-Dec-2003 [Source: Audiovox]
[The CDM-8900 has a built-in 300 pixel high-resolution digital camera and color screen.]
Beminster,NJ and Hauppauge, NY -- Just in time for holiday shopping and gift giving, Verizon Wireless and Audiovox Communications Corporation (ACC) announce that the CDM-8900 camera phone will be available on Friday, December 12, 2003. The Get It NowSM-enabled CDM-8900 is a compact handset (measuring just 3.3" x 1.6" x 0.9") with a built-in 300-pixel high-resolution digital camera and color screen. This sleek handset has a self-timer, brightness control and self-portrait reflector. Customers simply snap a picture with their camera phone, enter a Verizon Wireless phone number or any e-mail address, and hit send to share the photo fun with another Verizon Wireless customer, any e-mail address or virtual photo album.
Customers have the option of paying for each picture message, $0.25 for each message sent or received, plus airtime, or select from bundled picture messaging Pix Paks: $2.99 per month for 20 messages, and only $0.25 for each additional message sent or received, plus airtime $4.99 per month for 40 messages, and only $0.25 for each additional message sent or received, plus airtime For a limited time, customers can sign up for two of Get It Now's most popular selections, TXT Messaging or Picture Messaging, for $4.99 monthly access with unlimited use through March 31, 2004. Customers who choose both will be billed $7.99 monthly access, a $2.00 monthly savings through March 31, 2004.
Customers can also choose from over a hundred pay-as-you-go downloadable applications that range from ring tones to games to maps and other productivity tools from Get It Now, the Verizon Wireless virtual mall. With its 65K-color, TFT, primary interior display serving as its range finder, the clamshell-styled CDM-8900 also features 32 polyphonic ring tones, a blue keypad backlight and two-way short messaging service (SMS).
"Our new CDM-8900 camera phone meets the needs of today's mobile lifestyle and provides a compact, full-featured, reliable solution for personal and business applications," said ACC President and CEO, Phillip Christopher. The Audiovox CDM-8900 is offered for $99.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate with a two-year customer agreement and is available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating RadioShack locations and on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.
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