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Sprint introduces the PM-8920 1.3-megapixel camera phone
Posted: 08-Jul-2004 [Source: Sprint PCS]

[Sprint introduces the PM-8920, the first 1.3 mega-pixel (1280 x 960) camera phone in the US featuring interior and exterior 260K colors, TFT, LCD displays.]

Overland Park, Kansas -- Sprint today announces the availability of America's first one-megapixel camera phone, improving the quality of mobile pictures for those who wish to save and print life's everyday moments. The Sprint PCS Vision(SM) Picture Phone PM-8920 combines Sprint's easy-to-use Picture Mail(SM) service with high-resolution pictures, giving customers the ability to leave their camera at home and use just one lightweight device to make clear calls and share important moments with family and friends. The PM-8920 is manufactured by Audiovox and is available in Sprint Stores nationwide for $149.99 after rebates (SRP: $299.99).

The PM-8920 gives Sprint PCS Vision customers the ability to capture, send, receive and print high-resolution pictures. The 1.3-megapixel (1280 x 960) built-in camera also features a built-in flash, self-timer and up to 8x digital zoom capability. In addition, the PM-8920 is Sprint's first phone that features a powerful display on both the interior and exterior screens: both are 260K TFT LCDs.

Other features of the PM-8920 include:

-- Built-in megapixel camera

-- Customizable camera and Picture Mail options: Choose from four different shutter sound options or record your own. Choose from 40 different fun frames, including holiday themes. Include a 10-second voice clip to any Picture Mail.

-- Macro Switch: Capture images with vivid detail within a very close range.

-- Supports Sprint PCS Vision: Download the latest images, ringtones, Music Tones, games and other applications to make your phone unique to you and keep you entertained.

-- Sprint PCS Picture Mail: Share life as it happens. Share and upload an unlimited number of pictures to your own personal online photo album. -- SMS Text Messaging: Send messages directly from the phone's standby screen.

-- Large full-color screen: Vivid 1.12" x 1/4" main TFT display with 260K colors.

-- Dual-Band/Tri-Mode: This phone may be used on and while roaming off the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.

-- Compact Design: 3.4" x 1.85" x.9"; 3.88 oz.

-- Standard Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery: Provides up to 3.5 hours continuous talk time or up to seven days continuous standby time in digital mode.

-- Customizable Photo Caller ID: Assign photos to specific numbers in your phone book to quickly identify your caller.

-- Built-in Speakerphone: Hands-free operation of your phone made easy!

-- Built-in Personal Tools and Planner: Includes an alarm clock, calendar with scheduler, memo pad, calculator, world clock and stopwatch.

-- Enhanced Call Log: Recalls 20 of the most recent outgoing, incoming and missed calls.

-- Internal Phone Book: Ability to store up to 300 entries, with each entry storing up to five numbers/addresses.

-- 2.5 mm Universal Jack: Accommodates most standard headsets for hands-free operation.

-- Airplane Mode: This phone can be powered down independently of the display so games and applications can be used while the phone itself is turned off.

-- Multiple Languages: Supports English and limited Spanish text prompts.

-- Memory: RAM 64 Mbit/ ROM 128 Mbit

-- Display: TFT; 1.12" by 1.4"; 128x160 pixels


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