|SunCom offers NEC a232 Mid-Tier Mobile EDGE Phone|
Posted: 07-Mar-2005 [Source: NEC]
[New NEC a232 GSM/EDGE++ camera phone available at SunCom comes in a clamshell design with a 300,000-pixel VGA camera and a 65K color screen.]
Irving, TX -- NEC America, Inc. (NEC) announced today the availability of the NEC a232 High Definition Mobile+ (HDM(TM)) handset. The phone normally retails for $149, but is now available for only $29 through April 30, 2005, at all SunCom retail stores throughout the Southeastern United States.
A GSM/EDGE++ device, the NEC a232 HDM phone delivers wireless data access speeds of up to 384 kilobits per second; allowing users easier and faster access to downloadable content and mobile information.
- Enhanced Voice Features: Through an agreement with ScanSoft, NEC's a232 HDM phone offers advanced voice-enabled features such as name dialing, continuous digit dialing, command and control, and trainable continuous digit dialing for custom languages.
- Browser and Messaging Capabilities: NEC collaborated with Openwave Systems Inc., to integrate its Openwave Phone Suite Version 7 to deliver an improved user experience through tightly integrated data applications resulting in fewer clicks to send a message or browse the mobile Internet.
- PC-to-Handset Synchronization: Looking to extend user functionality, NEC offers PC-to-handset synchronization software as a downloadable accessory. This software, provided by Extended Systems, can be downloaded from NEC's Website - www.nechdm.com - and requires the purchase of a USB cable, available via NEC's Web site or SunCom. With the phone's EDGE-capabilities, users can efficiently sync some versions of PC applications like contacts, calendar and tasks at a faster speed.
In addition, the NEC a232 HDM phone features a lightweight, sleek clamshell design with a 300,000-pixel VGA-camera with zoom, 10-second self-timer and mobile flash, a 65,536-color screen and a 40-note polyphonic ringer.
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