Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) today announced the availability of the SCH-a930, a wireless phone that transforms customers into toe-tapping, head-bobbing karaoke stars. The SCH-a930 is the latest phone to offer V CAST Music and includes dual stereo speakers, removable memory slot and dedicated music playback keys.
V CAST Music lets customers play music on their wireless phones -- the same device they have come to rely upon for entertainment, information and mobile communication. V CAST customers can browse, preview, download and play high-quality digital music from their SCH-a930 over Verizon Wireless' broadband network -- the most award-winning wireless broadband network in the nation or in the Verizon Wireless V CAST Music online store.
The number of songs is limited only by the size of the microSDTM mem ory card* being used in the SCH-a930's expandable memory slot and customers can manage their music on multiple cards, enabling them to take even the largest music collection with them wherever they go. The SCH-a930 also has dedicated external music keys that allow consumers to play, fast-forward, rewind and pause their favorite tunes that help make managing and listening to favorite songs a breeze.
With V CAST on the SCH-a930, customers can view video clips from the hottest names in entertainment, news, sports and more in the palms of their hands. V CAST is currently available to more than 150 million Americans from coast to coast.
The SCH-a930 wouldn't be complete without its integrated 1.3 megapixel digital camera and camcorder that allows busy consumers to capture still images or video clips to send and share with family and friends. The SCH-a930 also supports Bluetooth profiles for headsets, dial-up networking, serial ports and various hands-free accessories.**
Key features of the new SCH-a930 from Verizon Wireless include:
* V CAST-capable:
V CAST Music -- download songs over the air or transfer your own music collection onto the removable microSD memory card
V CAST Video and 3D Games -- download or stream video from the best names in news, sports, entertainment and more or download the latest 3D games from top providers
* Get It Now-capable -- download games, ring tones, wallpapers and more
* Mobile Web 2.0SM-capable -- customizable, enhanced wireless access to the latest in news, sports, weather and more
* 1.3 megapixel camera with flash, auto-focus, 10 step digital zoom
* Bluetooth wireless technology support
* Expandable memory with microSD memory card slot
* Speakerphone with dual stereo speakers
* Voice dialing with advanced speech recognition
* Dual displays:
Internal: 262K-color, TFT, 176x220 pixel
External: 4 grey, OLED, 176x16 pixel
* VibeTonz-enhanced Ringtones
* Dimensions: 3.59" x 1.89" x 0.98"; 3.98 ounces with standard battery
* T-9 easy text input
* TTY compatible
* Bilingual user interface: English and Spanish
* Personal organizer with calendar, calculator, to-do list, currency converter, alarm clock, world time
* All digital
* Talk time: 230 minutes; standby time: 200 hours
To get V CAST from Verizon Wireless, customers simply equip their SCH-a930 with a V CAST VPak subscription for $15.00 monthly access added to their Verizon Wireless calling plan. Unlimited basic video clips are included, but application download fees apply for 3D games,! music a nd premium video. For more information, visit www.getvcast.com.
The SCH-a930 is available for $99.99 after $50 instant credit and a new two-year customer agreement and is currently available in more than 1,900 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com.