|Alltel introduces the Samsung SCH-u420 slider|
Posted: 06-Sep-2006 [Source: Alltel]
[New Samsung u420 slider helps Alltel introduce its redesigned Axcess Shop. The phone offers BREW technology and features a VGA camera and Bluetooth.]
Little Rock & Dallas -- Alltel Wireless, America's largest network, today announced that it is the premiere wireless carrier in the United States to offer the SCH-u420 slim slider handset from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung).
The u420 is the first handset from Alltel Wireless to feature newly enhanced Axcess Shop capability, enabling customers to download rich content and data applications such as XM Radio and Axcess Mobilcast, ringtones, games and more. The new Axcess Shop, built on QUALCOMM's uiOne(TM) technology, features such applications as World Series of Poker Texas Hold'em by Glu Mobile, Realtone Jukebox(TM) by 9Squared, and Axcess Wallpaper Powered by Digital Orchid.
Samsung's u420 features a VGA camera, hands-free Bluetooth functionality as well as speakerphone, voice-activated dialing and BREW Client 3.1.4. It has picture, text and instant messaging capabilities, and can display text in both English and Spanish. The phone also is equipped with Axcess Web, which enables customers to surf the Internet. Additional subscription fees and/or airtime charges will apply for accessing the Internet.
Beginning tomorrow, Alltel customers can purchase the SCH-u420 for $49.99 after a $30 mail-in rebate and get a second one for free. This discounted price is available to new customers on two-year service agreements as well as to existing eligible customers on qualifying rate plans.
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