Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) announced today that its new V CAST Mobile TV service will be available on the new Samsung SCH-u620 mobile phone. V CAST Mobile TV, the latest breakthrough in mobile entertainment technology that brings the best of TV to the palms of customers' hands, and the SCH-u620 are expected to be available in the first quarter of 2007.
The Samsung SCH-u620 is one of the first mobile phones to support Verizon Wireless' V CAST Mobile TV service and features a vibrant two-inch QVGA 240 x 320 pixel LCD screen to view the V CAST Mobile TV streaming broadcasts. Built for optimum viewing pleasure, the SCH-u620 also boasts stereo Bluetooth support for enhanced audio, a dedicated V CAST Mobile TV key and a retractable V CAST Mobile TV antenna. The SCH-u620 is also a fully-loaded multimedia device, supporting V CAST Music, Get It Now applications and Mobile Web 2.0SM.
In addition to supporting V CAST Music, Get It Now applications and Mobile Web 2.0, the SCH-u620 is the perfect device for use with VZ NavigatorSM, Verizon Wireless' tool for customers that gives them access to a wide array of Location Based Services (LBS) options, including mapping, audible turn-by-turn navigation and the ability to find over 14 million points of interest. Key features of the SCH-u620 include:
* 1.3 Megapixel digital camera with flash
* Camcorder with MMS length or full-length capabilities
* V CAST-capable: V CAST Mobile TV - check out the latest streaming television programs on your wireless phone
- V CAST Music - download songs over the air or transfer your own music collection onto a microSDTM memory card
- V CAST Video and 3D Games - download or stream video clips 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 2.0-capable - customizable, enhanced wireless access to the latest in news, sports, weather and more
* TXT , Picture Messaging and Video Messaging-capable
* Advanced speech recognition with dictation
* Bluetooth wireless technology profiles for stereo headset (for music playback) as well as mono headset, hands-free, serial port, dial-up networking, and object push (for vCard only)*
* Expandable memory with microSD memory card slot
* Dimensions: 3.76" x 1.86" x .85", 3.7 ounces with standard battery
* QVGA display (240 x 320)
* Bilingual user interface: English and Spanish
* Personal organizer with calendar, calculator, to-do list, currency converter, alarm clock, world time, and a stop watch
* File viewer for DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF, TXT, HTM, and image files (like JPEG and BMP)
* The SCH-u620 does not support all Bluetooth OBEX profiles. Go to www.verizonwireless.com/bluetoothchart to check car kit and accessory compatibility.