Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) today announced the availability of the SCH-u550 from Samsung. This fashionable clamshell sports a trend-setting brown finish and lets customers download and listen to music, check out short video clips and take pictures and videos while on-the-go.
The SCH-u550 features a 1.3 megapixel camera with Night Shot to enhance the camera's capabilities in dark environments and digital zoom, a camcorder, and Bluetooth wireless capabilities for headsets, hands-free, serial port, certain dial-up networking profiles, and object push for vCard to further enhance customers' wireless experience. Verizon Wireless customers can also access V CAST Video, Verizon Wireless' multimedia service with news, sports and entertainment video clips, 3D games, and more; and V CAST Music, which offers access to over 2.7 million full-length songs from well-known and independent artists that can be purchased and downloaded over-the-air, directly to the SCH-u550. Additional features of the SCH-u550 by Samsung include:
* Get It Now-capable -- download games, ringtones, wallpapers, location based services, and more
* VZ NavigatorSM -- visual and audible directions to a destination, locate businesses and other places in an area, get a map of a location, bookmark favorites and recent searches, and even share locations with others
* Mobile Web 2.0SM -- customizable, enhanced wireless access to the latest in news, sports, weather, and more
* Text, picture and video messaging
* Instant Messaging using AIM, MSN, Yahoo!
* Expandable memory with microSD memory card slot
* Dimensions: 3.77" x 1.93" x .64"; 3.35 ounces with standard battery
* Advanced Speech Recognition
* Personal organizer with Calendar, Calculator, Notepad, Alarm Clock, World Time, and Stop Watch
* Bilingual user interface: English and Spanish
* Hearing Aid Compatibility rating: M4/T4
The SCH-u550 is available today for $69.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com.