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Verizon Wireless intros the Samsung SCH-u550
Posted: 20-Feb-2008 [Source: Verizon Wireless]

[Verizon Wireless releases the clamshell Samsung SCH-u550 offers music download and listening, a1.3 MP camera with Night Shot, and Bluetooth all at a $69.99 price point.]

Basking Ridge, NJ and Dallas -- 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

* Speakerphone

* Personal organizer with Calendar, Calculator, Notepad, Alarm Clock, World Time, and Stop Watch

* Bilingual user interface: English and Spanish

* TTY/TTD-capable

* 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


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