Alltel introduced a new phone from LG that somewhat
resembles the form factor of the T-Mobile G1 / HTC Dream. This phone features a
3-inch touchscreen, 3 megapixel camera, a full QWERTY keyboard, EVDO Rev A, and
GPS via Alltel Navigation. To take full advantage of the 3G speeds supported by
the phone, the phone also has a full Internet browser. This phone will be
available for $99.99 after $100 mail-in rebate for new and existing eligible
customers who sign-up for a qualifying one-year Smart-Choice Pack service
agreement. Additional details about the phone can be found in the press release
Customers get the wireless trifecta with the introduction of LG Tritan™
by Alltel Wireless
Alltel Wireless and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc.
(LG Mobile Phones) introduce a trifecta of wireless functions with LG Tritan™.
Users will now be able to enjoy a 3” full touch-screen, 3 mega-pixel camera and
3G network speed all in one sleek wireless handset.
LG Tritan is perfect for customers wanting the flexibility
of an advanced touch-screen interface combined with a full QWERTY keyboard. The
3” touch-screen features a full internet browser and easy-to-dial virtual
keypad with voice recognition and voice-activated dialing. Designed as a side
slide QWERTY, LG Tritan fits neatly in palm of the hand, allowing customers to
take advantage of the handset’s text, picture and video messaging capabilities.
Whether capturing vacation adventures or making a trip to the local ballpark,
the 3 MP camera provides crisp images with the auto-focus and zoom lens.
“LG Tritan by Alltel is a great phone to keep customers
connected to their friends and family while delivering features like the camera
just in time for summer vacations,” said Wendy Michell, director of device
strategies for Alltel Wireless. “Running on Alltel’s advanced 3G network, LG
Tritan creates a trifecta experience for our wireless users – an experience
that is full of entertainment, communication and a whole lot of fun.”
“The range of LG Tritan is remarkable,” said Ehtisham
Rabbani, vice president of product strategy and marketing for LG Mobile Phones.
“LG and Alltel designed the perfect balance of hardware and software in this
handset including the 3” touch screen and 3G network speed. It’s a true tribute
to our consumers.”
Alltel Wireless is offering LG Tritan for $99.99 after $100
mail-in rebate at Alltel retail stores and online at shopalltel.com
discounted price is available to new and existing eligible customers who
sign-up for a qualifying one-year Smart-Choice Pack service agreement.
Smart-Choice Packs start as low as $69.99 per month and include unlimited data,
e-mail and Web access. Customers who purchase LG Tritan will receive a
hands-free stereo headset.
Customers who choose a Smart-Choice pack with unlimited data
will receive free usage of pre-loaded applications including My-Cast Weather,
Alltel Navigation, nuTsie, Alltel TV on Demand Connect, Alltel Radio Connect
and Alltel E-mail. Additional enhancements to LG Tritan include stereo
Bluetooth capabilities and an expandable Micro SD slot.
Alltel Wireless continues to serve 2.2 million customers and
operate in the 91 Cellular Market Areas (CMAs) that Verizon is required to
divest. Alltel Wireless continues to be an industry-leader, providing choice
and flexibility with its exclusive “My Circle” feature, providing unlimited
calling to and from any 5, 15, or 25 numbers on any network. Alltel Wireless
was also the first to offer Anytime Plan Changes, giving customers the
flexibility to change their calling plans at any time without extending their