Verizon Wireless Salutes ZTE's First Handset on the Nation's Most Reliable Network Easy-to-Use Slider Phone Comes Packed with All the Essential Features to Stay on Schedule BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and RICHARDSON, Texas, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation's largest and most reliable wireless 3G network, and ZTE USA, Inc., introduce the Verizon Wireless Salute™. Available today, the lightweight, slim slider phone offers up to 240 minutes of talk time and up to 220 hours of standby time on a single charge. It is a reliable handset with the most important features customers need in a single device, including a 1.3-megapixel camera, speakerphone and Bluetooth® headset support. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100812/NY49519 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100812/NY49519 ) Key features: * Stylish slider design * Large 2.4-inch screen * 1.3-megapixel camera * Mobile Web capable * Messaging options include: text, picture and voice messaging; Mobile Email; Mobile Web Email; and Chat capable * Bilingual interface: English/Espanol * Micro USB 2.0 compatible Lifestyle features: * Bluetooth® technology with support for the following Bluetooth profiles: headset, hands-free, phonebook access, and object push for vCard and vCalendar * Media Center provides access to downloadable games, ringtones, wallpapers, location-based services and more * Social Beat application – offers a single point for accessing social networking sites, allowing customers to stay connected to Facebook®, Twitter™ and MySpace®, plus more than 50 news, sports and entertainment feeds * Backup Assistant(SM) application – saves and updates a copy of the phone's address book to a secure website * VZ Navigator® capabilities for customers to receive audible turn-by-turn directions to millions of points of interest and share the directions with others * Preloaded with Bing Search Price and availability: * The Salute is available today at www.verizonwireless.com and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores for $19.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted. * For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
Glad to see another player in the US market. Looking forward to seeing what they can drop on the market here.
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