Tong Zhang
(Senior Editor)
08/19/10 02:32 PM
Verizon Wireless Releases the Salute, ZTE's First Phone on Verizon

Verizon Wireless and ZTE USA today introduced the Verizon Wireless Salute, ZTE's first phone on Verizon. 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 has a 1.3-megapixel camera, speakerphone and Bluetooth headset support. Here is more info on the Salute:

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/Espa?ol
* 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 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 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


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