Verizon Wireless and Kyocera Wireless today announced the immediate availability of the KPC680 ExpressCard with CDMA2000 1x Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology. The KPC680 ExpressCard is available now through business sales channels and online at www.verizonwireless.com; it will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, on Nov. 30. Here is more info:
"The new KPC680 will allow Verizon Wireless customers to have faster access to e-mail, corporate data, the Internet and more. Powered by Verizon Wireless? wireless broadband network, which runs on EV-DO Rev. A technology, the KPC680 gives customers increased speed, mobility, and security that helps them improve mobile business productivity.
Expanding on Verizon Wireless? successful 2005 launch of the award-winning Kyocera KPC650 1x EV-DO Rev. 0 PC Card, the new Kyocera KPC680 ExpressCard delivers increased productivity and maximized performance. The KPC680 ExpressCard is optimized for Verizon Wireless? Rev. A network and operates with the company?s BroadbandAccess service. Providing average download speeds of 600 kilobits per second (kbps) to 1.4 megabits and average upload speeds of 500-800 kbps, BroadbandAccess from Verizon Wireless allows customers in Rev. A coverage areas to download a 1 Megabyte e-mail attachment ? the equivalent of a small PowerPoint presentation or a large PDF file ? in as few as eight seconds and upload the same-sized file in as few as 13 seconds.
The KPC680 features a breakthrough antenna design that moves the antenna away from the device as it is opened, providing greater sensitivity, dual external antenna ports for signal flexibility, and a compact form factor.
Features CDMA 1xEV?DO (Rev.A/0), 1xRTT (800/1900 MHz) Express Card 34 Interface Supports optional PCMCIA adaptor Smaller and lighter than traditional PC cards High Speed Data Transfer VZAccess Manager software for easy connection and management 2?Way Text Messaging Corkscrew, Flip?Up Antenna Dual Color LED Service Status Indicator Dual External Antenna Ports SAR: 1.17 W/kg User?Lap Position System Requirements Card Slot: ExpressCard 34 Processor: 166 MHz Disk Drive: CD ROM Hard Drive Space: 14MB RAM: 32MB Internet Browser Software
OS Support Windows2000/, XP, Vista, MAC OS 10.4.8 or higher
Dimensions Dimensions: 4.49" (H) x 1.34" (W) x 0.2" (D) Weight: 1.3 oz
Pricing and Availability The KPC680 ExpressCard is available for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and new two-year customer agreement. Customers can get BroadbandAccess service for $59.99 monthly access with a new one- or two-year customer agreement. Business customers may contact a Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ."