Verizon Wireless and Samsung today announced the availability of the SCH-u550 from Samsung. Here is more info:
"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. Available today, the SCH-u550 can be purchased online at www.verizonwireless.com or in any of the 2,400 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores throughout the country.
In addition to a sleek, stylish design, 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:
FEATURES ? V CAST Music and Video ? Bluetooth Wireless Technology - headset (mono and stereo), handsfree, serial port, dial-up networking, object push (vCard and vCalendar only), file transfer (for usergenerated content only), and phone book access. - A2DP/AVRCP ? 1.3 Megapixel Digital Camera - Night Shot and up to 12 Step Digital Zoom ? Camcorder - MMS Length (15-second clips) - Normal Length (10-minute clips) ? User-selectable display theme and Main Menu layout ? Directional Navigation Key for Easeof Use ? Active Flip ? 72-Note Polyphonic Ringtones ? T9 Text Input for Easy Text Entry ? Any Key Answer ? Bilingual User Interface (English & Spanish) ? Personal Organizer: Calculator, Calendar, Alarm Clock, World Clock, Stop Watch and Notepad ? Directional Microphone ? Get It Now Enabled (BREW 3.1.4) ? Standalone Mode (Airplane Mode) ? Dialing Fonts ? Dual NAM ? Quicksearch ? Voice Memo ? Advanced Speech Recognition including Text-to-Speech for Menu Readout and SMS Readout ? Downloadable Content (Ringers, Wallpapers, Games & Business Applications) ? VZ NavigatorSM LBS / E911 Enabled ? Messaging Services - text messaging (SMS), enhanced messaging (EMS), multimedia messaging (MMS), Email, Mobile IM and Chat ? Mobile Web 2.0
? CDMA 1x 800/1900mHz Digital Only EVDO ? Dimensions: 3.77? x 1.93? x .64? (standard battery) ? Weight: 3.35 ounces (standard battery) ? Display: 176 x 220 Pixel, 262K TFT Color Internal; 96 x 96 Pixel, 65K STN External ? Standard Battery: 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion, 800 mAh ? Usage Time: Up to 212 mins (3.54 hrs) (standard battery); Up to 377 mins (6.28 hrs) (extended battery) ? Standby Time: Up to 200 hrs (standard battery); Up to 300 hrs (extended battery) ? Hearing Aid Compatibility = M4/T4
MEMORY ? Internal Phone Book - Up to 500 entries w/ multiplecontacts - Can store one picture with each entry - One-, Two- and Three-Touch dialing ? Last 20 Incoming, Outgoing and Missed Call Logs ? microSD Memory Card Slot
CALL MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES ? Picture Caller ID ? Voice Mail ? Caller ID ? Call Forwarding ? Call Waiting ? Three-Way Calling
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 www.verizonwireless.com "