Sprint and Kyocera SANYO today announced the upcoming arrival of SCP-2700 by SANYO, a messaging device featuring a full QWERTY keyboard with threaded text messaging, 1.3 megapixel camera, Sprint Navigation, Sprint Family Locator, Sprint Mobile Email Work, Social Zone application, and Bluetooth. SCP-2700 will be available beginning May 10 in all Sprint retail channels including www.sprint.com and 1-800-Sprint1. SCP-2700 by SANYO will be available exclusively from Sprint for just $29.99 with a new two-year service agreement, after a $50 mail-in rebate. More info on this upcoming Sprint phone:
Blending the practicality of a full QWERTY keypad with vibrant colors and designs, SCP-2700 offers users many of the most desirable features in wireless without sacrificing style or functionality. The handset, which will be available in both Impulsive Pink, with a subtle floral overlay, and Deep Blue, has a tactile square designer pattern on its back.
SCP-2700 by SANYO offers several family-friendly applications such as Sprint Family Locator, Social Zone and Sprint Navigation. Sprint Family Locator uses GPS technology to locate your child?s phone and displays the location on an interactive map. Social Zone, allows access to Photobucket, MySpace, FaceBook, YouTube and several other social networking sites from the handset. Users can easily post mobile photos and updates from virtually anywhere, anytime for $2.99 a month. Sprint Navigation provides full-feature GPS navigation, including voice and on-screen, turn-by-turn driving directions and more than 10 million business listings.
Sanyo SCP-2700 Features and Specs:
ENTERTAINMENT AND PERSONALIZATION ? 1.3 MP camera with 12-step digital zoom and 2x magnification ? Sprint Picture Mail ? also comes equipped with Sprint?s Social Zone, allowing quick one-button access to Photobucket, MySpace, Facebook and allowing users to post mobile photos and updates from virtually anywhere ? Downloadable screensavers, ring tones, applications and games ? Sprint Family Locator allows families to locate their loved ones
PRODUCTIVITY ? Text messaging capable with threaded messages and quick-access button ? Dedicated emoticon key to quickly add flair to any message ? Sprint Navigation with GPS-enabled audio and visual turn-by-turn driving directions, one-click traffic rerouting and more than 10 million local listings ? Sprint Mobile Email for access to POP3 email, including AOL, Yahoo!, Windows Live and Gmail as well as corporate email ? Integrated Bluetooth? wireless technology ? Rear-ported speakerphone with dedicated key ? SMS Voice Messaging-capable ? Voice-activated dialing ? Wireless Backup to manage contacts list in the event that the phone is lost, stolen or damaged ? Restrict and Lock allows the user to set limits on when and how the device is used ? Built-in tools, including calendar, scheduler, to-do list, world clock, calculator, stopwatch and alarm clock ? Internal phone book to hold up to 600 contact entries (allows 7 phone numbers, 3 email addresses and 1 web address per contact entry)
SPECIFICATIONS ? Two color options: Deep Blue and Impulsive Pink ? Dimensions: 4.3" x 2.4" x 0.6"; Weight: 3.4 oz. ? Internal display: 2.2? 65K color TFT LCD (320x240) ? Standard battery: Rechargeable lithium ion (Li-ion) battery provides up to 4.8 hours continuous talk time