Alltel and LG today introduced the Wave (LG AX380) phone with 1.3 megapixel camera, integrated Bluetooth and memory slot. Here is more info from the announcement:
"Alltel Wireless makes waves this summer with the introduction of The Wave by LG. The phone, exclusively available at Alltel Wireless retail stores and shopalltel.com, features a rolling design that mimics the curl of a wave as the deep colors fade into black.
The Wave includes a 1.3 megapixel camera with video capabilities, MP3 player with external controls, an expandable memory slot, Bluetooth Stereo technology and is GPS capable. It also comes preloaded with Alltel Axcess features such as XM Radio Mobile and Axcess Search. Additionally, customers can download games, ringtones and more via Alltel?s Axcess Shop.
?With its sleek design, The Wave is a fashionable option to stay connected,? said Wade McGill, senior vice president of wireless products and services, for Alltel. ?Alltel Wireless is excited to introduce another phone to our line up that provides our customers with the best in form and function.?
?With robust music capabilities like external storage and Bluetooth Stereo, the new Wave by LG demonstrates our commitment to providing the latest in mobile music at a reasonable price point,? said Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of product strategy and marketing for LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. ?We?re excited to launch another handset with Alltel as we strive to provide our customers with the latest designs and mobile innovations.?
The Wave provides customers the ability to personalize their phone with features such as Jump Music, free software that enables customers to transfer music files from their personal computers, and Celltop, a patent-pending technology that offers customers an easier way to access, manage and organize a wide range of information.
Premier Phone Features
* 1.3 MP camera with video * Expandable memory slot * MP3 Player with external controls * Bluetooth wireless technology * GPS capable * Celltop ready
* Messaging capabilities: Text, Instant, Picture and Video * Download Games, Ringtones and more in the Axcess Shop * Preloaded Applications: Axcess TV, Axcess Search * Web
The Wave is available for $79.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. This discounted price is for new customers on two-year service agreements, as well as existing eligible customers on qualifying rate plans. Customers who purchase The Wave and are on a qualifying calling plan can join ?My Circle,? Alltel?s exclusive feature which allows customers to choose who they call for free ? any 10 numbers, any network. Alltel Wireless also offers Anytime Plan Changes, which gives customers the flexibility to change their calling plans at any time, without extending their current contract."