Verizon Wireless and Samsung Mobile today announced the Samsung Illusion will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning Nov. 23 for $79.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. The Illusion will be available for free with a new two-year customer agreement between Thursday, Nov. 24 and Monday, Nov. 28 as an online promotion. Here is more info on this Android 2.3 Gingerbread phone:
The Illusion features a 1 GHz Samsung Hummingbird Application Processor, 3.0-megapixel camera, HTML Web browser, music player and integrated contacts, calendar and social networking applications, as well as access to more than 300,000 apps available to download from Android Market.
-Android 2.3 Gingerbread support for Google Mobile Services including Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Search and Google Maps -SWYPE Technology input text faster and in a more intuitive way with one continuous finger motion across the screen keyboard -Corporate email support for Microsoft Office Exchange customers can synchronize corporate email, contacts and calendars from their office email -Full suite of messaging options, including text, picture and video messaging -Mobile Hotspot capability share 3G connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices -6-axis accelerometer with compass -Bluetooth 3.0 technology support for headset, hands-free, stereo, phonebook access and object push for vCard and vCalendar -Wi-Fi Connectivity 802.11 a/b/g/n -microSD card slot with support for up to 32 GB (2 GB pre-installed)
Additional features Designed with the environment in mind:
-Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Platinum Rating the Samsung Illusion scored 84 out of 119 points to receive the Platinum UL rating -Rear casing and battery cover are made from 70 percent post-consumer material and 35 percent of the front casing is post-consumer material -Packaging made from bleach-free paper (post-consumer waste) and printed with vegetable ink -Box material uses 60 percent recycled paper (post-consumer waste) -High-efficiency charger with full-charge alarm
The Samsung Illusion will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com on Nov. 23, and will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in January 2012. Customers that purchase a Samsung Illusion smartphone will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 for monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. For more information on the Samsung Illusion or for other Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com