Verizon Wireless Announces the Availability of the Samsung Omnia II

Verizon Wireless Announces the Availability of the Samsung Omnia II

Full Touch Screen Phone Features Windows Mobile 6.5, Swype Technology and One-Touch Access to Social Networking and Entertainment Features


BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and DALLAS, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced the availability of the Samsung Omnia(R) II(TM), a full-touch all-in-one smartphone powered by Windows Mobile(R) 6.5 to keep customers connected to their corporate and personal e-mail accounts and synchronized with their schedules and contacts.

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Available Colors: Black with red accents on the battery cover

Key features:

— 3.7-inch ultra-brilliant touch screen

— Widescreen WVGA AMOLED (Wide Video Graphics Array Active-Matrix

Organic Light-Emitting Diode) responsive touch screen results in one

of the brightest and clearest displays on a mobile phone in the

United States

— Virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype technology allows customers to input

text faster and easier with one continuous finger or stylus motion

across the screen keyboard

— Features Windows Mobile 6.5, which keeps customers connected with

corporate and personal e-mail and synchronization of schedules and


— Microsoft Office Mobile(R) enhances productivity with the ability to

manage Word, Excel(R) and PowerPoint(R) documents

— Enhanced 3D cube user interface

— Full HTML Web browsing capabilities with Opera 9.5 enhanced browser

— One-touch access to social networking sites via shortcut widgets

— Supports Verizon Wireless services, including V CAST Music with

Rhapsody, V CAST Video On Demand, V CAST Song ID, Visual Voice Mail,

VZW Tones, VZ Navigator(SM), Mobile IM and Mobile Email

Additional specifications:

— Full messaging suite, including SMS, MMS, Mobile IM, Mobile Email and

Corporate Email

— Access to social networking applications, including YouTube(TM),

Facebook(R) and MySpace, with Samsung’s unique TouchWiz(TM) 2.0 user


— 5.0 megapixel camera with flash and auto-focus and camcorder and

decoder with DNSe technology and on-device editing capabilities

— Wi-Fi technology (802.11 b/g)

— Support for Divx and Xvid movie files

— 8 GB internal memory and expandable memory of up to 16 GB with

microSD(TM) memory card (card sold separately)

— Bluetooth(R) profiles supported: headset (mono and stereo), hands-free

(car kits), object push for vCard, basic imaging, phonebook access

profiles. Also supports serial port, dial-up networking, object push

for vCalendar, file transfer, basic printing and human interface device


Pricing and availability:

— The Samsung Omnia II will be available online at and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores

beginning Dec. 2 for $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new

two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the

form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash

anywhere debit cards are accepted.

— For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services,

visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or

go to

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving 89 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at

About Samsung Telecommunications America

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visit

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 164,600 people in 179 offices across 61 countries, the company consists of two business units: Digital Media & Communications and Device Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit

Samsung Mobile is proud to provide ENERGY STAR-qualified power adapters with its mobile phones and accessories. ENERGY STAR-qualified products use less energy, save money, and help protect the environment. Products that have earned the ENERGY STAR meet strict energy-efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy.

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Verizon Wireless Announces the Availability of the Samsung Omnia II