LAS VEGAS and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Ahead of CTIA WIRELESS 2008, Verizon Wireless, the owner and operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, today announced the XV6900 will be available in April through Verizon Wireless business sales channels, at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com. The Verizon Wireless XV6900 is a stylish, compact and versatile touch-screen phone, optimized for easy navigation with the swipe of a finger and runs on Verizon Wireless’ network, which gives the pure white XV6900 fast Internet and e-mail connectivity.
The XV6900 from Verizon Wireless takes touch to the next level with smooth navigation. Whether customers are accessing local weather reports, navigating to the Internet, flipping through photos, or one-touch dialing of loved ones, they can interact with a myriad of the XV6900’s features with just a flick of their fingers.
The Verizon Wireless XV6900 leverages the broad functionality and communication capabilities of Windows Mobile(R) 6 Professional with access to Outlook Mobile(R) for smooth e-mail integration, Office Mobile and the ability to run a bevy of third-party applications. Verizon Wireless customers will also have the ability to surf the Web through Internet Explorer(R) Mobile, send and receive e-mails or chat on popular Messenger services including AIM(R), MSN(R), Yahoo!(R). Designed with the sophisticated customer in mind, the Verizon Wireless XV6900 allows customers to view and edit Microsoft Word(R) and Excel(R) files, as well as view Microsoft PowerPoint(R), Adobe(R) Reader(R) LE PDF Viewer and view, extract and create new ZIP files and attachments. The intuitive home screen on the XV6900 provides one-touch access to e-mail, text messages, calendar appointments and contacts, as well as current weather conditions and forecasts for hundreds of cities around the world.
Additional features of the XV6900 include:
— Built-in speakerphone
— Bluetooth(R) v. 2.0 with support for stereo, hands-free, and headset profiles
— microSD(TM) memory card slot with support up to 8 GB
— 2.0 megapixel camera with video capture
— 256 MB ROM / 128 MB RAM
— 2.8″ TFT-LCD touch-screen with LED backlight
— 3.98″ (l) x 2.35″ (w) x 0.56″ (d)
— Support for Office Outlook Mobile and Microsoft Exchange(R) with Direct Push
The XV6900 will be available online and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, for $349.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. An additional $100 credit toward the purchase of the handset is available for customers who sign up for qualifying voice and data plans at the time of purchase.
Verizon Wireless offers a host of business applications and solutions for a variety of industries — from construction, manufacturing and healthcare to retail, financial services, government and public safety. Verizon Wireless’ portfolio of mobile applications, enhanced by the comprehensive suite of IP products and services and technological innovations offered by Verizon Business, provides business and enterprise customers access to turnkey solutions that can help them improve efficiency, streamline communications and produce a solid return on investment.
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to http://www.verizonwireless.com. Business customers should contact a Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 65.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: www.verizonwireless.com. 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 www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
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