Wireless finally released the
previous shown HTC
Libra/HTC S720 and
announced yesterday its Verizon Wireless SMT5800, which is available online and
through Verizon Wireless business sales and will be available in Verizon
Wireless Communications Stores on Jan. 21.
Part compact phone, part messaging device, the Verizon Wireless SMT5800 features
a standard mobile phone keypad and navigation as well as slide-out QWERTY
keyboard, plus Windows Mobile 6 Standard for access to the Internet, calendar
and contacts, tasks, E-Mail and more. With the SMT5800, Verizon Wireless
customers can easily view and edit Microsoft Word and Excel and view PowerPoint
and PDF documents while on-the-go.
Supporting Verizon Wireless' CDMA2000 1X/EV-DO network, the SMT5800
additionally features a 2.0 megapixel camera with video capture, Bluetooth 2.0
including stereo with support for certain profiles microSD memory card slot (for
up to 8 GB of removable memory) and a 2.4" QVGA color screen.
Verizon Wireless customers have the benefit of using the SMT5800 as a modem
for notebooks when they subscribe to Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess Connect
to send and receive data.
The SMT5800 is now available online at today for US$ 299.99 after a US$ 50
mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. Customers who purchase a
qualified voice plan along with a data plan may be eligible for an additional
US$ 100 credit making the SMT5800 US$ 199.99 for those customers.
Cheers ~ Arne