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Nokia 7705 Twist™ Puts A New Twist On Messaging

This Fall, Turn Heads with Nokia's New Swivel Design and Support Victims of Domestic Violence

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September 9, 2009

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7518Corporate Communications
Nokia
Communication.Corp@nokia.com
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and WHITE PLAINS, NY — Verizon Wireless and Nokia introduce the Nokia 7705 Twist™, a fun phone with a unique square shape that swivels open to reveal a full QWERTY keypad. The phone’s shortcut buttons provide quick access to messaging, the 3.0 megapixel camera, Web browsing, V CAST Music with Rhapsody®, voice commands, and speakerphone options. The Contact Light Ring, located in the lower right corner, can be customized to identify a message or a call from those listed in the contact directory. Customers may purchase the Nokia Twist online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning Sept. 13 and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Sept. 21.

Available colors: Black with Xpress-on™ Covers in black and purple packaged with the phone

Features:

  • Compatible with services including VZ Navigator(SM), V CAST Music with Rhapsody, V CAST Video, Visual Voice Mail, Mobile Broadband Connect and Corporate Email
  • Habitat mode activates a unique interface for visualizing your social circle and allows customers to easily organize their calls and messaging history
  • 3.0 megapixel camera/camcorder with flash and autofocus
  • Dedicated camera/video keyResolution adjustment: 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 800 x 600, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
  • Self-timer: Off, three, five, 10 seconds
  • White balance: auto, sunny, cloudy, tungsten and fluorescent
  • Shutter sound: Shutter, Silent, Say “Cheese,” and Ready! 1 2 3
  • Color effects: normal, antique, black & white, negative
  • Capture mode: landscape and portrait
  • Photo editing: pan and zoom, rotate
  • Customized slideshow
  • Video capture and playback
  • Media Center-capable for downloading games, ringtones and more
  • Threaded messaging helps customers keep track of a variety of conversations
  • “Post to Blogs” feature allows multimedia to be posted to a blog or social networking site
  • HTML browser
  • Support for Mobile Email, Mobile Web Mail, Chat and Blogs
  • Built-in mirror
  • Supported Bluetooth® profiles include headset, hands-free, dial-up networking, stereo, phonebook access, basic printing, object push (for vCard and vCal), file transfer, and basic imaging
  • 2.4-inch, 262K TFT QVGA screen
  • EV-DO Rev. 0
  • 2.5 mm headset jack
  • Dimensions: 2.71” x 2.71” x 0.59”
  • Usage time: up to 270 minutes or
  • Standby time: up to 312 hours
  • Weight: 3.44 ounces

Price and availability

The Nokia Twist will be available for $99.99 after a $50 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. Additional information about the Nokia Twist will be available at www.verizonwireless.com/twist on Friday. For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

Look Good and Support a Good Cause
From Oct. 6 through Oct. 29, while supplies last, customers who purchase the Nokia Twist online at www.verizonwireless.com will receive a free picture frame phone lanyard to raise awareness of HopeLine® and support domestic violence prevention.

Customers can donate their old phones to HopeLine, Verizon Wireless’ mobile phone recycling and reuse program. Proceeds from HopeLine are used to provide wireless phones to victims of domestic violence and cash grants to non-profit advocacy organizations that promote domestic violence prevention and awareness. No-longer-used phones can be dropped off at any Verizon Wireless Communications Store. Customers can get more information on HopeLine at www.verizonwireless.com/hopeline.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Media can access high-resolution images of the Nokia Twist in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.)

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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.

About Nokia
Nokia is a pioneer in mobile telecommunications and the world’s leading maker of mobile devices. Today, we are connecting people in new and different ways – fusing advanced mobile technology with personalized services to enable people to stay close to what matters to them. We also provide comprehensive digital map information through NAVTEQ; and equipment, solutions and services for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.

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