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Verizon Wireless與蘋果攜手合作推出在Verizon網路上運行的第四代 iPhone

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January 10, 2011

Jeannie Park
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新澤西州BASKING RIDGE及加州CUPERTINO — 2011年一月十一日—Verizon Wireless與蘋果(Apple®)今天宣布,第四代 iPhone®(iPhone® 4)將自二月十日星期四起,在Verizon Wireless的網路上運行。 Verizon Wireless同時為合格用戶提供獨家預訂的機會,這些用戶將可在二月三日,也就是這項服務正式上市之前,搶先透過網路預訂第四代iPhone。

第四代 iPhone是全世界最具創意的電話,其特色在蘋果令人驚嘆的 Retina™ 顯像功能,這是任何其他電話都沒有的最高清晰度顯像,所以無論是文字、影像或視頻,畫面清晰度是如此的出眾,而FaceTime®更令影像電話美夢成真。運行於Verizon Wireless網路上的第四代iPhone還將包括新增的Personal Hotspot功能,讓用戶能夠利用第四代iPhone同時連接最多五種以Wi-Fi啟動的裝置。

「本公司萬分榮幸,能夠將在業界居領導地位,而且是運行在全國最可靠網路上的第四代iPhone介紹給數百萬無線用戶,」Verizon總裁兼首席營運長Lowell McAdam表示。「這是業界踏出的重要一步,由兩家優秀的公司攜手合作,將本世紀無線版圖中最重要的科技進展之一提供給無線用戶。」

「Verizon Wireless的用戶告訴我們,他們日夜期盼第四代iPhone的到來。我相信他們對於這次推出的iPhone將愛不釋手,」蘋果公司的首席營運長Tim Cook表示。「Verizon苦心經營,造就了一家優異的公司和一批對他們忠心耿耿的用戶,我們對此衷心敬佩。」

第四代iPhone的特色包括使用LED閃光燈的五百萬像素相機、高清錄影功能、蘋果的A4晶片、三軸陀螺儀(3-axis gyro),和沒有任何其他手機能比的亮麗玻璃及不銹鋼設計。第四代iPhone同時附帶全球最先進的無線運作系統iOS4,其功能包括多重任務處理、文件夾、遊戲中心、AirPlay®及AirPrint無線列印功能。第四代iPhone用戶將可輕鬆連接全世界最受歡迎的App Store(sm),包括遊戲、工商、新聞、體育、健康及參考資料等總共二十大類的三十萬餘應用程式。

價格及上市方式

第四代iPhone訂二月十日星期四開始在Verizon Wireless網路上運行,16GB手機零售價$199.99,32GB手機零售價$299.99,並需簽署新用戶兩年協議。第四代iPhone將在全國兩千餘家Verizon Wireless通訊商店、www.verizonwireless.com/iphone 網頁、蘋果零售店、蘋果網路商店 www.apple.com、及蘋果授權轉賣商上市,消費者亦可打電話1-800-2 JOIN IN訂購。

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Verizon Wireless簡介
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