News Release

Take Your Best Shot In Red Or Black

Verizon Wireless Introduces the FlipShot by Samsung in Two Colorful Options

January 23, 2008

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7518Kimberly Walton
MWW Group for Samsung Mobile
kwalton@mww.com
972-301-5402

BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and DALLAS, TX — Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) today announced the popular Verizon Wireless FlipShot by Samsung will be available tomorrow in either red or black in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide and online at www.verizonwireless.com.  

The fun-loving devices sport a 3.0 megapixel built-in camera with Digital Zoom and a rotating display for optimal viewing while in camera mode, Bluetooth® capability for headsets, stereo, car kits, object push (for vCard only), basic image and basic print as well as a business card scanner. Additional features of the Verizon Wireless FlipShot by Samsung include:

  • Camcorder
  • Living Wallpaper
  • PictBridge printing capable
  • V CAST Music and Video capable
  • Speakerphone
  • Get It Now®
  • Messaging Services — SMS, EMS and MMS messaging, e-mail, and Mobile IM and chat
  • VZ NavigatorSM
  • Mobile Web 2.0SM
  • Dimensions: 3.76" x 1.83" x .73" with standard battery
  • Personal organizer with Calendar, Calculator, Notepad, Alarm Clock, and World Clock
  • Display: 240 x 320 pixel, 260K color TFT Internal

The FlipShot will be available for $149.99 after a $50 rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 63.7 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 68,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at 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 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 www.samsungwireless.com.

About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. 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 www.samsung.com.

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