TouchScreen XV6900 Available from Verizon

xv6900.jpgVerizon Wireless, the owner and operator of the nation's most
reliable wireless voice and data network, announced that the XV6900 is
available from the company's online store beginning today. It will be
in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit
City, on April 30.

First unveiled during CTIA WIRELESS 2008, the Verizon Wireless
XV6900 is a stylish, compact and versatile touch-screen smartphone that
gives busy professionals the high-speed connectivity of the Verizon
Wireless broadband network.

The XV6900 is available 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.
In addition to its luxurious white package,
the XV6900 includes:

  • EV-DO, 1xRTT-capabilities
  • Touch technology allows finger and stylus input
  • Virtual, all-touch QWERTY keyboard with additional input options
  • Five-way ENTER/NAVIGATION button
  • 2.0 megapixel camera with auto-focus, zoom and video capture
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • One-touch access to e-mail, text messages, calendar appointments and contacts, weather conditions and forecasts
  • Equipped with Windows Mobile® 6 Professional with access to
    Microsoft® Office Word Mobile, Excel® Mobile, and PowerPoint® Mobile;
    Adobe® Reader® LE PDF viewer
  • View, edit, create Word and Excel files; view only PowerPoint and PDF files; view, extract, create Zip files
  • Web browsing with Internet Explorer® Mobile
  • Windows Media® Player 10
  • Instant Messenger capabilities with AIM®, MSN® and Yahoo!®
  • Bluetooth® v. 2.0 with support for stereo, hands-free and headset profiles
  • microSD(TM) memory card slot with support up to 8 GB
  • Voice command-capable
  • Security locking features
  • Text, picture and video messaging
  • BroadbandAccess Connect-capable
  • Wireless Sync-capable
  • ActiveSync® (v. 4.5) and Windows Mobile Device Center®
  • Support for Office Outlook Mobile and Microsoft Exchange® with Direct Push
  • 256 MB ROM / 128 MB RAM
  • 2.8" TFT-LCD touch-screen with LED backlight: 240 x 320 pixel; 64K color TFT
  • 3.98" (l) x 2.35" (w) x 0.56" (d)
  • 3.95 ounces
  • Battery: 1100 mAH standard, and 1880 mAH for XT Battery
  • Standard battery usage times:
    • Usage: 210 minutes
    • Standby: 250 hours
  • XT battery usage times:
    • Usage: 360 minutes
    • Standby: 427 hours
  • SAR: Head - 1.250 W/kg; Body - 0.457 W/kg