Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced the availability of the Samsung Omnia® II(TM), a full-touch all-in-one smartphone powered by Windows Mobile® 6.5 to keep customers connected to their corporate and personal e-mail accounts and synchronized with their schedules and contacts.

Key features:

–  3.7-inch ultra-brilliant touch screen

      –  Widescreen WVGA AMOLED (Wide Video Graphics Array Active-Matrix

          Organic Light-Emitting Diode) responsive touch screen results in

          one of the brightest and clearest displays on a mobile phone in

          the United States

  –  Virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype technology allows customers to

      input text faster and easier with one continuous finger or stylus

      motion across the screen keyboard

  –  Features Windows Mobile 6.5, which keeps customers connected with

      corporate and personal e-mail and synchronization of schedules and


  –  Microsoft Office Mobile® enhances productivity with the ability to

      manage Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® documents

  –  Enhanced 3D cube user interface

  –  Full HTML Web browsing capabilities with Opera 9.5 enhanced browser

  –  One-touch access to social networking sites via shortcut widgets

  –  Supports Verizon Wireless services, including V CAST Music with

      Rhapsody, V CAST Video On Demand, V CAST Song ID, Visual Voice Mail,

      VZW Tones, VZ Navigator(SM), Mobile IM and Mobile Email

  Additional specifications:

–  Full messaging suite, including SMS, MMS, Mobile IM, Mobile Email and

      Corporate Email

  –  Access to social networking applications, including YouTube(TM),

      Facebook® and MySpace, with Samsung’s unique TouchWiz(TM) 2.0 user


  –  5.0 megapixel camera with flash and auto-focus and camcorder and

      decoder with DNSe technology and on-device editing capabilities

  –  Wi-Fi technology (802.11 b/g)

  –  Support for Divx and Xvid movie files

  –  8 GB internal memory and expandable memory of up to 16 GB with

      microSD(TM) memory card (card sold separately)

  –  Bluetooth® profiles supported: headset (mono and stereo), hands-free

      (car kits), object push for vCard, basic imaging, phonebook access

      profiles.  Also supports serial port, dial-up networking, object push

      for vCalendar, file transfer, basic printing and human interface

      device profiles

   Pricing and availability:

–  The Samsung Omnia II will be available online at and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores

      beginning Dec. 2 for $199.99 after a $100 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.

  –  For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services,

      visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or

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