This should come as no surprise
, but Verizon officially launched the Samsung Saga I770
smartphone today with a 2-year contract price of $199, after $70 rebate. It features Dual-band CDMA, EVDO Rev A, Quad-band GSM for international roaming, WiFi 802.11b/g, Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro opperating system, Office applications, Opera and IE Mobile, Bluetooth, 2.55" 320x320 pixel
display, 2MP camera, microSDHC support up to 16GB, and comes with a SIM card pre-installed. Included in the box is a 1300mAh battery, USB data cable, user manual with CDs, and overseas adapters for use with the wall charger. Those looking to buy one from a retail store will have to wait until Dec 1st.
At the same time, Verizon announced that the Samsung Renown U810
will be available next week, Nov 19th via the Web and Telesales for $179 after $50 rebate, but in-store sales won't begin until Dec 1st. It is a flip phone featuring Dual-band CDMA, Quad-band GSM for international roaming, QVGA display, 2MP camera, Bluetooth, SIM card pre-installed, and microSDHC support up to 8GB. The packaging will include a standard 800mAh battery, user manual with CDs, and a wall charger with 3 adapters for overseas use.
source: Verizon Wireless