Alltel's First Quarter Phones Revealed
Today Alltel announced three phones that it will make available both online and in retail stores sometime later this quarter.
- LG Scoop: The Scoop is a rebranded LG Rumor. It is a messaging phone that slides open sideways to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard. It has a 1.3 Megapixel camera, Bluetooth and will work with Alltel's Axcess Voice2TXT service that converts voicemails to text messages. It will be available in three colors.
- Pearl 8130: This is the same Pearl that's already available from Verizon Wireless and Sprint, but in red. Otherwise the feature list in unchanged.
- Samsung Muse u706: The Muse is a rebranded Gleam, which is a mid-range flip phone that centers on the music experience. It has dedicated music player keys and works with XM Radio Mobile. It also has a 2 Megapixel camera, GPS, stereo Bluetooth and works with Alltel's new Celltop music-streaming application.
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Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers
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The new LG Scoop
the "new" Pearl
Manufactuerers don't regard alltel as a power, yet. Minus Kyrocera. You got exclusives with them!