High style meets high performance at Rogers Wireless this holiday season
Nov 6, 2007 News Releases
TORONTO, Nov. 6 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless today debuted its 2007 holiday collection of sleek and stylish handsets designed with both tech and glam appeal. Wireless gift giving ideas are dressed to the nines and fully-loaded with high performance features, allowing customers to make a mobile fashion statement while staying in touch with friends and family. "This holiday season, Rogers offers a collection of high-style phones with the most advanced mobile technology available," says John Boynton, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Rogers Wireless. "Customers can be the hero gift-giver with innovative mobile phones that double as a stylish accessory. What's more, these phones are supported by Canada's most reliable wireless network - only through Rogers Wireless."PERFORMANCE WITH STYLE, EXCLUSIVELY FROM ROGERS WIRELESS ... SEE AND BE SEEN. - The LG Shine Slider: Taking its name from a stainless steel exterior with brilliant mirrored screen, this elegant little number makes the ultimate luxury gift. Rogers Wireless is the first and only carrier in North America to offer the Shine Slider on its high-speed network, allowing users to make live video calls through Rogers Vision. Before going live on camera, the mirrored screen will come in handy for a quick check to make sure you look presentable. The LG Shine Slider incorporates a 240 x 320 QVGA display screen, 2 megapixel camera, MP3 player with microSD memory slot and stereo Bluetooth and navigation is made even easier with a joystick. Supported by Rogers HSPA network this phone has download speeds of up to 3.6 mbps. The LG Shine Slider sells for $99.99 with a Rogers Vision mobile internet plan on a three-year term from Rogers Wireless and is available for purchase across Canada through Rogers Wireless dealers, retail points of sale or online at www.rogers.com. - The MOTORAZR2: The iconic RAZR is back as the revamped RAZR2 - thinner, faster and stronger. Precisely two millimetres thinner than the original, this phone is seamlessly encased with a stainless steel internal frame for added durability and boasts a scratch-resistant chemically-hardened glass camera lens. This clamshell powerhouse also operates on Rogers Vision for wireless video calling and includes 2GB of expandable memory with a large internal screen twice the size of the original RAZR for full HTML browsing(1). Next generation CrystalTalk™ technology from Motorola automatically adjusts audio to make voices clearer even in noisy environments. It's perfect for Holiday party season. The MOTORAZR2 sells for $199.99 with a Rogers Vision mobile internet plan on a three-year term from Rogers Wireless and is available for purchase across Canada through Rogers Wireless dealers, retail points of sale or online at www.rogers.com. ... LET THE MUSIC MOVE YOU. - The Sony Ericsson W580i: When life is a runway, you need a powerful soundtrack to strut your stuff. The Sony Ericsson W580i is the latest edition to the Walkman phone family with up to 8 GB of music storage thanks to a SanDisk memory card allowing users to store and play up to 10,000 songs. Taking performance to a higher level, this MP3 phone offers a slim 14 millimetre slider design with a dedicated Walkman key on the front for easy access to stored music tracks. Its innovative Shake control function makes it easy to switch to a different song with a simple flick of the wrist. The W580i delivers high-quality music features including Disc2Phone Music Management software, fast EDGE connectivity, Bluetooth 2.0 and USB 2.0 support. The Sony Ericsson W580i sells for $149.99 on a three-year plan from Rogers Wireless and is available exclusively across Canada through Rogers Wireless dealers, retail points of sale or online at www.rogers.com. - The Samsung A516 : Classic black is always in style. The A516 MP3 phone from Samsung features a sleek luxe lacquer black finish with innovative exterior heat-sensitive touch controls for MP3 navigation. A built-in 1.3 megapixel camera allows users to capture still and video images of life's mobile moments with a 176 x 220 view screen. The A516 also offers world-roaming capabilities, EDGE technology for fast access to video and picture messaging, music and video downloads and Bluetooth wireless technology. The Samsung A516 sells for $49.99 on a three-year plan from Rogers Wireless and is available exclusively across Canada through Rogers Wireless dealers, retail points of sale or online at www.rogers.com. ... TRENDSETTING TOUCHSCREEN. - The HTC Touch SmartPhone: Minimalist design reaches new heights with the HTC Touch - a slim and powerful multimedia device featuring an innovative touch screen interface. HTC's TouchFlo™ screen technology brings multimedia files literally to your fingertips for easy and fast navigation, viewable in both portrait and landscape formats. Measuring the height and width of a standard business card, the HTC Touch incorporates an onscreen keyboard and stylus, 2.8-inch TFT touch screen, 2 megapixel camera (including video capture) and MP3 player. The Windows Mobile 6® platform allows business users to break free from their offices with access to Microsoft Office applications to create, edit and view documents on the go. Users can also check e-mail, manage their calendar, contacts and schedule. The HTC Touch sells for $249.99 on a three-year voice and data plan from Rogers Wireless and is available exclusively across Canada through Rogers Wireless dealers, retail points of sale or online at www.rogers.com. ----------------------- (1) Network and/or SIM card dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime, data charges, and/or additional charges may apply.ABOUT ROGERS WIRELESS --------------------- Rogers Wireless provides wireless voice and data communications services across Canada to more than seven million customers under both the Rogers Wireless and Fido brands. Proven to operate Canada's most reliable wireless voice and data communications network, Rogers Wireless is Canada's largest wireless provider and the only carrier operating on the global standard GSM and highly advanced HSPA technology platforms. As well as providing seamless roaming in more than 200 countries around the world, on every handset with its GSM based services, Rogers Wireless also provides wireless broadband services across Canada utilizing its 2.5GHz fixed wireless spectrum. The company is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For further information, please visit www.rogers.com.