Sprint PM-8920 first 1.3MP cam phone for US

Jul 08 2004 - 12:25 AM ET | Sprint Nextel, UTStarcom (Audiovox)
pm-8920.jpgSprint PCS has announced the Audiovox PM-8920, the first megapixel camera phone for the US market. It should be a hot seller thanks to a breakthrough price point--$149.99 after rebates. Look for it starting today. Here are the highlights: * 1.3 megapixel digital camera * 1.12" by 1.4" 128x160 pixel 260K color screen * Airplane Mode (so you can play games and not crash the plane) * Memory: RAM 64 Mbit/ ROM 128 Mbit The full feature list for the Audiovox PM-8920 follows below. * Built-in megapixel camera * Customizable camera and Picture Mail options: Choose from four different shutter sound options or record your own. Choose from 40 different fun frames, including holiday themes. Include a 10-secondvoice clip to any Picture Mail. * Macro Switch: Capture images with vivid detail within a very closerange. * Supports Sprint PCS Vision: Download the latest images, ringtones,Music Tones, games and other applications to make your phone unique toyou and keep you entertained. * Sprint PCS Picture Mail: Share life as it happens. Share and uploadan unlimited number of pictures to your own personal online photoalbum ( http://pictures.sprintpcs.com ). * SMS Text Messaging: Send messages directly from the phone's standbyscreen. * Large full-color screen: Vivid 1.12" x 1/4" main TFT display with 260Kcolors. * Dual-Band/Tri-Mode: This phone may be used on and while roaming offthe enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. * Compact Design: 3.4" x 1.85" x.9"; 3.88 oz. * Standard Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery: Provides up to 3.5 hourscontinuous talk time or up to seven days continuous standby time indigital mode. * Customizable Photo Caller ID: Assign photos to specific numbers inyour phone book to quickly identify your caller. * Built-in Speakerphone: Hands-free operation of your phone made easy! * Built-in Personal Tools and Planner: Includes an alarm clock, calendarwith scheduler, memo pad, calculator, world clock and stopwatch. * Enhanced Call Log: Recalls 20 of the most recent outgoing, incomingand missed calls. * Internal Phone Book: Ability to store up to 300 entries, with eachentry storing up to five numbers/addresses. * 2.5 mm Universal Jack: Accommodates most standard headsets forhands-free operation. * Airplane Mode: This phone can be powered down independently of thedisplay so games and applications can be used while the phone itselfis turned off. * Multiple Languages: Supports English and limited Spanish text prompts. * Memory: RAM 64 Mbit/ ROM 128 Mbit * Display: TFT; 1.12" by 1.4"; 128x160 pixels