UTStarcom 8940 launched by Verizon Wireless

Jan 26 2005 - 02:39 PM ET | UTStarcom (Audiovox), Verizon Wireless
As expected, Verizon Wireless has announced that it is now shipping the UTStarcom 8940 (formally Audiovox 8940). The 8940 is an EV-DO ready handset that will work on the upcoming VCAST service. Verizon VCAST goes live on February 1st 2005. Features of the UTStarcom 8940 include: * 1.3 megapixel camera with video recording * Mini-SD slot * 2-inch, 262K color main screen The UTStarcom CDM8940 is available for $229.99 after a $70 rebate with a two-year service contract.