Samsung A870 launched by Verizon Wireless

Aug 23 2006 - 03:41 PM ET | Samsung, Verizon Wireless

samsung-a870.jpgVerizon Wireless has launched the Samsung A870, an mid-level clamshell. Disappointingly, the handset doesn't feature EV-DO which puts it on the low-end side of Verizon's mid-tier.

Features of the Samsung A870 include:

  • Bluetooth (including DUN support, but not OBEX)
  • Speakerphone
  • Voice dialing
  • VGA camera

Verizon Wireless is selling the A870 for $49.99 after a 2-year service activation ($99 with a 1-year). It's available now.