-- Unique Wireless Features and Stylish Designs Lead the Pack in Consumer Demand --
Washington, D.C. – February 4, 2005 — Wirefly, an online leader in one-stop comparison shopping for mobile phones and wireless plans, today highlighted the hottest-selling wireless phones on the Internet. Wirefly has become one of the most recognized and trusted brands online for wireless shoppers by continuously surveying the hottest-selling devices from the more than 300 different wireless products it sells and activates over the Internet for all the leading wireless carriers in America. Today, the hottest-selling mobile devices from Wirefly are:
Motorola RAZR v3
The Motorola super-hot RAZR v3 is as sleek and stylish as it is advanced. Designed to be the thinnest flip phone ever, the RAZR v3 has a solid anodized aluminum shell packed full of the latest technology; quad-band GSM for use in 100 countries, long-range Bluetooth, MPEG4 video, 4x optical zoom digital camera and a large, beautiful 2.2” color display inside. The Motorola RAZR v3 has emerged as one of the most desirable wireless phones ever produced.
Motorola i860 Camera Phone
The Motorola i860 is the first camera-video phone on the push-to-talk (iDEN) network. Exclusively on Nextel, the key features include two large color displays, VGA camera with video capture, button-activated flip, speakerphone, GPS functionality, MMS, and voice dialing – including Nextel’s unique Direct Send functionality.
The BlackBerry continues to be a favorite among professionals and ever-growing group of personal users. All variations of the device offered by the wireless carriers are extremely popular. Its simple functionality has made it the device of choice for email wireless users at any age. The newer BlackBerries are still email-centric devices, but sport color screens, improved battery life, and a smaller form than previous BlackBerry models. Key features include integrated, backlit QWERTY keyboard, corporate email integration, attachment viewing, WML/HTML browser, and voice calling.
Samsung P735 Video Phone
Samsung's first GSM megapixel camera phone sports a unique, “twist and swivel” design with two color screens and has become a real attention grabber to the fashion conscious mobile user. The P735’s digital camera can let users print images three times larger than those of standard camera phones, and lets users take live video recordings of up to 100 minutes. Users can also enjoy music using the phone as an MP3 player.
Danger Sidekick II
Made popular by celebrities in entertainment and sports, the Sidekick II is 25% slimmer than its predecessor and has enhanced its features with the addition of a camera and better battery. It boasts a unique side-hinge that opens to reveal a full color screen and backlit keyboard for email and instant messaging services from both Yahoo! and AOL. The Sidekick II has a digital camera, high-speed data for fast uploads and downloads, and BlackBerry-like “push” email capability, all of which makes this device a very popular and very capable messaging device.
(Note – Wirefly has not listed the devices above in any particular order.) "We have seen strong demand for these wireless devices," said Wirefly’s President, Brian Westrick. "It’s apparent from the response we have received that these devices deliver both form and functionality for a wide range of wireless users at every age. As the desire and trend to shop for mobile devices on the Internet grows, Wirefly remains at the forefront in offering the most desirable products at the lowest prices." Westrick added, "Wirefly’s customer experience is about getting the device you want - at the lowest price - with the best rate plan for your needs - in a much easier and faster way than going to a retail store."
The InPhonic-powered Wirefly provides customers with a secure e-commerce platform that takes them through a short list of questions to help them find the calling plans and wireless phones that suit their particular needs. It also includes comparison shopping tools that lets current mobile phone users analyze their current plan using a simple, step-by-step process, and then provides alternative plans with lower monthly rates and/or better features. Wirefly allows customers to easily transfer their cellular phone number from their existing carrier to their new carrier of choice with one easy click of a button. Wirefly also provides customers services and discounts not available in retail wireless stores, including real-time online order status and tracking, and the guaranteed lowest price – online or anywhere else.
Owned and operated by InPhonic, Inc. (NASDAQ: INPC), Wirefly (www.wirefly.com) is a leader in one-stop comparison shopping for mobile phones and wireless plans on the Internet. Wirefly offers wireless services through all the major wireless carriers, including Cingular Wireless, Nextel, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint PCS, and more, and devices from the leading manufacturers, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, and LG. Servicing thousands of online shoppers every month, Wirefly has received wide acclaim for its broad array of features, calling plans, mobile devices, and customer service since its launch in late 2003. In 2004, Wirefly was named Best of the Web by Forbes magazine as the "best all-around number portability portal." For more information on Wirefly, its products and services, visit www.wirefly.com or the InPhonic Corporate Web site at www.inphonic.com.
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