Samsung Mobile introduces Jitterbug J in red handset at CES

Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile)1 , the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.2, is announcing its collaboration with Jitterbug, the leader in delivering easy-to-use, innovative wireless services to create the Jitterbug J in Red mobile phone in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement.

The Jitterbug J in Red mobile phone is one part of a major health and wellness initiative from Jitterbug and Samsung Mobile encouraging women to “speak up” against heart disease. To assist in the education and bring awareness to complications of heart disease, the Jitterbug J in Red will feature health and wellness services and applications including “Daily Health Tips”, which sends heart-healthy tips from the American Heart Association directly to the user’s Jitterbug J as well as Jitterbug’s award-winning LiveNurse service, that connects customers to 24-hour registered nurses offering medical advice and support..

Jitterbug, in collaboration with Samsung Mobile is supporting the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement with a donation up to $500,000 based on handset sales. The Jitterbug J in Red is a sophisticated easy-to-use device that offers users simple menu navigation, instant access to features by using basic yes/no questions, a powerful, loud and crystal clear speaker with padded ear cup, and a bright, large display and keypad. The phone is also equipped with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology to keep users connected hands-free while on-the-go. The Jitterbug J in Red will be available in January 2010.

Technical Specifications –
·         Weight: 4.06 oz
·         Dimensions: 2.16 x 3.87 x .97 inches
·         HAC Rating: M4/T4
·         Internal Screen Size: 2.1 in
·         External Screen Size: 1.07 in
·         Resolution: 262K color display, 176 x 220 pixels
·         Internal Phonebook: Up to 50 entries

Tagged as: CES 2009, jitterbug j, Mobile, red handset, Samsung

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