Surprise The One You Love With Strawberry Chocolate

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Just in time for Valentine's Day, Verizon Wireless customers can purchase the iconic Chocolate by LG in luscious Strawberry Pink. The new Strawberry Chocolate features the same sleek, ultra-thin minimalist style, glowing red, touch-sensitive keypad and silky-smooth slider design as the traditional black, Cherry, Mint and White Chocolates, but with a sweet Strawberry Pink finish.

Part phone, part mp3 player, Strawberry Chocolate comes fully-equipped with all the features and capabilities Verizon Wireless customers have come to expect, including V CAST and V CAST Music, a 1.3 megapixel camera, speakerphone, Bluetooth® capabilities for stereo headsets, VZ NavigatorSM and Chaperone Family Locator capabilities, and a microSDTM memory expansion slot that supports the newest SanDisk 2GB cards. The busy professional can even purchase a Mobile Office Kit and use Strawberry Chocolate as a modem to connect a laptop to the Verizon Wireless high-speed EV-DO network for quick and easy access to e-mail and the Internet.

Wrap Your Chocolate in a Hershey's Pouch Custom made for Chocolate by LG and branded with the most recognizable name in chocolate, the Hershey's Carrying Pouch is the perfect accessory for Valentine's Day. The Hershey's Carrying Pouch is a fun, fashionable phone pouch that is a perfect size for all flavors of Chocolate by LG, as well as the LG VX8600, and comes with a Hershey's Hugs Chocolates Charm and a strap so that it can be attached to any purse or bag. The Hershey's Carrying Pouch also includes coupons for a free Special Dark® chocolate bar and $1.00 savings on selected Hershey's Packaged Chocolates.

Pricing Strawberry Chocolate is available only at the Verizon Wireless online store for $99.99 after a $50 instant online rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. The Hershey's Carrying Pouch is available exclusively from Verizon Wireless and can also be purchased online at for $24.99.

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