Less Is More: Slimmer enV(2)™ By LG Available Tomorrow At Verizon Wireless

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, today announced the enV(2)™ by LG will be available on April 30 at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores across the nation. The new phone, revealed at CTIA WIRELESS 2008, features a sophisticated, slim redesign of the original enV by LG and will also be sold at Circuit City and online at www.verizonwireless.com.  

The enV(2) is the perfect handset for on-the-go texters and music and video fans. In addition to its pocket-sized good looks, the phone is available in two sleek finishes — black and maroon. The following features and capabilities are available on the enV(2):

  • V CAST Music — access more than three million songs from both well-known and independent artists to download over-the-air and play on the phone
  • V CAST Video — download or stream video clips from the best names in news, sports and entertainment
  • VZ Navigator(SM) — visual and audible directions to a destination, locate businesses and other places in an area, get a map of a location, bookmark favorites and recent searches, and even share locations with others
  • Mobile Web-capable — customizable, enhanced wireless access to the latest in news, sports, weather and more
  • Media Center-capable — download games, ringtones, wallpapers and more
  • Instant Messaging using AIM®, WL Messenger®, and Yahoo!®
  • Mobile Email-capable — access to e-mail services including Yahoo! Mail, Windows Live Mail, AOL, AIM, and Verizon.net accounts; or configure POP3 and IMAP accounts
  • Full QWERTY keypad with large-sized external keys
  • 2.4" internal screen
  • 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder:
    • Self-Portrait capabilities and external LCD for self-portraits
    • Camera Resolutions: 1600 x 1200 (default), 1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 pixels
    • Image Editor — rotate, zoom, crop
    • Digital Zoom: zoom varies by image size; camera setting of 1600 x 1200 pixels does not support zoom function
    • Video Resolutions: 320 x 240, 176 x 144 (default) pixels
    • Video Player for WMV, MP4, 3GP, 3G2 formats
  • Music Player for .mp3, .wma, and unprotected .aac and .aac + files
  • microSD(TM) memory port with up to 8 GB support — store music, customer generated pictures and video (not all downloaded content may be moved to the microSD card)
  • Supported Bluetooth Profiles — compatible with devices that support headset, hands-free*, dial-up networking, advanced audio distribution (stereo), phone book access, basic printing, basic imaging, object push for vCard and vCalendar, human interface and file transfer
  • Auto view and Text to Speech, so text messages can be heard aloud
  • 1,000 address book contacts with five numbers, two e-mail addresses and a Picture ID for each entry (Picture ID is dependent on photos stored in My Pictures)
  • Function Key — customizable for 10 shortcuts
  • Frequency: 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS, 800 MHz CDMA (Digital Dual-Band)
  • Dimensions: 4.00" (h) x 2.13" (w) x 0.65" (d)
  • Weight: 4.23 ounces
  • Standard Battery: 950 mAh Li-Polymer
  • Up to 320 minutes of usage time or up to 520 hours of standby time
  • Dual speakers
  • Speakerphone
  • TTY/TDD support
  • Hearing aid compatible (M3/T3-Rating)

The enV(2) by LG is available tomorrow for $129.99 after a $50 rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.  

* For Bluetooth vehicle/accessory compatibility, go to www.verizonwireless.com/bluetoothchart.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: High-resolution images of the enV(2) by LG are available at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia).

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.