RESTON, VA -- Wirefly.com, America’s trusted source for cell phones and wireless service plans, today announced its Dads and Grads Gift Guide to help consumers find the hottest cell phones for Father’s Day and Graduation Day. With hundreds of devices and features to choose from, shopping for cell phones has never been more complicated. Wirefly.com takes the confusion out of the buying process by offering its expert opinion on the best wireless products for graduates embarking on a new journey or dads who simply deserve the very best.
“Wirefly’s top picks encompass a wide array of devices with a multitude of features to satisfy every dad and grad,” said Andy Zeinfeld, chief executive officer of Simplexity, parent company of Wirefly. “We have created a comprehensive list of the latest cell phones based on hobbies, interests and lifestyles to help our customers find the perfect gift. Whether shopping for the business dad who needs to stay organized and always connected or the environmentally conscious grad who wants to reduce his carbon footprint, the Wirefly Gift Guide has a wireless device for everyone.”
DAD GIFT GUIDE
Blackberry Curve 8900 (AT&T or T-Mobile)-
The BlackBerry Curve 8900 is the ultimate phone for productivity. Get your workaholic dad out of the office more with real-time push email, organizer applications, document viewing and editing, and integrated WiFi. And because the BlackBerry Curve 8900 works in over 200 countries, he will always be just a phone call away. Wirefly.com price: FREE with AT&T or T-Mobile new activation.
Samsung Impression (AT&T)-
The Samsung Impression is a great device for the dad who loves making home videos and taking family photos. Dad can take full advantage of this new 3.2” touchscreen as he exchanges picture messages, uses AT&T’s unique Video Share or views websites, videos and pictures. With the built-in 3.0 megapixel camera/ camcorder, he’ll be able to ‘show and tell’ with relatives all over the world. Wirefly.com price: FREE with AT&T new activation.
Blackberry Storm (Verizon Wireless)-
The Blackberry Storm is Blackberry’s first touch screen model, and has a brilliant 3.25" display that uses the breakthrough SurePress technology. The internationally compatible Storm comes loaded with a Rhapsody-capable music player, a 3.2-MP camera with advanced functions, 1 GB of on-board memory, a full featured web browser, and integrated GPS. The full BlackBerry experience on a touchscreen device. Wirefly.com price: Too Low to Show.
LG Voyager VX10000 (Verizon Wireless)-
The LG Voyager VX10000 is the perfect device for the entertainment aficionado in your life. With an advanced touchscreen that flips open to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard, the LG Voyager VX10000 also packs in V CAST Mobile TV, V CAST Music with Rhapsody (providing unlimited access to millions of songs), games, an MP3 player with stereo Bluetooth, high-speed data, and GPS for an amazingly entertaining mobile experience. Wirefly.com price: FREE with Verizon Wireless new activation.
LG enV Touch (Verizon Wireless)-
The LG enVTouch is the newest phone for Verizon Wireless, with a full touchscreen on the outside, and a full QWERTY inside. It is the perfect device for the Dads who always have their fingers on the pulse of what’s happening. And with the web at his fingertips, your Dad will always be in the know and have all the answers. The large color screens inside and out means he can stream videos, watch TV, tap out emails and messages, and more. Wirefly.com price: $149.99 with Verizon Wireless new activation.
GRAD GIFT GUIDE:
LG enV3 (Verizon Wireless)-
If your grad LOL’s instead of actually laughing out loud, LG enV3 is the perfect gift to give. It is unsurpassed in messaging speed and texting convenience. This slim flip-phone conceals a spacious QWERTY keyboard designed for the ultimate quick messaging experience, and it also has advanced capabilities such as auto-complete, instant reply, and more. In addition, the enV3 features stereo Bluetooth compatibility, a music player and support for V CAST Music with Rhapsody and V CAST Videos. Capture videos and photos with the advanced 3.0 megapixel camera/ camcorder, then preview them on
the crisp 2.6” display and or share your favorites with picture and video messaging. The enV3 is perfect for the messaging fanatics in your life. Wirefly.com price: $39.99 with Verizon Wireless new activation.
LG Rumor 2 (Sprint)-
The LG Rumor 2 is another great messaging-centric device for the grad that prefers to let his fingers do the talking. It even comes equipped with additional dedicated texting keys – such as the smiley face emoticon. Slide open the Rumor 2 to reveal the QWERTY keyboard and it automatically displays the messaging menu making email and texting quicker than ever. The Rumor 2 is also Bluetooth enabled for hands-free conversations or to wirelessly listen to your favorite music with the built-in MP3 player. Wirefly.com price: FREE with Sprint new activation or contract extension.
LG Vu CU920 (AT&T)-
The LG VuCU920 is a touch-screen cell phone capable of delivering one of the most robust multimedia entertainment experiences we’ve seen. The Vu supports AT&T’s MEdiaFLO Live TV service, and has a gigantic 3” touchscreen that rivals that of the iPhone or Verizon’s Voyager. In addition, the Vu offers a microSD slot for expandable memory, a full-featured music player, and supports quad-band GSM/UMTS connectivity. Wirefly.com price: FREE with AT&T new activation or contract extension.
LG Xenon (AT&T)-
The LG Xenon is the perfect device for your renaissance grad who wants it all. It is a touch screen, messaging-centric device featuring a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for fast, accurate texts and instant messages and emails. With a 2 megapixel camera/ camcorder for picture and video messaging and AT&T’s popular Video Share, the Xenon is a full-service device. Bluetooth v2.0 compatibility and voice-driven menu navigation and dialing combine for a completely hands-free conversation. Wirefly.com price: FREE with AT&T new activation or contract extension.
Motorola Renew (T-Mobile)-
If you can’t afford to get your ‘green’ grad a hybrid car, the Motorola Renew is a great alternative. It is the first phone designed and built to be environmentally friendly. Made with 25% post-consumer recycled plastics, the W233 is itself over 70% recyclable and comes with an energy efficient charger. This grad will be able to stay connected while reducing his carbon footprint. Wirefly.com price: FREE with T-Mobile new activation or contract extension.
Motorola Krave ZN4 (Verizon Wireless)-
The Motorola Krave ZN4 is an iPhone-style touchscreen phone that actually outdoes its competitors - the Krave boasts not one touchscreen, but two. The large main display is a 2.8" touchscreen, and a clear protective "touch cover" flips down while the phone is closed. This EVDO device supports Verizon's V CAST TV and Music, and makes it easy to manipulate all your media via well-designed menus. Wirefly.com price: FREE with Verizon Wireless new activation.
Noticeably absent from the Wirefly Gift Guide is the Apple iPhone 3G and the new Apple iPhone 3G S. While these devices are certainly popular, Apple and AT&T still maintain an exclusive distribution agreement and
have limited internet sales of the iPhone to Apple and AT&T.
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