InfoSonics Expands Economical 4G LTE Smartphone Line: The verykool® Jet (SL5009) is Ready for Takeoff
SAN DIEGO, September 28, 2015 – InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IFON) today announced the release of its latest 4G LTE model, the verykool® Jet (SL5009). The Jet features a unique front-facing camera flash and 5 LTE bands designed to optimize its performance on every major U.S. GSM carrier.
“When it comes to connectivity and overall value, I am proud to say InfoSonics is leading the way in the budget smartphone market,” said Joseph Ram, InfoSonics president and chief executive officer. “Our latest example, the verykool® Jet, is equipped with 5 LTE bands (Nos. 2, 4, 5, 7 and 17), on top of 4 3G bands, that facilitate seamless international 3G roaming to help our customers stay connected at maximum available speeds. In addition to its modern, streamlined design, the Jet features a unique front-facing flash providing an incredible value to our customers who love taking selfies.”
Over the past decade, InfoSonics has maintained a nimble and focused approach to meeting the ever-evolving mobile communications demands of consumers and has earned a reputation for delivering high-end design and impressive functionality at extremely affordable price points. The verykool product line features an extensive selection of high-value products that fit a wide variety of lifestyles. The portfolio runs from basic feature phones to sleek and sophisticated smartphones, including a series of ruggedized phones for the most extreme users and phablets for those who prefer the big screen experience.
InfoSonics noted the following additional details of the Jet:
- Android 5.1 Lollipop
- 1.0 GHz Quad Core Processor
- 5-inch IPS-LCD Capacitive Touch Display (480 x 854p), with Tempered Glass
- 8MP Camera, 1.3MP Front-Facing Camera with LED Flash
- 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM, External Storage via microSD up to 64 GB
- 1,900 mAh Li-Ion Battery
- Speakerphone, proximity/light/gravity sensor and 3.5mm audio jack
- Fully accessorized including a protective case, screen protector, stereo headset, travel charger and microUSB data cable.
The verykool® Jet is available now in both dual and single SIM models for operator customers and the open market. Suggested retail price: $139.99 (U.S.). To learn more, visit our verykool® website at http://www.verykool.net/Products/SL5009
About InfoSonics Corporation
InfoSonics is a San Diego-based manufacturer and provider of wireless handsets and related products to carriers, distributors and consumers throughout the U.S. and Latin America under the verykool® brand. InfoSonics is committed to delivering quality products that offer high-end design and impressive functionality at affordable prices. Additional information can be found on our corporate website at www.infosonics.com and www.verykool.net.
Except for the factual statements made herein, the information contained in this news release consists of forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Words and expressions reflecting optimism, satisfaction or disappointment with current prospects, as well as words such as “believes,” “hopes,” “intends,” “estimates,” “expects,” “projects,” “plans,” “anticipates” and variations thereof, or the use of future tense, identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance and our actual results could differ materially from those contained in such statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, without limitation: (1) customer acceptance of the new SL5009 handset; (2) our ability to continue to differentiate our products, including the SL5009, from the competition; (3) significant changes in supplier terms and relationships or shortages in component or product supply; (4) extended general economic downturn in world markets; (5) inability to secure adequate supply of competitive products on a timely basis and on commercially reasonable terms; (6) inability to attract new sources of profitable business from expansion of products or services or risks associated with entry into new markets, including geographies, products and services; and (7) rapid product improvement and technological changes leading to changes in consumer demand for multimedia wireless handset products and features. Reference is also made to other factors detailed from time to time in our periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release and we undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date of this release.
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