Apart from announcing the HTC Droid Eris and launching the LG Chocolate Touch, Verizon has also announced the BlackBerry Curve 8530 and Samsung Convoy today.
The 8530 features EV-DO connectivity, Wi-Fi, GPS, full QWERTY keyboard, QVGA display, optical trackpad, 3.5mm headset jack, 2MP camera and MicroSD card support.
BlackBerry Curve 8530 will be available at Verizon starting November 20 for $99.99 on contract (after a $100 mail-in rebate).
The other device announced by Verizon – Samsung u640 Convoy – is a rugged Push To Talk clamshell.
The Samsung Convoy meets military specifications 810F standards for dust and shock resistance, humidity, vibration, solar radiation, low/high temperature and altitude. It comes with VZ Navigator, external and internal displays, Bluetooth 2.1, 2MP camera and a 1300 mAh battery. The phone will be available from Verizon starting November 15 for $49.99 on contract.
Another rugged phone that’s headed to Verizon is the Casio G’Zone Brigade which, according to Engadget, is waterproof and features Push To Talk and document viewer. The G’Zone Brigade has a small display and an alphanumeric keypad on the outside, as well as a large display and a QWERTY keyboard on the inside.
The launch date and price of Casio G’Zone Brigade were not announced by Verizon.
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