InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IFON), one of the premier providers and distributors of wireless handsets and accessories primarily serving Latin America as well as the United States, today announced that its proprietary handset, the verykool™ i500, was named Best Multimedia Cell Phone in the Entry Level category at the Fifth Annual Channel Awards 2007 held on October 18, 2007. The i500 quad-band is a feature-rich phone that includes a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, an MP3 player, external memory capacity, and more.
“We are thrilled to have our product, the verykool i500, recognized by one of the most acclaimed and credible awards programs in its region, recognizing information technology manufacturers for their commitment to quality, ingenuity and creativity in the development of products and solutions,” said Christian Camacho, Commercial Director of Latin America for InfoSonics. “This award validates the value in the innovative design and compelling features offered with our advanced, multimedia based i500. This product, along with our entire verykool line, offers many attractive, in-demand features at an affordable price, to cellular users.”
With its ultra-sleek, compact design, the verykool i500 immediately caught the attention of young people across the region with its full suite of multimedia applications. The verykool i500 comes with an additional feature that sets it apart from the rest -- its unique, innovative plug and play web cam capability empowering users with an additional means of expressing themselves while exchanging images directly on their personal computer.
The annual Channel Awards presents the best products in the information technology sector available in the Central and South America, and Caribbean marketplace. The objective of this award competition is to inform distributors, systems integrators, VARs and clients about the best solutions available in their markets. Channel Awards was created and organized by Grupo Editorial M. A. which publishes several well known publications including Compuchannel, Compudata, Infochannel, Digital Market and Negocio Inteligente, the editorial house of Compuchannel and Compudata magazine.
InfoSonics’ verykool proprietary line of mobile phones covers a full spectrum of product offerings, including entry level handsets and full featured phones, mid-tier and high end. The verykool phones are compact, stylish handsets, available in multiple fashion color options and filled with the most popular features demanded by younger consumers, such as MP3 and multimedia players; megapixel cameras; PC Sync; expansion memory slots; and GSM tri-band or quad-band ‘world phone’ standards. In addition to its wireless handsets, InfoSonics offers the verykool fixed wireless phone providing cellular connectivity that is unimpeded by the limitations of copper wire, fiber or cable capacity in Latin America and other regions where cellular or traditional phone connectivity is greatly limited. InfoSonics is initially focused on selling its proprietary line of products to carrier customers in Latin America and the United States, with the potential for geographic expansion opportunities in the future from its fully-featured, verykool family of wireless handsets. To view InfoSonics’ verykool line-up, visit http://www.verykool.net.
About InfoSonics Corporation
InfoSonics is one of the premier providers and distributors of wireless handsets and accessories primarily serving Latin America as well as the United States. For the wireless telecommunications industry, InfoSonics provides flexible and cost effective solutions, including product assembly, purchasing, marketing, selling, warehousing, order assembly, programming, packing, shipping, and delivery. InfoSonics supports manufacturers in moving their products to agents, resellers, distributors, independent dealers, retailers and wireless network operators in the Latin America and the United States. For additional information, please visit www.infosonics.com.