Verizon Wireless and HTC Introduce HTC Ozone

Verizon Wireless and HTC today introduce the Verizon Wireless HTC Ozone, a re-work of the HTC Snap entry level smartphone. The HTC Ozone will be $49.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. It will go on sale from June 29th online and will be available in your local stores from July 13th.Available in black color, the candybar smartphone has a QWERTY keyboard and running with the Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard. It supports Verizon Wireless’s EVDO Rev.A network, comes with built in WiFi and pre-installed with AIM, Yahoo messenger.
Key features:

  • Ergonomically-designed QWERTY keyboard for fast and easy typing
  • Flexible connectivity options with Verizon Wireless’ 3G network, global roaming capabilities and support for Wi-Fi
  • 1500 mAh battery delivers extended operating time
  • Includes international charging adapters to stay powered up while abroad

Lifestyle features:

  • VZ Navigator – get audible turn-by-turn directions to more than 15 million points of interest and share the directions with others
  • Visual Voice Mail – view, delete, reply, listen to and forward voice mail messages without having to listen to prior messages or voice instructions
  • Mobile IM – connect with friends on AOL Instant Messenger, Windows Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger
  • Mobile Email – access to popular e-mail services such as Yahoo!, Hotmail, AOL and Windows Live Seamless Microsoft Exchange synchronization with Microsoft Office Mobile for maximum productivity
  • Access to most frequently used features with a simplified “sliding panel” user interface
  • One-touch messaging key for quick connection to friends and family

* Price and availability:

  • The HTC Ozone will be $49.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
  • VZ Navigator is available for $9.99 monthly access, and Visual Voice Mail is available for $2.99 monthly access.
  • Customers can purchase the HTC Ozone beginning June 29 online at, by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN, or through business sales channels. It will be in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on July 13. For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to