Over the past year, we have seen incredible advances in the technology in consumer-level phones, many of which are free with a contract. Many of these cell phones feature quality cameras, MP3 players, GPS, email, web-browsing and messaging. Our Top 10 list reflects the evolution of the cell phone from a voice-centric handset to a consumer electronic device.
Reston, VA (Vocus) February 3, 2009
Wirefly.com , the online leader in one-stop comparison shopping for cell phones and wireless phone plans, today announced the Top 10 hottest cell phones for Valentine's Day 2009. The LG VuCU920, Samsung Rant and LG enV2 top the list, showcasing the increasing demand for smartphones and handsets with advanced features and multi-functionality, including email and music capabilities.
In keeping with the Valentine's Day theme, most of the phones listed are available in pink and red hues, however, the devices in the Top 10 were selected for their sophisticated capabilities, converged technology, and overwhelming popularity.
"Beautiful as they may be, these aren't frivolous fashion items," said Scott Ableman, Chief Marketing Officer for Simplexity, parent company of Wirefly.com. "Over the past year, we have seen incredible advances in the technology in consumer-level phones, many of which are free with a contract. Many of these cell phones feature quality cameras, MP3 players, GPS, email, web-browsing and messaging. Our Top 10 list reflects the evolution of the cell phone from a voice-centric handset to a consumer electronic device."
According to Wirefly.com, the Top 10 Hottest Cell Phones for Valentine's Day 2009 are:
1. LG Vu CU920 Red Wine - The red wine LG Vu supports AT&T's MEdiaFLO Live TV service, and has a gigantic 3" touchscreen that rivals that of the iPhone or Voyager.
2. Samsung Rant M540 Red - The attractive red Samsung Rant features a horizontal slide-out QWERTY keyboard, making texts and emails a breeze.
3. LG enV2 VX9100 Maroon - The LG enV2 is smaller, lighter, and more stylish than the original, with large external keys, and a beautiful bright internal display you'll fall in love with this phone.
4. Nokia 5610 XpressMusic Red - The red 3.2-megapixel Nokia 5610 is a member of the XPressMusic family of phones and delivers best-of-its-class multimedia functionality in a sweet slider form.
5. BlackBerry Curve 8310 Red - Built for smartphone lovers with a sense of style, the BlackBerry Curve 8310 boasts a 2-megapixel camera, GPS, a rich experience media player, voice dialing and stereo Bluetooth.
6. Samsung Instinct Pink - The touchscreen Samsung Instinct features GPS, a 2-megapixel camera for photos and video, threaded messaging, a slot for extra memory, and an adaptive web browser with a slew of customizable options.
7. LG Shine CU720 Red - Thanks to the Shine's broadband data download speeds, it delivers streaming TV and radio; the Shine also supports up to 4GB of stored music, which you'll enjoy listening to via stereo Bluetooth technology.
8. Voyager VX10000 Titanium - The touchscreen LG Voyager VX10000 packs in VCAST Mobile TV and Music, MP3 player with stereo Bluetooth, high-speed data, and GPS for an amazingly entertaining mobile experience.
9. Sidekick Black - The new Sidekick bulks up nearly every feature of its predecessor by featuring a 2-megapixel camera, higher screen resolution, a full QWERTY keyboard, and better web browsing.
10. LG Scoop Red - The LG Scoop is a great choice for those who do a lot of text, picture, video, or instant messaging. With its small, slim profile, the LG Scoop seems like a "normal" phone, until you slide out the hidden QWERTY keyboard - which lets you pound out the messages quickly and accurately.
Wirefly.com is featuring all of the devices on the Top 10 list, as well, many other incredible handsets at already reduced prices during its Valentine's Event beginning February 3rd. Qualified Wirefly.com customers ordering by February 5 will also receive a savings coupon good for $20 off any purchase from 1-800-FLOWERS.COM.
For more information on the devices listed and the Valentine's Day promotion, visit http://www.wirefly.com .
Wirefly.com (http://www.wirefly.com)] is the online leader in one-stop comparison shopping for cell phones, wireless service plans and wireless accessories. Owned and operated by Simplexity , Wirefly.com is an authorized dealer for every major cellular carrier in the U.S. Wirefly.com also offers discounts and services not available in retail wireless stores, including real-time online order status and tracking, and the guaranteed lowest price - online or anywhere else -- on cell phone devices from Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, LG, BlackBerry and many other cell phone handset manufacturers. Wirefly.com has been named Best of the Web by Forbes magazine as the "best all-around number portability portal" and "Best in Overall Customer Experience" by Keynote Performance Systems. For more information on Wirefly.com, its wireless products and its services, visit http://www.wirefly.com.
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