InfoSonics Expands its Ruggedized Lineup with Introduction of the verykool®
SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2013
SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IFON)
today announced the expansion of its ruggedized line of phones with the launch
of its new verykool® RS75 Smartphone.
The RS75 is powered by a 1.0 GHz processor and the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
operating system. Although slim, compact and elegant in its design, it is
extremely rugged with an ingress protection rating of IP67, indicating that it
is both dust proof and waterproof. The phone is also shock resistant and
outfitted with tempered scratch resistant glass protecting its 3.5" LCD TFT
capacitive touch screen. The RS75 has a 3-megapixel rear camera and a VGA
front-facing camera for video conferencing, expandable external storage of up
to 32GB and a multitude of connectivity and media features.
"We designed the RS75 with the everyday consumer or professional in mind,"
said JosephRam, the company's president and chief executive officer. "We
crafted a phone that is ruggedized and durable, yet slim and elegant in its
design. It is ideal for the buyer who is searching for an affordable
smartphone that can survive the daily elements of suburban life or outdoor
The Company noted the following additional details of the RS75:
o3G HSPA (7.2/5.76) dual band (850/1900) and 2G GSM quad band
oConnectivity includes Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot, Modem Tethering, Bluetooth,
WAP, GPS and USB port
oSMS and MMS messaging plus push e-mail
oBuilt-in FM radio, audio/video player and recorder
o1350 mAh Li-Ion battery
oSpeakerphone, proximity/light/gravity sensors, torch and 3.5mm audio jack
and stereo headset included
oHearing aid compatible (M3/T3 rating)
The verykool® RS75 is available now in two versions: a single SIM version for
operator customers and a dual SIM version for the open market. Its suggested
retail price is $169 (U.S.). To learn more about the device, visit our
verykool® website at http://www.verykool.net/Products/RS75.
About InfoSonics Corporation
InfoSonics is a designer, manufacturer and provider of wireless handsets and
related products to OEMs, carriers and distributors in Latin America, Europe,
Africa and Asia Pacific. The Company designs, develops, manufactures,
markets, sells and provides after-sales support for its own proprietary line
of products under the verykool® and other private label brands. Additional
information can be found on our corporate website at www.infosonics.com and
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 RS75 handset; (2) our ability
to continue to differentiate our products, including the RS75, from the
competition; (3) extended general economic downturn in world markets; (4)
inability to secure adequate supply of competitive products on a timely basis
and on commercially reasonable terms; (5) 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; (6)
significant changes in supplier terms and relationships or shortages in
product supply; 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.
Note: All trademarks and copyrights other than InfoSonics and verykool are
property of their respective owners.
SOURCE InfoSonics Corporation
Contact: Vernon A. LoForti, Chief Financial Officer,
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