updated 04:10 pm EDT, Wed October 17, 2007
Verizon Juke Ships
Verizon today began shipping the first of its four promised media phones, the Samsung Juke. The device is the first of the ultra-narrow swivel phones to launch in the US and holds 2GB of built-in flash that can be sideloaded over USB and listend to with a stereo Bluetooth headset. The VGA camera is also known to include a special night shot feature that boosts the light levels in dark scenes to reveal hidden details.
Also confirmed in the shipping announcement is the phone's $100 price, which applies after including a two-year contract and a $50 rebate. Both physical retail stores and Verizon's online presence will sell the phone beginning on October 19th bundled with stereo earbuds and the option of gray, red, or teal color schemes.