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InfoSonics Launches New Active Lifestyle, QWERTY, Water Resistant R620 Phone

Stocks in this article: IFON

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IFON) today announced the launch of its new verykool® R620 active lifestyle handset.

"The new R620 joins the R80 and the R13 as the third model in our line of verykool® active lifestyle phones," said Joseph Ram, the company's president and chief executive officer.  "We designed the R620 with what we believe is a unique combination of powerful features that make it a very attractive phone for the active professional.  It is an EDGE, Qwerty keyboard, feature phone that has an easy-to-grip design and is built to be water and shock resistant.  The R620 is Wi-Fi equipped and features our proprietary IQTM user interface and our IQTM messaging system, an integrated email solution that allows multiple email accounts to be "pushed" to the device. It also provides direct access to many of the most popular social networks and messaging platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and eBuddy.  And, the R620 carries an official FCC certification with an M3/T3 HAC rating indicating that it is 'Hearing Aid Compatible' and is safe to be used by those with hearing aids and cochlear implants."

The Company noted that the R620 bears an IPX-5 water resistant rating and also has the following features:

  • Quad band (850/900/1800/1900)
  • 2.3" QVGA TFT LCD screen
  • 2 megapixel camera with CMOS
  • Voice and video recording and playback capability
  • MP3/MP4/3GP and FM radio capability
  • Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity
  • WAP 2.0 and SMS/MMS messaging
  • Micro SD memory expandable to 32GB
  • Speakerphone, 64 polyphonic ringtones and stereo headset included

The verykool® R620 is available in two versions:  a single SIM version for operator customers and a dual SIM version for the open market.  Both versions are available now.  To learn more about the device, visit our verykool® website at http://www.verykool.net/Phones/r620.

About InfoSonics Corporation

InfoSonics is a provider of wireless handsets and related products to OEMs, carriers and distributors in Latin America, Europe 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 www.verykool.net.

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 R620 handset; (2) our ability to continue to differentiate our products, including the R620, 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.

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