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InfoSonics Launches the New verykool® i285 Touch Screen Phone

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IFON) today announced the launch and first customer delivery of its new verykool® i285 handset.

"Our new i285 is a GSM/GPRS Class 12 bar type feature phone that is a cousin to our recently announced i725 slider QWERTY phone," said Joseph Ram, the company's president and chief executive officer.  "It has a 3.2" WQVGA full touch screen, and like the i725, features our proprietary IQ™ user interface that delivers a smartphone-like experience.  It is also equipped with our IQ™ messaging system, an integrated email solution that allows multiple email accounts to be 'pushed' to the device.  And, the i285 contains a G-sensor that enables both vertical and horizontal views of web pages and other menus."

The Company noted that the i285 also includes the following features:

  • EDGE quad band (850/900/1800/1900)
  • WiFi, WAP 2.0 and SMS/MMS messaging
  • 2.0 megapixel camera with digital CMOS
  • MP3/MP4/AAC/AAC+ and FM radio capability
  • Voice and video recording capability
  • Bluetooth and USB connectivity
  • T-flash memory expandable to 32GB
  • Speakerphone, 64 polyphonic ringtones and stereo headset included

The verykool® i285 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/i285.

About InfoSonics Corporation

InfoSonics designs, develops and manufactures wireless handsets and related products.  The Company sells to OEMs, carriers and distributors in Latin America and Asia Pacific under its proprietary verykool® brand 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 i285 handset; (2) our ability to continue to differentiate our products, including the i285, 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.

SOURCE InfoSonics Corporation



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