PCD and U.S. Cellular Launch the CDM8635

Jun 01, 2010, 10:31 ET from Personal Communications Devices, LLC from ,U.S. Cellular

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD) and U.S. Cellular announce the availability of the CDM8635, a highly advanced yet low-maintenance compact flip phone designed for ease of use and maximum phone functionality.

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"It's all about what our customers want, and some of them simply want a phone without any of the extra features," said David Macedon, Device Manager for U.S. Cellular. "The CDM8635 is just that and is incredibly user-friendly."

The CDM8635 offers a simple solution for any consumer to stay connected without any confusing, high-tech gadgetry. Its large external display font makes it easier to read. Voice-activated dialing makes it easier to dial, and a Noise Suppressor option makes it easier for the listener to hear. Four essential shortcut keys and a convenient menu coach feature that explains functions make navigation simpler.

Key features of the CDM8635:


2.2 inch 260K color TFT main display

1.5 inch mono LCD external display


1 GB Flash/ 512 MB RAM


Four dedicated shortcut keys for zoom, speakerphone, alarm and picture albums


Readout menu message, wider font option for easier viewing, voice-activated dialing, Noise Suppressor, Slow Speech option, frequency altering for hearing compensation


1.3 megapixel CMOS


Lithium-ion  920 mAh battery, rated for 4.1 hours of talk time


3.9 inches x 2.0 inches x 0.8 inches

CDM8635 will be available at U.S. Cellular retail locations or via www.uscellular.com on June 1, 2010.

About Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD)

PCD (www.PCDphones.com) is committed to bringing you the wireless world through innovative wireless devices and rich service offerings. PCD serves as a global gateway for technology partners, providing high-quality, reliable and versatile wireless communications devices including handsets, smartphones, netbooks, messaging devices and wireless broadband modems to carriers throughout North and South America. PCD conducts product planning and development on CDMA, GSM/GPRS and HSDPA platforms, and provides technical testing quality control as well as marketing and warranty support for its carrier and technology partners, differentiating it from other wireless industry suppliers. PCD is based in Hauppauge, New York, and maintains operations and support facilities in Brea, California, and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

About U.S. Cellular

The 9,000 associates of U.S. Cellular believe a wireless phone enhances people's lives and a wireless company should be in the business of bringing people together. U.S. Cellular has a wide range of monthly plans, including those with unlimited nationwide calling, unlimited free incoming calls and options to prepay. The company has a growing catalog of phones like the BlackBerry® Tour and the touch-screen LG Tritan and THC Touch Pro 2, which offer e-mail and Web access. U.S. Cellular believes in the power of the community and has made a commitment to invest more than $4.5 million in teachers and schools during 2009 and 2010. Based in Chicago, the company is the nation's sixth-largest wireless carrier, serving 6.2 million customers across the country. To learn more about the company, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com http://www.uscellular.com. You can also check out U.S. Cellular on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/USCellular.

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