New Virgin Mobile MTV Edition Kyocera Slider S5

Posted: Nov 3 2003, 10:48pm EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:04pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


New Virgin Mobile MTV Edition Kyocera Slider S5
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Virgin Mobile USA a joint venture between Sprint and Virgin Group introduces a MTV branded Mobile Phone.

Virgin Mobile said the MTV phone called Slider V5 *MTV will be made by Japanese cell phone maker Kyocera Corp. and will sell for $159.
The Kyocera Slider V5 MTV Edition (similar design as Siemens SL56) features a full color screen and comes bundled with MTV games and content.
More about Kyocera Slider Phones at

Virgin Mobile USA sells pre-paid wireless service and has reached one million customers since starting service last July.

Kyocera Slider S5 now only $139.00 at

Slider Pay-As-You-Go Wireless Phone with GPS Locator (Virgin Mobile) - Slider SE47
Slider Pay-As-You-Go Wireless Phone with GPS Locator (Virgin Mobile) - only $139.00 at

MTV Phone Features:
Basic Features

  • Unique, sleek design turns heads when you slide up the phone to make a call
  • Flash the 65,000-color display to get the party started
  • Download your favorite games and ring tones with BREW™ 2.0 technology*
  • Enhanced Messaging Service (EMS) allows for two-way messaging using funky graphics, sounds and fonts*
  • Check out your favorite, specially formatted Web sites with the browser*
  • Voice-activated dialing and built-in ringers - your phone knows whom to call and you know who's calling
Additional Features
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrate alert
  • Supports multiple language options
  • Headset jack
  • Predictive text-input software for rapid text entry
  • TTY and TDD enabled for the hearing impaired
  • Scheduler, calculator, alarm clock, stopwatch and built-in contact directory so you can show up on time for your dates
  • Five-line, full bitmap display
  • GPS locator and CDMA2000 1X capable*
Tech Specs

  • CDMA Talk Time: Up to 4.0 hours
  • CDMA Standby Time: Up to 100 hours
    [Note: Times will vary based on user settings, feature use and network configuration.]
  • Battery Type: 1100 MAh Standard lithium ion (Lilon) battery
  • Vocoders: 13 Kbps (PureVoice™) and EVRC
  • Closed Size: 3.48 in x 1.89 in x 0.90 in (8.8 cm x 4.8 cm x 2.3 cm)
  • Open Size: 4.80 in x 1.89 in x 0.90 in (12.2 cm x 4.8 cm x 2.3 cm)
  • Weight: 3.39 ounces (96.10 grams)
  • Operational Temperature: -22º to 140ºF (-30º to 60ºC)
    [Note: Battery performance limited in temperatures below 32ºF (0ºC).]

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