The first details on the replacement for the VX5400 clamshell have surfaced thanks to a leaked employee information slide.
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The VX5500 is intended as a cosmetic update to the venerable VX5400, but is otherwise identical in specifications with an external display, large internal display, Bluetooth, GPS support through VZNavigator, VGA camera with video recorder, speakerphone and support for FOTA updates.
The phone is expected to be launched later this month for $219.99 Month to Month/Retail, $119.99 on inPulse prepaid before $50 mail-in rebate, $199.99 after 1 year and $99.99 after 2 year agreements before additional $50 mail in rebates, bringing the total to $69.99, $149.99, and $49.99 respectively.Â