As expected, Verizon has launched the Motorola Rival messaging device and the Casio Exilim C721 high-end camerphone.
As previously reported, the Casio Exilim C721 is a variant of the W51CA found on Japanese carrier KDDI AU and features a 5.1 megapixel camera with auto-focus, video recorder, and xenon flash along with a swiveling bezel for the 2.4 inch QVGA display, microSDHC expansion slot, Bluetooth with stereo audio support, and speakerphone along with VCAST support and GPS via VZNavigator.
The Motorola A455 Rival is a horizontal slider that features a QWERTY keyboard, touch display for the standard dialing pad activated with the dedicated key when the keyboard is closed, microSDHC expansion slot, media player, VCAST support, GPS support via VZNavigator, 2.0 megapixel camera with video recorder, Bluetooth, and speakerphone.
The C721 is available for $449.99 Month-to-Month, $399.99 after a new 1 year agreement or $329.99 after a new 2 year agreement before an additional $50 mail-in rebate, bringing the total to $349.99 and $279.99 respectively.
The Rival is available for $269.99 Month-to-Month, $219.99 on Verizon Prepaid and a new 1 year agreement, or $149.99 after a new 2 year agreement before a $50 mail-in rebate, bringing the totals to $169.99 and $99.99 respectively.