Kajeet Introduces New Handset Lineup and Expanded Retail Locations For Holiday Season


Kajeet announces the latest handsets in its growing line of phones for tweens and teens:  the ultra-sleek SANYO Katana® II, as well as the stylish Samsung m300, which recently made its debut. This holiday season, families can find kajeet at more than 3000 select retail locations nationwide including:  Best Buy, Target, Toys “R” Us, Longs Drugs and Limited Too, as well as online at kajeet.com.   

Whether calling, texting, instant messaging or picture messaging, kids will love these phones that come packed with the features they want most: flip-phone styling, a camera, fashion colors and much more.  And, the kajeetâ pay-as-you-go service ensures that there are never any surprise bills.  Kids and parents get a simple and affordable rate plan, along with easy-to-use tools that help them determine who pays for what; who can or cannot call or text the phone; and, what time of day the phone can and can’t be used.  

“These exciting new handsets validate the unique position kajeet has carved out in the highly competitive cell phone industry,” said Daniel Neal, kajeet CEO and founder. “A cell phone is at the very top of many kids’ holiday wish lists and they’re looking for sleek, full-featured phones with all the bells and whistles. Our newest handsets offer all the features that kids want, while our service continues to meet the needs of tweens and their families in ways that no other cell phone company today can. And, our expanding retail presence makes it convenient and easy for families to purchase kajeet phones and refill cards for holiday gifts.”

“Parents often have real concerns about getting their kids a cell phone,” adds Neal.  “As a parent, I completely understand those concerns. That is precisely why we created kajeet, a cell phone service built from a kid’s point of view that’s right for kids and supported by parents.”

For the holiday season, kajeet offers a selection of popular full-featured phones to compliment the highly customizable kajeetâ service:

  • Samsung m300 – Packed with the premium features kids want, including a 5x digital zoom camera, internal and external color displays that deliver sharp images, Bluetooth compatibility and an integrated speakerphone for hands-free talking. (Suggested Retail: $79.99; available in red at select Target locations, Toys “R” Us, Best Buy and at kajeet.com.)

 

  • SANYO Katana® II - This update to the Katana clamshell phone is ultra-slim and ultra-sleek! Available in black or pink, the Katana II is a stylish and affordable flip phone packed with features and fun: raised and redesigned keypad to improve usability; larger memory (21MB) for storing game and content downloads; digital zoom camera equipped with unique tools to trick out your pics, plus fun photo effects; recordable voice tags; large internal color screen that delivers sharp, bright and clear images; color external display; one-touch speakerphone. Bluetooth 2.0 compatible, it’s fully loaded with kajeet customizations, including power up images/sounds, ringtones, wallpapers, games and Google Maps™. (Suggested Retail: $99.99; kajeet Katana II in pink available at select Target locations, Toys “R” Us, Best Buy, Limited Too, and at kajeet.com.  kajeet Katana II in black available exclusively at Best Buy through February 1, 2008.)

 

  • LG LX150 – Blends flip phone styling and popular features with a price that pleases any budget. A speakerphone allows hands-free talking with customizable picture ID, ringer ID, voice-activated dialing and up to five numbers per contact. Bluetooth-capable, the LG LX150 is a great choice for anyone who wants it all: price, style and kajeet service customization. (Suggested retail: $49.99; available at select Target locations, Toys “R” Us, Best Buy, Longs Drugs, and at kajeet.com.)

 
The kajeet service delivers a full range of customizable voice, text, instant messaging and data services that enable kids to stay connected with family and friends. While kids love the full-featured phones and wide selection of ringtones, wallpapers, games, text feeds and more, parents appreciate the affordability of the kajeet pay-as-you-go service with no long-term contracts, no activation or termination fees, no roaming or extra long distance fees and no big surprises. Sweetening the deal for both kids and parents, the exclusive kajeet Configurator offers easy-to-use tools for managing budget and usage with features like WalletManager, TimeManager, ContactManager and FeatureManager that enable tweens and their families to tailor the service to meet their specific needs. Wireless network coverage for kajeet is provided by the Nationwide Sprint PCS Network.

Between now and November 10, 2007, kajeet is offering a $50 airtime credit for new activation by Disney Mobile subscribers who transfer their number and sign up for the kajeet® service. The airtime credit applies on top of the standard $5 activation credit and any other airtime the customer buys.

For additional product and service details, please explore this Web site, or dial kajeet Customer Care at 1-866-4kajeet (1-866-452-5338).

 

About kajeet™

Kajeet, the cell phone service made for kids, is based in Bethesda, MD, but kids are the center of our universe. Kajeet keeps parents talking with their children and teens with online parental controls and kid-friendly features. With kajeet, there are no pesky contracts or surprise bills. Parents can find kajeet phones online at kajeet.com.

 

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