Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 770SH, GX29 and SGH-Z720M handsets launched by Vodafone

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes SGH-Z720M On January 15, Vodafone announced that it has come out with a range of three new exclusive special edition consumer handsets to support the official launch of the new Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team in Valencia. The range of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes handsets is bound to excite F1 fans, and comprises the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 770SH (3G), the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes GX29 (2G), and the 3G Vodafone McLaren Mercedes SGH-Z720M.

“These new exclusive special edition consumer handsets offer our customers a unique opportunity to get closer to the new Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team, accessing exclusive pictures and latest news throughout the Formula 1 racing season through Vodafone live!”, said Frank H. Rövekamp, Global Chief Marketing Officer Vodafone. “Both Sharp and Samsung have helped us deliver innovative and unique handsets that will help our customers make the most of their time.”

The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 770SH (3G) and the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes GX29 (2G) are two clam shell mobile phones that have been manufactured by Sharp. The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes GX29 mobile phone is a 2G Vodafone live! Handset that is based on the renowned GX29 clamshell design. The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 770SH, which is a 3G mobile phone also features a 1.3 mega pixel camera.

The 3G broadband slider Vodafone McLaren Mercedes SGH-Z720M offers its users extremely fast access to multimedia services like Mobile TV and full track music downloads. Besides, users also gain faster speed while downloading music and video files, as well as high download speed of e-mails when using the handset as a modem for laptops. Besides, the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes SGH-Z720M mobile phone also features a 3 mega-pixel camera with auto focus.

The design of the three new Vodafone McLaren Mercedes handsets all reflect the new team identity as well as car design. They all feature a chrome silver cover with highlights in the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team ‘rocket’ red colour.

In keeping with the theme, the new range of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes handsets come preloaded with video clips and images of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes racing car in the new 2007 avatar. The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 770SH (3G), Vodafone McLaren Mercedes GX29 (2G), and the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes – SGH-Z720M mobile phones are also loaded with a sleek menu design, special ring tones as well as a racing game.

“It’s great to see Vodafone and the team at McLaren Mercedes working closely together to ensure the delivery of these unique handsets, offering compelling content and creating greater affinity to the team,” said Ron Dennis, Managing Director, McLaren Mercedes.

The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes range of mobile phones will be available from January 16, 2007.