December 11, 2006
Sprint Makes 'Twelve Days of Power Shopping' Picture Perfect with Low-Priced Prints, New Gifts
Sprint Picture Store launches 10-cent prints, free holiday
shipping, new photo books and posters, and guest access
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2006--Those looking for a great holiday gift with a personal touch now have several new photo gift options from the Sprint Picture Store. Continuing its leadership in mobile imaging, Sprint (NYSE:S) announced today as part of its "Twelve Days of Power Shopping" campaign that it is launching exciting new ways to do more with your digital and camera phone photos than ever before. Starting this month, the Sprint Picture Store now offers 4x6 prints for just $0.10 each, free standard shipping on gift items through the end of the year, and new gifts including photo books and posters. And just in time for that last-minute shopping rush, guest access to the Sprint Picture Store now allows non-subscribers to convert pictures they receive from Sprint customers into prints and gifts just as Sprint Picture Mail subscribers have been doing since the store launched in August 2005.
"The holidays are one of the most popular times for taking pictures and for sharing pictures with others," said Amos Anderson, product manager for Sprint Picture Mail. "Sprint has always offered its customers the most freedom and flexibility to use their pictures in innovative ways, and free holiday shipping, low-priced prints and guest access to the Sprint Picture Store make that even easier and more affordable."
For the month of December, free standard shipping on every order makes holiday gift-giving even more affordable. With the Sprint Picture Store, customers can turn their favorite pictures into unique gifts, such as mugs, mouse pads, postage stamps, magnets, prints, and now photo books and posters. Customers simply upload digital pictures from their phone or PC and order directly for delivery to their home or a gift recipient's address.
The Sprint Picture Store also allows users to create greeting cards using their digital photos. Holiday-themed backgrounds are available to add the perfect festive touch to any photo. The cards are available in packs of 20 and include envelopes to make sending them off to loved ones quick and easy.
Additionally, for the photo enthusiast in need of a new camera phone, Sprint currently offers three models with 2.0 megapixel cameras. The Sprint Power Vision(SM) Phone M610 by Samsung(R), the Sprint Power Vision(SM) Phone M1 by Sanyo(R) and the i880 by Motorola allow customers to take higher quality pictures with the one device they always have with them. For helpful tips on using these camera phones and others to take great pictures, customers can visit the Sprint Photobility blog, at www.sprint.com/photobility.
About Sprint Picture Mail
Sprint Picture Mail allows customers to take high-quality pictures using their wireless phones and do more with their pictures than ever before. As the first U.S. wireless carrier to introduce a mobile picture sharing service, Sprint continues to build its leadership in this area by constantly evolving Picture Mail to include new industry-first features and services for customers. Today, Picture Mail offers innovative ways to capture, share, print, preserve, create, display, publish, tell, present and relive with services like the Sprint Picture Store, more printing options than any other wireless provider, editing tools, photo contests, PC upload, Groups, and lifestyle solutions for healthy eating and exercise. For more information, visit www.sprint.com/picturemail.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving more than 51 million customers at the end of third quarter 2006; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.
CONTACT: Sprint Nextel Emmy Anderson, 913-794-3467 Emmy.Anderson@sprint.com SOURCE: Sprint Nextel