IPEVO SOLO Honored with Top Rating by CHIP Magazine
Released on: October 23, 2007, 8:55 am
Press Release Author: Noe Sacoco
Press Release Summary: Leading German Computer Magazine says SOLO does what the competition only promises
Press Release Body: San Jose, Calif., October 23, 2007 - IPEVO, Skype partner and leading manufacturer of experience-driven Internet devices, today announced that SOLO, its newly-launched, stand-alone Skype phone, was awarded with a perfect five-star rating in the October issue of CHIP magazine. With a readership reaching 1.5 million, CHIP is one of the leading computer magazines in Germany.
The stand-alone SOLO gives users the freedom to place and receive Skype calls without a computer - bringing the familiarity and ease of use of a traditional telephone to Skype's popular Voice over IP service. The Skype-certified SOLO is equipped with an RJ-45 Ethernet connector and works wherever a broadband Internet connection is available. SOLO features a sleek black body with a black or white handset, along with an easy-to-read 2.4" TFT color LCD display.
According to CHIP's review, "IPEVO SOLO holds what the competition only promises. Other so-called Skype telephones are not much more than headsets. SOLO is like a standard telephone with all the built-in functions such as re-dialing and loudspeaker.The handling hardly differs from the standard model."
"We're honored that SOLO has received top marks from CHIP - the magazine of choice for the German technophile. CHIP's readers are looking for the latest technology products that improve their lives and deliver unwavering performance and reliability; and we're committed to giving them smart solutions that fit seamlessly into their lifestyles and life spaces," said Edward Lucero VP & general manager of IPEVO North America. "With SOLO, we've freed Skype from the computer and made placing a Skype call-easy as placing a regular phone call."
SOLO is available now for $169.99 U.S. MSRP. Additional product and purchasing information can be found online at www.ipevo.com. North American customers can purchase SOLO through the IPEVO online store at http://store.ipevo.com.
About IPEVO IPEVO creates Internet devices to expand and extend the experience of web based services and applications. Renown for its iconic line of best-selling Skype hardware, IPEVO has established a reputation for innovating award-wining designs and affordable products for seamless web integration. For more information, visit www.ipevo.com.
About CHIP: The computer magazine CHIP, is one of the magazines of Vogel Computer Presse, a leading computing magazine in Germany. CHIP provides in-depth coverage of trends in the computing industry together with the latest factual information on developments in technology. Vogel Computer Presse, a division of the Vogel Medien Gruppe, has been providing print and electronic special interest magazines for over 20 years.
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