Category Archives: Verizon News

Get Your iPhone 5 First

Any one who has heard anything about technology lately will know that the iPhone 5 was just officially released.    Usually, after about a week following the Apple announcement, you will finally have the opportunity to place your pre-order for the new device. Express Verizon is happy to grant you the golden ticket. Starting tomorrow, 200,000 devices country-wide will be released for pre-order. Skip the waits and long lines that are expected at the corporate locations and put your name on the newest, hottest new iPhone first!

The new device is lighter and has a larger screen. It also now runs on 4G internet and boasts iOS 6. The phone will be able to hold up to the higher demands with a stronger processor and longer battery life.

Express Verizon will be opening early at 7:30 am to allow for maximum time to place orders before they are all claimed. Call any of our locations for more information. See you there!

-Sarah and your friends at Express Verizon 


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New Share Everything Plans

Customers have been asking for family data plans for their smartphones, and Verizon Wireless has answered. The new Share Everything Plans put all of your devices in one easy package. Have all of your smartphones, basic phones, internet cards, and tablets in one bundle. All packages include unlimited minutes and texting. The only thing you have to choose is how much data your lines would like to share.

There are plans available for customers with basic phones only who don’t want any internet packages. For people who have data devices, you can choose whether you want to share 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 GB between all of your lines. With these plans, Mobile Hotspot is now free to use on any capable devices. Share your data allowance with anything that is wi-fi capable, such as laptops or MP3 players.

Verizon is planning on releasing these new plans officially on June 28th. Ask a sales rep at your nearest Express Verizon location in Ellington, Enfield, Vernon, or Stafford CT, how these plans would work for you.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Verizon


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Pre-order Your Galaxy S III

A hot new phone is just about to hit the market with some extreme specs. The Galaxy S III is the new device boasting Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, software. Your features, apps, and pictures will be clear and easy to see with the 4.8″ HD display. Photos will be taken with ease with the 8 Mega Pixel rear camera with zero shutter lag.

Most intriguing of all is the new Smart Stay feature. With this, your screen display will remain bright as long as you’re looking at the phone. No more screen blacking out while you’re trying to read an e-book or message. Set it down, and the screen dims instantly. The front facing camera can identify your eyes and when they are looking at the phone. This gadget of genius will recognize how your using your phone and provides a bright display accordingly.

The intuitive traits don’t stop at the screen illumination. S Voice will let your Galaxy S III to listen and respond to your words. Tell it to wake up, snooze, take a photo, answer a call, send a text, or even play a favorite song.

Still not impressed? What if you were having a text conversation and decided you would rather call the person? Simply lift the phone to your ear when you are in the text conversation and it automatically dials their number. The Direct Dial grants you quick access to alternate forms of communication.

This is a whole new level of cell phone intelligence. Although the model is not currently released, it will be out soon. You can even pre-order one now! Stop into any Express Verizon in Ellington, Enfield, Vernon or Stafford to set up your order.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Verizon


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A Droid For The Ladies

A new look for Android arrived at our stores a few days ago and its name was Rhyme. HTC has released a new phone to add to the Droid line-up which is was created with women in mind. This doesn’t just mean that it was created in an attractive color (which it was) but, it comes with some outstanding accessories that can be valued at $30 on their own.

Of course HTC packed their new phone with a superfast processor and amazing camera capabilities but, the real jaw-dropper is the boost of functionality that comes with the device via the accessories. Most phones come with just a charging source and an instruction booklet. HTC Rhyme comes with three very unique tools to help you get the most out of your new phone.

  • Tangle-Free Headphones

Listen to your favorite tunes without the worry of wires getting knotted together so your wasting time untangling them before you even get to listen to your music tracks.

  • Charm

Not only does the phone have its own style but, there is a brand new accessory called the “Charm” that is included. This handy and fashonable tool is a small lighted cube that you plug into the headphone jack in your phone. Simply drop your HTC Rhyme into your purse as you usually would and clip the Charm around the strap. When you get a phone call or message,  the cube will blink. You now have visual confirmation of a notification that is discreet and makes it so you don’t have to have the phone out to recognize incoming information.  HTC even recommends using the reenforced cord to pull your phone from your purse so you no longer have to miss calls searching for your phone buried in your bag.

  • Multipurpose Docking Station

Set your phone on this sleek dock and get even more functionality. Your HTC Rhyme will charge while also creating an alarm clock setup to help you keep tabs on events and let you wake up to your favorite songs. Discreet, built-in speakers help you to play your music at any time with great sound quality. Another item that is included to give you the best experience with less hassle. No cords into the phone and less for you to have to struggle with.

HTC has created the ultimate phone for women who like to stay connected and have the latest and most convenient accessories, not only available, but included! This is absolutely the one-stop purchase for the girl-on-the-go.

For more information or to see the new HTC Rhyme stop into any of our four locations in Ellington, Enfield, Vernon or Stafford.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Verizon


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New Smartphone Lineup

Big growth has been coming in the market of Verizon Smartphones with numerous new models emerging for our consumers. Within the past couple weeks we have added five new models.

The Droid X2 has been launched with a new dual-core 1GhZ processor giving you a faster load times and lag free gaming. The phone retains its 4.3″ screen but, now has an added 26% pixel density with the qHD display making your visual experience even more phenomenal.

Sony has created the Xperia-PLAY which is the world’s first Playstation certified smartphone. Packed with a 4″ 16 million color screen, front facing camera, and dedicated gaming controls, this phone is sure to meet your gaming needs. Your ready for serious entertainment with pre-loaded console-quality games at your fingertips.

HTC has brought Windows up to speed with their new model, the Trophy. Whether your looking to travel the world or easily keep up with our Xbox live account, this phone has all the tools to get the job done. Created with an Office-Hub, you can edit documents in a mobile version of Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.

Samsung recently developed the Charge which runs on our lightning fast 4G network. Connectivity is not a problem with this device. Super-fast internet speeds with the ability to share the 4G through the built-in hot-spot capability let you stay up-to-date with all that you have going on. Front and rear facing cameras help you to share what you are doing with others.

Our latest arrival has been the LG Revolution. Pairing a 4G connection with a 1GhZ Snapdragon processor makes this device reach ultimate speeds. 5 Megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.3 front-facing cameras provide great shots no matter how you need them. It’s unlikely that you will need extra storage with this phone’s preloaded 16 GB microSD memory card.

These five powerhouses’ of connectivity are sure to meet your wireless needs. Express Verizon is here to help you find the device that is right for you. Stop-in to see which would be best for you!

– Sarah and your friends at Express Verizon


New Upgrade Policy

So there have been plenty of rumors circulating lately regarding the changes to Verizon Wireless’s upgrade policy. To clear them up I would like to explain what will now be in effect for the Verizon customers.

Every Verizon customer will still have an upgrade 20 months into their contract. You do not have to wait until your contract is fully expired to get a new device.

Previously, primary lines on Family Plans and/or lines billing out at over $59.99 would receive annual upgrades after the first year of their contract. These will no longer be available. The only upgrade option will be at the 20 month point.

These same lines also had the option of waiting until the 20 months into their contract. If they upgraded after that time, they would receive  a New Every Two credit toward their device. The NE2 amounts were either $30 or $50. These credits will no longer be available.

The plan took effect on January 16th. If you had upgraded before this date you will still have your annual upgrade or NE2 available to you. If you had these items available to use on your account and you hadn’t taken advantage of them, please check with one of the stores as to how long you have to use the upgrades, becuase their is a expiration on the offers.

However, our phones are always offered at great pricing and we can try to make a great deal with you for a new device when you are upgrading. Every line on the account will still receive an upgrade, it may just be at a different time than previously used.

If you have any other questions or concerns regarding this policy change, please stop into one of our locations in Enfield, Ellington, Vernon or Stafford Connecticut.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Wireless

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Posted by on January 25, 2011 in Verizon News


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Verizon Gets iPhone

So for everyone who’s been holding their breath for the iPhone to come to Verizon Wireless, you can now exhale.

Ready? Ok. It is official, Verizon will soon be carrying the infamous Apple smartphone. Express Wireless is unsure as to what date will start sales of the product in our locations. To be very honest, most of the team has vowed that we would rather carry our Droids than the new product if you want to know why you can see refer to the previous posting “Love the Droid Drop the iPhone” from us comparing the devices.

For more information stop by one of our stores in Enfield, Ellington, Vernon, or Stafford Connecticut. You can also call our location at 1-800-444-2899.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Wireless


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