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UTStarcom Intros Handsets

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. and LAS VEGAS -- For UTStarcom Personal Communications, a division of UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), great new GSM phones come in groups of three at CTIA Wireless 2008, where the wireless device manufacturer and distributor is introducing two trios of new handsets for the Latin American and Caribbean markets. The bar-style models offer sophisticated styling with superior performance at attractive price points, making them popular product offerings for carriers in Central and South America and the Caribbean. The new UTStarcom GSM handsets are on display at CTIA Wireless 2008 (April 1 - 3 in Las Vegas) in booth #1106.

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Thin and Colorful -- the GSM1218/GSM1219

The GSM1218 dual band (850/1900 MHz) and GSM1219 dual band (900/1800 MHz) phones weigh only 2.3 ounces and measure barely larger than a business card at 3.8"(H) x 1.7"(W) x 0.6"(D). These lightweight handsets have a vibrant 1.5" 65k color screen and offer reliable voice and text communications. The GSM1218 and GSM1219 feature SMS with T9 predictive text, auto redial, call waiting and call forwarding features, two embedded games, store up to 300 contacts and offer up to 390 minutes of talk time and 560 hours of standby time. The GSM1218 will be available to Latin American Carriers, the GSM1219 to Caribbean carriers and they come in four color choices -- black, blue, orange and red.

GFM1218/GFM1219 -- Music to Your Ears

The GFM1218 and GFM1219 take all the great features of their siblings, the GSM1218/GSM1219, and add a built-in FM radio receiver. Boasting identical overall measurements and capabilities, the GFM1218 and GFM1219 let consumers stay connected to each other and to all the music, news, sports and information found on FM radio stations.

GSM78/GSM79 -- Cool Entry-Level Camera Phone

The entry-level GSM78 (dual band 850/1900 MHz) and GSM79 (dual band 900/1800 MHz) handsets feature built-in digital cameras that are sure to bring smiles to carriers and consumers alike. These bar-style GSM camera phones feature a VGA camera, 1.5" 65k color screen, voice and text capabilities, multi-party calling, one-button dialing, call hold and other advanced features. To ease transfer of photos to a computer, the phones come with a USB cable. Additionally, the GSM78 and GSM79 offer up to 240 minutes of talk time and 500 hours of standby time. These wireless devices weigh only 2.5 ounces and measure 4.1"(H) x 1.8"(W) x 0.5"(D).

"Our newest GSM handsets are a perfect fit for the Latin American and Caribbean wireless markets," said Philip Christopher, president of UTStarcom Personal Communications. "With sophisticated styling, superior performance and attractive pricing, we're confident carriers will like these handsets -- and so will their customers

UTStarcom Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI)

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