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UTStarcom Launches Itsy Bitsy CDMA Camera Phone at International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

LAS VEGAS and HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Small
enough to accompany a yellow polka dot bikini and capable of snapping photos
of a day at the beach, the new, itsy bitsy CDM8935 handset from UTStarcom
Personal Communications, a division of UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), is one
of the smallest wireless CDMA camera phones in North America. Measuring less
than four cubic inches overall, the CDM8935 fits easily in the palm of your
hand, into a small evening bag or in your front pocket. The CDM8935 was
unveiled today at the UTStarcom booth (# 30306 South Hall 3) at the
International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in the Las Vegas Convention

UTStarcom Launches Itsy Bitsy CDMA Camera Phone at International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
UTStarcom Launches Itsy Bitsy CDMA Camera Phone at International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

CDM8935 Offers Optimal Portability, Performance and Price


'The CDM8935 is so compact and affordable, there's little reason not to
have a wireless camera phone with you everywhere you go,' said
, president of UTStarcom Personal Communications. 'Plus, it's a
good-looking phone that's designed for ease of use, making both staying
connected and capturing the moment a snap.'

The clamshell-style, dual-mode (800/1900 MHz CDMA) CDM8935 weighs less
than three ounces and measures only (h) 3.3' x (w) 1.7' x (d) 0.7'. The phone
is equipped with a CMOS 310K camera and images can be viewed on its 1.5-inch
262K Color TFT (128 x 128) main display screen. The phone also has a one-inch
65K Color CSTN (96 x 64) exterior display.

The CDM8935 camera phone features a built-in speakerphone, voice-activated
dialing, CMX 32 polyphonic ringtones and is designed to support many of the
popular audio formats including MIDI, SP-MIDI, PMD, QCP-13K, EVRC, I-MELODY
and MP3 and image formats such as JPG, GIF, Animated-GIF, BMP, WBMP, PNG and
BCI. The CDM8935 is also designed to support text messaging, Enhanced Message
Service and Multimedia Message Service. The CDM8935 has 16 MB Flash/8 MB Ram,
making it easier for consumers to store important photos. The phone is also
designed to store up to 500 phone book entries.

About UTStarcom Personal Communications

UTStarcom Personal Communications is changing the way the world
communicates through innovative wireless devices that deliver advanced
communications solutions to improve personal lifestyles.

UTStarcom Personal Communications provides wireless communications devices
including handsets, PocketPCs and wireless broadband modems to carriers
throughout North and South America and supplies every CDMA carrier in the U.S.
and Canada. The company's products are manufactured by its parent company,
UTStarcom, Inc., and by third-party original equipment manufacturers.
UTStarcom Personal Communications Division is based in Hauppauge, New York,
and maintains offices and support facilities throughout the U.S., Canada,
Latin America, Korea and India.

Forward Looking Statements

This release includes forward-looking statements, including the foregoing
statements regarding the anticipated affordability, portability, features,
size, design and functionality of the CDM8935, and the expectations regarding
the benefits to the users of the CDM8935. These statements are
forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties that may
cause actual results to differ materially. These risk factors include rapidly
changing technology, the changing nature of global telecommunications markets,
the termination of contracts and/or strategic relationships, the direction and
results of future research and development efforts, evolving product and
applications standards, reduction or delays in system deployments, product
transitions, potential non-realization of backlog, changes in demand for and
acceptance of the Company's products, general adverse economic conditions, and
trends and uncertainties such as changes in government regulation and
licensing requirements. The Company also refers readers to the risk factors
identified in its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form
10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K, as filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission.

SOURCE UTStarcom, Inc.