Bluetooth Headset features quarter-sized design.

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At 7.7 mm thick, Model WEP500 offers noise reduction technology, echo cancellation, and automatic volume control, which adjusts volume when there are changes in background noise. Circular unit supports Bluetooth specification v2.0 and is compatible with all Bluetooth enabled phones and devices. Offered in 3 colors, headset comes with jewel-case charger cradle that acts as desktop charger and protective carrying solution.

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Samsung Announces Availability of WEP500 Bluetooth® Headset

Slim, Quarter-sized Headset Debuts in Three Color Options

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 11 /- Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung), today announced the availability Samsung's ultra slim, circular designed WEP500 Bluetooth(R) headset. At a mere 7.7mm thick and comparable to the size of a quarter, the WEP500 is one of the smallest headsets available today and hosts the latest Bluetooth technology, while providing excellent sound quality.

The WEP500 offers noise reduction technology and revolutionary echo cancellation performance, which enables seamless conversation in the noisiest environments. In addition, the WEP500 features automatic volume control, which adjusts the volume when there are changes in background noise.

The WEP500 supports Bluetooth specification version 2.0 and is compatible with all Bluetooth enabled phones and devices. For added convenience, the WEP500 comes equipped with an innovative jewel-case charger cradle that acts as a stylish desktop charger and provides the user with a convenient carrying solution that protects the headset when stored in briefcases, purses or pockets.

The WEP500 is available for $119.99 in three different color options -- sleek chrome and black, exclusively available through AT&T; shimmering dark blue exclusively available through Sprint and black with metallic silver trim, available at

In addition to the new WEP500, Samsung offers an entire portfolio of Bluetooth accessories suitable to an array of users' preferences. Products include:

WEP410: The WEP410 is a compact, modern headset with a clean, linear design that provides first-rate sound quality for an enhanced hands-free experience. The Bluetooth core specification version 2.0 headset merges the very best in convenience, style and advanced Bluetooth technology.

WEP210: The WEP210 offers sleek, angled lines with a silver finish and black accents. The ergonomic, stylish design provides comfort without requiring the use of an ear hook and supports Bluetooth specification version 2.0.

WEP420: Designed in a joint venture with Bang & Olufsen, Samsung's ultra-sleek WEP420 Bluetooth headset features a minimalist yet luxurious design. The WEP420 offers simplistic usability with the sleek, chrome sliding cover that hides buttons and blocks out background noise, increasing the overall sound quality. In addition, the WEP420 comes packaged with a uniquely designed charger cradle designed for the desktop.

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About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visit

About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit

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