Photobucket tags Simplicity to launch new online mobile storefront

Posted on September 30, 2010


Simplexity, the Internet’s leading authorized retailer of cell phones and service plans, and Image and video sharing solutions provider Photobucket launched a new mobile  online store for cell phones, services and accessories. featuring devices including Android and BlackBerry smartphones preloaded with the Photobucket Mobile application.

Built and managed by Simplexity, this new one-stop shopping destination at features hundreds of the latest wireless devices, including BlackBerry and Android-powered smartphones. All compatible phones will ship with the free Photobucket Mobile application or with simple download instructions  The Photobucket Mobile application makes it incredibly simple to upload, share and browse from any mobile phone.

Photobucket’s privately-labeled mobile store, powered by Simplexity, features exclusive online savings on wireless devices -up to hundreds of dollars less than retail stores – from top handset manufacturers including BlackBerry, HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung and every major U.S. carrier.

Photobucket boasts more than 100 million members worldwide, each day linking billions of photos, graphics, slideshows and videos to websites including Facebook, Blogger, MySpace and eBay. The Photobucket Mobile application, available for Android and BlackBerry as well as iPhone, enables users to interact with their online photo albums directly from their handsets–consumers can upload and download images from the Photobucket site, browse “Find Stuff” content categories and search over 7 billion photos.

Utilizing Simplexity’s fully integrated e-commerce platform, Photobucket customers can quickly and easily shop for the latest cell phones either by manufacturer, service provider, or rate plan.

They also have the ability to upgrade their current phones, transfer service-and phone numbers- to new carriers, or add new lines to an existing family plan. “We are excited to deliver our full suite of wireless products and services to Photobucket’s millions of users nationwide,” said Andy Zeinfeld, chief executive officer of Simplexity. “By leveraging Simplexity’s award-winning mobile solution, Photobucket is able to offer a significant value to their user base.” ”

The Photobucket Mobile application is available to all mobile phone users, including ones who purchase from Simplexity, and gives users a fantastic imaging experience on their phones,” said Darren Kelly, CRO of Photobucket. “We love Simplexity because we can now offer our users a cost effective solution for their new phone purchases.”