Verizon Wireless today announced the Pantech Jest, a new feature phone a QWERTY keyboard. The Pantech Jest is available today on Verizon's online store. More info on this new QWERTY phone:
- 2.6" 262K color TFT display - Self Icon personalization to create icons and banners and display an electronic sign on your phone display - Optical directional key with swipe motion technology - Built-in 2.0-megapixel camera takes high-quality pictures and records video - Text, picture, video and voice messaging - Mobile IM and Chat for quick text conversations
? Social Beat pre-loaded for direct connections to Facebook, MySpace and Twitter ? Media Center ? Download ringtones, wallpapers and games from your network to your phone ? VZ Navigator for detailed maps in real time with audible turn-by-turn directions to millions of points of interest in the United States ? V CAST Music with Rhapsody (subscription and PC downloads) digital music service. Download soundtracks and albums or sync playlists with a PC ? Mobile Web browsing capabilities for news, sports, weather and e-mail, providing access to up-to-date information when users subscribe to Internet service ? Stereo Bluetooth technology for wireless connections between electronic devices; connects to Bluetooth-enabled headsets and hands-free systems
Pricing and availability:
The Jest is available online at www.verizonwireless.com today for free through a special online promotion. It will be in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning July 5 for $69.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.