Designed to keep you easily connected via voice, text, and the web, the nicely affordable Pantech Hotshot for Verizon Wireless offers a sleek design, 3.2-inch touchscreen, and 3G data capabilities. The Hotshot has three home screens for customization, allowing you to add favorite contacts, pictures and shortcuts to those screens. Additionally, you’ll be able to view your favorite video clips and sports or news highlights using the optional V CAST Video service. This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more details bellow.
- Sleek, affordable messaging phone with 3.2-inch touchscreen, onscreen QWERTY keyboard, and Opera web browser with Adobe Flash support
- Access to VZ Navigator for GPS turn-by-turn directions and V Cast Videos (optional services)
- 3.2-MP camera/camcorder; Bluetooth 3.0; 2 GB microSD card; free Verizon Backup Assistant; access to personal e-mail
- Up to 5 hours of talk time, up to 342 hours (14.25 days) of standby time; released in October, 2011
- What’s in the Box: handset, rechargeable battery, wall/USB charger, 2 GB microSD card, quick start guide
- Size (LWH): 4.67 inches, 2.35 inches, 0.35 inches
- Weight: 3.2 ounces
- Network Compatibility: CDMA
- Minimum Rated Talk Time: 300 minutes
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 342 hours
Never worry about losing a name or number again with Backup Assistant, a complimentary service from Verizon Wireless that automatically backs up your mobile contacts to your online address book. You can add, delete, edit and print your contacts online and send the changes to your mobile phone.
With popular must-have features like a music player, downloadable games and apps, and an integrated 3.2 megapixel camera/camcorder, the Hotshot can keep you entertained all the time. Its virtual QWERTY keyboard makes messaging and emailing a breeze, and you’ll enjoy web browsing via the pre-loaded Opera web browser with support for Adobe Flash.
Other features include Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, 2 GB microSD memory card (with expansion up to 32 GB via optional cards), personal organization tools, a 3.5mm headphone jack, access to personal e-mail, and up to 5 hours of talk time.
The Pantech Hotshot weighs 3.2 ounces and measures 4.67 x 2.35 x 0.35 inches. Its 1000 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 5 hours of talk time, and up to 342 hours (14.25 days) of standby time. It runs on the CDMA 800/1900 frequencies as well as EV-DO, Rev 0 3G frequencies.
- Fast 3G connectivity thanks to the reliable Verizon Wireless EV-DO, Rev 0 network
- Onboard GPS for navigation and location services
- Optional VZ Navigator service for GPS navigation with voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions.
- Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals and includes stereo audio streaming.
- 3.2-inch ultra-slim touchscreen just 0.35 inches thin (240 x 400 pixels; 260K color depth)
- Onscreen QWERTY keyboard
- Removable battery
- 2 GB microSD card included with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
Communications & Internet
- Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture/video and IM instant messaging
- Opera HTML browser with Adobe Flash support
- Personal e-mail access
- 3.2-megapixel camera with fixed focus and dedicated camera key
- Video capture capabilities
- Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, and AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
- Video player compatible with MPEG4, WMV, H.264, H.263
- V Cast Video service optional
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Voice dialing capabilities
- Bilingual user interface (English/Spanish)
- Organizer tools including calendar, alarm clock, stopwatch, world clock, unit converter, notepad, calculator
- Speakerphone for hands-free communication.
- Hearing Aid Compatibility: M4/T4
Verizon Wireless Services
Reliable 3G Network: With support for the EV-DO high-speed data standard, you’ll enjoy fast access to the Internet and Verizon Wireless multimedia services (additional charges applicable), with average download speeds ranging from 400 to 700 Kbps and peak rates up to 2 Mbps.
VZ Navigator Capable: With this GPS-enabled phone, you’ll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts, local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), and detailed color maps.
Backup Assistant: This complimentary service automatically back up your mobile contacts to your online address book. If your phone is lost, stolen, or damaged, or you decide to upgrade, easily restore your saved address book to your new phone. You can also add, delete, edit, and print your contacts online and send the changes to your mobile phone. There are no subscription fees for the service.
V CAST Video: Enjoy unlimited, on-demand access to full episodes of your favorite television shows from all of the major networks, plus the latest in local and national news, live and recorded sports and entertainment and weather. You will receive over 100 channels with over 250 full episode shows and an impressive list of live sporting events each month.