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Kyocera Amp'd Jet KX18

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Kyocera Amp'd Jet KX18. The average rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the GPS navigation and durability. The price and screen are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the portability. Many are negative about the camera and reliability.

screen, price, durability, GPS navigation

size, reliability, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Kyocera Amp'd Jet KX18 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Ben Patterson (cnet.com)

Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile review: Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile

 

The Kyocera Jet comes with a sharp, colorful LCD; EV-DO support; a speakerphone; a 128MB TransFlash card; built-in GPS; and access to streaming video and the Amp'd music store. It's also inexpensive for a 3G multimedia phone.

The Kyocera Jet has small, hard-to-press keys; a submegapixel camera; and no Bluetooth or analog roaming. Plus, it has a tendency to freeze.

The Kyocera Jet is a bargain 3G multimedia phone for Amp'd Mobile but is saddled with an underwhelming VGA camera, a small and annoying keypad, and a tendency to freeze at inopportune moments.

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: grantvisili (cnet.com)

Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile

 

its an ok phone. The people that are complaining about freezes have a faulty memory card. if you call customer support the will mail a new one free that works. IT HAPPENED TO ME. its getting fixed right now because tha antannae broke but i can make...

nice features, cool headset piece, good display

bad antannae, hard to open

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: krud14 (cnet.com)

Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile

 

OK, i think that this phone is ok, but i agree wit sum people about customer service, but i still want the phone. its not that bad...

im not sure what to say

the phones pretty bad

Jan, 2007
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Consumer review by: amy3877 (cnet.com)

Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile

 

You know how your computer freezes up and you have to reboot? Well, imagine doing that all the time. That is what you will have to do with this phone. Amp'd Mobile's customer service is a joke. If you even get through, because you are constantly...

There are no Pros

Too many to list

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: cov3nant (cnet.com)

Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile

 

With the exception of the ringtone, this phone sucks. Amp'd Live doesn't work, it freezes, Media Player won't play if you skip a song, picture/video quality are poor, no bluetooth.

customize ringtone

everything else

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: honest_and_fair (cnet.com)

Kyocera Jet for Amp'd Mobile

 

I consider myself a pretty fair person and although I knew that Amp'd Mobile was a growing company when I started my service, I had NO IDEA that I would find them to be one of the WORST companies that I have ever conducted business with.

Honest Review: Amp'd Mobile does not even TRY to live up to the innovative phone and plans that they make "look" new and exciting

Amp'd Mobile has HORRIBLE Customer Service and does not fulfill promises

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

In this ubiquitous network age, globalization and speed mean everything. Kyocera continues to create "valuable businesses" at the cutting edge. Kyocera is concentrating its efforts on enhancing information and communications technologies, environmental preservation, and the quality of life. PRODUCT FEATURES: High-speed 1x EV-DO wireless access; Amp'd Live portal, access music, games, multimedia and more; VGA camera and a dedicated camera key; Dedicated push-to-talk capabilities and extra loud speakerphone; Supports Micro SD expandable memory for additional file storage for downloads; 262, 000-color display: vivid color display for viewing images, videos and games; MPEG-4 video recorder with playback to capture life's moments; Sleek and stylish slide design: use phone, music player and camera when phone is open or closed; Speakerphone for voice conference calls and music sharing; Dedicated camera key for quick camera access; Picture caller ID to see who's calling; MMS capability: send pictures or videos over the air to other MMS-capable handsets and to email addresses; Amp'd Live portal lets you watch music videos, listen to music and more; Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) 2.0 browser: view your favorite Web sites specifically formatted for your phone; Contact directory stores up to 500 personal and business contacts.

Antenna

Antenna Type:External

Battery

Capacity:900mAh
Standby Time (PB):120hours
Talk Time (PB):160minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

Calculator

Type:Basic

Cellular

Band:CDMA2000 1X 1900/800 / AMPS 800
Combined with:With digital camera / digital player
Integrated Components:Digital camera / Digital player
Phone Form Factor:Slider
Service Provider:Amp'd Mobile / Ampd Mobile
Technology:CDMA2000 1X / AMPS
Type:Cellular phone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice Recorder: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:3.9in
Weight:3.9oz
Width:1.9in

Display

Color Depth:18-bit (262000 Colors)
Diagonal Size:1.9in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.8cm
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD

Header

Manufacturer:Kyocera
Model:KX18
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Kyocera Amp'd Jet / Kyocera Ampd Jet

Messaging & Data Services

Internet Browser: Yes

Organizer

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes

Telephone Features

Voice Dialing: Yes

Telephone Memory

Phone Book Capacity:500names & numbers
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