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Verizon Wireless Blitz

alaTest has collected and analyzed 145 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money and design. The portability and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative views about the apps and social networking functionality. Reviews are divided on the camera.

usability, screen, portability, design, value for money

battery, reliability, features, social network, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Verizon Wireless Blitz is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Verizon Wireless Blitz

 

Thanks to the popularity of text messaging, cell phones with QWERTY keyboards aren't confined to just smartphones anymore. Following the footsteps of handsets like the LG Rumor, the Verizon Wireless Blitz (made by UTStarcom) is what the industry is...

The Verizon Wireless Blitz has a vibrant display, a cute and compact shape, and an excellent QWERTY keyboard. Call quality was good as well

The Verizon Wireless Blitz does not have EV-DO, and even though you have access to V Cast Music, you can't download songs over the air

Despite its lack of high speed data connection, the Verizon Wireless Blitz is a great phone for messaging fanatics.

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Verizon Wireless Blitz

 

Verizon Wireless's new Blitz is an inexpensive, effective little texting and e-mailing phone for kids. It's limited, and a bit toylike, but that may be just what a text-happy tween needs.

Available as a prepaid option. Full keyboard. Rhapsody-compatible

SMS interface is bare-bones, lacks threading. Poor camera

If you're a texter who can't commit to a wireless contract, the Blitz is the way to go.

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UTStarcom Blitz

 

At first glance, the Verizon Blitz looks more like a toy than a cell phone. Really, if there was a cell phone specifically designed for young, new texters, the Blitz would be a shoe-in. Slide up the display to see a full QWERTY keyboard that's built...

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Verizon Wireless Blitz Review

 

The Verizon Wireless Blitz, manufactured by UTStarcom/Pantec, is a peculiar looking device targeted to kids and pre-teens as a combination phone and messaging unit. Its primary competition comes from the Samsung Alias and the more expensive LG enV2, as...

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Verizon Blitz

 

Like the good gents in Monty Python would say "and now for something completely different". In a year where the touch screen phone craze swept the US market, Verizon Wireless introduced a texting device, the Verizon Blitz, in the size and shape of a...

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Review: Verizon Wireless Blitz

 

If you're a heavy texter and are sick of texting away on a number pad, the Blitz might be the phone for you. The Blitz features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 2.2-inch screen, 1.3 megapixel camera, bluetooth, and a microSD port. The biggest attraction...

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Verizon Wireless hits customers with the Blitz

 

Just in time for the football season Verizon Wireless is launching the Blitz. The Blitz has been designed for heavy text message users in mind with its slide out QWERTY keyboard and 2.2-inch screen. The Blitz includes an MP3 player which will support...

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Verizon Wireless Blitz

 

It might be geared toward a younger crowd, but the price and features of the Verizon Blitz speak volumes to anyone.

Building on the success of the LG enV2, Verizon Wireless has introduced its multimedia-capable cell phone, the Blitz. Priced accordingly at $69.99, the Verizon Wireless Blitz is a text-messaging specialist. For those guys who are sick of having to text...

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UTStarcom Blitz

 

It is hard to go wrong with a cell phone named the UT Starcom Blitz! This messaging phone is unique in its own way. It is unique in its shape and in its look. It features a landscape display which is very becoming to the eye, and a QWERTY keyboard that...

Awesome form factor ; Great for texting ; QWERTY keyboard

Speakerphone isn't very good quality

There are more positive points to say about the UT Starcom Blitz than negative. If you are presently shopping around for a new cell phone for your everyday needs, you might want to give the Blitz a closer look. This messaging phone is also affordable...

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Exactly what I wanted

 

I wanted a basic qwerty phone for texting and that's exactly what this phone is. I've had it for 2 months now and I'm very happy with it so far.

Big screen ; Very easy to use ; GREAT keyboard

The mobile browser is pretty bad. I can't imagine using it for anything other than a quick google search

Product Specifications

Blitz is a new messaging phone with slide-out QWERTY keyboard, is perfect for heavy texters or those who simply want to keep in touch. This device makes it a breeze to blog, web browse, or send messages with a touch of the My Messaging key. The bright, high resolution screen, 1.3 megapixel camera, and speakerphone are perfect for talking & expressing yourself with a phone that's as unique as you are. The Blitz is Stereo Bluetooth capable so you can listen to your favorite tunes or have a conversation hands-free.

Antenna

Antenna Type:Internal

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Cellular phone
Type:Headset

Battery

Standby Time (PB):280hours
Talk Time (PB):280minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

Calculator

Type:Basic

CE Input Device

Type:Keyboard / QWERTY keyboard

Cellular

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in
Height:3.5in
Weight:5.1oz
Width:2.6in

Display

Color Depth:18-bit (262000 Colors)
Diagonal Size:2.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.6cm
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD

Header

Manufacturer:UTStarcom/Verizon
Model:Blitz
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:UTStarcom/Verizon

Messaging & Data Services

Internet Browser: Yes

Miscellaneous

Color:Blue/Titanium

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:1.3Megapixel

Organizer

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes

Remote Control

Type: None

Telephone Features

Voice Dialing: Yes

Telephone Memory

Phone Book Capacity:1000names & numbers
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