AT&T launches Quickfire

AT&T launches Quickfire
Text-a-holics can rejoice once more as AT&T has just added the QWERTY keypad slider phone, Quickfire, to its messaging device portfolio.

The Quickfire was made for AT&T by Personal Communications Devices and has a close resemblance to the ever so popular Sidekicks. The phone, which is available in orange, green and silver, is accompanied by a 1.3 megapixel camera, microSD card slot, 3G speeds and a 30 day trial of AT&T Navigator.

The QWERTY keypad device is able to display messages in portrait or landscape modes. By utilizing AT&T's 3G network, users can download music directly to their phones from Napster Mobile and eMusic Mobile.

The Quickfire is priced at $99.99 after a 2-year contract.

source: AT&T








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41 Comments

1. unregistered

is it a touch screen?

2. unregistered

Im assuming not

3. unregistered

actually it is..

8. DeeBee unregistered

yep, 100% touchscreen :) Nice one, but i'm w8ing the Storm ...

33. ceecee unregistered

it is

4. unregistered

seems cool, but a lot of competition out there!

5. vzw fanboy unregistered

looks like a cool phone but why would it be only 1.3 megpixel? my voyager is 2 and the dare is 3.2 and so is the storm...why would they make the camera resolution so low?

10. Jyakotu unregistered

I'm guessing so it could be $99? And it doesn't matter how many megapixels a camera phone has. All it means is that you get to take bigger pictures.

13. vzw fanboy unregistered

3.2 has a lot better quality!!!! still 1.3 megapixels is in the past...the orange and green colors look gay

17. unregistered

The quality is the same until you blow it up

19. vzw fanboy unregistered

yea and how big do you mean? if i send a 640X480 pic with a 1.3 mega camera and my voyager 2 mega to my email there is a 900000 percent difference. of course on a little screen there is no difference between the two but if you send it to ur comp there is a huge difference!!! still 1.3 megapixels is in the past!!!

23. Jyakotu unregistered

Okay, it's not a big deal. Seriously. Do you know that there are actually some phones that still have a simple VGA camera? Anyway, how many megapixels do you really need on a phone? As long as it can take pictures and you can tell what the picture is, how many megapixels it is doesn't really matter.

24. vzw fanboy unregistered

ok then why is the iphone 2 megapixels or the dare 3 if it doesnt matter?

26. Jyakotu unregistered

I don't know, ask Apple or LG! The point of having a camera on a phone is just for quick snapshots (well, at least...that's what I think). It's just that people are now so used to having 2, 3.2, 5, or 8 MP camera phones, they just shun VGA or 1.3 MP camera phones. But like I said, it depends on the customer that buys the phone. And for me, I don't really need a phone with a high megapixel camera, but it's just a nice addition IMO.

6. unregistered

so that it can be cheap........duh

7. unregistered

ATT has the best lineup now. Hands down. It will get even better when the 5mp Eternity launches.

11. unregistered

VZW has a WAY better lineup than AT&T. AT&T has its phones like the iPhone, but VZW has just all around better phones

12. Jyakotu unregistered

Does it matter? All the major carriers have at least ONE phone that other carriers don't have.

14. vzw fanboy unregistered

verizon has more trendy phones than at&t!!!! like the env2, voyager and dare.

25. Jyakotu unregistered

AT&T, remember, usually keeps business people in mind, but always tries to have phones that regular consumers would like as well. AT&T and Verizon cater to different demographics.

27. vzw fanboy unregistered

lol what does that word mean?

28. Jyakotu unregistered

A demographic means a target audience.

9. unregistered

I've been waiting for a decent texting phone from at&t for a while now. I'm not fond of and Blackberrys or that Samsung propel. I've got my mind set on this or the HTC Touch Pro. They both seem sturday and sufficient for needs. Can't wait to get my hands on one or the other.

15. unregistered

it looks like a sidekick

16. unregistered

It's supposed to.....it's the sidekick killer

18. unregistered

Pound for pound, Sprint has the best line up of phones around. ATT and VZW kill their phones by having inferior GUIs and taking out huge chunks of memory from their phones. Long live the Yellow and Black!

20. vzw fanboy unregistered

i like that all vz dumb phones have the same ui its soooo easy to navigate thru the menus and stuff.

21. unregistered

it looks skinny from this angle but iv seen it up close its really fat and clunky

22. iff2mastamatt unregistered

Yeah, I think I'm going to buy this phone in silver. It is .7" thick. Not as bad as my virgin mobile that was .9" thick.

35. glitch319 unregistered

well, virgin mobiles r kinda gay... Im not saying ur, but seriously, virgin mobile sux!

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