Verizon Wireless Blitz coming next week?

Verizon Wireless Blitz coming next week?
Last month, we published information on a few phones coming with Verizon Wireless, including the UTStarcom TXT8010. Now, Engadget confirms that it will be available at Wal-Mart on August 8, under the Verizon Wireless Blitz name. It will be offered as an INpulse prepaid phone (expect a low price), but it still looks promising with slider form-factor, hiding a full QWERTY. Features include a 1.3-megapixel camera, VZ Navigator, VCAST Music, microSD slot and stereo Bluetooth. The pictures also show a pretty orange theme.

Verizon Wireless Blitz Preliminary Specifications

source: EngadgetMobile



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34 Comments

1. unregistered

This phone is PHat!

2. unregistered

Yea it is, but spell with an F..... FAT

13. unregistered

You're a very brain-limited person aren't you? That's a misspell on purpose! ¬_¬

18. unregistered

everyone knows it was mis-spelled on purpose...i believe that comment was made bcuz the phone is bulky

20. unregistered

You should spell it correctly.

3. unregistered

waste of VZW money

4. unregistered

i actually played wit it and its not bad

5. rbz275

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 09, 2008

Reminds me of an old utstarcom handset from verizon. It was a clamshell, cdm-180/pn-218 http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/UTStarcom-CDM-180--PN-218-phone-p_1039.html

23. unregistered

lol, it still says Upcoming for Virgin

6. unregistered

This is probably one of the funniest looking phones I think I've seen in a while. Quirky is the word.

7. unregistered

why is it so damn wide, like my old teacher?

8. unregistered

LMAO!

12. unregistered

in order to have a nice keypad i guess

9. tilapia unregistered

i think it looks like a blueberry! it is square and really awkward in my hand when i checked it out. 10 year olds will like it i think...

11. -INFAMOUS- unregistered

More like a shnozberry...

14. LessthanZach

Posts: 106; Member since: Apr 29, 2008

These Schnoz berries taste like Schnoz berries!!

21. unregistered

More like a Pooberry.

10. unregistered

If I plant it in the ground will it grow?

15. unregistered

I LIKE IT!!!!!!!well depending on the price of it. lol

16. unregistered

This is perfect for me cuz i have the Env and i just wanted to upgrade to something different and affordable. The Env2 is nice but its like the same exact thing but sexier. Everyone has the Voyager now so its not special anymore. LOL and by the time i get it, they will probably have a new one comming nxt yr some time. The Gylde, Moto q, and Palm Treo just suck. And this seems like it might be a winner!!!

17. unregistered

i think u mean the Palm Centro. LMAO and yea dey suck. I agree with u on the Env thing. The Env2 is the same shit!!!! and i do alot texting on the front of my Env wen im multi tasking and w.e and the Env2 seems dificult and annoying to do that with. The Voyager and Glyde are nice but think im too clusmy for them...

19. unregistered

This phone is for pre paid customers.

31. sn unregistered

well I DON'T RECOMMEND THE GLYDE it gets all these pain in the ass glitches its a cool phone but just 2 many glitches i have gone threw 3 glydes cause they were all defective here i come blitz or env2 ehh either one is better than the glyde peace =D

22. unregistered

this thing is so sexy and sleek i want it, much better than samsung, motorola, and especially lg's crap

24. unregistered

my first look at it, i thought it was a phone for like 8 year olds. but then i looked into it, and it actually looks like a pretty nice phone. i want a QWERTY keyboard, and i've been between the motorola q9m and this. bit i've heard that the q crashes a lot. so this is toward the top of my list.

25. unregistered

I was just looking for the cheapest QWERTY phone I could get on Verizon without a contract extension so that I can save that for the Storm/Thunder. Looks like I'll be hitting up local Wal-marts for this one.

26. unregistered

But if it is prepaid, can it be changed over to an existing plan using the ESN number?

27. unregistered

By the way, the cost is $99.00. Now that's ph(F)at

28. unregistered

LOVE THIS PHONE. IT IS AWESOME.

29. unregistered

Yes you can have it as your new phone on your existing plan iwhtout an extension, as long as it has no contracts attached to it yet. It's not something that Verizon really wanys people to know because it's so much cheaper to go out and get a pre paid phone than to buy one through them, but they can't say no if it's a Verizon phone. I've done it three times before without problem.

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