Verizon intros the Blitz

Verizon intros the Blitz
We're not sure what to make of Verizon's newest offering this week. The Blitz has a "My First Sony" look to it, which is suppose to appeal to kids and teens that might not be ready for the enV2 or Voyager. It features a large 2.2" 220x176 pixel TFT display, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 1.3MP camera, Bluetooth, Mobile Web 2.0, microSD memory card slot, and supports VCast Music with Rhapsody. Pricing is set at $69.99 after $50 rebate with a 2-year contract.

source: Verizon Wireless




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97 Comments

1. unregistered

ugly phone i ever played with....absolutely retarded

81. unregistered

I have this fone and it is really ugly but it is really effective.......Its super easy to txt on and icuse at as an mp3 player when i dont feel like grabing my ipod.......plus its only $69..How can u beat a price like that

95. annoynomus unregistered

actually its $40 now at big lots and comes with 10 free minutes!

2. unregistered

This is the BEST phone on Earth!!

3. unregistered

word son

4. unregistered

I don't know any teen on earth that would want to carry that PoS around. If no one noticed teens like to look good..

61. unregistered

My son has the envy and I have the blitz I like both but the blitz fits in my pocket which I like. Thats a big deal for me!!! Great phone. Its cute, small, and easy to use.

85. unregistered

this is the best fone eva its so pimpin fly

5. unregistered

If there was an ugly phone contest, the judges would explode when this one showed up.

69. unregistered

hahaha!

6. unregistered

I didn't even know Fisher-Price had a phone coming out!

11. unregistered

lol

7. unregistered

Kids have a greater sense of aesthetics than the old guys over at the phone companies give them credit for... I doubt this heap will be flying off the shelves, even if it does perform well.

8. unregistered

i can see little kids using this like 10 or 11 years old. after that no ones gunna want it.

67. inaday unregistered

i think its a cute little phone that is just enogh for even a grown up. im 36 and i enjoy being able to have the phone in my pocket and its bluetooth compat. i had the old version from the same company but i couldnt use bluetooth. and with the economy the way it is, grownup will make a practical decision and not get hooked on looks. and last i checked the store in new york in my borough sold out. so get over the color choice and pick a good phone. besides when its open it looks just like a blackberry without the price.

9. unregistered

I have seen this thing in action, it is as all of have said about being ugly, it is not the best looking. It does however perform well, better than most current verizon phones. As for the kids and tweens liking the phone, most don't really care about music and video, or even mobile web, they have ipods for that, if not an Iphone. I think the blitz will do well, its a cheap, sturdy phone with a qwerty keyboard, and 1.3 mp cam. Most kids and tweens only text msg, they rarely use the phone for talking. I think its a perfect starter phone.

10. C-Chicki unregistered

Wow at first glance you would think they are marketing this phone towards people that go around their daily lives wearing helmets. "YAY I GOT MAIL!! YAY!!!"

12. unregistered

Actually... and since everyone has a cell phone... I think that this can appeal to 8-13 year olds.

93. xxmcclurgxx32

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 28, 2009

yea im 12 and i like this phon.....im getting it

13. *desire*

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 01, 2008

dayumm as i teen hell no i wont buy this phone you gotta look good but this is ugly not 4 any teen

14. unregistered

I was checking out this phone in the store and i swear it gave me a description of a pokemon. it said "charmander a fire type pokemon" this phone is perfect for you if your name is Ash. lolz Pokedex

15. unregistered

stupid poster is stupid

50. unregistered

okay clearly your like five ifyou know that charmander is a pokemon thing hahahhahaha this is actually an okay phone guys shut up

64. unregistered

ok i used to play with pokemon all the time i remember mad names from tht game/tv show or wutever and now im 16 and clearly not 5

78. unregistered

i have this phone, and EVERYONE at my schoool loves it they all think its cute and it is, its small has a fulll keyboard and its a cute color get over it go to a store and look at it, its a really good phone.

16. unregistered

it is a digivice

17. unregistered

I work at VZW. This phone was released today and I must say that it really looks good in person ( now that we have the LIVE version instead of the dummy phone ). I've already sold about six of them ... all to the "under 21" crowd. Navigation really takes some getting used to. The buttons are really easy to the touch and so far, call quality is very good. The menus are very clear on screen and the phone looks and feels great. I honestly thought this was a horrible phone since it's made my UTStarcomm ( it uses the same charger as the Coupe ). A few things I don't understand..... it's the only VZW megapixel camera phone that doesn't do video and although it's listed as Rhapsody-capable , it isn't VCast-capable.... and if anyone is having issues with the included USB cable when transferring data to and from the phone, you can obtain the "secret menu" by tapping *#7678 and End ( in that sequence ). For people with big hands, it fits real easy in your palm. But since it is made by UTSTarcomm, the jury is still out on it.

29. unregistered

ok i want this phone so bad but i dont think i have enough money how much is it and the phone is not ugly it is the best looking phone i have seen and i am not 12 i am sixteen

31. unregistered

The current cost is $69.99 AFTER mail in rebate.

38. unregistered

without the two year deal though

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