Anyone in the market for a new feature phone focused on messaging and social networking to the Verizon Wireless network has a new choice. Verizon and Pantech announced today that the Pantech Jest is coming soon.
The device is a feature phone focused on messaging with a QWERTY slide out keyboard and picture, video, and voice messaging. The device has apps for Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter.
The screen is a 2.6-inch TFT and the icons can be customized to the user’s preferences. The phone has a 2MP camera that can record video and shoot still images. The Jest will be offered free online at launch and will land in stores on July 5 for $69.99 after a$50 mail-in rebate.