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Review & Description
This basic phone is much smaller and lighter than the Dorado, Kyocera's last bar-style CDMA model. Key features include support for CDMA 1700 (AWS) networks, BREW for downloading games and content, microUSB connector, and 2.5mm headset jack.Easy on the pocket--both in terms of size and affordability, the Kyocera Jax phone for Virgin Mobile measures just 0.51 inches thin and weighs a svelte 2.5 ounces. It's a great on-the-go communications companion with access to voice calls as well as text messaging and social networking. Other features include an integrated speakerphone, backlit alpha-numeric keypad, 250-entry phonebook, personal organization tools, and up to 3.3 hours of talk time.
The super-slim Kyocera Jax is perfect for staying in touch via talk and text.
- Full messaging suite including SMS text, MMS picture, instant messaging (IM), and personal e-mail.
- Link to your favorite social networking sites including Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, and YouTube.
- Buddy Beacon lets you broadcast your location to friends and family and you can turn it on when you're feeling sociable or turn it off when you're not.
- 1.8-inch color display (128 x 160 pixels, 65K colors)
- Standard alpha-numeric keypad with backlighting
- Speakerphone with dedicated function key
- Vibrate alert
- Phonebook with up to 250 entries and up to five numbers each
- Web browser
- Organizer tools including alarm, calculator, scheduler, stopwatch, timer, tip calculator, and world clock
- Micro USB connector
- Downloadable games, ringtones, graphics and more
- HAC compliant
- TTY/TDD support for the hearing impaired
- Bi-lingual interface (English and Spanish)
The Kyocera Jax weighs 2.5 ounces and measures 4.29 x 1.73 x 0.51 inches. Its 700 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 3.3 hours of talk time, and up to 200 hours (8.3 days) of standby time. It runs on the 800/1900 CDMA frequencies; 1xRTT voice and data capable.
What's in the Box
Kyocera Jax handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide, user manual
Additionally, you can choose from a variety of mobile messaging plans, which includes text and picture messaging, e-mail, and IM (via AOL and Yahoo!). Virgin Mobile USA's national coverage is powered by the nationwide Sprint PCS network.
Virgin Mobile contributes 5 percent of profits from downloadable content to The RE*Generation, its pro-social initiative to help homeless teens, as well as provides postage-paid return envelopes in every new package for customers to recycle old phones.