Hmm, another LG phone on Verizon, the LG Ally just arrived today for review, I guess have this to look forward to next.. The Fathom is a WinMo phone, with QWERTY keyboard, microSD slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.2” touchscreeen, 1GHZ processor and a 3.2MP camera to round things off..
Key features: -- Sleek slate blue case takes customers from Monday meetings to Friday outings -- Large 3.2" touch screen with Improved Touch Experience and vibration for tactile feedback -- 1 GHz processor -- Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with simultaneous touch screen capabilities -- microSD(TM) slot for up to 16 GB of memory -- Wi-Fi® enabled (802.11 b/g/n) -- Bluetooth® 2.1 capabilities with support for the following profiles: headset, hands-free, dial-up networking, stereo, phone book access, basic printing, basic imaging, object push for vCard and vCalendar, file transfer, and serial port -- Built-in MP3 and WMA music player with music library, repeat and shuffle features, as well as stereo sound via headset or Bluetooth -- Windows® Media Player 10 Mobile and video player for WMV, MP4, and 3GP formats -- USB mass storage for file transfer between microSD card and PC -- One-touch speaker phone and speaker-independent voice commands -- Text to speech and voice-activated dialing for up to 4,000 entries
Additional lifestyle features: -- Dedicated task manager key for quick access to mobile Task Manager -- Windows Mobile Device Center and ActiveSync allows users to synchronize Outlook®, Office® and contents from Microsoft Exchange Server® to keep personal information organized and updated -- View and edit with Excel® Mobile, OneNote® Mobile and Word® Mobile or view important presentations with PowerPoint® Mobile -- Scroll, zoom and view rich PDF content with Adobe® Reader LE -- Global roaming frequency automatically switches from CDMA/EVDO to GSM/UMTS depending on geographic location -- VZ Navigator® capabilities - Receive audible turn-by-turn directions to millions of points of interest and share the directions with others -- VZ Navigator Global capabilities - Get turn-by-turn directions and maps in English while navigating through more than 20 destinations such as Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. This easy-to-use application also marks distances in miles or kilometers and finds restaurants, gas stations, banks/ATMs and other popular spots using the Local Search feature -- Wireless manager enables and disables wireless connectivity for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular network -- Luminous sensor designed to adjust LCD backlight brightness depending on light conditions -- Proximity sensor instantly locks touch screen buttons while talking on the phone -- Text and send clear images and fun animations through Flash User interface support -- International charger plus up to four different adapter clips for multi-country use -- 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder that includes: -- Five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions -- Macro Mode for detailed, up close pictures -- Panorama for three guided, sequential shots -- Continuous shot for up to six consecutive photos -- Scene mode for auto, portrait, landscape, sports and night settings -- Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop, added frames and stamps -- Customizable brightness, white balance, shutter sounds and color effects and a self-timer -- Choose between mute and unmute to record video with or without sound -- Optimize video quality with normal, fine or super camcorder settings -- Video recording time up to one minute for sending or up to one hour for saving Pricing and availability: -- The LG Fathom will be available in business sales channels beginning May 27 and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide and online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning June 3 for $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted. -- LG Fathom customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access. Email and Web for Smartphone plans start at $29.99 for unlimited monthly access. -- Business customers interested in the LG Fathom can contact their Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ. -- For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.