|Mobile Phones - Kyocera|
With a rugged case, a brilliant color screen and support for Verizon Wireless' push-to-talk service, the KX444 can handle your daily rough-and-tumble adventures. Other features like a built-in speakerphone, voice dialing and enhanced messaging make this phone a great companion.
As mentioned, one of the key features of the KX444 is its push-to-talk capability. The phone fully supports Verizon's push-to-talk service, which allows for one-touch conversations with anyone else on a Verizon push-to-talk phone. Group-based push-to-talk communication is also supported. It's like a having a CB radio with enough range to cover all of North America.
Messaging and Internet
The KX444 covers the messaging basics with support for sending and receiving text, graphics, sound and pictures via the Enhanced Messaging Service (EMS). eZiText text entry, which is a technology that makes it easier for people to enter words and text on handsets, is built into the unit-- a plus for mobile text messaging users.
Getting on the Internet anywhere is easy with the KX444. Verizon's optional Mobile Web package allows you to read and send e-mails, exchange instant messages and view your favorite web content on your phone. You can check your e-mail, trade stocks online, compare prices while shopping, access flight information, get movie listings and find directions to the theater.
Verizon's Get It Now wireless download service is also fully compatible with the KX444. This pay-per-download service features application downloads, games and productivity tools. You can also personalize your handset with ringtone downloads and digital photo-sharing tools using the Get It Now service.
A number of handy tools ship with the KX444, including a calendar and alarm. The built-in calculator also features a tip calculator -- don't dine without it!
Imaging and Entertainment
The KX444 is BREW enabled, meaning it supports games written on the BREW platform. Games are available via the Get It Now service. You can also customize the phone's wallpapers and screen savers using a clever, built-in graphics editor.
The Kyocera KX444 weighs 4.31 ounces and measures 4.49 x 1.93 x 1.09 inches. Its lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 198 minutes of digital talk time, and up to 96 hours of digital standby time. It runs on the AMPS 850/CDMA 850/CDMA 1900 frequencies. The phone comes with a one year limited warranty.
What's in the Box
KX444 handset, standard lithium-ion battery, AC battery charger, user's manual.