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Pantech Breeze III (AT&T)
 
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Pantech Breeze III (AT&T)

by Pantech
2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)


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Technical Details

  • Size (LWH): 3.9 inches, 2.02 inches, 0.74 inches
  • Weight: 1 pounds
  • Network Compatibility: UMTS
  • Phone Book Capacity: 100 Entries
  • Minimum Rated Talk Time: 300 minutes
  • Minimum Rated Standby Time: 336 hours
  • Battery Type: Lithium Ion
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 3.9 x 2 x 0.7 inches ; 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B005CPHE0C
  • Item model number: Breeze III
  • Average Customer Review: 2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #141,167 in Cell Phones & Accessories (See Top 100 in Cell Phones & Accessories)
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Product Description

Product Description

The AT&T Pantech Breeze III Locked Cell Phone is an exceptional bit of tech for those in the market for a new cellular phone without the hassles that comes with having too many commands. The AT&T Pantech Breeze III Locked Cell Phone is a clamshell-styled cellular phone with streamlined and easy-to-use menus, as well as large keys for those of us with large fingers. The AT&T Pantech Breeze III Locked Cell Phone allows for a minimum of three hours of talk time or ten days of standby time on a full charge, and comes with 2.2" display and a 1.3 megapixel camera.

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Offering all the great features of its previous model--including lightning quick HSPDA 3G speeds and integrated GPS--the Pantech Breeze III mobile phone for AT&T has been updated Audience earSmart noise suppression technology, helping make calls clearer and easier to hear than ever before. The Breeze III also boasts the addition of great cool tools like Say A Command, Pill Reminder, My Account, and Readout mode.



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The Breeze III features a bright screen, streamlined and easy-to-use menus, and large keys (see larger image).

Enabled for use on AT&T's lightning quick HSPDA 3G network, you'll be able to easily access the Internet as well as quickly download video, music and more. Additionally, with AT&T's 3G network, you can make a call while simultaneously receiving picture/text messages and e-mail or viewing Web pages. This GPS-enabled phone can access the AT&T Navigator service for turn-by-turn directions.

Stylishly slender and easily pocketable, the Breeze III has a bright external screen that displays current time as well as incoming and missed calls, and it includes the 1,2,3 Quick Call keys for quick access to your most dialed numbers. You can also choose from two modes of operation--Breeze Mode offers intuitive, streamlined menus with adjustable text size, while Advanced Mode provides an icon-based menu. With its voice recognition capabilities, you can simply say a command and have the phone find a contact, place a call, or jump-start a text message.

Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera/camcorder, Bluetooth for hands-free devices, microSD memory expansion via optional cards up to 32 GB in size, tip calculator, mobile web and mobile e-mail access, and up to 5 hours of talk time.

Connectivity

  • Fast 3G connectivity via AT&T's HSDPA/UMTS network (850/1900 MHz bands; 3.6 Mbps speeds).
  • Onboard GPS for navigation and location services
  • Optional AT&T Navigator service includes audible turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, and re-routing options.
  • Bluetooth connectivity (version 2.1) includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and the A2DP audio streaming Bluetooth profiles.

Design and Hardware

  • Single-core 230 MHz processor (QSC 6270 ARM9)
  • 2.2-inch internal display (240 x 320 pixels; 262K color depth)
  • External color display alerts you to battery status, new messages, and missed calls.
  • Removable battery

Communications & Internet

  • Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture and IM instant messaging (via popular services including AOL, Yahoo!, and Windows Live).
  • Personal e-mail capabilities
  • Mobile web browser

Camera

  • 1.3-megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom
  • Video capture capabilities

Multimedia

  • Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, and AAC/AAC+
  • Video player compatible with 3GP, MPEG4, and WMV

Memory

  • Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
  • 80 MB internal memory

More Features

  • Speakerphone for hands-free communication.
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility: M4, T4

Vital Statistics

The Pantech Breeze III weighs 3.6 ounces and measures 3.90 x 2.02 x 0.74 inches. Its 920 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 5 hours of talk time, and up to 336 hours (14 days) of standby time. It runs on the 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies as well as AT&T's dual-band 3G network (850/1900 MHz; HSDPA/UMTS).

What's in the Box

Pantech Breeze III handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide, user manual


AT&T Services

High-speed data connectivity via AT&T's 3G mobile broadband data network: The dual-band 850/1900 MHz 3G network provides up to 3.6 Mbps of download speed, making it possible to enjoy a variety of feature-rich wireless multimedia services, and it gives you the advantage of offering simultaneous voice and data services.

In areas where the 3G network is not available, you'll continue to receive service on the AT&T EDGE network, which offers availability in more than 13,000 US cities and along some 40,000 miles of major highways. Providing average data speeds between 75-135Kbps, it's fast enough to support a wide range of advanced data services, including full picture and video messaging, high-speed color Internet access, and email on the go.

The full-featured, premium AT&T Navigator GPS navigation application includes audible turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates and re-routing options, and 3D moving maps (additional charges applicable). AT&T Navigator offers several other features to make your commute more enjoyable and reliable, including mobile access to Yellowpages.com. Additionally, AT&T Navigator is the only mobile phone-based GPS service that provides integrated speech recognition for address entry and points of interest search.



Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
129 of 133 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pantech Breeze III August 22, 2011
Pros-

-Excellent call quality and volume.
-The microphone is good.
-The phone is customizable, but it is easy to keep the advanced stuff out of the way when you don't need it.
-You can get information without even opening the phone via the little screen on the front, and the notification LEDs.
-The notification system is nice. (this is from a webOS and Android user)
-Battery life is good.

Neutral-

-There's a lot of AT&T logos on this thing. One above the outside screen, one below the inside screen, one on the 'OK' button, and when the phone is open, the outside screen has the AT&T logo on it.
-There is some AT&T bloatware on this, but it generally keeps out of your way.
-Shortcut buttons under the inside screen. These will be useful to some, but it can give the feeling that there are too many buttons on the thing.
-A control phone with voice button. Useful to some, but a dedicated button is overkill.

Cons-

-The outside has a bit of cheapy plastic that creaks sometimes.
-The camera is placed precisely where your fingers are going to be.

Bottom line-

This is a very nice phone if you just want it for the basics (calling, and the occasional SMS). It's probably one of the best phones on AT&T if you just want to call people. I originally had a HTC Aria (Android). This beats it in call quality in and out. This is also quite good for technologically illiterate people. It's very easy to use.

This one deserves five stars.
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87 of 91 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good Basic Phone for Older Folks September 28, 2011
This has been a great phone for me & my wife. We don't need a fancy phone. We just use a phone for "what it is intended to do". To make Phone Calls! Anyone remember making phone calls?? Ha.
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It has enough features to keep us satisfied like the calendar for keeping track of appointments, the pill reminder alarms, the tip calculator, regular calculator and voice commands.
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It has a lot of stuff we don't need like, internet, email, messaging, ect.
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Signal strength is great all the time, but we have a great cell tower structure here. The battery lasts a good long time and the voices sound just fine, clear and sharp. I think too many people want to get a FREE phone and then expect it to wipe their butts for them. It is a really good basic phone and with the ability to have large keys and large fonts, it's a good phone for old folks.
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55 of 58 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Basic Phone October 31, 2011
My goal for a phone is a good quality basic phone, that gets good reception, makes clear calls at an affordable price. To be clear, I am looking for a phone that functions well as a phone and I am not reviewing other functions that are so popular to use phones for these days.

I can say, this phone fills these requirements fine! I do not have full bars at my home, but calls have been crisp clear, both using the ear piece and with the speaker phone. I have to respectfully disagree with the reviewer that says that her calls are garbled. Perhaps there is a flaw in that particular phone since I am not experiencing this at all. At worst, the calls are slightly tinny, but still clear, understandable, loud enough and I have used many phones much worse than this. I live in an area with poor cell coverage, and was worried that I would miss the strong reception that my Motorola Tundra was able to pull in. Well, it has done fine with reception. I have to say that I have had bars in some very difficult locations and am very pleased. I'm not having a problem with battery life, but again, I'm not doing a bunch of fancy stuff with my phone; just using it as a phone.

While this phone seems to be marketed to the "elderly", I am not yet a senior. I just want a simple phone that does one thing well; make phone calls. This does have some of the extras, and as usual, they feel very extra and not needed, such as the 3 buttons on top for shortcuts. After programing these to my frequently called numbers, I realized they require two steps (push the short cut key, then the send key). It is easier just to use the regular speed dial buttons. I do like having the Breeze Mode that gives you a simple menu.
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38 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to use. August 9, 2011
By Lane
The Breeze mode is great. I have all the features that I use handy and do not have a lot of features that I do not use in the way. I have had Nokia's for many years. This phone feels a bit sturdier, definitely heavier. The menu navigation is easier.
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36 of 38 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Simple, easy, convenient October 7, 2011
In "Breeze Mode" (my preferred mode, as opposed to "Advanced "Mode", which has a more complex menu system) this phone is simple and fast to use. I use my phone only for short, infrequent local calls and some lengthier long-distance calls. Phone is slim, and fits comfortably in my hand -- not too small, not too large. Connectivity and voice quality is good-to-very-good, so no complaints with that. Display screen is large and, if used in combination with medium-sized fonts, makes for easy readings on my eyes (I wear reading glasses). Yes, the camera is in a poor location, but I rarely-to-never use my camera, so who cares? Battery is seems average-to-good. Overall, I'm very pleased with this phone. Good purchase. Recommended.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Do not buy this phone.
Do not buy this phone. I've had two Pantech phones already and they are crap. The battery life is TERRIBLE. It lasts about 2 hours before you need to recharge. Read more
Published 2 days ago by V. Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars THE BEST THE TOUGHEST and works after it went swimming in the washing...
I have had a breeze 2 / 3/ and now the 4. Perfect phone. I live in Costa Rica so the climate is a concern. Both my 3 and 4 have slipped into my pool. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Wayne Byrd
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great phone, works as described
Published 2 months ago by lan
5.0 out of 5 stars Pantech Breeze III purchase review
Phone was EXACTLY as advertised! Contact and assistance by vendor was EXCELLENT!!
Published 3 months ago by Thomas C. Moore II
2.0 out of 5 stars Missing promised part but good phone
Good price but shipped with dead battery. I had to buy a new one. Ìt was checked by local AT&T store who told m me the battery was dead. All else as promised.
Published 4 months ago by SJTwo2
3.0 out of 5 stars Basic Flip Phone for AT&T customers. Good Speakerphone quality and...
This is my review of the Pantech Breeze III that I got from a 2 year upgraded contract with AT&T for a FAR phone. I've owned this for almost 3 years now. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Michael Chu
1.0 out of 5 stars The Breeze IV is JUNK
Forced by AT&T to "retire" my 7 yr old Motorola flip phone (AT&T is turning off its' service) they forced me to take this Pantech BreezeIV piece of crap. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Robert Moga
5.0 out of 5 stars PANTECH BREEZE
WAS A GREAT PRICE AND I BOUGHT IT FOR A REPLACEMENT OF THE PANTECH I HAD. I BOUGHT THE EXACT SAME PHONE AND NOW HOW REPACEMENT PARTS IS ONE GOES BAD
Published 7 months ago by DIANE RUMSEY
4.0 out of 5 stars Like it.
Too many distractions with the smartphone. I simply do not need to be connected all the time. Having used a smartphone for the last two years, I traded in my Iphone for this. Read more
Published 9 months ago by velolester
2.0 out of 5 stars New phone
I just got this phone a week ago. I'm a teenager and wanted a phone to text on. This is the phone you don't wanna get if you want to do that. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Ivy
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