- Size (LWH): 4.3 inches, 2.4 inches, 0.5 inches
- Weight: 3.36 ounces
- Network Compatibility: CDMA
- Network Compatibility: GSM
- Minimum Rated Talk Time: 240 minutes
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 220 hours
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Whether you are looking to go back to the basics , back to collecting frequent flyer miles or both you need a mobile phone to take you there. The new Verizon Adamant is the 1stFull QWERTY feature phone that is Global Ready and ready to roam with you in over 200 countries. Inside, the Adamant packs a host of features including TXT/Email, Stereo Bluetooth support, 2MP camera and a large 2.4-inch screen. Best of all, it can all be found in a slim, lightweight design so you won’t require additional carry-on for your travels!
No matter what you're into, Verizon Adamant has what you need to keep up, including a full-featured browser. And with a 2 MP camera with flash, you'll be ready to capture all those fun and memorable moments.
In addition to high-speed connectivity on the fast and reliable Verizon Wireless network, the Verizon Adamant allows you to enjoy wireless voice and data service in more than 200 countries.
With the Verizon Adamant, you are ready to travel. The removable microSD memory card allows you to travel with your music and take pictures of all the sites. It includes a world clock and a phone book with up to 1,000 contacts so you can keep up with where you are at and who you meet.
The new Opera browser offers PC-like web browsing. Other features include expansion via microSD memory cards (up to 16 GB in size), Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, and up to 4 hours of talk time (see full specifications below).
The Verizon Adamant weighs 3.33 ounces and measures 4.3 x 2.4 x 0.5 inches. Its lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 4 hours of talk time, and up to 3.6 days of standby time. It runs on the CDMA 800/1900 MHz frequencies as well as GSM 800/900/1800/1900 MHz frequencies.
What's in the Box
Verizon Adamant handset, standard lithium ion battery, SIM card pre-installed, wall/USB adapter, quick reference guide, global support kit, and product safety and warranty brochure.
Verizon Wireless Services
Opera Browser: Opera is a full-featured web browser. This browser provides users with a PC-like web browsing experience while performing page optimization and compression to ensure that data usage is judicious.
VZW Backup Assistant: Automatically back up your mobile contacts to your online address book. If your phone is lost, stolen, or damaged, or you decide to upgrade, easily restore your saved address book to your new phone. You can also add, delete, edit, and print your contacts online and send the changes to your mobile phone.
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Top Customer Reviews
First and most important, call quality is great and battery life has not been an issue. Another must have feature for me is its Overseas Roaming capability with the SIM card included.
For texting, at first the keys seem small & some upper case symbols (example ` and , ) are difficult to distinguish from one another, but after a few days you become familiar with the layout and you'll appreciate the full keyboard. The keys have a very nice perceptible touch. Many of the keys serve a dual purpose that is intuitive to understand and provide all the shortcuts you will ever need. Menus are logical and easy to navigate.
Overall build quality is excellent and the phone is the perfect size to fit in your pocket. It has the appearance and shape of a Blackberry Curve.
While you can browse the web, it does not have a touch screen, so navigation is difficult, but since this is a basic phone, I don't believe that is important.
The camera has a flash, but no zoom, and is fine for infrequent use. It also has a basic music player and I had no problem adding mp3 files from my PC to the phone's inserted memory card via a standard USB connection. One other review mentioned a problem with this, but all you need to do is have the phone format the card, attach the phone via USB to your PC, and copy files to the \synched folder. For music this is \synched\music; for photos, it's the \synched\pics etc.
Another nice touch is the phone's software can be upgraded if Verizon/ZTE put out a new version.I have not tried the phone's Bluetooth feature or GPS.Read more ›
1. looks like a blackberry
2. doesn't require a data plan
3. personalized ringtones for contacts
4. instant reply on message
5. isn't a touch screen phone
What i really hated about it!
1. not durable/cheap only lasted me 2 months, fell once making a call and the screen went white (got it replaced)
2. camera button is slow
3. loading screens for contacts, messages, pictures, etc.
4. nothing special about the features
5. calls always get dropped
The solution: Cut off the data plan. Use the iPhone 4 as a glorified iPod. Add a Skype number. I now have the same service as before 95% of the time for under $6 a month. Upgrade (actually, downgrade) to a basic-phone like the Adamant for voice and texting outside the Wi-Fi zones.
The Adamant is such a smart product. It's truly adequate for daily use. It's smartly laid out. It looks and feels like a Blackberry with half the thickness. Typing is so much easier on it than a virtual keyboard. Why couldn't Samsung, LG or RIMM itself produce a good basic-phone like this? I'm sure they could, but they probably didn't so that the consumer would lament the lack of good basic-phones and buy a smartphone sold at a huge mark-up. Now all my children want to ditch their LG QWERTY-keyboard basic-phones and get this slick Blackberry look-alike. Way to go, ZTE!
Two add'l comments: First, many reviewers complained about button delay. I had a Blackberry 8703e for years. It had longer delays than the Adamant. In my opinion, the Adamant is slightly faster than Blackberry models from 5 to 6 years ago. That's pretty good for a basic-phone. Second, in order to downgrade from a smartphone, you need to download the VZ Contact Transfer app and back up the address book BEFORE you activate the new phone.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I have had my Adamant phone 3 years with no problems of previous reviews. It is just now messing up where some buttons do not respond. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Barbara Seymour
Phone looks stylish, like a Blackberry- simple design, slim profile, and a full keyboard. So I decided to pick up this phone 2 years ago to replace my sliding qwerty keyboard phone... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Star Wars Intern
best phone ive had so far. i actually have an upgrade and my original one is still working great though i wante to purchase a new one because all of th basic phones nowadays are... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Kevin Kline
I don't normally give reviews, but this phone has been so frustrating!!
The phone displays the incorrect time throughout the day. Read more
The phone functions ok.. There have been quite a few times that I look down at my phone and it is a completely different time. Read morePublished on June 17, 2013 by koley87
Any problem that you can have with this phone I did.
When I got it, I loved it. Looks nice and looks like a smartphone and its not! Read more
I received this phone in just 2 days com the day I ordered it. This phone is easy to use and extremely sleek. People always mistake it for a Blackberry. Read morePublished on May 26, 2013 by liz
i loved it and would like to order another one. Thank you, do i go about ordering it the same way?Published on May 23, 2013 by margarita