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Pantech Jest II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of Pantech Jest II. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and battery. The price and usability also get good comments, but some have doubts about the connectivity and design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Pantech Jest II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Pantech Jest II from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the usability and performance. The portability and durability also get good views. Some have doubts about the price.

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67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pantech Jest 2 (Verizon Wireless)Pantech Jest 2 (Verizon Wireless)

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Kent German (

Pantech Jest 2 (Verizon Wireless) review:


Feature phones like the Pantech Jest 2 for Verizon Wireless are pretty rare these days, so I have to get in a different frame of mind when one lands on my desk. "Remember," I tell myself, "It's supposed to be a simple device, so don't get too picky...

The Pantech Jest 2 has a straightforward interface and a few welcome features beyond the basics.

The Jest 2's call quality was below par and its keyboard is too small. Its Web browser wasn't worth the trouble.

The Pantech Jest 2 brings decent features for a cheap price, but its flat call quality and square shape don't do it any favors.

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (

Pantech Jest 2 (Verizon Wireless)


The Pantech Jest 2 on Verizon Wireless is no longer a bad joke like the first model, but it's still not appealing unless your needs are very modest.

Improved controls. Comfortable to hold and type on.

Cheesy styling. Poor voice quality. Non-standard headphone jack. Awful camera. No 3G.

Camera and Conclusions The 2-megapixel camera has no flash or auto-focus, and is, to put it bluntly, a total disaster. There's about a second of delay between when you hear the shutter sound and when the photo is actually taken, meaning you'll have to...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: narn3049 (

"Pretty much always was horrid!"


Got this phone brand new with a new contract. I had one, my father had one, and my grandfather (on a separate plan) had one. My fathers phone's camera went out twice (seems to be a first as no one else complained of this), the keyboard on mine would...

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Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Techmo7 (

"way too many issues Keep away"


When I got this phone I thought ah this is pretty good. Oh how wrong I was. first I found the keyboard was too small to accurately use while texting. next I found when I am calling I usually cannot understand the person on the other end. Also this...

easy to use


Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: suzymomof4 (

"It works alright"


I am content with the phone since I am interested in a basic call and text only phone, but it has it's issues. I have dropped it with it's plastic cover many times and it still works great.

flip out keyboard, great battery, easy navigating, handles drops well

alarm doesn't go off on time, camera is less to be desired, text msg memory is super low, I am always having to delete msgs every few days

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: CountryGal30 (

"Stay far away!"


If your smart stay fa away from this guy! Worked good for a while. I only wanted a basic phone with keybored since I txt a lot when family members are away or hospitalized. However, suddenly it stopped working properly.. if it's plugged in to the wall...

Size, battery life

Completely screws up

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: 2froggy (

"Great little phone!!"


You need to understand this IS a basic messaging phone. The above review complained about it freezing on AIM, but you have to upgrade to the new Verizon software. I have had no issues with this little phone. It isn't a smartphone, so don't expect it to...

Battery life lasts about 3 to 4 days on stand by. Nice small pocket size. Awesome screen clarity!

None so far!!

Jan, 2012
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