Put your desktop in your pocket and stay connected to all your business associates and critical documents on the go with the LG Fathom for Verizon Wireless, which runs the Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional operating system. It's also powered by the blazing-fast 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor for quick response across all your applications. It also combines a 3.2-inch touchscreen with tactile feedback with a slide-out full QWERTY keyboard for easy input into Excel spreadsheets and fast e-mail responses.
The Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system includes Internet Explorer Mobile Web browser for full HTML viewing of the Internet and a customizable Today screen that enables you to access the features and apps you use the most. You'll stay easily connected to your business and personal data on the go with support for a wide variety of e-mail accounts as well as the ability to edit Microsoft Office documents. And with the new Microsoft My Phone and Windows Marketplace for Mobile services, you can easily back up your data to the web and download great apps respectively.
Whether traveling to Europe or Asia, the Fathom provides globetrotters the freedom of reliable global connectivity with the reliable Verizon Wireless high-speed 3G CDMA network here in the United States and compatibility with GSM and 3G UMTS networks abroad. You'll also stay on course thanks to the VZ Navigator GPS turn-by-turn direction service. And with the optional Visual Voice Mail service, you'll be able to quickly and easily scroll through your messages and pick the ones you want to listen to. See more details on optional Verizon Wireless services below.
Other features include ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion (up to 16 GB), 3.2-megapixel auto-focus camera with video capture capabilities, full HTML Web browser, and up to 7 hours of talk time.
- Fast 3G connectivity thanks to the reliable Verizon Wireless EV–DO, Rev A network
- Global roaming capabilities with data access in more than 185 destinations
- Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system provides enhancements such as a touch-friendly user interface and improved browser with Flash support. Content and applications are just a fingertip away on the redesigned Start Menu and Internet Explorer Mobile supports the rich experiences you find on Web pages viewed on your PC. (Learn more)
- Dedicated task manager key for quick access to mobile Task Manager
- Windows Mobile Device Center and ActiveSync allows you 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
- GPS navigation capabilities via VZ Navigator service
- 3.2-inch touchscreen with Improved Touch Experience and vibration for tactile feedback. Luminous sensor designed to adjust LCD backlight brightness depending on light conditions. Proximity sensor instantly locks touch screen buttons while talking on the phone.
- Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with simultaneous touch screen capabilities
- 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder with 5 camera and 3 camcorder resolution options, panorama mode, macro mode, continuous shot for up to 6 consecutive photos, customizable brightness and white balance settings, and more.
- Windows Media Player 10 Mobile for playback of MP3/WMA music files plus WMV, MP4, and 3GP video files.
- Ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n) for accessing home and corporate networks as well as hotspots while on the go.
- Bluetooth connectivity (version 2.1) includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and the A2DP Bluetooth profile--enabling you to wirelessly stream your music to a pair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones or speaker dock.
- Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 16 GB.
- Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture and IM instant messaging (via popular services)
- HTML Web browser
- Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off
- International charger plus up to four different adapter clips for multi-country use
The LG Fathom weighs 5.36 ounces and measures 4.53 x 2.20 x 0.65 inches. Its 1500 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 7 hours of talk time, and up to 475 hours (19.75 days) of standby time. It runs on the CDMA 800/1900 frequencies as well as EV–DO, Rev A 3G frequencies. Additionally, this handset offers GSM global roaming capabilities with data access in more than 185 destinations (quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 plus 2100 3G UMTS/HSDPA).
Verizon Wireless Services
- Reliable 3G Network: With support for the EV-DO high-speed data standard, you'll enjoy fast access to the Internet and Verizon Wireless multimedia services (additional charges applicable), with average download speeds ranging from 400 to 700 Kbps and peak rates up to 2 Mbps. (Learn more about where EV-DO coverage is offered.)
- Global Roaming Capabilities: With this mobile phone, you can connect to wireless networks from Europe to South America to Asia thanks to its quad-band GSM/EDGE/GPRS connectivity as well as high-speed 3G HSPA compatibility (2100 MHz networks). It comes pre-installed with a SIM card, so customers who plan to travel abroad can activate global service at the time of purchase or by calling Verizon Wireless prior to leaving the U.S. For those who travel abroad frequently, the Verizon Wireless Global Value Plan offers discounted roaming capabilities with data access in more than 185 destinations.
- VZ Navigator with Global Capability: With this GPS-enabled phone, you'll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts, local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), and detailed color maps.
Additionally, this phone is compatible with the VZ Navigator Global service, which enables you to find locations and access turn-by-turn directions in North America and Western Europe, including Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom (with more being added). Helping to alleviate stress or confusion caused by reading road signs or directions in an unfamiliar language, VZ Navigator Global allows you to choose either English or Spanish as the default language, and miles or kilometers to mark distances. You'll also be able to find restaurants, gas stations, banks/ATMs and other popular spots in these countries using Local Search.
- Visual Voice Mail: This innovative service enables you to delete, reply and forward voice mail messages without having to listen to prior messages or voice instructions. Visual Voice Mail is the ideal tool for the busy mobile professional who may need to prioritize which messages he or she listens to first. Features include on-screen access to voice mail message status, save up to 40 messages for 40 days (or archive permanently), create up to 10 different caller ID-based greetings, and reply via call back, text or even voice mail.
- Mobile Broadband Connect: Use your smartphone as a modem for your notebook when you connect the two using a USB cable--or open a Bluetooth connection--enabling you to access the Internet or your company intranet. The Mobile Broadband Connect tethered modem capability is ideal when you're traveling and need to use your notebook to check e-mail, access corporate networks, or download large files like presentations and reports. And with Mobile Broadband Connect, you won't have to buy an extra PC Card or other devices.