Pantech Verse focuses on messaging

A compact bubble while closed, the Pantech Verse slides open to reveal bright lime green accents and a QWERTY keyboard.
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Remember this?

Does the rounded pebble design look familiar to you? I was pleased to see the return of a friendly slide-out design.
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Keyboard close-up

I'm a personal fan of the bright accents, and of the responsive keys, even if they are on the smaller side.
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On its sleeve

Pantech has loaded up the Verse's spines with utilities. Here, there's the charging port, the headset jack, the convenience shortcut button, and the camera shutter trigger.
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Left spine

The microSD card slot, a short volume rocker, and voice control button are on the left.
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The very slightly rubbery alligator-skin back helps keep the Verse no-slip.
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More memory

The Verse's microSD card slot will take up to 32 extra GB in storage space.
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