The Pantech Crux offers an extensive list of features both old and new. It includes several run-of-the-mill applications like a calendar, alarm clock, task and to-do list, calculator and voice memo recorder. Its 1,000 capacity contact book assigns each entry, multiple numbers, an email address, mailing address, picture ID and personalized ringtone.
The Pantech Crux is capable of surfing the Internet via its HTML browser and also features Bluetooth version 2.1 connectivity. This feature phone comes preinstalled with a 1 gigabyte microSD card which can be expanded at any time to up to 32 gigabytes. It also promotes mobile email and IM, has a music player with external controls and several social networking widgets.
The Crux has several other widgets which should appeal to the tech savvy and younger generation. Its media center allows unlimited downloads of ringtones, wallpapers and games directly to the smartphone. VCast Music and Video combines with Rhapsody to offer users a full digital music service in which people can purchase and download tracks or sync their media with their PC. The Pantech Crux also features a virtual QWERTY keyboard which works perfectly with its full messaging suite and social networking widgets. These widgets offer users one touch access to all the popular social networking sites on the Internet, including Facebook, Myspace and Twitter and also provide more than 50 sport, entertainment and news feeds.
The 3 megapixel camera takes great photographs and also features a portrait mode with mirror on the back of the device. This mirror makes it easy to snap self-portraits. The Pantech Crux also sports smile recognition software which activates the shutter button when a person smiles. This unique and innovative software is only available on the Pantech Crux.