*DATA PLAN MAY BE REQUIRED FOR USE The BlackBerry 8703 is practically a wide bar-style phone. The phone works with Verizon and may require you to have a DATA plan. It has a full QWERTY keyboard for easy typing and has a big LCD screen. The phone supports emails, instant messaging, MMS and text messaging. You can also browse the internet. BlackBerry 8703 also offers basic organizing features like calendar, alarm and To-Do list. You can also have a voice memo. Itís practically a secretary inside your pocket for as long as it has power. The 8703 also is Hearing Aid compatible and can be sync to a desktop computer. Itís a speakerphone and has a good audio for voice calls and music playing. You can also connect it to other devices with Bluetooth.