After lassoing in HTC, Samsung, LG, and many other manufacturers for patent licensing deals related to Android, Microsoft's latest conquest may be Pantech, as it has been reported that the two companies are in talks for a deal.
We got some hands-on time with the just-announced Pantech Element tablet for AT&T here at CES 2012. The Element is a unique Android tablet that features an 8-inch display and waterproof construction.
The Pantech Burst is an entry-level 4G LTE smartphone for AT&T that was just announced, and we got to spend a couple of minutes checking it out at CES 2012.
The Pantech Element is a new water-proof Android Honeycomb 3.2 tablet for LTE that also features support for 4G LTE data connections. It features an 8-inch touchscreen with 1024 x 728 pixel resolution that offers a more square aspect ratio than most Android tablets on the market today.
The Pantech Burst is a new Android 2.3.5 smartphone for AT&T that supports the company's newly launched LTE 4G network. It features a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, a 4-inch Samsung Super AMOLED touchscreen display, and dual cameras that are backed up by 16GB of built-in storage.
Pantech and AT&T today launched the Burst, a new budget-level Android smartphone with 4G LTE support.
Pantech and AT&T took the wraps off of the Element today, a new Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet that features 4G LTE connectivity and a unique waterproof construction.
The Pantech Pocket is a unique, entry-level Android smartphone for AT&T. Featuring a 4:3 aspect ratio 4-inch display, the Pocket sports a different form-factor than most other smartphones, and almost looks like a mini tablet. As a consequence of its unique size, the Pocket can be difficult to operate with one hand, as it is hard to reach across the screen with one's thumb. Inside, the Pocket is powered by a single-core, 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM, which provided snappy if not mind-blowing performance with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread and Pantech's custom user interface. The Pocket also has a 5 megapixel camera with 720p video, but it lacks an LED flash. AT&T will offer the Pocket for $49.99 when it goes on sale on November 20.
A filing at the Federal Communications Commission for a new smartphone suggests that AT&T might plan to use its 850Mhz spectrum for LTE services. Currently, AT&T uses its 700Mhz bands for LTE, while its 850Mhz and 1900Mhz bands are used for HSPA and 2G EDGE services.
The Pantech Pocket sports an unusual and high resolution 4:3 aspect ratio touchscreen display. Dan takes this low-cost Android smartphone for AT&T and tests it his full MobileBurn review.