Pantech Vega Note Aims to Take on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3

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The original Samsung Galaxy Note paved the way for large screen smartphones, and now a few years later with the Note 3 other manufacturers are still trying to top Samsung. One in particular is Pantech, who’s the third largest manufacturer in Korea behind Samsung and LG, and is about to announce its new Pantech Vega […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Update: First Update Confirmed

Android 4.4 KitKat is expected to touchdown with a new Nexus 5.

Google hasn’t announced the Android 4.4 KitKat update release date or features just yet but that hasn’t stopped one manufacturer from confirming Android KitKat for arrival at some point in the future, something that makes it the first confirmed Android 4.4 update. Earlier this month, just ahead of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 launch date, […]

Planned Samsung, LG Kill Switch May Help Deter Smartphone Thefts


Following Apple’s Activation Lock feature that is debuting in iOS 7 this fall, rivals LG and Samsung are planning a smartphone kill switch that would make it hard for smartphone thieves to activate and use stolen phones. By making this difficult, tech companies are hoping that thefts of mobile phone would be less appealing–if the […]

Verizon’s Pantech Perception Spotted in FCC Photos


Verizon may be launching an Android smartphone in the form of the Pantech Perception in the future as filings with the FCC regulatory agency may serve as an indicator. The Pantech Perception may be Verizon’s answer to the Pantech Discover, which was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year for rival AT&T’s 4G […]

AT&T Pantech Discover Smartphone First Look (Video)

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, AT&T announced the Pantech Discover, which is priced to target mid-range users despite an impressive an impressive array of features. Priced at just $50 with a two-year contract, you’ll be getting stereo speakers, a brilliant 720p HD display, and dual-core processing power, which are specs that are similar to high-end […]

AT&T’s Forthcoming Pantech Magnus Spotted in Leaked Press Shots


While neither AT&T nor Pantech has officially announced the Pantech Magnus, images of the smartphone were recently leaked. According to the leak, the device will launch with Android 4.0 and an upgrade to Android Jelly Bean will be forthcoming. It’s still unclear when the high-end mid-range number will officially debut on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, […]

Pantech Announces Quad-Core Vega R3 Phablet


Pantech, which is no stranger to making smartphones with larger displays, is readying a quad-core competitor to Samsung’s Galaxy Note II in the form of the Vega R3, a device with a 5.3-inch display size placing it squarely in the phablet category. The Pantech Vega R3 will likely have to compete against the Galaxy Note […]

Pantech Magnus is AT&T’s Answer to Verizon’s Droid Incredible


With its contoured backing, the Pantech Magnus’s rear battery cover appears to have some resemblance to Verizon’s HTC Droid Incredible series. The Magnus, however, is a high-end Pantech Android smartphone that is slated to hit AT&T’s 4G LTE network. The phone’s specs do resemble the flagship Pantech Vega Racer 2 launched internationally, though the AT&T […]

Pantech Marauder Heading to Verizon’s 4G LTE Network

The Pantech Marauder is heading to Verizon for cheap.

Pantech is back with a new budget 4G LTE smartphone for Verizon and this time it’s the Pantech Marauder that will be hitting the carrier’s high-speed network. The Pantech Marauder, which follows the Pantech Breakout, will be hitting Verizon’s 4G LTE network on August 2nd for a mere $49.99 after a $50 rebate making it […]

Pantech Vega S5 Joins the Phablet Family


Pantech has just announced a successor to the Vega 5 in the form of the Vega S5 for the South Korean market with the increasingly popular large 5-inch display, proudly placing the Vega S4 in the phablet category alongside contenders like Samsung’s Galaxy Note and LG’s Optimus Vu. At this time, the Vega S5 is […]

Pantech Vega Racer 2 to Rival Galaxy S III


While Samsung was headlining the day yesterday announcing the Galaxy S III flagship smartphone for its range, its competitors also came out with announcements as well. South Korean rival LG debuted the LG Optimus LTE2 with what it calls a ‘true HD’ display as it doesn’t employ the PenTile-based display of the Galaxy S III’s […]

Benchmark Reveals Leaked Pantech Breakout Successor for Verizon


It looks like Verizon Wireless may be adding another 4G LTE smartphone from manufacturer Pantech in the future. A leaked benchmark using the Nenamark benchmarking too shows that a device with the model number ADR910L was tested for Verizon’s network with a Qualcomm processor and Adreno 225 graphics; the graphics indicate that the device, made […]

Early Benchmarks Reveal High-End Pantech LTE Android Phone for AT&T


A Pantech device with the model number of P8010 was seen utilizing the Nenamark benchmarking service. As a result of the user who had tested the P8010 using Nenamark’s tools, we now have a better understanding as to what the AT&T-bound 4G LTE Android smartphone will be packing, and unlike prior Pantech models for the […]

AT&T Launches Two New 4G LTE Devices


Back at CES 2012, AT&T announced a bunch of devices for its 4G LTE network, a network that is going to be expanding quite a bit in 2012. And now, two of those devices, the Pantech Element tablet and the Pantech Burst smartphone are both available on Ma Bell’s next-generation network for some prices that […]

Pantech Element 4G LTE Tablet Headed to AT&T for $299

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We’re just going to go ahead and take a guess. Not many of you bought the HTC Jetstream, AT&T’s pricy 4G LTE tablet. Well, if you’ve been holding out for a cheaper option, you’re soon going to have your chance as the Pantech Element, a waterproof 4G LTE tablet, has leaked out in a big […]

4G LTE Pantech Smartphone for AT&T Seen at FCC


An unannounced Pantech smartphone bearing support for AT&T’s 4G LTE network was spotted at the FCC. Little information is known about the phone other than the fact that the device supports both AT&T’s 4G LTE and HSPA+ frequencies. As AT&T operates its LTE frequencies separate from Verizon and other carriers globally, the handset only has […]

AT&T’s Pantech P4100 Tablet With 4G LTE Spotted at FCC


Pantech’s unannounced P4100 tablet was spotted at U.S. regulatory agency the FCC with support for AT&T’s 4G LTE network, suggesting that the tablet may launch after it has obtained approval by the government. However, as neither Pantech nor AT&T has disclosed when that may happen, it’s unclear when the slate will launch. In the past, […]

eyeSight Brings Gestures to Pantech Vega Android Phones

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Ever wanted to control your phone with a gesture or motion of your hands? Thanks to eySight’s gesture control technology, which works in the same way that gamers control the interface of the Xbox thanks to Kinect, users can begin to start gesturing to their phones later this month when Pantech launches its new Vega […]