The Pantech C3, with Changeable Color Faceplates and Advanced Messaging Services, Marks the Evolution of the World’s Smallest Camera Flip Phone
Pantech Wireless, Inc. – the U.S.-based subsidiary of Pantech Group, Korea’s leading mobile phone manufacturer, today announced the introduction of the Pantech C3, an enhanced version of the world’s smallest camera flip phone.
Building on the success of the C300, the company has given the popular phone a stylish upgrade. Customers can now articulate their personal style by quickly customizing their world’s smallest camera flip phones with a variety of changeable color faceplates. Upon purchase, the C3 comes equipped with both Secret Blue and Silver frontages. Other colors and styles will be made available following the launch. This versatile handset is the perfect accessory for trendsetters that want their cell phone to more readily adjust to their lifestyle.
“The Pantech C3 isn’t just a phone – it’s a personal, lifestyle statement. Following an increasing trend, this mobile device is designed to easily modify and become the newest fashion statement, accessory and messaging tool,” said Mike Cost, COO of Pantech Wireless. “We strive to provide pacesetting tools that our customers come to be envied for; the C3 is a perfect example of this approach.”
The multimedia C3, available exclusively through all Cingular Wireless sales channels, allows users to share photos and songs with friends, hand-select and assign MP3 ringtones, utilize an array of instant messaging capabilities and stay connected with multiple mobile email services. The phone is small and mighty, measuring only 2.72 inches tall, 1.69 inches wide and .8 inches thick when closed, and once opened it features a bright color screen, large fonts and a VGA camera with flash and zoom.
Pantech C3 features include:
- Changeable faceplates in multiple colors
- Mobile Email services are supported for Yahoo! Mail, AOL and MSN Hotmail
- VGA camera with flash and 4x digital zoom in LCD mode
- Multimedia Messaging Services allows users to send pictures, sounds and text with interactive messaging
- Downloadable music ringtones (MP3, MIDI & i-Melody)
- Downloadable wallpapers and screensavers
- High-speed data transmission via GPRS
- Picture and ringtone caller ID
- Predictive text input
- Calendar and reminders
The Pantech C3 is available in the U.S. through Cingular Wireless retail locations or at http://www.cingular.com.
World’s Smallest Camera Flip Phone
The Pantech C3 is the world’s smallest camera flip phone based on the dimensions of the phone. The phone is 2.72″x1.69″x.8″, with a weight of only 71.9 grams. Total volume is 57.0cc.
About Pantech Wireless, Inc.
Pantech Wireless, Inc., a Cypress, CA based subsidiary of Pantech & Curitel and Pantech Co., Ltd., researches, markets and develops wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America as part of the Pantech Group. For additional information, visit the PWI website at http://www.pantechusa.com.
Pantech, through its affiliates – Pantech Co., Ltd., Pantech&Curitel Communications, Inc. and Pantech C&I Co. – is one of Korea’s top three mobile handset makers and is the seventh largest handset manufacturer in the world. Pantech has been responsible for a number of breakthrough innovations in the mobile technology sector, including the introduction in 2004 of the world’s first fingerprint recognition camera phone, as well as award winning camcorder, MP3 and DMB phones. In 2005, Pantech affiliate Pantech&Curitel Communications acquired SK Teletech Co., the handset manufacturing arm of SK Telecom, the number one mobile network operator in South Korea. The SKY brand, originally marketed by SK Teletech as the most popular premium handset brand in South Korea, has since become part of the Pantech brand portfolio. Pantech markets its products under the SKY and Curitel brands in the domestic Korean market and under the Pantech brand overseas. Pantech collectively has approximately 3,500 employees and 21 regional sales offices worldwide. For more information on Pantech, please visit http://www.pantech.com.