New Pantech duo Arrives In Time for Valentine’s Day; Allows Customers to Stylishly Slide Between Work and Play
Pantech Wireless, Inc. – the U.S. subsidiary of Pantech Group, Korea’s leading mobile phone manufacturer – today announced that the 3G Pantech duo smartphone, celebrated for its dual-slide, double-keyboard design, is now available in a striking shade of red in time for Valentine’s Day.
The new Pantech duo incorporates a trendy variation in color to allow customers to express their personal styles as they transition between work and play. Sliding horizontally to reveal a brightly-lit colored QWERTY keyboard and vertically to expose a numeric keypad, the red Pantech duo is a UMTS/HSDPA-enabled smartphone that impressively houses both keypads and a large color screen in shell measuring only 4.02 inches tall, 1.97 inches wide and .83 inches thick.
“The new color provides an exciting new option to an already successful product – in response to the needs of our customers,” said Patrick Beattie, vice president of sales and marketing, Pantech Wireless, Inc. “The red Pantech duo delivers the perfect match for trendsetters that want their phone to readily match their sense of style.”
The red Pantech duo speaks to the dual personalities in all customers by using a robust 240 x 320 pixel screen to showcase customized entertainment programming available through AT&T CV services. Whereas demands of the business day are met with Microsoft Windows Mobile 6, making it easy for professionals on the road to view PowerPoint presentations and edit and view Microsoft Word and Excel documents. Also incorporated are other widely-used features such Internet Explorer Mobile, Windows Media Player 10 Mobile and Stereo Bluetooth.
Red Pantech duo features include:
- Dual-slide form factor
- Red color casing
- Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Standard Edition
- 3G functionality (UMTS/HSDPA)
- Coverage in more than 190 countries for phone calls; over 130 countries for data.
- Stereo Bluetooth (1.1, 1.2)
- Microsoft Office Mobile and Outlook Mobile
- Push Personal and enterprise email services
- AT&T Mobile Music service, including XM Radio
- AT&T CV video service
- Windows Media Player 10 Mobile
- Multimedia messaging
- Mobile instant messaging
- QWERTY keyboard
- Standard phone keypad
The red Pantech duo is available now in the U.S. exclusively from AT&T for a special introductory price of $199.99 at AT&T retail stores nationwide, online at http://www.wireless.att.com, at select national retailers and through AT&T’s business-to-business sales organizations.
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 Group, 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. Pantech has received wide-ranging industry recognition for its innovative handset designs, and has also introduced a significant number of breakthrough technologies in the mobile phone industry. Established in 1991, Pantech collectively has approximately 2,500 employees and 8 regional sales offices worldwide. For more information on Pantech, please visit http://www.pantech.com.