Pantech Discover for AT&T Boasts HD Display, 12MP Camera
AT&T today announced the Pantech Discover, a new smartphone that has a 4.8-inch 720p HD display and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Discover includes a 12.6-megapixel camera with 4x zoom that can capture 1080p HD video. The Discover will be the first AT&T smartphone pre-loaded with the AT&T DriveMode application, which is meant to help prevent distracted driving. It also ships with the Easy Experience mode for first-time smartphone owners, which simplifies some of the home screen and settings arrangements. Other features of the Discover include NFC, LTE, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 16GB on-board memory, 3D surround sound, 2,100 mAh battery, and SwiftKey. The Pantech Discover goes on sale January 11 for $49.99 with a new agreement.
ZTE X Max to Arrive in Cricket Stores Oct. 10
Cricket Wireless today announced the ZTE X Max, the second big-screened phone to join the prepaid carrier's ranks. The X Max features a 6-inch 720p HD screen and 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor.
AT&T Lands Another Pantech QMD in the Vybe
Pantech today announced the Vybe, a quick messaging device that features both a touch screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Vybe, which is an update to the Ease, includes a 3.2-inch 400 x 240-pixel display with three customizable home screens.
Samsung Unveils the Galaxy K Zoom
Samsung today announced the Galaxy K zoom, a point-and-shoot camera / smartphone combination that includes a 20.7-megapixel sensor in a device with a 4.8-inch screen. It's a follow-up to last year's Galaxy S4 Zoom, which was sold by AT&T.
Consumer Cellular Adds Huawei Mate 2 and Vision 2
Consumer Cellular today announced the immediate availability of the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 and Vision 2. The Mate 2 has been available to U.S.
Google's Hangouts App for Android Given New Features
Google today revealed an update to the Hangouts App for Android devices and added a number of new capabilities to its mobile messaging service. Hangouts now makes it easier for people to discover one another thanks to a number searching function.