Pantech will launch a phone with a 15:9 aspect ratio LCD in Korea this month. The U100 is an EV-DO slider designed to double as a portable media player. Its wide screen more closely matches the format of movies and digital television than traditional 4:3 LCDs. The phone includes a MicroSD slot to store a user's own movies and MP3s, as well as video and music on demand capabilities. It also features a 2 Megapixel autofocus camera.
now that pantech is gaining traction with major carriers, and we know that helio will definitely launch some pantech sky-branded phones, it is possible this could come to the states. i am NOT saying it will, just that now the chances of it happening a... (continues)
I would think that either the end of this year, or beginning of 07 as DVB-H and MediaFLO become a reality here in the states, that very possibly we will see more mobile phones similar to the ones they now have in Korea. Wouldn't be one bit surprised.... (continues)
I think it's the company's attempt to get across via marketing that "IT'S ALMOST WIDESCREEN SORT OF BUT NOT REALLY BUT IT IS" while trying to stay somewhat honest with a technical base. If anything, they're getting us to talk about it, so it must be w... (continues)