Review: Pantech Crossover
It's hard to bash the Crossover. It's a good, middle-of-the-road Android smartphone. My chief concerns are the inconsistent call quality and slow-ish data speeds. On most other points, the Crossover hits the mark. Battery life is good, the hardware is mostly good (save for its slipperiness), and it certainly looks appealing.
The music and video players do a fine job, even though there's no way to purchase content from the handset. The camera lives up to the mid-range status of this handset, with average results. The user interface is typical Android, but the few extras, such as the notifications/messaging shortcut, help the Crossover to stand out a little bit.
Given how average this device is at everything, its chief selling point surely is the cost. At $69.99, it is an inexpensive option to the $129, $149, and $199 smartphones phones out there. As long as you can handle the data plan expense, there's no reason not to cross over from your feature phone to the Pantech Crossover.
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Video Tour: Pantech Crossover
Here is a quick look at the Pantech Crossover, the company's first Android smartphone for AT&T.
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