Here is the deal. The DUO will not compare to a blackberry, iphone, or tilt. The duo is meant and aimed more towards the texting crowd. To get the Duo at the minimum price the user must have at least a text package if not a pda package. Teh duo is not going to replace someone's blackberry b/c the blackberry is a far superior device when it comes to business. The Duo is perfect for the younger market, the same market that uses the sidekick. It is smaller and the fact it slides both up and sideways to reveal the two different kinds of key boards is sick. It has a newer Windows mobile operating system on it and the first device Pantech is releasing to try and compete with the bigger more estabilished manufacturers. They are trying to cr... (continues)
I was so totally looking forward to this phone. I might have bought it if I never held one in my hand. Feels like a cheap, plastic toy. One of the things that attracted me to my current phone (Samsung Sync) is how solid it feels. I don't think the Ocean is nearly as lightweight and rinky-dink feeling as the Duo. ☹️
I went down to my local store and bought the last one. One thing that was weird to me was at first I thought I couldn't transfer pictures via bluetooth from phone to phone, but you can. There is a setting called "Beam" that you have to enable to receive files from other bluetooth devices.
I'll post my thoughts more in depth once I get a few days use out of it. 🙂