AT&T announced their next Android handset this morning, the ultra-affordable Pantech Crossover. Running Android 2.2 and powered by a 600MHz processor, AT&T bills the phone as “perfect for first-time smartphone
Pantech is one of the leading mobile phone companies in S.Korea, and they always announce some amazing devices but mostly in S.Korea. They are also offering some of their devices in the States via AT&T and Verizon, but all of them are just mid-range devices, and we are still waiting for Pantech to announce their superphones in USA, like the new Pantech Vega Racer.
Why does it seem that Korea get’s a lot of the cool new toys first? Perhaps it is something to do with the big companies doing the manufacturing being located there.
South Korean handset maker Pantech looks to be cooking up and Android phone with AT&T compatibility. According to documents pieced together by Phone Scoop, a bar-style handset featuring support GSM/EDGE 850/1900 and WCDMA 850/1900 has been confirmed by the FCC as well as the Bluetooth SIG.