Verizon Wireless and Pantech today announced the Pantech Breakout will be exclusively available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning Sept. 22. The Pantech Breakout is a 4G LTE phone and will sell for $99.99 with a contract. Here is more info:
The Pantech Breakout smartphone runs on a 1GHz CPU with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, has a 4" 480 x800 display and a 5 megapixel rear camera. Customers will have access to custom Pantech widgets and can share media files between Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)-enabled devices by using the Net Media app on their Pantech Breakout.
? Powered by 4G LTE ? customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G mobile broadband coverage areas ? Android 2.3 Gingerbread ? 1 GHz processor ? 4-inch capacitive touch display (480 x 800) ? Support for Google Mobile Services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google Search and Google Maps, as well as access to more than 250,000 apps available to download from Android Market ? 4G LTE mobile hotspot supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices ? Virtual QWERTY keyboard featuring SWYPE technology for quick and easy typing of messages and emails ? 5-megapixel autofocus rear-facing camera with HD video capture up to 720p ? VGA front-facing camera for still shots and video chatting ? Wi-Fi connectivity 802.11 b/g/n ? Bluetooth 3.0 support includes headset, hands-free, object push, advanced audio distribution (stereo), audio/video remote control, file transfer and phonebook access ? 8 GB pre-installed microSD
Pricing and availability: ? The Pantech Breakout will be available on Sept. 22 in Verizon Wireless Communication Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com for $99.99 after a $50 mail in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
? Customers that purchase a Pantech Breakout smartphone will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 for monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data.