Verizon Unleashes The Pantech Breakout - NJTechReviews

Today Verizon and Pantech announced the “Pantech Breakout”. It will be available in stores and online on September 22. It is powered by Verizon’s Insanely Fast 4G LTE Network! It also features Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 1 GHz Processor, 4 inch touch display, 5 mega-pixel back camera, records 720pHD, VGA Front-Facing Camera, 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot, and much more. The best part is the price of the Pantech Breakout it is only $99.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate with a 2-year contract! It is great way to experience Verizon’s 4G LTE Network. It seems like a great deal, we cannot wait to get our hands on this device! More info as we get it, in the mean time check out the Press Release below.

Press Release

Verizon Wireless To Launch Pantech Breakout™

Pantech Breakout Combines Tremendous 4G LTE Speed and the Latest Features with Affordability

09/19/2011

BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and HAUPPAUGE, NY — Verizon Wireless and Pantech today announced the Pantech Breakout™ will be exclusively available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online atwww.verizonwireless.com beginning Sept. 22.

The Pantech Breakout smartphone, brought to market by Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD), shines with super-fast downloads packaged in a slim and attractive design. 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.

Additional features:

  • 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 atwww.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.

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

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