yay! finally something more phones like those. I love the quickfire. I hope i can get that. I bought my iphone but hacked it so i never had to sign or renew a contract.
Basically direct copies. The Pantehc Matrix copies the Samsung Glyde, the Pantech Slate copies the Nokia E61, the Samsung Propel looks a lot like the Samsung SGH-a737, and the Pantech Quickfire looks like the T-Mobile Sidekick Series of phones. I don't like all of 'em.
not really =.=
the matrix isnt touch screen and its not nearly as fat as the glyde
the slate kinda is like the e61 but there are SO many phones like that
and yes the propel looks like the 737 but theyve had the version of it in europe out for a while now
it used to have windows mobile on it too so this one will be better
and yea the quickfire looks like a sidekick ...
except it adds touch screen and should be really cool and new
all the sidekicks are the same now -sigh-
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The glyde... hahaha. I used to work for VZW, BOO! That phone is problematic! Its slow... it freezes. Come on...that phone is a joke hands down. good luck with a company that all they will do is steal your money and walk away!
I like the propel and the matrix. What about the Lg Xenon?
i luuuuuuuuuvv the LG Xenon :]]
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By "non-smart" handsets, I take it that it means that there is no Exchange synchronization, and the ability to add additional applications like with Windows Mobile, Symbian, Palm devices?
Opera Mini and some little Java should be available for all of them,and the email will be at&t's non push mobile email app. No Exchange or really cool stuff,but enough to get the job done for the no smartphone consumer.
it is about time. AT&T has really sucked in the texing market.
the most interesting of that bunch is the Quickfire, but they're all pretty impressive, and i agree, AT&T has almost no QWERTY phones that aren't smartphones
Lots of nice phones.
The Quickfire is the one that most interests me but I'm either getting a XPERIA or Fuze next year when I upgrade.
the Propel...I can't stop thinking about the drink haha
it seems to be really similar to the Blitz but cooler
and I think all 4 phones are pretty neat, especially the quickfire I just hope the UI is neat too
isnt that last one a bit similar to the lg xenon???????????????//
No,if it were similar or was the Xenon,phonearena would have said so. I spoke to an LG sales rep recentlly who said the Xenon may not be released on at&t because it would cost too much for most customers to feel like paying for. Look for it to be only available unlocked or through Rogers,T-Mo somewhere in Europe,or Russia,but not a carrier in the US.
The Quickfire is great for me! Now I can stay with AT&T and get a phone that's similar to the T-Mobile Sidekick. Thanks AT&T!!!
thats what ive been wanting an at&t phone thats like the sidekick. and it adds the touch screen so its perfect I want that!
so i upgrade in february... which phone should consider getting??? its between the centro, the Q, or one of these 4... HELP!!!
Centro is a POS... Big time... that's about it...
Buying a Palm device is a bad idea. The OS is clunky,it tries to be a real Smartphone OS like BB or WinMo,but is so clunky and badly organized it makes an ass out of itself. If you go Smarphone,get Symbian(if you're that nerdy,like me),WinMo(if you want something for web browsing and that's about it),BlackBerry(if you just need email) or iPhone(if you just want fun). If you want a messaging phone,go Samsung or wait on Nokia to release a new S40. UtStarom sucks(unless someone else built it for them),Pantech is iffy on a good day;for example,a forum I read recently said about 2-7 out of 10 Pantech phones based on the Ocean fell apart not long after the manufacturer's warranty ran out. Plus,Pantech cameras aren't that great.
tnx, that was finally a convincing story not to get a centro, the matrix, or the slate (looks like a POS anyway), so what about the Quickfire, i already have an ipod touch 2G, so im not looking so much for a smart phone, but a txting phone. (and the touch screen is a plus), or the Propel, look cool, its a slider and has a full keyboard.. idk. anyone???
I would say go eith the Propel. It looks cool and I f I was on At&T I would go for it myself.
I got the Matrix in Red last week. I couldn't even see any of the letters on the board (which they said they had a lot of complaints about) so I returned it and got the Propel.... I love the Propel so far... great easy phone