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Pantech Burst Review

0. phoneArena 03 Feb 2012, 07:01 posted on

Rather than letting the competition absorb the fruitful rewards associated with AT&T’s 4G LTE network, the Pantech Burst is exploding onto the scene in hopes of gaining some sort of visibility with its oh-so lovable on-contract price of $49.99. Instead of finding something watered down in the specs department, which might be the first thing to come to mind for most people, this handset isn’t messing around...

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posted on 03 Feb 2012, 07:23 1

1. kshell1 (Posts: 1141; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


2 points away for the camera!?! like remixfa says its iphonearena

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 11:16

2. Paden (Posts: 262; Member since: 07 Jul 2011)


Is anyone else disgusted by Pantechs LTE smartphone names?
Break Out & Burst.

Nasty.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 08:05

9. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2964; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


LOL, next thing you know...there's "twilight"...and maybe even "curse"!! :D

posted on 03 Feb 2012, 17:10

3. Birds (Posts: 927; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


If i was on at&t I would get this phone but since my mom is on sprint i will settle for the Photon becasue it is the same price for a new extension at walmart. lol

posted on 07 Feb 2012, 04:43

4. cdrob (Posts: 3; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)


ok, whats the trick with putting the sim card in?

posted on 07 Feb 2012, 17:27

5. Yankchef (Posts: 76; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


I wouldn't say that the photon is settling at all... Its a great phone and I would say has a lot of Pros over the burst even given that it was released 6 months ago

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 06:47

6. cdrob (Posts: 3; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)


found out they sent me the wrong sim card...:((

posted on 22 Mar 2012, 14:05

7. jzachary78 (Posts: 1; Member since: 22 Mar 2012)


pls tell me how u managed to get root for this device (noticed the superuser icon in the screenshots). I've had this phone for almost 30 days now, been trying to root since day 1. And with the exception of the low-quality camera software, all in all it's fantastic.

posted on 06 Apr 2012, 20:24

8. TechLife11 (Posts: 2; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


I just got one and I've got to say its really quite a good little smartphone. It works just as well as my friends Samsung and Motorola phones. The 4G LTE is fast and the phone its self is quick, so far I think the budget company has finally hit a home run with the Burst.

posted on 04 Jul 2012, 19:20

10. adriannladonna (Posts: 1; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


I own the Pantech Burst and I have only had it for 3 weeks never dropped it or got it wet and recently it quit charging and won't turn on for me at all..So i called and because i didnt have the box they had to call Pantech directly and they are priority mailing me a new phone in the mail next day shipping, they are charging me 15.00 just to get a new phone... I believe it should have been no charge because of it being their product they looked over it thoroughly and found nothing what so ever wrong no liquid damage or any damage of any type.

posted on 20 Aug 2012, 22:20

11. TechLife11 (Posts: 2; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


Its been a few months now and the phone still works great. Its now my all in one since I use it for music now, the SQ is better than my Fuze and Cowon J3 which is just shocking to me. Paired with my FiiO E11 headphone amp and Triple Fi 10 the sound quality is outstanding. This is the best phone you can get as far as price performance goes.

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