5.9" Pantech Vega Note coming October 10 to beg for legal attention with stylus and fingerprint scanner

5.9" Pantech Vega Note coming October 10 to beg for legal attention with stylus and fingerprint scanner
Pantech is apparently prepping to unveil another phablet, dubbed the Vega Note. This time we'll get a 5.9" Full HD display, 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800, 2 GB of RAM, fast LTE-A support, and Android 4.2.2.

Naming coincidence aside, Pantech seems to be begging for the attention of the big boys' legal departments, as the 5.9" phablet is said to come with a stylus and a fingerprint scanner. Korean media is speculating that the wax seal on the back in the launch promo poster is precisely such a sensor, since there is a fingerprint plastered over the promo piece as well.

Besides the Apple iPhone 5s, whose Touch ID scanner is embedded in the home key, we also have the Fujitsu Arrows A outed with a similar circular fingerprint sensor, but placed on the back, and the HTC One Max, whose rear scanner is square, rather than round. This will make the eventual Pantech Vega Note 5.9 phablet the third handset announced with those new fingerprint scanners, marking a trend that is likely to get more widespread.

source: Osen via UnwiredView

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10 Comments

1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

GN3 killer.. :-).. lol i had too

3. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Pantech in not a Cheater, it's the KILLER of the CHEATER! :)

5. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Note 3 killer? I doubt that... again, you're underestimating the Note 3

10. MobileKicker

Posts: 212; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Now every brand will copy apple Just like a weak kid cheating in exam

2. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1457; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Wannabe all over this.....Note 3 has many imposter's trying to get the consumers market. Naming it a note alone shows it's less than honorable integrity.

4. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

At least they don't lie :D

9. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

It doesn't matter, if they don't sell outside of Korea, they are an irrelevant entity seen as catching up to LG and Samsung.

6. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

I don't know about samsung right now. I just don't see as much buzz like in 2012. True they are still selling a lot of phones, but I see the honeymoon being over after this year. Sony, lg, htc, etc will eat into their market share in the coming years. Definitely watch out for htc. I see the htc one much like the galaxy S2. It got a lot of buzz, but it was the s3 that really put Sammy on the map. So, the One didn't have the big sales, but the message is out and people love it. If version 2 has the specs, the S5 will have a problem.

8. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Nope, HTC is going down from here on. In your dreams, LG, maybe, Sony.....errrr....nope.

7. scsa852k

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

If they use the term 'Note', Samsung will sue the hell out of Pantech.

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