Pantech Vega is shaping out to be a high-end Android offering with LTE and a 4.5" display on board

Pantech Vega is shaping out to be a high-end Android offering with LTE and a 4.5
Here in the US, we haven’t been captivated tremendously by any of Pantech’s devices, especially when they’re mostly basic to mid-range offerings. Well, the perception has changed a little bit after they introduced the LTE enable Pantech Breakout for Verizon, but it’s still categorized as being nothing more than an affordable mid-range Android smartphone.

Thankfully, it looks like the company is seriously beginning to ramp things up a notch, as the Pantech Vega just might be that high-end Android smartphone that we’ve been waiting for them to concoct. For starters, it’s going to be flaunting a sizable 4.5” display with a mind-bending resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels! If that’s not enough to get you salivating, it’s also packing a 1.5GHz dual-core processor of some sort, 1GB of RAM, monstrous sized 1,860 mAh battery, 16GB of internal storage, NFC, T-DMD mobile TV watching, and LTE connectivity.

Even though it’s slated to be released in South Korea for right now, there is still some possibility that it will land stateside. We’ve been hearing and seeing a lot about the phone, even as early as last spring, but now that it’s seemingly official, we’re crossing our fingers that this will launch in other markets in the near future.

source: Pantech (translated) via SlashGear

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16 Comments

1. Knicknevin

Posts: 153; Member since: Mar 18, 2011

Meh... Never was too impressed with Pantech...

2. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Whose dual core processor?

3. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

they dont know yet, they said dual core processor of some sort meaning they are not sure

4. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

Dam, this is a nice phone, a big step-up for pantech but im getting really pissed at korea getting all these phones so soon, why cant we get them too? i mean around the same time at least...

7. Vzw_employee

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

I know right!!! I mean we have developed all that technology and others get to enjoy it before we do. Hey but we still #1 on weapons !!!!!

5. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Did you mean shaping 'up'?

6. nb2six

Posts: 298; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

tee hee..he said coc...

8. Laron unregistered

Looks to much like the IPhone. Please be innovative and make something that doesn't look like an IPhone.

10. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

It Doesnt look like an iphone

18. NVPMOTHAF

Posts: 78; Member since: Sep 28, 2011

I'm going to have to agree. This phone looks a lot like an Iphone.

9. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Most likely Snapdragon since I believe they used that on the Breakout. But I gotta admit, I am pretty damn impressed with the specs of this phone. I mean Pantech has always been known to release kiddy budget low end phones and this just came out of nowhere.

11. Dobro unregistered

Pantech translates into "hot trash" is Slovak.

12. ltr unregistered

Pantech is just keeping with a trend. Big phones and similiar specs.

13. readingthissh1t

Posts: 303; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

sorry, but eh pantech isnt gettin for meh, will admit this hone looks semi-beastly but ehh compared to the new nexus prime rumors, this phone is like a little brother to NP that will probably $50 less subsidized

14. cupcake

Posts: 106; Member since: Apr 15, 2010

Whaaaa...?? I would never go for this. But I am curious as to all of the issues that it will have.

17. Droider

Posts: 24; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

Wow this is a beautiful looking phone y cant verizon have sh## like this

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