Pantech preparing a "bezel-less" 5" Snapdragon 600 flagship phone

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Pantech might not be a household name in the States, but you’d be surprised to find out it is actually South Korea’s second most popular brand after Samsung. It is even more popular than LG.

And now Pantech is said to be preparing a new “bezel-less” 5-inch quad-core flagship device that will land on store shelves by the end of the month. Having a bezel-less screen is pretty much impossible so we are guessing this latest rumor means the bezel would be really, really thin.

The upcoming Pantech flagship comes under the Vega R Series and carrier the IM-A870 model name.

The device will run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 quad-core chip, a powerful and energy frugal solution.

We are curious to see what the bezel-less display really is so we’ll keep an eye on this upcoming device. The official images should be out by the end of the month so stay tuned.

source: ET News

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9 Comments

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Interesting. I never really looked at pan tech. Atleast their bringing something done somewhat different to the market.

2. shahulvm

Posts: 124; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Half of Samsung's innovation are taken from Pantech's idea. They were the ones to introduce floating window apps, use sensor to answer call etc. Am sure Samsung sheeps would give hoards of thumbs down :p

3. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

last year there was news about Samsung Gallaxy B bezel-less phone and i was waiting for it to buy it but never came true i guess samsung was waiting for pantech so they go head and make there own after they rip the technlogy off pantech

5. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

Lol so true. Samsung does that. XD

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Bezel-less? Now, this is getting even interesting! :)

6. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

One fall and the screen is gone for sure...

7. lumia920

Posts: 112; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

awesome... i expect this thing from nokia.. bezel-less and still strongest phone... made of aluminium, it will be sexiest phone ever...

8. g2a5b0e unregistered

I had no idea Pantech was #2 in South Korea. Definitely thought it was LG. Can't say I'm surprised though.

9. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Bezel less won't work very well, its been proven to be unproductive to use.

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