Pantech Pocket Review

Pantech Pocket Review
Introduction:

Pantech has been known to make some really affordable devices, but seeing that the competition are known to do the same, they’re going to need to work harder to justify why their selections are superior. With its 4:3 aspect ratio, the Pantech Pocket is undoubtedly different from everything else available on AT&T’s lineup, but physicalities aside, will it be enough to stand out above the crop?


Design:

Can you say different? Well, that’s the whole idea behind the Pantech Pocket with its wide all-plastic body and rubberized soft touch patterned surface. Yes, it’s not a common size for a contemporary smartphone, but nonetheless, it’s solid feeling all around to make it appreciable.



You can compare the Pantech Pocket with many other phones using our Size Visualization Tool.


Boasting a 4” WVGA (480 x 800) display with an aspect ratio of 4:3, it’s seemingly something that warrants recognition since it blatantly stands out. Unlike its widescreen counterparts, our thumb is able to easily hit and encompass all four corners of the display. And of course, it’s detailed enough to make out fine text, but its weak brightness output, bluish tinge, and poor viewing angles make it difficult to view.




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7 Comments

1. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

No pressure and not desperate... But I really am dying to read the Galaxy Nexus Review. :D

2. Netolic

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

What a waste. Is this pantechs first android phone? I had the first pantech phone, which is the ocean from helio

4. blaze456

Posts: 51; Member since: Oct 06, 2010

this is a good phone for midrange..and no they have the crossover for at&t and the breakout 4g for verizon

3. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Too bad. This is a neat form factor. I would have liked to see it be a hit, just due to it being different.

5. DAVE1963

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

phone part is reall bad makes my third replacement because when i make a call people cant hear me .would not recamend this phone

6. LadyB

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Dislike this phone. It crashes completely on me at least twice a day requiring a hard battery pull. It also freezes as I am dialing. Took it to the ATT store and they reset all the defaults ad told me to bring it back if it keeps doing it. Taking it back tomorrow. Too bad.

7. sandrapa

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

I have this phone i do like it but i am having problems with not being heard by my callers and the screen freee the phone has been hard set several time only had it for a month I am going to the att store at the gardens mall tomorrow.
Pocket
  • Display 4.0" 600 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 0.6 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh(6.00h talk time)

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