AT&T has introduced the Pantech Crossover, this company’s first Android smartphone available in the U.S. This low-cost model has a physical keyboard and an emphasis on messaging.
It runs Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) on a 600 MHz processor, and comes with the usual suite of communication and entertainment software that is bundled with Google”s smartphone operating system.
The Crossover will also have a 3.1-inch Touchscreen and a sliding physical QWERTY keyboard. It will include a rear-facing 3-megapixel camera, a pre-installed 2 GB microSD card, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth, and 3G (HSPA). Also on the feature list is a Micro-USB port, 3.5mm headset jack, and an accelerometer.
Price and Availability
The Pantech Crossover sells for $70 with a two-year contract, and is available now on AT&T’s website and in this carrier’s stores. It joins a number of Pantech featurephones in this carrier’s lineup.