Verizon Wireless Now Offers 4G LTE Affordability with Pantech Breakout

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The Pantech Breakout, Verizon Wireless’ first reasonably priced 4G LTE smartphone, is now available. The Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread-based device retails for $100, and has an unusually powerful set of features for Pantech.

Pantech BreakoutThe Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread-based device retails for just $100 after a $50 rebate and a two-year contract. The handset sports a 4-inch capacitive Touchscreen and a 1 GHz single-core processor. Equipped with a 5MP rear-facing camera with support for 720p video as well as a VGA front-facing shooter, the Breakout comes preloaded with an 8GB memory microSD card.

The Pantech device has custom widgets from the manufacturer, allowing the phone to share media files using Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) technology. The low-priced, high-speed smartphone can also create a mobile hotspot that can connect up to 10 devices to a portable Wi-Fi network. 

The Breakout is the fifth smartphone for Verizon’s LTE network, and is joining the ranks of high-end devices like the Droid Bionic and Droid Charge that each cost $300 with contract. 

 

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