By Anton D. Nagy | January 7, 2013 11:40 AM
AT&T and Pantech today announced the Pantech Discover Android smartphone; it will become available starting January 11, 2013, for $49.99 with a two-year contract. Those following the news might recognize this phone; it was earlier referred to as the Magnus/Batsu with the occasion of its press render leak.
The device runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 4.8-inch TFT display with 720p resolution, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 16GB internal memory (expandable via microSD up to 32GB), 12.6-megapixel main camera, two-megapixel webcam, 4G LTE capability, NFC, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, dual 3D surround sound, and a 2,100mAh battery.
“By launching products at very competitive price points, Pantech is continuing to prove that high quality smartphones don’t need to come with a high price tag”, said Gary Cherner, vice president of marketing and sales at Pantech.