by Stephen Schenck | November 15, 2013 4:57 PM
A little over a month ago, we saw Pantech launch its Vega Secret Note phablet. With a 5.9-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 SoC, 13-megapixel camera, and 3GB of RAM – not to mention the name Pantech gave it – the phone seemed destined for comparisons to Samsung's Galaxy Note 3. It's easy to dismiss the Vega Secret Note as a ripoff, lacking premium features like a stylus that uses an active digitizer panel, as opposed to the capacitive pen Pantech provides, but we're now learning that sales of the phone have been off to a solid start, and Samsung might have something to be worried ...
by Stephen Schenck | October 17, 2013 7:04 AM
We're finally going full-circle on the stylus. Back in the Windows Mobile days, the stylus was king, and if you wanted any kind of precision with that less-than-touch-friendly UI on those tiny screens, you absolutely had to have one. But as capacitive displays rose to prominence, the once-noble stylus fell by the wayside, sticking out like a sore thumb, a banner of a previous era. As the years went on, the stylus seemed to fade away from our collective consciousness, but then a little over two years ago, at the 2011 IFA, Samsung debuted the original Galaxy Note with its S Pen. Since then, ...
by Stephen Schenck | October 10, 2013 11:47 AM
We are on a bit of a kick when it comes to new phablets this morning; we only just wrapped-up telling you about LG's new G Pro Lite, the company's budget-minded 5.5-inch handset, and now Pantech has gone official with a phablet of its own, the 5.9-inch Vega Secret Note. This phone managed to show itself a little early, and though its specs were rumored at the time, both the phone's name (now adding that "secret" bit) and some of those details were off. For instance, instead of 2GB as rumored, the Secret Note gets a forward-thinking 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The other specs are similarly high-end, ...
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