The Pantech Vybe is now available from AT&T, Pantech announced today. The Vybe is a glorified feature phone with a slide-out keyboard, touchscreen and a dedicated camera button. The Vybe is aimed at no-frills customers, those who just want a simple cellphone that handles messages and phone calls. The Vybe also sports social media shortcuts, which look like simple web portals to popular social networks, and supports a smattering of games and apps.
The Pantech Vybe can be purchased form AT&T for $29.99 with a new two-year contract beginning tomorrow, May 23rd.
Check out the Vybe in action below.
Pantech Mobile Launches Pantech Vybe™
Quick Messaging Phone Boasts Large Touchscreen, Quick Camera Button & Social Media Shortcuts for the Constantly Connected Generation
ATLANTA, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pantech Mobile, the innovative and leading wireless device manufacturer and U.S.-based subsidiary of Pantech Co., Ltd., announced today the launch of Pantech Vybe™, an affordable, easy to use quick messaging phone with a large touchscreen display, slide-out keyboard, quick camera button, social media shortcuts and the ability to customize multiple homescreens with favorite apps and web bookmarks.
Perfect for those who want quick access to messaging and social media in a fashionable, compact and sleek form factor, the Pantech Vybe will be available exclusively at AT&T stores nationwide and online at att.com beginning Friday, May 23 for $29.99 with a new two-year contract. With low-cost monthly rate plans, the Pantech Vybe is an attractive and affordable option to add to a family plan.
In addition to offering a text-friendly phone at an affordable price, the Pantech Vybe’s features include:
- Slide-Out Keyboard
- Large 3.2″ Touchscreen Display with Three Customizable Homescreens
- Quick Camera Button
- Social Media Shortcuts
- Say-A-Command Button
- Pantech Mobile’s Dual User Modes
Additionally, the Pantech Vybe offers access to AT&T pre-loaded features and services, such as Mobile Web and Email with att.net, AT&T Drive Mode®, AT&T Navigator®, AT&T Address Book, AT&T Family Map® and account management with myAT&T.
“We’re excited to introduce the Pantech Vybe, an affordable, feature-rich messaging phone with quick access to sharing messages, photos and social updates, ideal for young teens who want to stay connected to their family and friends,” said Gary Cherner, President, Pantech Mobile. “At Pantech Mobile, we create wireless devices to make life easier and the Pantech Vybe is a great quick-messaging solution for socially-minded teens with parents that aren’t quite ready to let them own a smartphone.”
Pantech Mobile devices can be found at AT&T stores and retailers nationwide. Boasting some of AT&T’s most unique cell phones, Pantech Mobile’s devices are innovative lifestyle products designed to keep consumers connected at all times. Whether zipping off a quick text to friends during a concert or updating their status with a clever video clip, Pantech Mobile products deliver state-of-the-art experiences for today’s on-the-go and constantly connected person.
Pantech and AT&T recently renewed their relationship with Six Flags Over Georgia Theme Park and recently announced a new marketing partnership with Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles. The Six Flags partnerships will fully integrate Pantech and AT&T into the theme parks throughout the 2014 season with It Can Wait activation days, branded roller coasters, Six Flags TV and website spots featuring Pantech Vybe, and AT&T in-store coupons for each park within the local market.
Pantech Mobile supports AT&T’s It Can Wait® campaign to end texting and driving. To take the pledge and see a list of supporters, visit www.ItCanWait.com. For additional information and resources, visit www.att.com/itcanwait.
Pantech Mobile, Inc., an Atlanta based subsidiary of Pantech Co., Ltd., researches, markets and develops wireless handsets, tablets and telecommunications products throughout North America as part of the Pantech Group. For additional information, visit the PWI website at www.pantechusa.com and connect socially on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.