Pantech Vega LTE-A announced in Korea

Pantech Vega LTE-A announced in Korea

As expected, Pantech has announced the Vega LTE-A (model number IM-A880S) in South Korea, without saying anything about bringing this powerful phablet to the West. As we’ve reported earlier, the Vega LTE-A borrows some cues from the LG G2, boasting a fingerprint reader and touch sensor on the back. Specs are also similar to LG’s…

Pantech secures the “Fablet” trademark

Pantech secures the Fablet trademark

Pantech filed for the “fablet” trademark, hinting us it’s getting even more serious about the phablet market. The Korean company already has the Vega No. 6 phablet which is one of the sexiest such devices out there though unfortunately it’s available only in a few countries. Perhaps the new name will be used to bring…

Pantech brings two of its phones to Taiwan

Pantech brings two of its phones to Taiwan

After its own backyard and Hong Kong, South Korea’s Pantech is going to other places. The company is launching two of its phones, Vega Q and Vega No. 6, in Taiwan hinting us they are looking to expand to other places. And yes, we hope to see their products hitting the West. The first of…

AT&T’s Pantech Flex gets Android 4.1.2 update

Pantech Flex

AT&T has started rolling out Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the Pantech Flex. Few owners of the everything-but-popular device will get to benefit from all the improvements and tweaks introduced in this software release, including Google Now, fancier and actionable push notifications, and Project Butter enhancements. According to AT&T’s blog post, Flex owners will…

Samsung acquires 10% of Pantech

Samsung acquires 10% of Pantech

In a move that puzzles many, Samsung has made a $50 million investment in a smaller rival Pantech, which also happen to be the third largest smartphone maker in Korea (after Samsung and LG). Pantech is known to make some fancy devices (Vega series) though most of them are not available outside of Korean peninsula.…

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