Today it was announced that a new device called the Pantech Ease is soon going to be launched by Pantech in association with AT&T. this device is focusing on keeping things as simple as possible, similar to the previous Pantech Breeze and Breeze II. The Pantech Ease is stated to be the first quick messaging phone, designed in such a way as to facilitate users that seek greater simplicity in unlocked phones. With the Pantech Ease, users can expect a 3.2 inch screen that is completely touch capable along with a full QWERTY keyboard. There is even a basic as well as advanced mode to switch between so as to facilitate novices as well as advanced users.
The basic functionality of the phone is mainly aimed at seniors and mobile newbies, while the advanced mode is aimed at those proficient with handling cell phones. The Pantech Ease also has a streamlined menu and large fonts and buttons for much improved and easier navigation. Other features of the Pantech Ease include a 7.2 Mbps HSDPA network, speech to text dictation for messages that allows one to simply speak into the phone and the message will be typed as well as an AT&T Navigator. To be released on 20th June, the launch price of the Pantech Ease has been set for $120. There is also a $50 mail-in rebate that is being offered by AT&T for an AT&T promotional card.
By launching the Pantech Ease, AT&T plans on targeting those prospective buyers not used to the functionality of a cellphone. AT&T is committed to providing customers with the latest in technological innovations through its release of the Pantech Breeze in 2008, the Pantech Breeze II in 2010 and now the Pantech Ease.
Says Jeff Bradley, AT&T senior vice president of Mobility and Consumer Markets, “We are committed to providing our users with complete usability of mobiles, combining newer technological advances with ease of use.”