AT&T and Pantech have teamed up to offer customers a new quick messaging phone with a touch screen handset and a sliding keyboard. The new Pursuit phone offers a 2.8-inch touchscreen display, multitasking capabilities, a full QWERTY keyboard, and apps such as Drawing Commander, Face Tag and Graffiti. The Pantech Pursuit is currently available via AT&T for $49.99 after contract and rebate; a minimum $20 per month messaging plan is also required. The phone is available in lime or blue colors.
AT&T and Pantech Succeed in Their “Pursuit” for the Perfect Quick Messaging Phone
New Handset Combines Full Touch Screen, Sliding Keyboard and Original Features in Time for Summer
ATLANTA--Pantech Wireless, Inc., – the U.S.-based subsidiary of Pantech Group, one of Korea's largest mobile phone manufacturers – announced today that “Pursuit,” the company’s first touch screen handset that also features a sliding keyboard, will add a splash of color to AT&T’s summer line of Quick Messaging Phones (QMP). Available in stores and online, the lime or blue Pursuit also incorporates a unique assortment of original apps including Drawing Commander, Face Tag and Graffiti.
From Pursuit’s touch screen menu users can surf the web, update a status, send messages, listen to music, watch video clips, and even get directions to the next party without ever having to slide open the phone. A full keyboard slides down from behind the large touch screen, giving users quick access to a variety of popular messaging options and an easier way to type.
Managing a busy social life this summer has never been easier with features including:
“Pursuit combines the best of both worlds,” said Dave Ronis, CMO of Pantech Wireless. “AT&T’s quick messaging customers can now have all of the fun that comes with a touch screen and also the ease of a full keyboard. Moving into the summer months, Pursuit is the perfect phone for the perfect season.”
The Pantech Pursuit is available at AT&T retail stores nationwide and online at www.wireless.att.com for $49.99; pay $99.99 and after mail-in rebate receive $50 AT&T Promotion card. Two-year service agreement and minimum $20 per month messaging plan or combination of messaging and data plans required.
3G coverage not available in all areas.
Limited-time offer. Other conditions & restrictions apply. See contract & rate plan brochure for details. Sales tax calculated based on price of unactivated equipment.
AT&T Promotion Card: Allow 60 days for fulfillment. Card may be used only in the U.S. is valid for 120 days after issuance date but is not redeemable for cash & cannot be used for cash withdrawal at ATMs or automated gasoline pumps. Card request must be postmarked by July 20, 2010 & you must be a customer for 30 consecutive days to receive card.
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