Pantech has launched a new flagship smartphone, dubbed as Vega Pop-up Note. It has an interesting high-end configuration but comes with a low price. According to the report, initial 3,00,000 units sold out in less than half a day.
The official retail price is just 352,000 Korean won (the US $317). After the carrier subsidies, the final price comes down to less than 200,000 Korean won ($180).
The Pantech Vega Pop-up Note is powered by a 2.3Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and features a 5.6-inch 1080p display, alongside 2GB of RAM. It also comes with 16 GB of flash memory, which can be further expanded via a MicroSD card slot.
The Vega Pop-up Note houses a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and autofocus, while there is a 2.1-megapixel front camera on-board for selfies and video chats. Connectivity options Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 LE are included, and the device boasts a removable 3220 mAh battery. There’s also a stylus that doubles as a digital TV antenna. The device also comes with security features like a siren sound that goes off if the user does not input the correct password after disconnecting from a charger.
Key specifications of Pantech Vega Pop-up Note
- 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
- 5.6-inch 1080p display
- 2GB RAM
- 16 GB ROM
- 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and autofocus
- 2.1-megapixel front camera
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 LE
- 3220 mAh battery