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All posts tagged "pantech matrix pro"


Thursday, August 12, 2010

Win an AT&T Pantech C820 Matrix Pro

Posted by Jason Dunn in "Windows Phone Events" @ 11:00 AM

I'm not quite done with the Windows Phone Thoughts re-launch contest: next up is an AT&T Pantech C820 Matrix Pro (Check out my review here.). It's a Windows Mobile Standard smartphone running Windows Mobile 6.1. I used one for a few months last year, and it's a surprisingly capable phone that's easy to use with the dual sliding input keyboards (the QWERTY keyboard and the 12-key dialling pad). It's locked to the AT&T network, so this contest is restricted to people living in the USA.

Want to win it? Just post a reply to this post telling me what your first mobile phone was - make, model, or whatever you can remember. That's it! I'll randomly select one winner on Thursday the 19th of August at 12 noon GMT -7. One post per person, and you'll want to make sure you have forum private message notifications turned on, because that's how I'll be notifying the winner. The winner will have 72 hours to get back to me to claim the prize.

I'm looking forward to reading about a lot of ancient cell phones - bonus points if you can post a link to an image of your first cell phone...


Friday, March 13, 2009

Unboxing & First Impressions of the Pantech Matrix Pro

Posted by Jason Dunn in "Other Windows Phones" @ 06:00 AM

This is my unboxing and first impressions of the Pantech Matrix Pro, a Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard smartphone offered by AT&T for $179 USD on a two-year contract.

This phone has the distinctive feature of having two keyboards (12 key and QWERTY), both hidden away via a slider. It weighs 4.3 ounces, has a 2.4 inch display at 240 x 320, comes with 256 MB of ROM, and 128 MB of RAM. It also features a microSDHC card slot for expandability up to 32 GB. It's a GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA phone, functioning on the 850/900/1800/1900 MHz bands for GSM/GPRS/EDGE and 850/1900/2100 MHz for 3G data. The battery is 1320 mAh, giving 3 hours of talk time and 10.4 days of stand-by time.

Jason Dunn owns and operates Thoughts Media Inc., a company dedicated to creating the best in online communities. He enjoys photography, mobile devices, blogging, digital media content creation/editing, and pretty much all technology. He lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with his lovely wife, his son, and his sometimes obedient dog. He quite liked the Pantech Matrix Pro and used it as his primary phone for a few months.

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