AT&T says it is committed to provide users with more choices when it comes to the purchase of an Android-based device on its airwaves, and the AT&T Avail and Pantech Pocket, two of the devices that will make this possible.The Pantech Pocket comes to the market with the Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS flavor on board and with a slim design, while the AT&T Avail, developed by ZTE, is the second Android handset to arrive in the carrier's GoPhone lineup.
The Pantech Pocket features a 4.0-inch touchscreen display that can deliver an SVGA (600x800) resolution, along with a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, and 600MB of internal memory, expandable courtesy of a microSD memory card slot (a 2GB card is included in the package).
The new device comes to the market with Wi-Fi capabilities and access to AT&T hotspots, as well as with Bluetooth v. 2.1 + EDR connectivity, and with fast access to the Android Market, for downloading and installing various applications and games on it.
The new Pantech Pocket also comes with support for UMTS 850/1900/2100 bands, as well as with GSM 850/900/1800/1900 frequencies packed inside.
“With a 4.0" SVGA touch screen display, wide profile virtual keyboard, 4G support, 5MP camera, and access to the Android Market, it is the perfect device for those wanting a wider screen for a better experience with browsing, navigation and entertainment in a one-handed design,” AT&T explains.
As for the AT&T Avail, we should note that it sports a 3.5-inch touch screen display, along with 512MB of ROM and 512MB of RAM, and a 2 GB microSD card included into the box.
On the back, the mobile phone sports a 5-megapixel photo snapper with support for video recording capabilities. It is WiFi capable and runs under the new Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system from Google.
“AT&T Avail provides an affordable option for customers seeking the Android smartphone experience while still maintaining control of their usage and monthly bill,” the wireless carrier explains.