Excerpt: The last several years have seen an explosion of mobile phones, more and more of which are able to access features and apps via wireless broadband. Most of the attention has been on the big players with their “smartphones,” such as Apple’s iPhone, RIM’s BlackBerry and the many Google Android-based devices from various hardware makers. However, there is another whole group of phones known as “feature phones” or “quick messaging phones” that, while they may not command...
Pros: + Very slim profile
Cons: - Touchscreen is frustratingly inconsistent in responsiveness
Excerpt: The Pantech Laser is said to be one of the slimmest slider phones on the market today. At only 0.4 inches thick it is almost as thin as a regular BIC ballpoint pen. Find out what else the Pantech Laser has to offer in this Pantech Laser review.
Summary: The Pantech Laser is simply the best messaging phone on AT&T and probably the best messaging phone from the four major U.S. carriers. It's not perfect, but I felt that the pros definitely outweighed the cons. It is available now from AT&T for $99.99 with a new two-year contract and after rebates.
Conclusion: Yes, the Pantech Laser is undoubtedly at the upper end of the feature phone spectrum on AT&T's lineup. But when you factor in all of the goodies it's packing beneath its shell, you'll easily figure out that it soars above other similar handsets like the Samsung Impression and LG Vu Plus .