Conclusion: If we were back in January, the Pantech Perception would be a halfway decent mid-level smartphone for the price. But as we mentioned earlier, with higher end devices from last year being discounted down to under $100 on-contract, it is really a tough sell for the Perception.
Pros: Attractive appearance, 4.8” 720p Super AMOLED display, Global Roaming capable
Cons: Outdated Android Ice Cream Sandwich, Calls sound too digital and unnatural, Poor camera and video recording quality
Excerpt: With the market aflutter with the latest super-phones from HTC and Samsung, it's easy to forget that they can be intimidating for first-time smartphone users. To that end, Pantech is offering the Perception, a $99 handset with a 4.8-inch HD display and a Starter mode that makes navigating the phone...