AT&T's Pantech Matrix Pro gets official

The new Pantech Matrix Pro, previously reported as Pantech Duo 2, is now official with AT&T. The company has today announced the successor to Pantech Duo, adding a smaller but more feature-rich and upscale smartphone with a 2.4-inch display. As expected, the Matrix Pro now features a full-fledged Windows Mobile 6.1 and also incorporates the signature dual sliding keyboards – both numeric and QWERTY – from the previous model.

The full spec also reveals compatibility from four major bands : UMTS, HSDPA 3G (850/1900/2100MHz) and GSM/EDGE. It also has a 2-megapixel camera with 4x zoom, an integrated GPS feature with AT&T Navigator, a Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and a microSD slot reads up to 32GB of storage. The Matrix Pro scales in 5.3oz, measures at 4.2in x 2.0in x .9in, and draw it power from a 1320mAh Li-polymer that's capable of 6 hours of talk time at full-charge.

The Pantech Matrix Pro will be available at Feb 24th, and is selling for US$179.99 after the usual two-year contract and a $50 MIR.

Pantech Matric Pro Specification :

• Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard

• UMTS/HSDPA Tri-band, GPRS/EDGE Quad-band (850/1900/2100 MHz) 528 MHz processor

• Dimensions: 4.17" L x 2.0" W x 0.85" D

• Weight: approximately 4.3 oz.

• 1320mAh Li-polymer battery

• 256MB ROM + 128MB RAM, microSD expandable 32GB

• Convenient Features:

• Dual slider form factor—12-key dial pad and sliding full QWERTY keyboard

• Sliding panel interface with music and photo preview

• Bluetooth® v2.0 + EDR

• aGPS: voice-guided GPS turn-by-turn directions, maps and traffic alerts via AT&T Location-based Services

• 2 MP camera with digital 4x zoom and Video Share

• 2.4" 260K TFT QVGA (240 x 320 pixels)

• 5-way navigation key for easier navigation

• microSD™ expansion card slot (up to 32GB)

• Windows Media® Player 10 Mobile for music and video on the go

• MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, H.263, MPEG4, (H.264), AAC+V2, Real

• Email, text, instant and multimedia messaging

• AT&T Mobile Music and CV-video, MobiTV, WM DRM, Plays4Sure

• Java: MIDP 2.0

• Sound: 92 polyphonic, MP3 ringtone

Advanced Feature Capabilities:

• Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard with Direct Push Technology

• Email solutions supported: Microsoft Direct Push, Xpress Mail and POP3/IMAP4

• Simultaneous voice and data use

• Voice command for voice dialing

• Tether to your laptop as a high-speed modem (qualified

• Tethering plan required)

• Portfolio of AT&T-certified vertical market applications available—visit to learn more

AT&T Services and Optional Features:

• MEdia Mall, MEdia ™ Net, AT&T Mall, AT&T Music, CV-video, Video Share Calling Device

• Rechargeable

• Lithium-Polymer 1320 mAh battery AC charger

• USB sync cable

• Adaptor for

• 3.5mm headset