AT&T and Pantech Announce The Matrix Pro

Posted Feb 18, 2009

AT&T and Pantech Wireless today has announced the introduction of the Pantech Matrix Pro.  The Matrix Pro will be available starting February 24 on AT&T.  The phone will has a dual-sliding QWERTY keyboard and a sliding dialpad interface.  The Matrix Pro has a new, sleek design with a larger LCD screen.  The text message system will be chat style just like the iPhone and it comes with tri-band 3G support.  The Matrix Pro has more memory, a faster processor, an upgraded camera, and AT&T Video Share calling.

“The Matrix Pro is a fantastic-looking device and a significant evolution in this dual-sliding family of phones,” stated Michael Woodward, VP of Smart Devices for AT&T Mobility. “We’ve seen the Matrix become a hit with consumers, and the Matrix Pro will appeal to anyone who wants a powerful smartphone with a great design.”

The Matrix Pro in a steel-blue metallic finish will be available at AT&T stores and online for $179.99 after a 2 year service agreement and $50 mail in rebate.

[via AT&T press release]