Published on May 9th,2006 at 9:51 AM
By >Daimaou - G.G-B

P&T PG-2800, responds to the finger and the eye

This is the PG-2800, Pantech & Curitel’s latest phone for the Russian market, The main feature of this phone is not the lady with the cat’s ears but rather the “finger writing recognition” that allows Russian users to write their SMS messages or emails much quicker… on the phone.


Pantech Unveils ‘Finger Writing Recognition Phone’ at SVIAZ Trade Show in Russia

SEOUL, May 9, 2006: Pantech Group, the number two mobile phone company in South Korea, has announced that it plans to showcase the brand new PG-2800 GSM ‘finger writing recognition phone,’ along with 31 of its other most technologically advanced and stylish handsets at the SVIAZ Expo Comm trade show in Moscow, Russia, this week.

The PG-2800 model’s keypad recognizes and processes the individual user’s writing of text messages. Consumers can either push individual keys or write letters with their fingers on the keypad when looking up words in the electronic dictionary or sending text messages.

The unique ‘finger writing recognition’ function allows users to avail of faster, more convenient communication and is especially useful for inputting text in Russian characters, as well as in the Chinese language.

Sung-Kyu Lee, President & CEO of Pantech & Curitel Communications, Inc., said: “We expect the unique PG-2800 handset to reinforce our credentials as a provider of attractive, stylish yet ultra-modern handsets for consumers, both in Russia and around the world”.

SVIAZ Expo Comm is one of the world’s leading technology and telecommunications trade shows and is aimed at supporting the continuing growth of the technology and telecoms sectors in Russia. Also on display at the event will be three of Pantech’s most sophisticated CDMA450 phones, specifically targeted at Russia and other eastern European markets.

Pantech has exceeded all expectations with its performance in Russia, with growth of more than 100% in sales over the last two years, and is set to expand its customer service facilities in the country. The company plans to introduce 15 new models during 2006 in Russia to further boost its market share.

In 2006, Pantech aims to achieve 27 million in unit sales and USD 4.8 billion in revenues by expanding its global markets, particularly in the U.S., Western Europe, Asia and Russia.

PG-2800 features include:
·Intenna type clamshell
·Finger writing recognition function
·90x45x18.5mm, 87.9g
·Band: 900/1800/1900 MHz
·Display
-Main 2.0″ 260K color TFT LCD
-Sub 1.17″ 65K color TFT LCD
·1.3 mega pixel camera with white balance functionality
·MP3 player
·Electronic dictionary
·SMS/EMS/MMS/E-mail
·External memory card slot

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