Pantech Sirius with Android 2.1 and Snapdragon processor announced; Verizon and AT&T might get it

Pantech, South Korea’s third-largest phone maker, has just announced its first Android device, the Pantech Sirius IM-A600S.

The Sirius is a thin (11.5 mm) full-touch smartphone with features that put it next to the likes of Google Nexus One and HTC Desire.

The handset runs Android 2.1 and comes with a 3.7 inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, Wi-Fi, T-DMB, DivX support, 5MP camera, 500MB of internal memory, and an 8GB memory card in the box.

Pantech Sirius IM-A600S will be available in South Korea starting this month, via SK telecom. The handset’s price will be of 900,000 won (about $810).

(photo via Telecoms Korea)

Pantech says that it’s currently in talks with Verizon, AT&T and Japan’s KDDI for launching Android smartphones – it’s not clear yet if the Sirius is included here, but it might be.

Via Yonhap News

Author: Ilinca Nita

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