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Pantech Perception (Verizon Wireless)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and screen. The camera and responsiveness also get good comments, but there are some mixed comments about the battery. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Pantech Perception (Verizon Wireless) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Pantech Perception (Verizon Wireless)

 

The Pantech Perception for Verizon Wireless isn't perfect, but its favorable price-to-feature ratio proves that the midrange smartphone is better than ever.

Good price. Fast performance. World phone

Still runs Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Lots of bloatware. Cluttered, heavily modified UI

The midrange smartphone has come a long way. Whereas $100 once would get you something decent or slightly above average, now you can often find many of the same specs and features in phones that cost half the price of their high-end competition. The...

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Pantech Perception (Verizon Wireless)

 

Pantech has been quietly making pretty good, inexpensive phones for Verizon and AT&T for years. Like many of its brothers and sisters, Verizon's Pantech Perception is the kind of device you won't want to overlook if you're in the market for an...

Pantech's Perception has a nice big screen, a large battery, and a very reasonable price tag. I like its 'edgy' design.

Camera performance on the Perception faltered, and the phone didn't seem to channel Verizon's LTE network with maximum speed. Call quality underperformed.

Consider the Pantech Perception if you're deciding among $100 smartphones, but you'll get more for your money with a discounted Samsung Galaxy S3 or other last-season phones.

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Pantech Perception (Verizon Wireless)

 

Verizon's $99 Pantech Perception offers an HD display and excellent camera, but it's hurt by poor battery life.

Starter mode for first-time smartphone users; Tons of personalization options; Top-notch camera; Gesture controls

Abysmal battery life; Runs older Android OS; Relatively dim display

Click to EnlargeWith its crisp display, above-average performance, excellent camera and fast speeds on Verizon's 4G LTE network, the $99 Pantech Perception has the makings of a great buy. We especially like the Starter mode for first-time smartphone...

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