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Pantech Matrix / Pantech C740

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 reviews of Pantech Matrix / Pantech C740. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the GPS navigation and camera. The performance and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the reliability and design, while opinions are divided on the sound.

usability, portability, performance, camera, GPS navigation

design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Pantech Matrix / Pantech C740 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Pantech Matrix / Pantech C740 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Views about the size and durability are on the whole positive. The price and performance also get good reviews. There are some mixed opinions about the camera and sound, while some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, durability, size


67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pantech Matrix C740 Unlocked GSM Phone with Dual-Sliding Keypad, Full QWERTY Keyboard, 1.3MP Camera, Bluetooth and microSD Slot - BluePantech Matrix C740 Unlocked GSM Phone with Dual-Sliding Keypad, Full QWERTY Keyboard, 1.3MP Camera, Bluetooth and microSD Slot - Blue

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (

Pantech Matrix C740 (AT&T)


The Pantech Matrix C740 for AT&T uses its dual-slide form to easily pivot between talking and messaging modes.

User-friendly dual-slide design. Very bright screen. Excellent battery life.

Basic IM and e-mail clients. Slippery QWERTY keypad can be difficult to type on.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Nick Mokey (

Pantech Matrix Review


The Matrix's $80 price tag makes it hard to knock this phone for what it is.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Nicole Lee (

Pantech Matrix review:


Pantech pioneered the dual-slider handset design in North America with the Helio Ocean , which could slide vertically to reveal a number keypad and slide horizontally to reveal a QWERTY keyboard. The company also introduced the Pantech Duo , a Windows...

The Pantech Matrix slides both ways to reveal both a number keypad and a QWERTY keyboard. It has a megapixel camera, HSDPA, A-GPS, and access to AT&T's broadband services.

The Pantech Matrix suffers from tiny navigation keys and a flat keypad. The handset is also on the bulky side.

The Pantech Matrix is a pretty good dual-sliding multimedia handset, but we just weren't pleased with the keypad design.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (

Pantech Matrix Review


The evolution of text messaging has come by very far from its introduction to mobile phones. Calling someone with a device is necessary to keep in touch, but texting has become all the rage. From younger children to older adults, texting has become the...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Michael Oryl (

Review: Pantech C740 Matrix mini-review


We spent a little time with the new C740 Matrix QWERTY messaging phone from Pantech and AT&T. We've included plenty of live photos as well as a video of the Matrix in action in this mini-review.

how do you put a sginutrue when you text?????

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Eric M. Zeman (

Video Review: Pantech Matrix


Pantech rolled out a new dual-slider messaging device for AT&T with 3G. Here is our take on it.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Adrian Covert (

Lightning Review: Pantech Matrix Dual Slider Mobile Phone


The Gadget: Pantech's Matrix dual sliding phone was just announced today on the AT&T network. Unlike last year's WInMo-running Pantec...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Bright Hub (

Pantech Matrix Review


The Pantech Matrix has plenty of features and additions which make it a decent mobile device. Find out what these features and additions are in this Pantech Matrix review.

Apr, 2008

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Pantech Matrix C740: Unique Dual Slider


While the Pantech Duo has taken the smartphone route, the quick-messaging Pantech Matrix C740 is a cell phone that packs the same dual-sliding, double-keypad design.

Consumer review by: Allison (

Pantech Matrix


I really don't like this phone I have only had it since august, I take really good care of it, and pieces are falling off. Also when I go to set my alarm for the morning I set it at midnight for 6 am and it tells me I have 13 hours left until the alarm...

Jan, 2010