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Pantech Slate / Pantech C530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Pantech Slate / Pantech C530. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and reliability. The battery and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical opinions about the portability.

price, battery, reliability, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Pantech Slate / Pantech C530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Pantech Slate / Pantech C530


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Pantech Slate / Pantech C530 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on There are some less positive opinions about the portability.


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This summary is based on the products: Pantech Slate C530 Unlocked Phone with QWERTY Keyboard, Quadband GSM, 1.3 MP Camera and Bluetooth - US Warranty - Black/BluePantech Slate C530 Unlocked Phone with QWERTY Keyboard, Quadband GSM, 1.3 MP Camera and Bluetooth - US Warranty - Black/Blue

May, 2018

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Pantech Slate C530 (AT&T)


The Pantech Slate focuses on one thing—texting—and does it very well.

Sublime QWERTY keyboard. Large screen. Solid battery life. Inexpensive with-contract price.

Not enough memory to store media music files. No memory card slot. Some Bluetooth pairing issues.

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Pantech Slate Review


Texting has surpassed phone calling as one of the most popular forms of communication in the modern age. Most manufacturers have perfected the craft of creating functional devices that are inexpensive to build. With each iteration, messaging devices...

Apr, 2009

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Pantech Slate (AT&T) - Full Review

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Bright Hub (

Pantech Slate Review


The Pantech Slate is a highly functional, inexpensive device that concentrates more on texting than making phone calls. Find out more about this phone and why the previous statement is actually not a bad thing.

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Adam Fendelman (

Pantech Slate C530 Profile


For some, cell phones are more for text messaging than talking. For those textaholics, AT&T has a number of text messaging-friendly cell phones with the Pantech Slate C530 as one of its standouts. AT&T claims that the Slate is the "world's thinnest...

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Pantech Slate C530 phone


This phone is a very good candybar style phone. It comes in black and has blue buttons. It's a text messaging phone, so it comes with a full keyboard, a 1.3 megapixel camera, and a very good battery life. Usually the locking

Aug, 2009

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sleek, simple,great


"For most phones of this size and look , You would turn away, thinking it must be an expensive phone. Take a seconed look you'll be amazed that this sleek and trendy phone is very affordable compared to other smart/PDA's. Starting a new contract and...

Apr, 2009

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Great and affordable phone.


I just got this phone for 3 weeks and I must say it is great! The Pantech Slate C530 is excellent for texting with full QWERTY keyboard. I was skeptical at first with the QWERTY keyboard since I haven?t used one before but I was very impressed how easy...

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Pantech Slate


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Pantech Slate


The Pantech Slate is the thinnest bar style phone with a full QWERTY board. I placed it next to the iphone and several others to verify this. It was the thinnest. In China they say the main mode of communication is the text message on the phone. ...

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