Having filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, ongoing troubles at Pantech have forced the company to seek a full buyout.
Despite reluctance from three major carriers, creditors have agreed to extend Pantech's deadline for debt repayment by two years, keeping the South Korean company alive for the time being.
The third largest phone maker in Korea continues to post losses while still owing debt to various entities, including Korea's three carriers.
The 3.2-inch Vybe sports a QWERTY keyboard, a 3-megapixel camera, and an intuitive user interface.
The Pantech Vybe for AT&T is equipped with a 3-megapixel camera, four-row QWERTY keyboard, and a reasonable on-contract price.
Pantech's latest Android smartphone could include a stylus and a fingerprint sensor.
Pantech has only been making smartphones for U.S. carriers since 2011, with handsets getting better and better.
The Vybe is a competitively priced device that'll please messaging enthusiasts and smartphone neophytes who don't want high-end features.
Samsung says it will have no involvement whatsoever in the Korean handset maker's business operations.
This Android smartphone for Verizon gives you a large, pretty screen for all your smartphone shenanigans.