Pantech Link now official on AT&T

AT&T announces availability and pricing for the Pantech Link

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We first looked at the Pantech Link at CTIA 2010, and even then we were impressed by the handset's slim yet solid design. Now the messaging-focused phone will finally be available for AT&T on April 18 for the very affordable price of $9.99 with a new two-year service agreement.

We had a chance to review the Link recently, and even though it's billed as a low-entry phone, it has quite a number of cool features for the price. It has a basic but decent 1.3-megapixel camera, GPS, 3G, a mobile HTML browser based on Opera, and it has access to AT&T's recently launched cloud-based services that lets you store your address book and photos online.

As cheap as the Link is, realize that you do need to get a $20 messaging plan along with the voice plan, and that the online cloud storage isn't free; each file transfer is 35 cents, or $10 for 50 transfers. There's also a file size cap of 10MB.

Read our review of the Pantech Link and check out our photo gallery of the Link for more details.

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