January 4th 2012 9:10 pm

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A bit pricey, but worth it if you want a waterproof 4G tablet

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For a lesser-known brand, Pantech's 8-inch Element surprises with dependable performance and a durable, sleek design. At $300 on contract, it's slightly overpriced, although still a solid purchase for consumers bent on LTE.

Critic reviews

7.0
1 review
  • Features
    8.0
  • Display
    6.0
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Storage capacity
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    6.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.0
  • Durability
    8.0

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User reviews

9.0
1 review
7.0
Engadget Feb 21, 2012

As a standalone product, however, and without the backing of a major marketing push, the Element's likely to disappear, undeservedly, into the unending stream of me-too Android tablets; a middle-ground oddity coming out of nowhere and attracting little-to-no attention.

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9.0
tboydva tboydva

I've owned 5 different Android slates (including the Galaxy 10.1) and this device is the finest one - hands down. I need the ruggedness for outdoor work (on boats and the on the ground) and this device coupled with Locus is a wicked combination. It's fast, stable, easy to hold and you don't have...

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