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LG announces 3 new phones in time for MWC

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In time for the Mobile World Congress, LG has announced 3 new phones. Sure, there will be more announcements from LG when MWC begins, but these are updates or addition to existing phones for the masses.

GD880 Mini is the “smalllest and slimmest” 3.2-inches touchscreen phone with 7.2HSPDA, WiFi, A-GPS, a nd 5Mpxl camera stuffed into the small package. It also makes social networking a breeze with Social Network Connect and Social Network Feed which are tied to the Social Address Book.

The GT350 replaces the KS360 aka Neon. This little puppy comes with QWERTY slide-out keyboard.

The GD880 Mini will be available in Europe next month (to be followed by other markets) while the GT350 will be available in April.

And then there is the Cookie Plus. This device is clearly targeted at tweens and early teens with fun colors and “Cartoon-like UI” with 18 themes. It comes with 3Mpxl camera, FM tuner, social media support and several other widgets.

[Via BoyGeniusReport]

Written by dvdand

February 11, 2010 at 9:22 am

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LG unwraps a new candybar – Chocolate BL40

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Rumors had recently surfaced that LG was working on a new touchscreen smartphone with widescreen cinema aspect. Today, a video has surfaced lending legitimacy to the rumors and making us drool. The phone, named LG Chocolate will be the 4 in its Black Label series giving it the number BL40. The 4 in the number also stands for the huge 4 inch touchscreen with the new Philips technology that allows it to have a cinema aspect of 21:9. While Philips has demonstrated higher resolution in this aspect, the LG phone will only have 800 by 344-pixel resolution. In addition, Chocolate has the following features which put it over the top:

  • Flash-based 3D UI
  • AGPS
  • WiFi
  • 7.2Mbps HSDPA
  • 5 Mpxl camera

You can see all this and more in the video below. I think you will like what you see:).

[Via Engadget]

Written by dvdand

July 13, 2009 at 8:32 am

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LG GC900 Louvre 12Mpxl camera-phone revealed

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LG unveiled its long awaited 12Mpxl camera phone, GC900, dubbed Louvre for now, at the most unusual location, in Warsaw, Poland as part of the Korea Products Exhibition. The phone has some impressive specs for the camera as well as the phone. First off, from the camera lens perspective, LG continues its partnership with Schneider Kreuznach. And from the phone perspective, LG has blessed it with the S-Class UI which certainly makes it very user-friendly. Let’s take a look at the rest of the specs:

  • 12Mpxl camera with ISO up to 3200
  • Xenon flash
  • Intellizoom and Touch Focus
  • HD (1280 x 720 pixels) video recording at 30fps
  • 3.2 inch touchscreen display with 16 million colors and unknown resolution
  • Accelerometer
  • Wi-Fi with DLNA
  • GPS and A-GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • [Via Unwired View, Image courtesy of GSM Arena]

    Written by dvdand

    July 9, 2009 at 8:38 am

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    LG EnV Touch goes on pre-sale at Best Buy

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    Best Buy is now taking pre-orders for the LG EnV Touch, which is headed to Verizon Wireless, with a $50 deposit, though the final retail price is not known yet. However, it is a good guess that VZW will probably sell it for around $200 with 2-year contract. As far as the launch goes, while VZW has not yet announced the launch date, it is rumored to be June 5th. In case you are interested in this phone, here are the specs for it again:

    • Dual WVGA screen with a full QWERTY keyboard.
    • Full touchscreen on the front.
    •  3.2 Mpxl camera with autofocus with Schneider Kreuznach lens
    • Stereo speakers
    • Micro-SDHC card slot which can work with 16GB cards.

     [Via Unwired View]

    Written by dvdand

    May 21, 2009 at 8:56 am

    LG Cookie to launch on CDMA networks

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    Beginning in May, LG will launch a new Cookie phone on CDMA network in the Asia Pacific region. The popular Cookie KP500 phone which currently only works on the GSM network has been rebranded as the KX500 to reduce the confusion and will retail at $276. The phone comes with CDMA2000 1x support and also includes a 3.2 Mpxl camera, accelerometer, touchscreen and other features found in the original Cookie.

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    While no plans were announced for an US launch, with the CDMA support, LG can certainly offer the new Cookie to both Verizon Wireless and Sprint.

    [Via Unwired View]

    Written by dvdand

    April 28, 2009 at 5:29 am

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    AT&T readying 6 new phones for release

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    AT&T put out a press release today announcing the release of 6 new phones and there is something for everyone. Lets start with the Nokia E71x, the much delayed and much talked, slim Blackberry competitor. It will be released in coming weeks with $99.99 price tag with 2-year contract. There is a second Blackberry lookalike, the Samsung Propel Pro. This one runs Windows Mobile and will be available in April for $149.99. Next up are two touchscreen sliders from LG, the Xenon and Neon. The Xenon comes with 2.0 megapixel photos and includes AT&T Navigator, Napster Mobile, eMusic Mobile. It comes in 3 colors and will be available starting April 8th for $99.99. The LG Neon is targeted towards teens and adults who text a lot. It will be a low cost device that will be released in coming weeks. Finally, there are two more Samsung phones: the Impression and the Magnet. The Impression is a messaging phone with AMOLED screen. It will go on sale on April 14th at $199.99. The Magnet is a slim, low-cost messaging phone with quick messaging capabilities. It will be released sometime in April.

    [Via Boy Genius Report]

    Written by dvdand

    March 30, 2009 at 5:52 am

    Verizon to launch LG Versa VX960 on March 1

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    Verizon Wireless is preparing to launch its innovative phone with detachable module on March 1st. The specs for this phone include:

  • CDMA / EV-DO Rev A connectivity
  • 3 inch TFT touchscreen display with 240 x 480 pixels
  • VZ Navigator
  • Visual Voicemail
  • Light sensor
  • HTML browser
  • Bluetooth
  • Music player
  • 2.5mm headset jack
  • 2MP camera with autofocus and flash
  • MicroSD card support, up to 16GB
  • Talk time: up to 290 minutes
  • Stand by time: up to 430 hours (huh, really?)
  • 4.16 x 2.07 x 0.54 inches
  • 3.81 ounces
  • The phone will cost $199.99 with 2 years contract and $50 mail-in certificate. It comes with the QWERTY keyboard module while a gaming module with 8-way controller will cost $29.99 extra.  In addition, fashion designers Liz Clairborne and Dooney & Burke are going to launch their own modules to go with the phone.

    [Via UnwiredView]

    Written by dvdand

    February 19, 2009 at 6:53 am

    Posted in Handsets, LG, Verizon