LG has announced the availability of their first Android smartphone, the LG GW620, which features various social networking tools for the mobile users to stay connected with friends.
Singapore, 30 January 2009 — LG today announced the availability of its first Android smartphone, the LG GW620, in Singapore. The LG GW620 is positioned for the growing trend of mobile social networking.
Integration of Popular Social Networking Sites
With the LG GW620’s Social Networking Sites (SNS) Manager, users can simply check a friend’s status, leave comments or update their own social networking sites remotely. The SNS Manager integrates all of one’s social networking needs in one convenient platform for the managing of multiple accounts while receiving real-time updates.
Connect with Comfort
The finger-friendly, 5-line slider QWERTY keyboard coupled with one of the fastest web browsers around allows for speedy surfing and smooth streaming of video as well as the use of favourite Google applications close at hand.
Create New Content for Sharing
The LG GW620 embraces the latest multi-entertainment features to deliver a rewarding, real-time create-and-share user experience. The 5-megapixel AF camera and high-resolution video recorder capture content that can be enhanced with the phone’s fun editing tools to let users shoot, slice and splice together their own multimedia masterpieces. Once satisfied with the final cut, all it takes is another simple touch to upload and share experiences with loved ones. The full studio of entertainment offerings includes a dynamic HVGA 3-inch LCD for true-to-life viewing of friends’ videos with DivX and Xvid support and the added convenience of a 3.5-mm audio jack for more enjoyable multi-tainment on the versatile device.
All Purpose Applications
LG GW620 users will also be able to download Google-verified applications directly to their phone with ease from the Android Market. This allows users access to more than 10,000 free applications to suit all their needs ranging from productivity suites to games. There are also many useful applications designed specifically for the Singapore market.
The LG GW620 is the first of a number of Android devices LG plans to introduce to the public this year. It is now available in Singapore at a recommended retail price of S$598.