Canada’s Bell Mobility has announced the launch of the operator’s
first Windows Phone 7, the LG Optimus Quantum. The HSPA-enabled
smartphone comes with integrated sharing features, advanced gaming
capabilities and mobile services, such as Remote PVR (Personal Video
Recording). Equipped with a full QWERTY keyboard, the LG Optimus Quantum
organizes information on six hubs - People, Pictures, Games, Music and
Video, Marketplace and Office. The ScanSearch application brings
together online and offline worlds with real-time shopping, dining,
weather, entertainment and banking information.
LG Electronics Canada and Bell today announced the launch of the LG Optimus Quantum with Windows Phone 7.
Available exclusively from Bell Mobility, the LG Optimus Quantum -
the only Windows Phone 7 device available in Canada to feature a full
keyboard - offers users an exciting new smartphone experience with
cutting edge sharing features, advanced gaming capabilities and mobile
services such as Remote PVR.
"The LG Optimus Quantum will give users a truly innovative sharing
experience like never before," said Colin Bettam, vice-president of
Marketing, LG Electronics Canada. "The entire LG team is pleased to
have developed a device that leverages the Windows Phone 7 software to
connect people to the most important things in their life. As the only
phone with a QWERTY keyboard, users will have the optimal Windows
Phone 7 experience with the Optimus Quantum."
The LG Optimus Quantum organizes information on six hubs - People,
Pictures, Games, Music + Video, Marketplace and Office while the
ScanSearch application brings together online and offline worlds with
real-time shopping, dining, weather, entertainment and banking
Equipped with a 5.0 MP camera with LED flash and an HD video camera,
the Optimus Quantum lets users easily capture special moments in
crystal clear quality and then easily share the content through various
multimedia devices with the Play To function.
"By launching Canada's only Windows Phone 7 device equipped with both a
touchscreen and a full keyboard, Bell Mobility continues to offer
clients an unbeatable portfolio of the world's best smartphones on
Canada's Best Network," said Adel Bazerghi, Senior Vice President of
Products at Bell Mobility. "The LG Optimus Quantum makes Windows Phone 7
come to life in a way that appeals to the widest range of users, from
casual consumer to high-performance professional."
Featuring the acclaimed Windows Phone 7 interface, the LG Optimus
Quantum appeals to professionals looking for improved functionality of
familiar Office applications and to the social user who will love
connecting to Facebook and Twitter with LG's Voice-to-Text feature
which allows hands-free status updating and tweeting as well as gamers
for Xbox LIVE integration and an impressive line-up of game titles.
And because the LG Optimus Quantum operates exclusively on Bell
Mobility's high-speed wireless network, users will enjoy coverage in
more places and at the fastest speeds available.
The LG Optimus Quantum includes:
- A 3.5 inch touchscreen display
- A full slide out keyboard
- 16 GB of storage
- Fast and accurate messaging with the Mobile Echo keyboard assistant
- Next generation Microsoft Office applications
- Easy and convenient access to popular Microsoft Xbox LIVE titles
- Unique 'Live Tile' Startscreen with immediate access to Web-based information and services
The LG Optimus Quantum is available exclusively from Bell Mobility
for $99.95 on a 3-year contract with a minimum $50 voice/data plan or
for $449.95 without a contract.
Please visit Bell.ca/Quantum for more details.
About LG Electronics, Inc.
The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader
in electronics, information and communications products, with more than
82,000 employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual
worldwide revenues of more than US $40 billion. LG Canada is comprised
of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home
Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The
company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on
delivering award-winning products known for blending style and
technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen
TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers
and business with solutions to all their communications needs,
including Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell
Satellite TV and Bell Fibe TV, Bell Home Phone local and long distance,
and Bell Business Markets IP-broadband and information and
communications technology (ICT) services.
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that promotes mental health across Canada via the Bell Let's Talk
anti-stigma campaign and support for community care, research and
workplace best practices. To learn more, please visit
bce.ca/mentalhealth. Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE).
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