|LG launches HSDPA touch screen phone, strongest of mobile internet|
|Monday, 05 November 2007|
The brand new high-technology smartphone from LG Mobile, the LG-KS20 is now available in major European countries today. LG Electronics (LG), a worldwide technology leader in mobile communications, has announced the launch of its latest high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) smartphone, the LG-KS20. The phone’s full touchscreen gives it unparalleled usability and a top download speed of HSDPA 3.6 Mbps enables to an enriched internet experience.
As a product completed with LG Mobile’s intensive know-how on the mobile phone, LG-KS20 received an overwhelmingly favorable response from the press and the parties concerned, by winning ‘Choice Product’ for ‘Product Highlight’ at ‘IFA 2007’ held in Berlin, Germany from last Aug. 31 through Sep. 5.
LG-KS20, a smart phone strategically launched by LG based on various multimedia features, is a product the target of which has been expanded from the biz market that used to be the existing smart phone’s core market to the consumer market.
Pursuing high technology along with LG ‘Viewty’ Phone (model: LG-KU990), LG-KS20 is expected to be the first product strategically launched from the line of the next generation High Technology Category products.
Compatible with highly advanced HSDPA networks, LG-KS20 allows users to enjoy the full benefits of 3.6Mbps high speed mobile internet, including downloading of music, video clips and Windows Live™ content, as well as push e-mail. HSDPA technologies receive data at 3.6Mbps, which is the speed of over 7 times faster than the widely-used WCDMA phones.
Also, LG-KS20 provides full Internet browsing functions such as full screen display, favorites and shortcuts. It presents a PC-like Internet page and allows free and unrestricted web surfing.
A completely full flat touch screen doubles convenience in using mobile internet through a fluent and direct interaction as well as a perfect minimal & stylish design. LG-KS20 realized an intuitive touch system with enhanced convenience for users to be able to input instructions with a stylus or pen, as well as fingertips.
The phone is also equipped with a host of other advanced features such as WiFi connectivity, natural handwriting recognition, 128MB internal memory, Micro SD external memory and Bluetooth 2.0, and is powered by the Windows Mobile® 6.
Dr. Skott Ahn, CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company said, “LG is confident of success in the technology-centered competition. The products with various features such as mobile internet and e-mail services are winning popularity now, and we believe that LG-KS20, which is in combination of innovative technologies that include HSDPA Technology and Touch Input and LG’s original stylish design, will lead the global 3G mobile phone market.”
In the mean time, stylish micro site designed to deliver LG-KS20’s feature highlights has just opened. You can meet the detailed demonstration if you visit http://ks20.lgmobile.com/.
LG-KS20 will be available for purchase from today in major retail outlets across Europe.
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