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3 September, 2007, Slough - LG Electronics (LG) today announced that its new 5.1 megapixel camera phone, the LG Viewty, will be available in the UK from mid-October on all networks and from all major retailers.
The new touchscreen phone allows viewers to enjoy a wide variety of professional-level digital camera features in a single sleek handset. LG, which led design innovation in the mobile handset arena last year, is once again driving new mobile phone trends by shifting its focus to high-tech functionality. The LG Viewty is the first example of this new direction. Equipped with professional-level digital camera features, the phone allows mobile users to enjoy their viewing experience to the fullest.
“The LG Viewty is a camera phone with unparalleled functions. This handset provides quality matching or exceeding that of conventional digital cameras,” said Dr. Skott Ahn, CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With some of our earlier handsets, LG emphasized great style. Now we are focused on functionality and features as well. LG is always trying to identify unspoken customer needs and create new mobile trends.”
With the LG Viewty’s manual focus function, which no other camera phone provides, users can take more control over their pictures. In addition, the built-in image stabiliser helps record clearer images. Users can personalise their unique pictures by “writing” on them digitally using the 3.0-inch LCD screen and attached stylus; they can also use the stylus and screen for working with the LG Viewty’s built-in digital editing software. And, when they’re done, pictures and video can be easily uploaded to the internet.
Borrowing from the high-end digital camera industry, ISO 800 and SmartLight™ technology help create bright pictures, even indoors and at night. Users are able to enjoy a wider and much more vivid display than with most phones on the market through the large full-colour touchscreen and Mobile XD™ engine. The handset can even recognise handwritten text input via the stylus.
The phone also records video at up to 120 frames per second, the highest frame speed ever for a handset camera. This allows users to seamlessly watch DVD-like content, even in slow motion. It also features a quick search-enabled jog wheel, which helps users quickly raise or lower the volume during calls as well as easily zoom in or out when taking photos or video.
The sleek black surface is one big touchscreen on the front, with the 5.1-megapixel camera and jog wheel on the back. And the intuitive user interface makes it easy to use right out of the box, with many controls similar to digital cameras.
The LG Viewty’s highly advanced features even include the ability for users to create and edit their own video files right on the phone and then upload them direct to YouTube.com. The phone is also Google-friendly, with a fully-equipped package from the ubiquitous web portal for mobile internet users. Additionally, users can still enjoy terrific voice quality and high speed HSDPA connectivity at 3.6Mbps.
· Image Stabiliser with a direct key/ISO 800/SmartLight™
· Full-Touchscreen and 3.0” Wide Flat LCD Screen/Mobile XD Engine/landscape view
· Handwriting Recognition/Handwriting Editing
· High speed video capture at 120 frames per second
· Jog wheel for resizing pages in web browser/zooming in and out when taking photos/raising and lower volume during calls
· Direct uploading to YouTube.com/Google Package
· Schneider-Kreuznach certified lens; 5.1 Mega pixel AF/MF Camera with Xenon Flash
· DivX mobile profile, TV out, document viewer
· Radio Bands: HSDPA (3.6Mbps), WCDMA, Tri-band (GSM/EDGE)
· Display: 240 x 400 (WQVGA), 3.0”, 262K TFT-LCD
· Dimensions: 103.5mm x 54.4mm x 14.8mm
For more information, please visit www.lge.com.
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