LG reveals its first Android phone
Android-based LG GW620 aimed at first time smartphone users and social networking fans
LG has announced its first smartphone that runs Google's Android operating system, with a target market of first time smartphone users.
The LG-GW620 features a 3-inch full LCD touchscreen and slide out QWERTY keypad, and has been designed to be easy to use, and also includes features to provide better connectivity with social networks.
The GW620 comes with Social Network Site (SNS) Manager application, which integrates all of the user's social networking sites and functions in one place, and the handset includes connectivity with instant messenger, threaded SMS and real-time push email functions.
The handset also has Auto Face-Tagging and Face To Action features, which allow the user to tag a face in a photograph, and then execute a range of functions by touching the selected face. A 5 megapixel AF camera and high- resolution video recorder capture add to the multimedia functions.
HS Paik, president of LG Electronics Gulf FZE commented: "The LG-GW620 will appeal to first time smartphone customers by offering a new and different kind of user experience. Our objective is to provide a wide selection of smartphones to satisfy the diverse preferences of today's consumers. This Android phone is just one of many smartphone models we plan to introduce worldwide in the years ahead."
The LG GW620 will be available soon in the UAE, according to LG.