LG BRINGS YOU THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS GIFT
|Sydney, Australia, 8 December 2009 - LG Electronics, a global leader in design and technology, today announced the launch of the world's first 3G touch watch phone in Australia, just in time for Christmas.|
|A limited number of the LG Watch Phone (GD910) will be available this week from the Optus 'yes' shop in Sydney and the T-Life stores in Sydney and Melbourne.|
|The world's first market-ready LG Watch Phone GD910 is a stylish, wearable watch phone that features a full touchscreen interface, 3G capabilities and video calling. It is the first touch watch phone in the world to feature 7.2 Mbps 3G HSDPA compatibility*, enabling high-speed data transmission and video calls using the built-in camera|
|"The LG Watch Phone is everybody's ultimate Christmas gift, bringing our childhood dreams of being an undercover agent to life," said Nathan Dunn, General Manager, Mobile Communications, LG Electronics Australia. "LG is committed to developing new, innovative products that push boundaries and set new trends in telecommunications. We are very excited to be releasing the Watch Phone in Australia through our carrier partners."|
|The LG Watch Phone combines high-quality style with great features, including a 3.63cm (1.43-inch) touchscreen, intuitive Flash Interface, Bluetooth, Text to Speech (TTS) and a built-in speaker for playing back music.|
|The LG Watch Phone GD910 is available for RRP $2,299 from selected Optus and Telstra stores.|
|LG website www.lg.com.au or call 1300 LG CARE (1300 542 273) for stockists.|
|* 7.2Mbps (HSDPA) is the theoretical maximum. Average speed of between 512Kbps and 3.0 Mbps and is only available in selected locations. For details of these locations go to www.optus.com.au/coverage. Many factors affect wireless broadband speeds including volume of network traffic, your handset, location, software and source of your download.
3G coverage only in capital cities. 2G coverage elsewhere in Telstra’s 2G network footprint. Recommended for usage in capital cities only.
|About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 84,000 people working in 115 operations including 84 subsidiaries around the world. With 2008 global sales of $44.7 billion, LG comprises of five business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning and Business Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, audio and video products, mobile handsets, air conditioners and washing machines. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both A Global Partner of Formula 1™ and A Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.
|About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
The LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a leading global mobile communications and information company. With its cutting-edge technology and innovative design capabilities, LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world. LG is pursuing convergence technology and mobile computing products, while continuing its leadership role in mobile communication with stylish designs and smart technology.
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