MINI IN SIZE, PACKED FULL OF FEATURES – THE LG MINI (GD880)
|Sydney, Australia – June 23rd, 2010: LG Electronics today announced the sales release of the LG Mini (GD880) a handset that makes a smart statement with its minimalist design and maximum functionality from web-browsing, GPS and WiFi to linking all your social networks in one place.|
|Designed with the power of a multimedia phone in an ultra slim casing, the LG Mini delivers astounding performance in a tiny package. Installed with LG’s new ‘Phantom Browser’ it delivers fast web browsing and support for flash animation. It is compatible with popular websites and supports Gmail, Google Calendar and Maps. Navigation tools include Intelligent Zoom and Touch-to-Zoom enabling the LG Mini to deliver a thrilling online experience.|
|With an impressive textured metal accent and scratch-resistant 3.2-inch touchscreen, the LG Mini comfortably unites form and function to ensure it stands out in a crowd. The LG Mini has been the recipient of the prestigious internationally recognised ‘red dot’ design award in 2010.|
|Social networking integration on the LG Mini allows users to be kept up to date with friends’ status updates, tweets and other activities through the built-in ‘Linkbook’ application that delivers updates automatically to the home screen.|
|“The LG Mini is the next step in providing style conscious consumers with an elegant and clever mobile phone,” commented Brad Reed, Senior Category Marketing Manager, Mobile Communications LG Australia.|
|“LG has a heritage in uniquely designed phones which stand out from the crowd. From the original LG Chocolate to the more recent LG Crystal, we’re constantly pushing the design boundaries and have continued this approach with the LG Mini – plus we’ve ensured that it is highly capable, feature rich and supports the latest online consumer trends.”|
|The LG Mini with a 5 mega-pixel camera and FM radio, is available now through Vodafone, 3, Telechoice, Allphone and Crazy John’s stores. . For further information please visit www.lg.com.au.|
|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.lge.com.
|About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company
The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a top global player in flat panel displays, audio players and video products for the consumer and professional markets. LG's product areas include LCD and plasma televisions, home theater systems, Blu-ray disc players, audio components and video players, and plasma display panels, among others. While focusing on creating feature-rich devices, the company is also pursuing stylish designs and pushing technological boundaries to improve the home entertainment experience.
|For further information, images or to organise an interview please contact:|
|Danny Wong, LG-One
Tel : 02 8281 3826
|Lena Sachs, LG-One
Tel: 02 8281 3875
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