Press Release

04/18/2008

Rumour Confirmed: LG Launches Latest QWERTY Phone to Canadian Market

Sleek Design and Slick Messaging Capabilities  Make LG Rumour a Hot Topic

Mississauga, April 18, 2008 - LG  Electronics Canada has confirmed the news that the LG Rumour, its latest full  keyboard (QWERTY) handheld, is available for Canadians looking for an ultimate  messaging experience.

Part 1.3 MP camera,  part camcorder, and part MP3 player with expandable memory, the LG Rumour is a  phone designed for people on the go who like to stay in the know. With a slide  out full QWERTY keypad, access to Facebook and pre-installed Windows Live trade; Messenger reg, the LG Rumour makes it simple to talk, text, chat, and be entertained anytime, anyplace.

Everyone loves a rumour, and this fun and stylish phone is no exception, said Andrew  Barrett, Vice-President, Marketing, LG Electronics Canada. We know that Canadians love to text, visit social networking sites and share their photos and videos, which makes us so excited to bring the LG Rumour here. This handset puts all of  these favourite features into the hands of Canadian.

More Facts about the LG Rumour:

 

  • Bluetooth Capable
  • 500 entry Phone Book
  • 4 GB expandable memory port for pictures, music and video   
  • Telenav GPS Capable (availability is carrier dependent)
  • Mobile Email/SMS and Picture Messaging
  • One Touch Speakerphone
  • Vibrant 262K colour screen that goes to Landscape mode

 

The LG Rumour's full QWERTY keyboard, compact  design and very affordable  price point make it a perfect phone for clients who want to text, instant  message and email on the go," said Adel Bazerghi, Vice President -  Products for Bell  Mobility.

The  LG Rumour is currently available exclusively through Bell in both white and black, starting at $74.95  with a three-year contract on select plans. SaskTel and Virgin Mobile will also  carry the Rumour later this year. For more information on the LG Rumour Phone,  please visit www.ca.lge.com

 

About LG Electronics, Inc.

  LG Electronics, Inc.  (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer  electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, employing more than  82,000 people working in 114 operations including 82 subsidiaries around the  world. With 2007 global sales of USD $44 billion, LG is comprised of four  business units - Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display and  Digital Media. LG is the world's leading producer of mobile handsets, flat  panel TVs, air conditioners, front-loading washing machines, optical storage  products, DVD players and home theater systems. LG Electronics Canada has  offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Electronics Canada is  focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and  technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs,  laptop computers and digital appliances. For more information please visit www.lg.ca

For additional information for LG, please contact:

Katherine Dyriw

High Road Communications  

kdyriw@highroad.com

Meghan Neufeld

High Road Communications

mneufeld@highroad.com 

 

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