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Press Release

06/09/2009

The Rumour has spread: LG Rumour 2 includes bigger, enhanced keyboard!

 

Available exclusively at Bell, LG Rumour 2 offers favourite features from the original as well as juicy new additions

  MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO—(June 9, 2009) - LG Electronics Canada today  revealed the latest addition to its QWERTY handset line-up: the LG Rumour 2. Available  exclusively at Bell, the LG Rumour 2 is designed for those who want to stay in the know.

  The Rumour 2 takes the texting phone to a new level. The addition of a fourth row on its slide-out QWERTY keyboard makes it even  easier to spread the message.  While the Rumour  2 shares the same sleek look as the original, it features a 1.3-megapixel  camera, Bluetooth Stereo, threaded SMS, and a mobile music player with 16GB  expandable memory. The LG Rumour 2 is also loaded with additional navigation  keys including dedicated Left/Right and Up/Down directions and a new ‘emoticon’  key to allow for efficient and personalized messaging, because that’s how  rumours get started.

 “The LG Rumour 2 is the perfect sequel to Canada's hit phone the original Rumour, as it gives Canadians even more flexibility when it  comes to texting,” said Pat  Button, Vice-President, Mobile, LG Electronics Canada. “The Rumour 2 evokes  emotions that Canadians will love. We have added a dedicated emoticon key to  allow plenty of winks and smiles in their texting."

  More buzz about the LG Rumour 2:

 

GPS receiver

MicroSD memory card slot

2.5 mm stereo headset jack

 

"Bell is very excited to introduce the LG Rumour 2 as our  latest QWERTY device,” said Adel Bazerghi, Senior Vice-President of Products at  Bell Mobility. “Like its popular predecessor, the enhanced LG Rumour 2 is perfect  for Canadian consumers who want a stylish QWERTY phone made for speedy  texting.”

The LG Rumour 2 will be a  featured phone in the 2009 LG Canadian Texting Championship finals in Toronto on June 29th.  For more information on event locations, dates, officials rules or to register  for the LG Texting Championship, please visit www.lg.ca/texting. The LG Rumour 2 is currently available through Bell. For more information, please visit  [bell.ca/mobile].

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About  LG Electronics, Inc.

 

The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in  electronics, information and communications products, with more than 82,000  employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual worldwide  revenues of more than US $40 billion. LG Canada is comprised of four business  units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment and Business  Solutions and has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG 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 home appliances. For more information please visit http://www.lg.ca

For more  information, please contact:

  High Road Communications

  Katherine Dyriw

  (416) 644-2288

kdyriw@highroad.com

 

  High Road Communications

  Meghan Neufeld

  (416) 644-2278

mneufeld@highroad.com

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