Press Release

09/22/2010

SOCIALISE IN AN INSTANT WITH THE LG TOWN C300

Slough, Berkshire, 22 September, 2010 - LG Electronics (LG) today launched the LG Town C300, a colourful and vibrant phone, aimed at those on the go with busy lifestyles. With ease of social networking in mind, the phone has a full QWERTY keyboard, making it ideal for texting and typing.

The modern design has sleek curved sides and a 2.4 inch screen. Lightweight and the perfect palm fit, the phone is ideal for keeping in touch with friends.

With push email and onboard SNS, the new handset makes it possible for users to stay in touch with their social lives 24/7, with dedicated Facebook, Twitter and MSN clients. Social Networking System (SNS) widgets provide real-time status updates directly to the home screen, so users are constantly up-to-date.

The LG Town C300 features a 2 megapixel camera for those moments in life that need to be shared. The photos can be uploaded quickly onto Facebook and Twitter with the Social Networking System.  The handset also contains a 3.5mm jack so you can listen to music with your own headphones.

The LG Town C300 is the latest addition to the LG Town family, highlighting the needs of the current generation. Paul Trueman, Marketing Director LG Electronics UK and Ireland says “We wanted to make social networking quick and easy for busy people on the go, and the LG C300 Town with integrated SNS widgets and a full QWERTY keyboard does just that.”

The key features of the LG C300 are:
•             2 megapixel camera
•             Full QWERTY keypad
•             Push email
•             Instant messaging
•             Facebook, Twitter and MSN clients
•             Wireless FM radio and MP3 player

The phone will be available at Orange, Phones4U and Tesco shortly.

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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 80,000 people working in over 115 operations around the world. With 2009 global sales of 55.5 trillion Korean Won (43.4 billion US Dollars), 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/uk.
 
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. For more information, please visit www.lg.com/uk.
 
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