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03/22/2011

LG MOBILE PHONES SPOTLIGHTS NEXT GENERATION INNOVATION WITH “SMARTER” TECHNOLOGY AT CTIA 2011

LG Displays New 3D and 4G Product Lineup

OLANDO, March 22, 2011 – LG Mobile Phones, a leading global mobile communication and information company, will raise the bar for innovation in mobile phone and wireless technology at CTIA Wireless 2011 (Booth #2467). In addition to showcasing an impressive line-up of superphones, the next generation of smartphones, LG will display a variety of wireless devices that will highlight 4G speed, 3D mobile displays and groundbreaking advancements in the user experience.

Illustrating their commitment to the development of cutting-edge wireless devices, many of LG Mobile Phones’ 2011 products incorporate advanced technologies. From the 4G Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb) powered tablet, the T-Mobile G-Slate with Google™ by LG, to the lightning fast NVIDIA® Tegra 2 dual core processor super-phone, the G2x with Google™ by LG, to the glasses-free 3D LG Thrill™ 4G, LG continues to push the boundaries of wireless innovation and enhance the mobile experience.

"LG is committed to becoming an industry leader in new categories such as the newly-coined superphone class that will greatly impact the way consumers use their phones,” said Tim O’Brien, vice president of marketing for LG Mobile Phones. “With a line-up of the most technologically advanced wireless devices at CTIA, LG is paving the way with industry leading 3D mobile entertainment, dual core handsets and next generation wireless speeds.”

 

Featured LG Handsets at CTIA Wireless 2011 Include:

LG Thrill™ 4G

The ideal handset for globe trotters and entertainment enthusiasts looking for the best of home while on the road, LG Thrill 4G features a 4.3 inch capacitive touch screen and 1GHz dual core/dual channel RAM for powerful mobile processing, flawless viewing and effortless multitasking. LG Thrill 4G also delivers a revolutionary, glasses-free 3D display that creates a unique opportunity for consumers to capture life-like images, video and experience real 3D gaming. A dual 5MP stereoscopic 3D cameras and up to 32GB of memory allow users to capture crystal clear 3D images and view breathtaking 720p 3D video. HDMI-out and DLNA wireless content streaming features, make sharing 3D content with the people and networks that matter most, easier than ever. LG Thrill 4G will be available at AT&T company-owned retail stores nationwide in the next coming months.

T-Mobile® G2x™ with Google™ by LG

Coming later this Spring, G2x with Google™ by LG is LG’s newest and most powerful entry into the high-end smartphone market. Featuring the immense power of the NVIDIA® Tegra 2 dual core processor coupled with built-in support for T-Mobile’s 4G network, G2x runs at a warp speed of 1GHz while still boasting low power consumption and high performance for playing video and audio. The 8.0 megapixel camera allows users to record and render full, high definition, 1080p images and video and share them with family and friends with full HDMI mirroring. This enhanced multimedia sharing allows users to easily view and present their content anywhere, anytime on even the largest displays.

LG Revolution

The first 4G LTE smartphone from LG, the LG Revolution, offers complete HD support for streaming, playing and recording video multimedia while on-the-go. Available through Verizon Wireless, customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas while Mobile Hotspot capability allows users to share a 4G connection with up to 8 Wi-Fi devices. Equipped with a chic design, large 4.3 inch touchscreen, 5.0-megapixel autofocus camera with flash and camcorder that includes five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions, video telephony support with front facing camera and Android 2.2 platform, LG Revolution is the ideal device for users ready to experience the next level of smartphone power.

LG Vortex

The LG Vortex empowers first-time smartphone users to join and explore the growing Android world with 3G connectivity over the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless 3G network.  With its sleek design, LG Vortex gives consumers easy-to-use access to a variety of applications that make life simple and keep customers at the center of their social universe.  The LG Vortex features a 3.2” touchscreen with tactile feedback for fast and accurate touch vibration response, Wi-Fi Connectivity, 3G Mobile HotSpot capable, seven customizable home screens, 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder with flash and much more.

LG Optimus Series

Merge into the fast lane with the LG Optimus Series. Today’s smartphones are no longer just for business professionals, they’re for everyone. First-time smartphone users are looking for quick, uncomplicated access to things that make their lives easier. They want simpler, more meaningful ways to connect with family, friends and social communities that keep them on the go and in the know. The LG Optimus series provides all the time-saving goodies of Android™ 2.2 on any Optimus device– speed, simplicity and access to thousands of apps in the Android Marketplace. Test your dexterity with superfast Swype® gestures on the generous 3.2” touchscreen. Or just frame your 3.2 MP snapshots in full detail. Providing Wi-Fi® connectivity for easy access to popular social apps such as Facebook® and Google Talk™, the Optimus series creates a unique user experience that keeps people connected to their favourite websites while on-the-go. For a smooth transition to an exceptional Android smartphone experience, the LG Optimus Series provides consumers with exciting and affordable options on a variety of mobile carriers including the Optimus S with Sprint™, the Optimus T with T-Mobile™, the Optimus V with Virgin Mobile™, the Optimus U with U.S. Cellular™, and the Optimus M with Metro PCS™.

 

Featured LG Tablets at CTIA Wireless 2011 Include:

T-Mobile® G-Slate™ with Google™ by LG

T-Mobile® G-Slate™ with Google™ by LG is the first tablet from LG Mobile Phones and features 4G Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb) and built-in support for T-Mobile’s 4G network. With a brilliant, high-definition (HD) 8.9-inch, 3D-capable multi-touch display, G-Slate delivers a groundbreaking mobile entertainment experience, including the ability to record 3D and full HD video. Built for speed, G-Slate,  available on the T-Mobile network later this Spring, will also be among the first tablets to feature 3D capabilities. Built-in support for 3D graphics will enable consumers to capture and share their own 3D videos, and experience 3D HD content right on the device with the aid of 3D glasses. The rear-facing stereoscopic video recorder and 5.0 megapixel camera with LED flash makes it easier than ever to capture special moments and share with friends and family with 3D video playback in 720 and HD video play back in 1080p.

 

Featured LG Accessories at CTIA Wireless 2011 Include:

Bluetooth Headset, HBM – 905

LG’s HBM-905 Bluetooth featuring High Definition Audio and Tri-Mic Design gives users Best in Class call quality on both ends of the call.  High Definition Streaming Audio provides amazing clarity for listening to music and is compatible with LG’s SMS Reading Application “BT Reader”.  The Boom Mic Design allows for better pick up of the speaker’s voice while the other two mic’s scan the external surrounding and eliminate unwanted noise.  The unique look and feel fits well into business meeting and social setting allowing users of all types to enjoy the excellent sound quality comfortably.

Bluetooth Headset, HBS – 700

LG HBS-700 Stereo Bluetooth Headset provides high quality stereo audio in a unique and lightweight form. Compatible with LG’s SMS reading Application “BT Reader,” the HBS-700 allows the user to listen to incoming text messages, turn-by turn GPS directions, Internet Radio, RSS Readers and more.  HBS-700 delivers a high-quality listening experience of stereo sound and allows users to seamlessly switch from audio streaming to calls. A streamlined neck strap wearing style gives users maximum comfort during all 10 hours of Talk/Listening time and magnetic ear buds easily stow away when not in use. HBS-700 is the perfect headset for on-the-go innovators looking for a stylish and comfortable, hands-free device that won’t slow them down.

Wireless Charger, WCP – 700

LG’s Wireless charging solution is poised to revolutionize wireless charging as we know it.  With inductive coils built into the battery doors and internal contacts, wireless charging is truly integrated into the handsets design, allowing users the ability to wirelessly charge their devices with no external connections that will limit the phones usability. For space-conscious innovators looking to free themselves from tangled wires and external connections, LG WCP-700 provides wireless charging efficiency that can fully charge a standard smartphone in approximately two hours.

Check out each of these exciting LG devices and more at the LG booth (#2467), located in the North/South Hall of the Orange County Convention Center. 

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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 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world. With 2010 global sales of 55.5 trillion Korean won (USD 43.4 billion), LG comprises four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy 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 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. For more information, please visit www.lgmobilephones.com.

 

CONTACT:

LG Electronics Inc.

LG MobileComm U.S.A., Inc

Demetra Kavadeles

(707) 328-5307

demetra.kavadeles@lge.com

 

LG-One

Erica Samadani

(310) 210-4071

Erica.Samadani@lg-one.com

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