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The Breakthrough CU320 Features High Speed UMTS 3G Technology Providing Faster Downloads and Video Viewing

The Breakthrough CU320 Features High Speed UMTS 3G Technology Providing Faster Downloads and Video Viewing

SAN DIEGO --- January 4, 2005 - Today LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. (LG Mobile Phones) and Cingular Wireless introduced the new CU320, available later this month. The CU320 is a great leap forward in mobile phone technology featuring faster downloads, richer content, and enhanced wireless internet, all in one stylish and sophisticated handset. With Cingular's new 3G high-speed network, the CU320 can take your mobile experience places you never thought possible. The addition of Bluetooth, 1.3 Megapixel rotating camera, video/audio streaming capability and a TransFlash memory card port, makes the CU320 the phone a must-have for the next generation of mobile technology enthusiasts.

The newly launched UMTS/HSDPA 3G network gives Cingular Wireless customers the power to experience the ultimate in high-speed mobility with some of the fastest data connections in the world. When available, Cingular's new video service will allow users to download streaming clips of entertainment, news and sports information at the touch of a button. The CU320 leverages this new technology with a large 2 display featuring an amazing 262K colors. Further, with the CU320 and Cingular's 3G service, customers can use voice and data simultaneously talk to a friend on your Bluetooth headset while checking out the latest sports highlights or looking up movie times. With the CU320, you can always multitask in style!

The CU320 showcases a sleek sliding form factor providing cutting-edge style to match its advanced features. The handset includes a 1.3 Megapixel Rotating camera with video and flash functions, mobile Internet and MediaNET 3.0 support, Bluetooth capability, and a TransFlash Memory card port for extra storage of music, images, games or videos.

Another addition to the CU320's long list of innovative features is the Photo Editor. This takes mobile phone editing to the next level by allowing users to rotate images, resize their photos, insert text in the photo, or clip or blur images among other advanced effects. Want to turn that great shot of the kids into a virtual card for family and friends? No problem! With the photo editor function, insert text and frames to create an instant mobile greeting. There is also a multi-shot adjustment that allows users to take up to 9 shots in a row, so you can make sure to capture every second of that special moment. Multimedia messaging, instant messaging, full-duplex speakerphone and a complete set of additional features make the CU320's a truly multipurpose phone.

"The new CU320 handset truly rides on the cutting-edge of mobile technology," said Jon Maron, director of marketing, LG Electronics MobileComm. "Features like high-speed 3G technology, Bluetooth capability and video streaming are exciting new advances in design from Cingular and LG, and are a testament to LG's commitment to provide customers with the latest technology wrapped into a stylish package."

Below please find a complete list of CU320 features:

oTechnology: GSM Quad Band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz); UMTS Dual-Band (850/1900 MHz)
oData Transmission GPRS/EDGE/UMTS
oMemory 64 MB Flash (15 MB User Memory)/64 MB SRAM
oDimensions 3.82 (H) x 1.89 (W) x 0.95 (D)
oWeight 4.30 oz
oLCD 262K Color TFT, 176 x 220 Pixels, 11 Lines
oStandard Battery 1,000 mAh Li-Ion
oTalk Time Up to 2 Hours and 30 Minutes*
oStandby Time Up to 8 Days and 8 Hours*
o1.3 Megapixel Rotating Camera/Video with Flash
oResolutions: Camera - 1280x960**, 640x480, 320x240; Video - 320x240, 176x144** Pixels
oSave up to 1800 Photos @ 320x240 (normal quality) or 60 Photos @ 1280x960 (super fine)*
oGeneral Mode - record up to 25 minutes of video (15 fps) @ 176x144 (normal quality) or 5 minutes @ 320x240 (super fine)*
oMMS Mode - record up to 20 seconds of video
oVideo Record Modes: MMS** & General
oVideo Record Format: 3GP
oZoom: Up to 4x (camera) or 2x (video)
oCustomizable Shutter Tones, Brightness, White Balance, Color Effects, Quality
oPhoto Editor  rotate, resize, insert (text, frame, element), clip, blur, and other effects
oMultishot Adjustment: Up to 9 Shots in a Row*
oSelf-Timer: 3, 5, and 10 Seconds, available in camera & video modes
oSupports Cingular Video and MEdia Net 3.0 (MM trademarks)
oBluetooth 1.1 Capable
oMP3 Music Player with Stereo Sound
oTransFlash Memory Card Port for Extra Storage
oFull-Duplex Speakerphone
oPOP3 E-Mail Client
oMobile Instant Messaging  AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, and ICQ
oHold up to 10 Open Instant Messaging Conversations
oText Messaging (up to 765 characters)
oMultimedia Messaging Service (MMS)  send and receive messages comprised of text, sounds, photos and videos
oJava 2.0 Support for Application & Game Downloads
oPersonal Organizer: Calendar with Scheduler, Alarm Clock, Notepad, Tasks, D-Day Counter
oTools: Calculator, Tip Calculator, World Clock, Stop Watch, Unit Converter, Date Finder
oSleek, Stylish Slider Design
oEnglish, Spanish, & French Language Support
o10 Unique Ringtones + Vibrate & Silent Modes
oMusic (72-Chord Polyphonic) Ringtone Support
oVoice Memo Recording (up 160 minutes)*
oTTY/TDD Support

* TransFlash memory card sold separately.
Cingular Wireless service required. 3G service is not available in all areas.

About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea Stock Exchange: 06657.KS) is a global force in electronics, information and communications products with 2004 annual sales of US $38 billion (consolidated). With more than 66,000 employees working in 76 subsidiaries in 39 countries around the world, LG Electronics is comprised of four main business companies including Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display, Digital Media.

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is the world's leading manufacturer of WCDMA (UMTS), CDMA and GSM handsets, and the fastest growing manufacturer of mobile phones worldwide. The company provides a total range of wired and wireless solutions, and is rapidly establishing a global presence as it cultivates international market share in 3G handsets. For more information please visit