LG Electronics announces new Symbian smartphone with GPS

  • Updated
  • 11, 28 2008

Johannesburg, November 2008 – LG Electronics, a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications and Symbian Limited, the market leader in open mobile operating systems, have announced availability of the LG KT610 in South Africa.

The LG KT610 is the perfect choice for people who want a phone that combines smartphone capabilities with compact and fashionable styling. The handset is GPS-enabled with downloadable maps for 150 countries. This stylish candy bar mobile phone is equipped a unique 2.4-inch VGA flip screen holding a PC-like QWERTY keypad. Based on Symbian OS v9.2 and S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1, LG KT610's users can take full advantage of a rich suite of multimedia features and applications.

With HSDPA connectivity the phone can download at speeds of up to 3.6 Mbps and it supports full HTML browsing, just like a web browser on a regular computer. Combined with a QWERTY keypad and push email functionality, socialising, working and web browsing on-the-go is made easy. Symbian OS ensures the benefits of advanced power efficiency and a high-level of OS security, crucial for social and professional users. Video MMS, email and Google package are also available.

Dr Michelle Potgieter, Marketing Director of LGESA said, "LG's partnership with Symbian is significant as the two endeavour to meet what customers really want with smart phones. LG will tighten our focus on creating insight-based values for the customers in the rapidly growing smart phone market."

The KT610 allows you to be in touch through various mediums regardless of where you are. Its functionally advanced technology makes the LG KT610 a truly a unique and multifaceted device ideal for the most demanding of businessmen or woman.