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LG launches LG Shine Plus with Google™

  • Updated
  • 07/09/2010

Android-powered LG Shine Plus is now available in Canada 

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO—(September 7, 2010) LG Electronics Canada is thrilled today to reveal the new LG Shine Plus, the most customized Android-powered device available in Canada.

The LG Shine Plus features extensive use of Google Mobile Services including Google Search, Google Maps , Picasa, YouTube and Android Market™. Easy access and seamless integration with Google Mobile Services on the LG Shine Plus allows for consumers to connect quickly and effortlessly to their world.

The LG Shine Plus also comes pre-loaded with the LG App Advisor, which allows users to download the best applications available on Android Market with minimal effort. This is just one way that LG is customizing the mobile world and allowing Canadians to quickly connect with the best of the web.

The LG Shine Plus features a 3.2” resistive touch screen and has the first ergonomically designed keyboard, providing the comfort and ease of use that consumers have been searching for.

“The LG Shine Plus provides the most convenient access to the best online tools with its large touch screen and QWERTY keypad,” said Colin Bettam, Vice-President of Marketing, LG Electronics Canada. “Powered by Android, Canadians are going to love having access to all of their favourite applications, all of the no time.”

Special features include:

Android Power: open, expandable, customizable and optimized for web

  • Best of the web: extensive use of GMS Google Search, Maps, Picassa, YouTube, Android Market and more
  • Spacious QWERTY keyboard: ergonomically designed in both shape and layout
  • 3.2-inch touch screen: enhances the viewing experience
  • Multimedia apps: pre-loaded with the LG App Advisor
  • 5.0 megapixel camera: includes a built-in flash and Photo Editor

The LG Shine Plus will be available in Canada on September 7th, 2010. For pricing, availability and more information, please visit

Android, Android Market, Google Search, Google Maps, Picasa and YouTube are trademarks of Google Inc.


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 five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company 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


*Android, Google and the Google logo are trademarks of Google Inc.

For more information, please contact:

Maria De Romana

High Road Communications
Phone: 416-644-1720