LG has today launched LG KC550 triband GSM network ready Slide-up style mobile phone which features a large 2.4-inch 262K colors color display, 5.0 MP digital camera, powerful MP3 and media player, integrated FM Radio with recording facility, memory expansion card slot and option for Hindi language in SMS and system menu.
The new LG KC550 mobile phone is a triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz handset which featrues 2.4-inch, 262,144 colors, 240 x 320 pixels resolution QVGA display in slide-up style design.
The new LG KC550 mobile phone also features a unique scratch-proof display screen and sports TV-Out post for direct connection to home TV system.
LG KC550’s display technology also offers easy screen size adjustment and horizontal or vertical rotation of the screen depending on hand movement. The screen can work in either landscape or portrait modes and rotates automatically. In addition, there is also a light sensor that allows adjusting the brightness according the ambient lighting conditions.
Using the motion sensor, the LG KC550 phone automatically adjusts the view depending upon whether one is taking pictures or viewing video clips or reading documents.
Only 14.9 mm thin slider LG KC550 phone comes with 14-MB of internal shared memory and features microSD Memory Card Slot for expanded memory with maximum of 4-GB storage space. The handset allows upto 1000 entries phonebook, 500 SMS ans 100 MMS memory along with 40 dialed, 40 received, 40 missed calls records.
The contact book allows Name, Mobile, Home, Company name, Email address, Office number, Fax number, Birthday, Associate Picture, and Associate Video per contact.
The multimedia LG KC550 mobile phone also features powerful 5.0 Megapixels resolution digital camera with maximum of 2560 x 1920 pixels resolution having Schneider-Kreuznach optics allowing 4X Digital Zoom, Night Mode, Multi Shot and Autofocus functions, Self timer, Shake Reduction / image stabilizer, Brightness Adjustment, White Balance, and built-in flash. Other still image captured resolution include 320X240, 640X480, 1280X960, and 1600X1200, 2048×1536 pixels.
The multi shot function of LG KC550 mobile phone allows upto 9 shot, 5 shot, 3 shot, or 1 shot. Predefined Scene modes include Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Night, Beach, Sports, and Party. The camera also supports ISO 800 for low light shooting along with ISO 400, 200, 100 and 80.
The digital camera also allows continuous video recording (and playback) in MP4 / 3GP formats in 176 x 144 pixels or 320 x 240 pixels in 30 fps, VGA resolution of 640 x 480 pixels in 30 fps and 740 x 480 pixels in 15 fps.
The Video playback allows several standard video file types including H.264, WMA, MPEG4, WMV, and AVI.
The LG Secret KF750 mobile phone also offers integrated MP3 media player which supports AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MP3, Midi, AMR, MPEG4, H.263, WMA Audio formats.
The LG KC550 mobile phone also offers GPRS class 12 connection, EDGE Class 12, 236.8 kbps connection, Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP wireless connection, WAP 2.0, xHTML browser and USB v2.0/v1.2 port support. The phone supports polyphonic 64 channels ringtones supporting MP3, AAC+, AAC+ Enhacned, MIDI, and SMAF audio formats.
FM Radio with Recording
LG KC550 mobile phone also sports integrated FM radio with autoscan for upto 9 station presets. The FM radio also offers live or scheduled recording which can be saved and also used as ringtones. In addition it also allows FM alarm feature which switches to preset FM station on schedule. The FM radio can also be played on Speakerphone.
Anti-theft Mobile Tracker
The LG KC550 mobile handset also sports a unique Anti-theft Mobile Tracker which can help trace the handset if stolen. Here is how you can setup this feature in this handset:
1. Locate mobile tracker option under Tools menu
2. Enter default password 0000 and press OK
3. Go to option 1 and select on
4. Change your password immediately
5. Go to option 3 and select New
6. Enter you name and two alternate mobile numbers
If by chance, LG KC550 mobile phone handset gets stolen and the SIM is removed after having activated a new SIM card in the same handset, the two alternate mobile numbers a user had entered while setting up the anti-theft feature would automatically receive the SMS informing about the new SIM number and the location of the theft. This info can be used for filing your police complain.
The LG KC550 phone comes with several applications including Agenda, Alarm Clock, Calculator, Clock, To-do-list, and Voice Memo. Some of the utilities included are Data Wallet, and NDTV Active.
Other features include USB charging, video playback, video caller ID, built-in speaker and In-flight mode which allows user to use the phone as MP3 media player and as a mass storage device to store files and data. The LG KC550 also offers document viewers for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), and PDF.
Preloaded with few song tones for ringtone, the new LG KC550 mobile phone measures 96.9 x 51.4 x 14.9 mm and weighing just about 121 gms.
The LG KC550 mobilephone comes with standard Li-Ion 900 mAh battery which offers upto 250 hrs of standby time and upto 3 hours of talk time at full charge.
LG KC550 Mobile phone Features
- Triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz
- 2.4-inch, 262K colors, 240 x 320 pixels resolution QVGA display
- Slide-up design
- 14-MB internal shared memory
- microSD Memory Card Slot (max 8-GB)
- 40 dialed, 40 missed, 40 received call records
- 1000 Entries Phonebook
- 500 SMS memory
- 100 MMS memory
- 5.0 Megapixels Camera, 2560 x 1920 pixels resolution, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, 4X Digital Zoom, Night Mode, Multi Shot, Autofocus, Self timer, Image Stabilizer, Brightness Adjustment, White Balance, built-in flash
- Video recording and playback, VGA (640 x 480 pixels) in 30 fps, 720 x 480 pixels in 15 fps, Supports MP4, and 3GP formats
- MP3 Media Player, Supports AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MP3, Midi, AMR, MPEG4, H.263, WMA Audio formats
- Video Playback – H.264, WMA, MPEG4, WMV, AVI, DivX in VGA resolution (640 x 480 pixels)
- FM Radio with 20 preset stations, Scheduled FM recorder, FM Alarm, FM on Speakerphone
- Voice Recording, Call conversation recording
- TV-Out Port
- Video Caller ID
- SMS, EMS, MMS and Email
- Yahoo mail, Yahoo Messenger
- Anti-theft Mobile Tracker
- Hindi SMS and Menu
- In-Flight Mode
- Handsfree Speakerphone
- Flight Mode
- GPRS Class 12, 32 – 48 kbps
- EDGE Class 12, 236.8 kbps
- Bluetooth v2.0+A2DP Wireless Connection
- Mini USB v2.0/1.2 Port
- WAP 2.0/xHTML Browser
- Colors – Pink, Dark Gray, Black
- Games (11)- M-toy-6 motion sensor games, Death Camp, Extreme Skateboard, Flipper , Mini Game World, and SuddenStroke
- Polyphonic Ringtones (64 channels), MP3, AAC+,AAC++, MIDI, SMAF
- Utilities – Data Wallet, Health Chart, NDTV Active
- Applications – Memo, Alarm Clock, Calculator, Clock, To-do-list, Voice Memo, Secret Memo, Calender, World Clock, Unit Converter
- Document Viewer for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), PDF Viewer
- Standard Li-Ion 3.7V 900mAh Battery
Stand-by: Up to 250 hrs
Talk time: Up to 3 hrs
- Dimensions – 96.9 x 51.4 x 14.9 mm
- Weight – 121 gms
The LG KC550 slider-up mobile phone featuring 5.0 MP camera, MP3 player, FM Radio tuner, Anti-theft Mobile Tracker and support for microSD memory slot is available in India for Rs. 14,990 with one year warranty and it comes with the free stereophonic headset kit and USB Data Cable. Visit www.in.lge.com for more details.