LG has announced the launch of LG KS660 Dual-SIM Touchscreen triband GSM network ready mobile phone which features a large 3.0-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 KS660 Dual-SIM mobile phone is a triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz handset which featrues 3.0-inch, 262,144 colors, 240 x 400 pixels resolution WQVGA display.
The new LG KS660 mobile phone also features a unique scratch-proof display screen and it boasts of capacity of continuous 15 hours of music playback.
Only 13.5 mm thin, LG KS660 phone comes with 50-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.
LG KS660 dual SIM phones has the capability of two live SIMs functional simultaneously with features like call hold & swap, providing real-time switching facility between both SIM at click of icon on display.
MP3 Media Player
The LG KS660 ports an advanced integrated MP3 media player which supports AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MP3, Midi, AMR, MPEG4, H.263, WMA Audio formats.
Media player software allows music files sorting and browsing on various parameters like artist, album, type (blues, classical, pop) etc and offers many equalizer presets like virtual bass, clear, live performance, rock, jazz, classical, pop, low music etc.
In addition, users can use compatible wireless bluetooth headphones with the phone using its integrated bluetooth +A2DP connectivity.
The multimedia LG KS660 touchscreen dual-SIM mobile phone also features 5.0 Megapixels resolution digital camera with maximum of 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution having Schneider-Kreuznach optics allowing 4X Digital Zoom, Night Mode, Multi Shot and Autofocus functions, Self timer, Brightness Adjustment, White Balance, and built-in flash.
The multi shot function of LG KS660 mobile phone allows upto 9 shot, 5 shot, 3 shot, or 1 shot. Color effects options include Sepia, Mono and Negative and white balance options allow Auto, Daylight, Incandescent or indoor environment, Cloudy and Fluorescent. The camera offers support for 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 720 x 480 pixels in 15 fps. The video capture mode allows integrated LED Flash, White Balance, and Color Effects. The video files formats include MP4, and 3GP formats
The Video playback allows several standard video file types including H.264, WMA, MPEG4, WMV, and AVI.
The LG KS660 Dual-SIM touchscreen phone several connectivity options includeing GPRS class 10 connection with upto 48 kbps, EDGE Class 10 with upto 236.8 kbps connection, Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP wireless connection, and WAP 2.0, xHTML browser and USB v2.0/v1.2 port support. It does not offer 3G or WiFi connectivity. The phone supports polyphonic 64 channels ringtones supporting MP3, AAC+, AAC+ Enhacned, MIDI, and SMAF audio formats.
FM Radio with Recording
LG KS660 dual-SIM mobile phone also sports integrated FM radio with autoscan for upto 9 station presets in 12 groups for faster and easier access. 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 KS660 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 KS660 dual-SIM 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 KS660 phone has 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 KS660 also offers document viewers for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), and PDF.
The LG KS660 mobilephone comes with standard Li-Ion 950 mAh battery which offers upto 300 hrs of standby time and upto 4 hours of talk time at full charge.
LG KS660 Dual-SIM Mobile phone Features
- Triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
- 3.0-inch, 262K colors, 400 x 240 pixels resolution WQVGA display
- Touchscreen display
- 50-MB internal shared memory
- microSD Memory Card Slot (max 2-GB)
- 40 dialed, 40 missed, 40 received call records
- 1000 Entries Phonebook
- 500 SMS memory
- 100 MMS memory
- GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps
- EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
- Bluetooth v2.0+A2DP Wireless Connection
- Mini USB v2.0/1.2 Port
- WAP 2.0/xHTML Browser
- 5.0 Megapixels Camera, 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, 4X Digital Zoom, Night Mode, Multi Shot, Autofocus, Self timer, Brightness Adjustment, White Balance, built-in flash
- Video recording and playback, 720 x 480 pixels in 15 fps, Flash, White Balance, Color Effects, Supports MP4, and 3GP formats
- MP3 Media Player, Supports AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MP3, Midi, AMR, MPEG4, H.263, WMA Audio formats
- FM Radio with 20 preset stations, Scheduled FM recorder, FM Alarm, FM on Speakerphone
- Polyphonic Ringtones (64 channels), MP3, AAC+,AAC++, MIDI, SMAF
- Voice Recording, Call conversation recording
- Video Caller ID
- SMS, EMS, MMS and Email, Bluetooth Message
- Yahoo mail, Yahoo Messenger, Yahoo Address Book
- Anti-theft Mobile Tracker
- Hindi SMS and Menu
- In-Flight Mode
- Handsfree Speakerphone
- Games (5)- LG Racing, LG Cricket, OnStrike, BraveKnight, Flipper
- 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 950 mAh Battery
Stand-by: Up to 300 hrs
Talk time: Up to 4 hrs
- Weight – 105 gms
The new LG KS660 Dual-SIM phone featuring 5.0 MP camera, MP3 player, FM Radio tuner with recording, Anti-theft Mobile Tracker, and support for microSD memory slot would be available in March 2009. Visit www.in.lge.com for more details.