LG has today launched LG KS360 mobile phone which is a triband GSM network ready mobile phone featuring a large 2.4-inch 256K colors display, Full QWERTY Keypad, GPRS and EDGE data connectivity, 2.0 MP digital camera, FM Radio, and memory expansion card slot.
The new LG KS360 mobile phone is powered by 400 MHz Qualcomm MSM7200 processor and it is a triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz network ready handset which featrues 2.4-inch, 256K colors, 240 x 320 pixels resolution QVGA display with full QWERTY slideable keypad and allows Touchscreen dialing.
An updated version of LG KS360 smart phone is likely to be powered by Google Android operating system bundled with gmail, Google Talk, Google maps and many Google applications for mobile phone.
The new LG KS360 phone’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.
Only 16.8 mm thick LG KS360 phone is equipped with 15-MB of internal shared memory of which only 40-MB is free for use along with sporting 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 KS360 smart phone also features powerful 2.0 Megapixels resolution digital camera with maximum of 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution allowing 4X Digital Zoom, Multi Shot (1,3,6,9), Brightness Adjustment, White Balance, and built-in flash. Sadly camera does not offer autofocus support. Other still image captured resolution include 320X240, 640X480, 1024 x 768, and 1600 x 1200 pixels.
The multi shot function of LG KS360 mobile phone allows upto 9 shot, 6 shot, 3 shot, or 1 shot. Predefined Scene modes include Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, illuminated / indoors, Portrait, Landscape, Night, Beach, Sports, and Party etc and digital camera offers many picture effects such as Black & White, Negative, and Sepia.
The digital camera also offers options for timer shooting, Macro shooting, Red Eye detection and reduction, etc and several software applications are available for picture editing and movie making.
The digital camera in LG KS360 also allows continuous video recording (and playback) with 128 x 96 pixels, 176 x 144 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels resolution, supporting MP4, and 3GP formats, Flash, White Balance presets, Color effects presets.
The Video playback allows several standard video file types including H.264, WMA, MPEG4, WMV, and AVI.
The LG KS360 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 KS360 phone offers plentiful connectivity features which includes GPRS class 10 connection, EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps connection, Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP wireless connection for streaming music to compatible pair of wireless headphones or speakers, WAP 2.0, xHTML browser and USB v2.0/v1.2 port support. The phone supports polyphonic 64 channels ringtones supporting MP3, AAC+,AAC++, MIDI, and SMAF audio formats.
FM Radio with Recording
3G network ready new LG KS360 smart phone also sports integrated FM radio which 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 KS360 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 KS360 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 KS360 mobile 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, Google Maps, Rocke Talk, and NDTV Active.
Other features of this phone 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 KS360 also offers document viewers for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), and PDF.
The LG KS360 mobilephone comes with standard Li-Ion 800 mAh battery which offers upto 400 hrs of standby time and upto 5 hours of talk time at full charge.
LG KS360 Mobile Phone Features
- Triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz
- 2.4-inch, 256K colors, 240 x 320 pixels resolution QVGA display
- Full QWERTY sliding Keyboard
- Touchscreen Dialing
- 15-MB internal shared memory
- microSD Memory Card Slot (max 4-GB)
- 40 dialed, 40 missed, 40 received call records
- 1000 Entries Phonebook
- 500 SMS memory
- 100 MMS memory
- 2.0 Megapixels Digital Camera, upto 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution, 4X Digital Zoom, Multi Shot/Burst Mode (1,3,6,9), No Autofocus, Brightness Adjustment, White Balance, built-in flash, Color effects
- Video recording and playback with 128 x 96 pixels, 176 x 144 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels resolution, Supports MP4, and 3GP formats, Flash, White Balance presets, Color effects presets
- 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, FM on Speakerphone
- 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
- Video Caller ID
- SMS, EMS, MMS and Email, Push Email
- MSN Messangar, Outlook Express
- Anti-theft Mobile Tracker
- Hindi SMS and Menu
- In-Flight Mode
- Handsfree Speakerphone
- Flight Mode
- Games – M-toy, Death Camp, Flipper, Grand Golf, SuddenStroke, Sudoku Puzzle
- Polyphonic Ringtones (64 channels), MP3, AAC+,AAC++, MIDI, SMAF
- Utilities – Data Wallet, Google Maps, Rocke Talk, 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 800 mAh Battery
Stand-by: Up to 400 hrs
Talk time: Up to 5 hrs
- Dimensions – 101.5 x 51 x 16.8 mm
- Weight – 108 gms
The LG KS360 mobile phone featuring full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 2.0 MP camera, MP3 player, FM Radio tuner, Anti-theft Mobile Tracker and support for microSD memory slot is available in India for Rs. 11,500 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.