LG has recently announced the launch of LG KP500 Cookie Touchscreen quadband GSM network ready mobile phone which features a large 3.0-inch 262K colors color display, 3.15 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 KP500 Cookie mobile phone is a quadband GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz handset which features a large 3.0-inch, 262,144 colors, 240 x 400 pixels resolution WQVGA full touch screen display.
The new LG KP500 Cookie touchscreen mobile phone also features a unique scratch-proof display screen and it boasts of some unique features like motion sensor games, auto rotating display, handsriting recognition and full Active Flash user interface.
Only 11.9 mm thin, LG KP500 Cookie touchscreen phone comes with 50-MB of internal shared memory and features microSD Memory Card Slot for expanded memory with maximum of 8-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 KP500 Cookie is equipped with a large 3.0-inch wide full touch screen which allows better enjoy watching videos, playing games, and looking at photos and larger icons are easier to navigate than smaller ones.
Active flash user interface in LG KP500 is very intuitive which allows users to access menus easily and shift around other menus simply and quickly with just one touch.
The easy-to-use smart handwriting recognition function of the LG KP500 Cookie phone allows users to send text messages without using the touch based virtual keyboard. It also allows writing in complicated languages such as Chinese.
The LG KP500 Cookie phone comes with an embedded stylus pen concealed in the base to be used with the advanced handwriting recognition program that allows the user to write memos and text messages, and also edit photo images by touching the screen with the pen tip. A onscreen full QWERTY keyboard slides into view when the LG KP500 Cookie is held horizontally. In addition, the auto rotating display always shifts images or documents for proper viewing no matter which way the handset is turned.
Motion sensor games
LG KP500 Cookie phone is equipped with advanced motion sensor technology that allows more fun interactivity to games so users can enjoy mobile entertainment in a more dynamic and exciting way using motion sensor technology that requires the user’s eye-hand coordination to balance, flip, shift, and twist the handset to play the games. Motion sensor ready games included in the phone are Tomsons&Touch, Pipe game, flying dices, and wheel mania.
Auto rotating display
The onscreen QWERTY keyboard slides into view when the LG-KP500 Cookie is held horizontally, and the auto rotating display always shifts images or documents for proper viewing no matter which way the handset is turned.
Embedded stylus pen
LG KP500 Cookie touchscreen phone sports a stylus embedded in the handset which allows user write a memo or edit a photo without having to search around for the stylus pen which often gets lost or misplaced.
MP3 Media Player
The LG KP500 Cookie touchscreen phone sports 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 full touchscreen dual-SIM mobile phone also features 3.15 Megapixel resolution fixed focus digital camera with maximum of 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution having Schneider-Kreuznach optics allowing 4X Digital Zoom, Multi-shot and Night Mode.
The multi shot function of LG KP500 touchscreen 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 QVGA resolution 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 KP500 Cookie 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. The phone supports polyphonic 64 channels ringtones supporting MP3, AAC+, AAC+ Enhacned, MIDI, and SMAF audio formats.
FM Radio with Recording
LG KS500 Cookie touchscreen 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-KP500 mobile handset also sports a unique Anti-theft Mobile Tracker which can help trace the handset if stolen.
If by chance, LG-KP500 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 KP500 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 KP500 Cookie Touchscreen phone also offers document viewers for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), and PDF.
The LG KP500 mobilephone comes with standard Li-Ion 900 mAh battery which offers upto 350 hrs of standby time and upto 3.5 hours of talk time at full charge.
LG KP500 Cookie Full Touch Screen Mobile phone Features
- Quadband GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
- 3.0-inch, 262K colors, 400 x 240 pixels resolution WQVGA display
- Full Touchscreen display, Auto Rotate
- 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 v2.1+A2DP Wireless Connection
- Mini USB v2.0/1.2 Port
- WAP 2.0/xHTML Browser
- 3.15 Megapixel Camera, 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, 4X Digital Zoom, Multi Shot, Fixed Focus
- Video recording and playback, QVGA 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
- Motion Sensor Games
- 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
- Vibration Alert
- Games – Tomsons&Touch, Pipe game, flying dices and wheel mania
- 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 900 mAh Battery
Stand-by: Up to 350 hrs
Talk time: Up to 3.5 hrs
- Weight – 89 gms
The full touchscreen enabled new LG KP500 Cookie mobile phone featuring 3.1 MP camera, MP3 player, FM Radio tuner with recording, Anti-theft Mobile Tracker, and support for microSD memory slot is available in India for Rs. 11,400 (update-20 Dec’09 : Rs. 7,850/-) wih 1 year warranty. Visit www.in.lge.com for more details.