LG has launched LG KT601 Smartphone which is quadband 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, GPS receiver, and memory expansion card slot.
The new LG KT601 mobile phone is powered by 400 MHz Qualcomm MSM7200 processor and it is a quadband GSM 850/ 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 keypad. There is also an 1.45 inch wide 256K colors capable external secondary display which is capable of displaying 4 lines of text.
An updated version of LG KT610 smartphone 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 KT610 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.
With dimensions like 108.9 x 53.9 x 17.2 mm, the new LG KT610 smartphone is surely amongst the smallest communicators out there. The folding mechanism allows latching in two positions – at 120 degrees and at full 180 degrees flat position.
Powered by Symbian 9.2 S60 OS rel 3.1, the LG KT610 phone is equipped with 64-MB of internal shared memory and is equipped with microSD Memory Card Slot for expanded memory with maximum of 8-GB storage space. The handset allows upto 1000 entries phonebook (practically unlimited), 500 SMS ans 100 MMS memory along with 40 dialed, 40 received, 40 missed calls records for max 30 days period.
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 KT610 smart phone also features powerful 2.0 Megapixels resolution main 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 KT610 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 KT610 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.
There is a secondary VGA resolution camera for videocalling.
The LG KT610 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 KT610 phone offers GPRS class 10 connection, 3G HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps 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 LG KT610 allows super fast data speeds of 1.8 MBit/s or 3.6 MBit/s in downlink with this new HSDPA technology that allows downloading music, games, video clips and make & receive video calls at the touch of a button at incredibly fast speeds.
The phone supports polyphonic 64 channels ringtones supporting MP3, AAC+,AAC++, MIDI, and SMAF audio formats.
LG KT610 is equipped with Bluetooth 2.0 wireless technology that allows Bluetooth wireless printing, sending images or documents to a compatible printer etc fast and effortless. In addition, Bluetooth v2.0 allows streaming music wirelessly to a compatible headset or speakers.
Built-in GPS receiver
GPS stands for Global Positioning System. There are over two dozen GPS satellites orbit the Earth and transmit radio signals which allow any GPS receiver on the planet to determine its location, speed and direction.
The LG KT610 smartphone is equipped with built-in GPS receiver with integrated Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS) that links to both satellites and local networks for navigatio. Smartphone also supports Geotagging so you can tag a photo to the location you took it and then share with friends
Anti-theft Mobile Tracker
The LG KT610 smartphone handset also sports a unique Anti-theft Mobile Tracker which can help trace the handset if stolen.
If by chance, LG KT610 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 KT610 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 LG KT610 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 smartphone also offers document viewers for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), and PDF.
The LG KT610 mobilephone comes with standard Li-Po 960 mAh battery which offers upto 400 hrs of standby time and upto 5 hours of talk time at full charge.
LG KT610 Mobile Phone Features
- Quadband GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz
- 3G HSDPA 2100 MHz
- 2.4-inch, 256K colors, 240 x 320 pixels resolution QVGA display
- Second External 1.45-inch 256K Colors 4-lines Display
- Full QWERTY sliding Keyboard
- 64-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
- 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
- Secondary VGA resolution camera for videocall
- 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)
- GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps
- 3G HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
- EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
- Bluetooth v2.0+A2DP Wireless Connection
- Mini USB v2.0/1.2 Port
- WAP 2.0/xHTML Browser
- Symbion OS v9.2 S60
- Built-in GPS Receiver, Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS)
- 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-Po 960 mAh Battery
Stand-by: Up to 400 hrs
Talk time: Up to 5 hrs
- Dimensions – 108.9 x 53.9 x 17.2 mm
- Weight – 125.5 gms
The LG KT601Smartphone featuring full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 2.0 MP camera, MP3 player, Anti-theft Mobile Tracker and support for microSD memory slot is available in India for Rs. 15,990 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.