LG has announced the launch of its LG Cookie Zip 510 mobile phone in India that is CDMA network handset offers Live TV using EV-DO (Evolution Data Optimization) technology allows lightning fast download speed of upto 3.1 Mbps, and is clearly aimed at the young audience.
According to company, the LG Cookie Zip phone will enable young mobile users to have an unordinary fun experience. It delivers all the essentials in communication, multimedia and entertainment in a delightfully compact form and enables LG to realize how much more out there are they could do with the faster network by EV-DO; 3G like technology in CDMA.
The all new LG Cookie Zip CDMA phone is designed to delivers all the essentials in communication, multimedia and entertainment in a delightfully compact form. With this new touch screen handset, LG aims to take on the most popular Samsung Corby and scores of very affordable touch screen phones in India.
Priced at only Rs. 8,299, the new LG Cookies Zip CDMA phone offers the same full touchscreen experience as the regular LG Cookie handset, and offers a host of exciting new features including with a fun graphical interface and convenient social networking connectivity.
The new LG Cookie Zip 510 boasts a several social networking features that includes a easy SNS usability which brings Facebook to mobile screen, besides supporting Twitter, Flickr and many other top social networking websites and LG’s unique peer management application, LiveSquare allows keeping track of most frequent contacts in a dynamic and interactive graphical interface.
Powered by LG’s BREW 3.1.5 operating system, the new LG Cookie Zip 510 touch phone is a bar type CDMA EVDO Rev.A network ready handset that features a large 3.0-inch, 262,144 colors, 240 x 400 pixels resolution WQVGA full touch screen display which allows better enjoy watching videos, playing games, and looking at photos and larger icons are easier to navigate than smaller ones.
The LG Cookie Zip TV 510 handset also features Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotation and is equipped with sophisticated handwriting recognition capabilities. The easy-to-use smart handwriting recognition function of the LG Cookie Zip 510 phone allows users to send text messages without using the touch based virtual keyboard.
The 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, handwriting recognition and full Active Flash user interface.
Only 11.9 mm thick, LG Cookie Zip touchscreen phone weighs 90 gms and comes with 72-MB of internal shared memory and features microSD Memory Card Slot for expanded memory with maximum of 16-GB storage space. The handset allows upto 1000 entries phonebook, 1250 SMS and 100 MMS memory along with 20 dialed, 20 received, 20 missed calls records.
The LG Cookie Zip CDMA phone has 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 virtual onscreen full QWERTY keyboard slides into view when the LG Cookie Zip CDMA handset 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.
LG Cookie Zip 510 CDMA phone is equipped with advanced motion sensor technology that allows more fun interactivity to games. Some of the motion sensor ready games included in the phone includes Sudoku cafe, Hidden catch, Brain Teaser, and Mingle Mangle.
Media player in LG Cookie Zip touchscreen phone supports AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MP3, Midi, AMR, MPEG4, H.263, WMA Audio formats and users can use compatible wireless bluetooth headphones with the phone using its integrated bluetooth +A2DP connectivity.
Digital Camera: LG Cookie Zip 510 phone also features 2.0 Megapixel resolution fixed focus digital camera with maximum of 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution having Schneider-Kreuznach optics allowing 2X Digital Zoom, Multi-shot and Night Mode and multi shot function allows upto 9 shot shot in quick succession . The digital camera also allows continuous video recording (and playback) in MP4 / 3GP formats in QVGA resolution in 15 fps.
Connectivity: The LG Cookie Zip CDMA phone several connectivity options includes EV-DO (Evolution Data Optimization) with 3.0 Mbps download speed, Bluetooth v2.1 + A2DP wireless connection, Wap 2.0/xHTML 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 Cookie Zip CDMA 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. The FM radio can also be played on Speakerphone.
The handset also sports a unique Anti-theft Mobile Tracker which can help trace the handset if stolen. Some other features include video playyer, video caller ID, built-in speaker and In-flight mode, document viewers for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), and PDF.
Already available across India in single Black color, the LG Cookie Zip 510 CDMA phone comes with 900 mAh Li-ion battery allowing 5 hours of talk time and 150 hours of standby time and is priced for Rs. 8,299 posing stiff competition to immensely popular Samsung Corby range of phones.