Stylish LG KF300 flip phone launched

A Fashion phone that is bound to make waves in the mobile phone circuit, the new LG KF300 has good looks…although it does look like it is aimed exclusively at the ladies.


Specs and features at a glance:

• 2.2-inch QVGA display
• 1.3-inch TFT screen outside
• 128 x 160 pixels External screen
• 240 x 320 pixel 256K colours internal screen Continue reading “Stylish LG KF300 flip phone launched”

2007, a Blockbuster year for Mobile Phones

2007 was a blockbuster year for Mobile phones. Apprx. 1 billion mobile phones were sold in the year 2007. 2007 also saw some unique launches with Nokia launching their N Series devices followed by Apple launching the iPhone, which created ripples in the mobile phone industry. Continue reading “2007, a Blockbuster year for Mobile Phones”

LG KF700 for the all round web experience

A fully loaded handset with a web browser integrating Google Search, Gmail, Maps and YouTube, the LG KF700 unveiled at the MWC 2008 is an HSDPA phone that also makes video calls possible.

The USP in the words of LGE’s Press Release – “The world’s first phone with three separate input methods, the LG-KF700 itegrates a 3-inch touchscreen, alpha-numeric keypad and Shortcut Dial. Each of these input methods is assigned to the tasks at which it is most efficient, making LG’s highly intuitive interface possible. With its user-optimized navigation, all of the phone’s functions and features are instantly accessible.”


Specs and features include:

• Triband
• 3 MP camera with auto focus
• MP3 player
• MPEG 4 video player
• Bluetooth
• MicroSD expandable memory
• 3 inch 262 K colour touch screen
• 240X480 pixels

The handset will be available in markets around Europe by April 2008

The LG KW838 Chocolate

I am a Reliance user and have been meaning to upgrade my handset for a very long time. I have a Nokia 6325 which is a neat handset, but lets face it, in the world of 3-5 megapixel cameras, MicroSD memory card options, Bluetooth, GPRS, GSM etc, this handset is antiquated.

But Reliance has few upgrade options that along with features, look super chic too. I don’t want a Black Berry, LG Chocolate hasn’t enough features, and the Nokia handsets by Reliance are just not good looking enough.

And then I come across this news item:

The latest LG Chocolate Phone KW838 can handle both CDMA and GSM cell phone signals. Continue reading “The LG KW838 Chocolate”

LG Viewty in India

India is touted to be the world’s fastest growing mobile marketplace. To prove that the company is serious about India’s status, LG launched its Viewty model in India.

We had covered LG Viewty’s debut in select Asian and African markets.


To update our readers on the handset’s features, it has a 5 mega pixel camera with Schneider-Kreuznach lens. It is YouTube enabled and carries a DivX certification. Continue reading “LG Viewty in India”

LG to introduce mobile technology for medical purposes

Mobile phones do a lot these days. They are serving every purpose known to man to keep him informed and updated and to enable him to keep track of his appointments, commitments etc. Mobiles also help you keep connected.

Now mobile phones will also do much more. Nokia revealed the Eco Sensor concept a few days ago, which is a mobile phone and a sensing device that will help monitor your health and environment as well.


LG and a team of Canadian Researchers (from the University of Edmonton in Alberta) are busy inventing a system that will enable you to record your vital signs, such as temperature, heart rate and blood pressure, and then transmit them, through your cell phone to your doctor or medical assistant.

Incredible I would say! Continue reading “LG to introduce mobile technology for medical purposes”

2 Hot New Music Phones for music buffs

Music buffs across the world have two hot new models to grab, as Sony Ericsson and LG announced their latest models.

We bring you the inside information on both models as the expected Indian launch for both handsets is slated to be early 2008.

Sony Ericsson W890 Walkman Phone

Sony Ericsson launched its walkman model W880 a few months ago. It has now launched W890, its successor, with additional features. This handset is designed for entertainment and boasts features such as music, video, 3D games and high-speed web access.

We covered the handset a few weeks ago. For more pictures click here.



• W890i UMTS/HSDPA 2100, GSM/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
• 240×320 pixels
• 262K TFT, QVGA
• 28MB user free memory
• External memory- Up to 4GB with Memory Stick Micro (M2)
• Java™ Platform 8 (JP-8) Continue reading “2 Hot New Music Phones for music buffs”

LG launches Shine Titanium

Although LG Shine in Titanium was launched worldwide way back in July 2007, the handset was formally introduced in India on November 4, 2007.


The LG Shine Titanium is claimed to be the only mobile phone in the market with a Titanium finish metal body.


The model has been launched in both the bar and slider models.


• 2 megapixel camera
• Expandable Memory up to 1 GB
• 2.2-inches LCD screen
• GPRS and EDGE compatible
• Bluetooth (with A2DP)
• USB connectivity Continue reading “LG launches Shine Titanium”

New LG GSM Models for the Indian Buyer

LG Electronics India Private Limited announced the launch of two new colour handsets; the KG 288, and the KG 285 for GSM users in India.

Even though these two models are entry level handsets targeting the low end of the user spectrum, they are rich with features to enable users to enjoy more features without paying through the roof.


Continue reading “New LG GSM Models for the Indian Buyer”

LG Viewty KU990 to debut in Asia

LG’s high-end five million pixel camera phone with a 3-inch wide touch screen, Viewty (Model: LG-KU990)  is all set to make its debut in Asia starting in November.

The first Asian Nations where it will make its presence felt is Hong Kong and Singapore. It will make its Koran debut in mid December. India will follow suit, optimistically by early 2008, although there no reports confirming the same.

lg_viewty.jpg Continue reading “LG Viewty KU990 to debut in Asia”