Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
Sydney, Australia – : LG Electronics, a worldwide design leader in mobile technology today launched the first of a number of Android smartphones it plans to introduce in Australia in 2010, the LG GW620.

Social networking savvy and stylish to boot, the handset boasts a QWERTY keyboard, coupled with a resistive touchscreen, meaning a host of fun and entertainment in the palm of your hands.

Perfectly positioned for the growing trend in mobile social networking, the LG GW620 seamlessly integrates ease of use and interactivity as access to networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are available via the Social Networking Manager (SNM) on the phone. The SNM allows users to update their status, check out their friends’ Tweets and send messages through the phones ‘Linkbook ‘ interface – ensuring that users can manage multiple SNS accounts.

From web browsing using the Android operating system to navigating over 60,000 Google Marketplace apps, the five-line slider QWERTY keyboard and interactive touchscreen, makes for a rich and engaging experience, especially for first time users.
Emails and messages are typed with speed and accuracy using the large keyboard while multimedia sites, such as YouTube, are conveniently at your fingertips.

“The LG GW620 is our first Android phone and we’re very proud of its social networking capabilities,” said Nathan Dunn, General Manager, Mobile Communication, LG Electronics Australia.

“It has become increasingly important for many Australians to connect via the internet to a growing number of social networking sites, providing a convenient way to keep in touch with family, friends and co-workers. The LG GW620 has been designed to ensure that users will be better connected than ever before.”

The LG GW620’s ‘Auto Face-Tagging’ and ‘Face to Action’ technology never forgets a face. Simply tag a friend’s face in a photo taken by the crisp five-megapixel camera and it can be easily uploaded to your favourite site or shared via SMS or MMS by simply touching the face on the display.

The LG GW620 embraces features that deliver entertainment in various ways, the dynamic HVGA 3-inch LCD allows true-to-life viewing of videos with DivX and Xvid support and the added convenience of a 3.5-mm audio jack connects your favourite headset on the versatile LG GW620.

Fans can follow LG GW620 on Facebook ( and Twitter (@LG_GW620). Users are able to download Google-verified applications directly to their phone from the Android MarketPlace.

The LG GW620 is available now through Crazy John’s dealers ($299 Prepaid) and Telechoice dealers on a $29 Cap plan.
For more information please visit the LG website at or call 1300 LG CARE (1300 542 273) for stockists.

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