Sprint today announces its holiday phone line up that includes several feature phones and smartphones. Here are the details of the LG Lotus (LG VX600) flip phone announced today:
Fans of the fashion runways will appreciate the couture style of LG Lotus, exclusive to Sprint. LG Lotus is the recipient of the prestigious Red Dot Design Award for its unique, chic and sleek form factor. It is one of the first Sprint devices to offer One Click, a highly-customizable user interface that makes texting, Web access, email, Sprint Navigation, Sprint TV, Sprint Music StoreSM and other features easier to access. It offers the perfect combination of both style and substance with a full QWERTY keyboard that is ideal for quick text messaging, email or instant messaging. LG Lotus also boasts advanced features including stereo Bluetooth, a 2.0 MP camera/camcorder and Wireless Backup for safekeeping your contact list in the event that the device is lost, stolen or damaged.
ENTERTAINMENT/MUSIC ? Sprint TV with an extensive selection of live and on-demand programming, including Sprint Exclusive Entertainment (SEE), the industry?s only made-for-mobile sports and entertainment video programming network ? Sprint Music Store, allowing users to wirelessly download full-length songs directly to their phone for just 99 cents each ? More than a dozen streaming-radio applications, including Sprint Radio with more than 150 channels ? 2MP Camera/Camcorder ? Music Player with External Controls and microSD memory slot supporting up to 12GB ? Background music mode allowing the user to play music while text messaging, playing games or surfing the Internet
PRODUCTIVITY ? Sprint Navigation with GPS-enabled audio and visual turn-by-turn driving directions, one-click traffic rerouting and more than 10 million local listings ? Full QWERTY keyboard for easy texting and email ? Advanced Stereo Bluetooth ? SMS Voice and text messaging ? Built-in productivity tools including a scheduler, to-do list, world clock, calculator, stopwatch and alarm clock ? Access to corporate and consumer (POP3) email including AOL, Gmail and Yahoo! ? Wireless Backup to restore contact information if the device is lost, stolen or damaged
SPECIFICATIONS ? Two color options: textured purple and satin black ? Dimensions: 3.3? x 2.4? x 0.7?, 3.7 oz. ? Internal Display: 2.4? TFT (240 x 320 and 262K Colors) ? External Display: 2.1? TFT (176 x 220 and 65K Colors) ? Standard Battery: 900 mAh, up to 5.5 Hours talk time
The LG Lotus will be available in October for $149.99 with a two-year contract.