Sprint and LG Mobile Phones today announced the upcoming availability of the LG Rumor 2, the next generation of the highly popular and successful LG Rumor. Th new LG Rumor 2 features a full sliding QWERTY keyboard for enhanced messaging, email and social networking as well as stereo Bluetooth, a 1.3 megapixel camera and a large QVGA display. It also features a removable backplate, allowing users to personalize their phone. LG Rumor 2 will be available exclusively from Sprint for just $49.99 with a new two-year service agreement after a $50 mail-in rebate. More detailed info:
The original Rumor by LG quickly became one of Sprint?s best selling CDMA devices when it launched in late 2007. The new version packs value and productivity with an expanded QWERTY keyboard with an additional row for easier typing, increased screen resolution to QVGA clarity, stereo Bluetooth and an extra enclosed battery cover for greater personalization options.
Music lovers will value LG Rumor2?s MP3 player with microSD memory card slot with 16GB card capability (card sold separately). Preloaded with Sprint Navigation, it provides full-feature GPS navigation, including voice and on-screen, turn-by-turn driving directions and more than 10 million business listings. Also, easy access to Microsoft Exchange Server and IBM Lotus Notes accounts will be available through Sprint Mobile Email Work, as an extension of Sprint Mobile Email?s existing access to personal email accounts from popular Web-based providers such as AOL, Gmail, Windows Live?, Hotmail? and Yahoo! Mail. Sprint Mobile Email Work will allow users of the LG Rumor2 to access both their corporate and personal email in one easy-to-use application, included at no additional charge in several Sprint pricing plans.
LG Rumor2 will be available in two color options: Black Titanium and Vibrant Blue. LG Rumor2 measures 4.4? x 2.1? x 0.7? and weighs just 4.23 ounces. It will be available on March 15 in Black Titanium and on March 29 in Vibrant Blue at www.sprint.com and 1-800-Sprint1.
Beginning on April 19, LG Rumor2 will be available in all Sprint retail channels. Sprint guarantees friendly service with Ready Now, an exclusive Sprint experience that offers hands-on training and setup for customers at Sprint stores nationwide.