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Verizon Announces the LG Cosmo Side Slide-out QWERTY Phone
      #36484 - 03/23/10 03:13 PM

Verizon Wireless and LG Mobile Phones announced LG Cosmos will be available on March 25 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at The phone will be $29.99 with a 2-year contract after rebate. Here is more info on the LG Cosmo:

Equipped with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for easy text messaging and built-in social networking tools and features, the LG Cosmos allows customers to keep their friends in the know while keeping up with life on the go.

Key features:

? Compact, friendly and stylish candy bar phone with a rounded shape and metallic finish
? Web-based e-mail, instant messaging and chat
? Text, picture and voice messaging
? One-touch speaker phone
? Speaker-independent voice commands, including Call, Send Msg To, Go To, Check, Contacts, Search, Redial, My Verizon and Help
? Voice clarity ? Auto adjust voice clarity based on surrounding noise level
? Bluetooth 2.1 capabilities with support for the following profiles: headset, hands-free, phonebook access and object push
? Send calendar events, contact information and print photos via Bluetooth
? Dedicated favorites shortcut keys for up to 10 contacts
? Micro USB charging port
? USB charging via computer
? GPS support for enhanced location accuracy

Additional features:

? Access to Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and other social networking sites
? 1.3 megapixel camera that includes:
o Three different resolutions
o Zoom up to 2.0 times
o Noise reduction to improve image quality in low-light environments
o Image editor that allows users to zoom, rotate and crop any picture
o Insta-uploading of pictures directly to online albums and Facebook
o Customizable shutter/cue sound, brightness, white balance, color effects, photometry, self-timer and night mode

Pricing and availability:
? LG Cosmos will be available on Thursday, March 25, online at and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores for $29.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.


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