Verizon Wireless Announced two mobile TV phones with its V CAST Mobile TV service, the Samsun u620 and the LG VX9400. Here are a few photos of the LG VX9400 from CTIA and the Verizon's announcement:
Building upon a growing reputation for offering customers breakthrough technologies and designs, LG MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) and Verizon Wireless debuted the LG VX9400 at the CTIA WIRELESS 2007 show today. LG?s first phone to support Verizon Wireless? V CAST Mobile TV, the LG VX9400 is the latest innovation in mobile entertainment technology. The LG VX9400 is highlighted by a slim, stylish swing bar design with a large color LCD screen for optimal TV viewing and new cutting-edge features, while also empowering customers with the ability to access Verizon Wireless? V CAST Music and Video, Get It Now and Mobile Web 2.0SM. With Bluetooth capabilities for certain profiles and a 1.3 megapixel camera/camcorder, the multimedia-centric features coupled with service that runs on the nation?s most reliable wireless network make the LG VX9400 one of the must-have devices for fashionistas, business professionals and families alike in 2007.
The LG VX9400 is perfect for accessing Verizon Wireless? new V CAST Mobile TV service, giving customers the ability to watch eight broadcast-quality mobile television channels. Additionally, with the LG VX9400?s easy-to-use multitasking capability, customers enjoying the best of television on their LG VX9400 phones can take calls and messages and then go right back to enjoying their program.
Verizon Wireless customers will also have the ability to enjoy the latest in mobile music innovation with the LG VX9400 since the device is V CAST Music-enabled. Verizon Wireless customers can download from a selection of more than 1.5 million songs in the V CAST Music library and listen to the latest hits right on their phones. The external microSD memory card slot allows customers to easily move their music from their computers directly to the phones. In addition, customers can take their V CAST Music experience to the next level by pairing the LG VX9400 with a Bluetooth stereo headset for a totally wireless music experience.
?The release of the LG VX9400 signals a new frontier in mobile technology development,? said Jon Maron, senior director of marketing for LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. ?V CAST Mobile TV is truly groundbreaking, and we are proud to be among the first manufacturers to support a service that will change the way we use mobile devices.?
The LG VX9400 complements its robust entertainment capabilities with a full set of mobile features that consumers have come to expect from LG and Verizon Wireless. The LG VX9400 includes a 1.3 megapixel camera with flash and camcorder that allows users to record up to one hour of consecutive video with an external memory card. A one-touch speakerphone, Web-based e-mail and Flash User Interface make the LG VX9400 one of the most feature rich handsets available in the U.S. market.
The LG VX9400 offers some of the most advanced mobile phone features today, including:
V CAST-capable V CAST Mobile TV ? check out the best of television with full-length broadcast-quality television programs on your wireless phone V CAST Music ? download songs over the air or transfer your own music collection onto a microSD memory card V CAST Video and 3D Games ? watch video clips from the best names in news, sports, entertainment and more or download the latest 3D games from top providers Get It Now-capable ? download games, Ring Tones, wallpapers and more Mobile Web 2.0-capable ? customizable, enhanced wireless access to the latest in news, sports, weather and more microSD Memory Port to store music, customer generated pictures and videos (memory card sold separately) Flash User Interface for Clear Images/Text & Fun Animations Standalone Mode (RF Off) Music Only Mode (RF Off except Bluetooth) 1.3 megapixel camera with flash Self-Portrait capability and mirror for self-portraits Resolution: 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 (default), 320 x 240, 176 x 144, 160 x 120 pixels Video Resolution: 320 x 240, 176 x 144 (default) pixels Digital zoom up to 4 times Customizable brightness, white balance, shutter sound, color effects, photometry, self-timer and night mode Image Editor ? zoom, rotate, crop Bluetooth-capable (v1.2) ? compatible with headset, hands-free, dial-up networking (SPP), advanced audio distribution, file transfer, object push for vCard and basic printing Bluetooth stereo headset support for listening to music* TXT, Picture and Video Messaging capability ? send and receive messages with text, sounds, photos and videos My Account ? access balance, minutes, usage and payment info Instant Messaging capability One-touch speakerphone Enhanced speaker-independent voice recognition Voice commands ? call, send message, go to, check, lookup, My Account Voice memo recording 13 unique Ring Tones, plus vibrate and silent modes TTY/TDD support Hearing aid compatible (M4-Rating) Personal organizer ? calendar with scheduler, alarm clock, notepad, plus world clock, calculator, EZ Tip calculator tools 500 address book contacts with five numbers, two e-mail addresses and a picture ID for each entry Speed dial (98 entries plus a voicemail default) English and Spanish language support Simultaneous GPS for Enhanced Location Accuracy Frequency: 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS, 800 MHz CDMA (digital dual-band) Dimensions: 4.04? (h) x 1.93? (w) x 0.73? (d) Weight: 4.06 oz. Soft-feel coating for comfortable and firm grip Slim and stylish swing bar design with large (2.2?) color LCD for optimal (landscape) TV viewing LCD display: 262K Color TFT, 320 x 240 pixels, 13 lines Standard battery: 950 mAh Li-Polymer Up to 228 minutes or usage time or up to 458 hours of standby time
The LG VX9400 is available today in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in select markets where V CAST Mobile TV is available for $199.99 after $50 rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. Customers where the service is available may also purchase the LG VX9400 online at www.verizonwireless.com.