|LGE Introduces Handset with Embedded Camera for cdma2000 1x EV-DO Service|
Posted: 20-May-2002 [Source: LGE press release]
[LG Electronics becomes the world's first to introduce a handset with camera for cdma2000 1x EV-DO service to be launched this month in Korea.
The new Cyon color phone (Model: LG-KH5000) is for cdma2000 1x EV-DO service - the new
high-speed data service, and comes with a 2.2-inch TFT-LCD screen to offer clear images
and has a camcorder-like rotating LCD and not the conventional fixed handset LCD so that
users can use the embedded camera to take pictures without any restrictions.
LGE's new cdma2000 1x EV-DO color handset comes with an innovative camcorder style screen
that rotate freely at 270 degrees. This eliminates the inconveniences found in existing
detachable exterior camera phone as you can take pictures from any direction looking
through the LCD screen. Therefore, it is more user friendly than conventional handsets
with fixed LCD screen.
Moreover, LGE's new color handset for cdma2000 1x EV-DO service support all the latest
service features. For example, it not only supports existing simple text messaging, but
also MMS that delivers text as well as images, sounds, and other multimedia data to the
recipient's handset or email along with LMS that can send long sentences (up to 500
Korean characters) as one message.
The new color handset also comes with 110,000 pixel high quality CMOS (Complementary
Metal-Oxide Semiconductor) camera, and these photos can also be sent via e-mail, allowing
free exchange and transmission of high quality photos anytime, anywhere. The handset also
supports other advanced features like 3-step selection of image resolution (88x72,
176x144, 352x288 dot), image quality control (low, medium, high), and image conversion.
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