|LG Electronics teams up with Orange to launch the LG U8150|
Posted: 07-Sep-2004 [Source: LGE]
[LG's new UMTS U8150 handset includes real-time video telephony, a 262K-color TFT LCD screen, VOD/AOD, streaming video recording, and an MP3 player.]
ITU Telecom Asia 2004, Busan, Korea -- LG Electronics (LGE) announces plans to team up with Orange to launch the LG U8150, UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System), a tri-band mobile handset, enabling GSM/GPRS service.
The new UMTS LG U8150 has been one of the star attractions of the ITU Telecom Asia event in Korea's southern port city of Busan. Features include real-time communication with video telephony through a GSM/GPRS network. The dual folder design also boasts a 262K-color TFT LCD screen, VOD/AOD, streaming video recording, and various MMS functions, including an MP3 player.
Highlights of LGE's participation at ITU include:
- The presentation of its dual band
(GSM, GPRS/WCDMA) multi-media mobile phone - the U8110. The handset, a European-style 3G unit featuring a state-of-the-art folding camera phone with a 65,000-color TFT-LCD, enables video telephony, VOD, MMS, and other sophisticated multimedia functions. It has been introduced by Hutchison for European users to get a true sense of the potential of 3G service.
- The LG8000 and T5100 handsets, equipped with 1.3 mega-pixel camera phones to target both the CDMA and GSM markets.
- The unveiling of both a 2.0 mega-pixel and 3.0 mega-pixel camera phone, which have already been introduced in the Korean domestic market, and a number of advanced functions including satellite DMB phones, MP3 phones, and fingerprint-
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