Visionaries of video with a voracious vent for mobile viewing rejoice! AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T - News) and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) today announced the availability of the LG Invision(TM), a new multimedia device for users who want the best in video on their mobile phone.
The LG Invision, the third iconic device to offer AT&T Mobile TV(1), is the smallest Mobile TV-capable phone in the U.S., at just a little more than 4 inches tall, 2 inches wide and less than one-half an inch thick. With its crystal-clear screen, TV fanatics can enjoy watching their favorite programming, including major college football games on CBS Mobile, ESPN Mobile TV, FOX Mobile and NBC2GO. Invision also offers Video Share calling and a 1.3 megapixel camera.
Running on the nation's fastest third-generation (3G) network, the Invision is pre-loaded with more than just video features, including AT&T Mobile Music, which provides fast access to downloadable music from eMusic, sideloading compatibility from Napster To Go and any unrestricted MP3 audio files and streaming digital radio by XM Radio Mobile(2). With Bluetooth® 2.0 capabilities, you can wirelessly access music, listen to AT&T Mobile TV and make calls hands-free anytime.
"Invision's unique design makes it AT&T's smallest mobile phone to feature Mobile TV," said Carlton Hill, vice president of Devices and Product Development for AT&T's wireless operations. "Walking around town with live TV in your pocket has never been easier."
Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of Product Strategy and Marketing at LG Mobile Phones, said: "LG continues to focus on what consumers are craving from their mobile phones, and the Invision is an example of our effort to offer an easy-to-use multimedia mobile device at an affordable price. The Invision incorporates all of the latest entertainment technologies in a sleek form factor that is sure to get noticed."
AT&T's 3G network is the nation's fastest, according to third-party data, and allows 3G mobile phones to reach speeds of up to 1.4 megabits per second. AT&T offers 3G in more than 305 major metropolitan areas and will reach nearly 350 by the end of 2008. AT&T Mobile TV is available in 58 markets. For a map of available markets and more info about Mobile TV, visit http://www.att.com/mobiletv.
The Invision is available in all company-owned AT&T stores and online.
(1) Mobile TV is available in three packages: Mobile TV Plus ($30 per month) includes unlimited access to all Mobile TV channels, unlimited MEdia Net and unlimited CV mobile video. Mobile TV Basic ($15 per month) includes unlimited access to all Mobile TV channels. Mobile TV Basic Limited ($13 per month) includes access to four Mobile TV channels: CBS Mobile, FOX Mobile, NBC 2Go and NBC News2Go.
(2) XM Radio Mobile(TM) offers access to 25 of the most popular commercial-free satellite music channels for $8.99 per month.
(3) For the Invision pay $149.99, and after mail-in rebate, receive $50 AT&T promotion card. A two-year service agreement is also required. AT&T promotion card valid wherever major credit cards are accepted and for 120 days after issue date. May be used to pay wireless bill. Not redeemable for cash and cannot be used for cash withdrawal at ATMs or at automated gas pumps.