Sunday, February 08, 2009

LG's New Arena KM900 Smartphone

LG Electronics announced this weekend that they will debut their new Arena KM900 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona Spain. The original announcement came via blog post on LG's Official UK Blog on Friday, with little more than a high res picture of the new phone, and was then followed by a press released released to the Korean Press Release Network NewsWire.

LG Electronics, a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications, announced today the launch of its new flagship mobile phone for 2009, LG Arena (LG-KM900). This fully loaded multimedia phone with LG’s innovative and dynamic 3D S-Class User Interface will be on hand at the Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona.

LG ARENA’s groundbreaking 3D S-Class UI was specifically designed to be a more fun and engaging gateway to an amazing multimedia environment. A cube-based layout provides four customizable home screens for direct access to all features. Music, movies, pictures and more are within reach, thanks to intuitive, touch-based 3D menus. The rich 3D graphics give S-Class a life-like look that makes it natural and easy to navigate.

“The direct, intuitive and dynamic S-Class UI will be unlike anything that has appeared on a mobile phone before. With rich 3D graphics, touch sensitivity and exciting multimedia capabilities, it will truly make ARENA a fully loaded multimedia phone,” said Dr. Skott Ahn, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. LG ARENA will feature audio and video technologies never before seen on a mobile phone. LG took great effort to ensure that its 2009 flagship delivers an exhilarating multimedia experience, including features aided by Dolby and DivX technologies. LG ARENA will also include enhanced internet connectivity with HSDPA 7.2 networks, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and far more. LG will announce more specifics about ARENA and its features a long with some surprises during a press conference at the Mobile World Congress.

The known LG Arena KM900 specs include:

  • Tri-band GSM/UMTS/HSDPA 7.2 Mbps connectivity
  • 3″ 800 x 480 WVGA 262K color touchscreen display
  • 5 megapixel camera with DVD quality video recording
  • FM Radio
  • Mobile TV
  • A-GPS support
  • 1000 mAh battery with 300 hrs stand-by and 230 min talk time
  • Wi-Fi
  • “S-Class” 3D interface
Its unknown when and if the phone will be released to the American market but one thing is for sure LG has sparked some interest with the sleek phone.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous12:40 PM

    I have pre-ordered my Arena already. I have also started a forum dedicated to it. I can't wait to get my hands on this beauty.


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