and LG Electronics today
announced the LG eXpo, featuring the first 1 GHz processor in the United States.
Running on windows Mobile Mobile 6.5 Professional, the LG eXpo will be available
exclusively for AT&T customers and is featuring quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE at
850/900/1800/1900 MHz as well as triband UMTS/HSDPA at 850/1900/2100 MHz, WiFi
b/g and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. Furthermore, the LG eXpo is the first device in North
America to support an optional integrated pico projector. The LG Mobile
Projector snaps onto the back of the device and allows users to share
presentations, slideshows and videos.
Boasting a 3.2" touchscreen, and featuring a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with
flash, the LG eXpo features a sophisticated slider design with a full size
QWERTY keypad. For the dynamic multi-tasker, LG eXpo provides users with
powerful functionality that supports an RSS Viewer, Podcast and aGPS. The LG
eXpo can support up to a 16 GB removable microSD memory card for premium music
and photo storage.
The LG eXpo is loaded with Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional to help power users
stay more connected with E-Mail, calendar and Microsoft Office Mobile. The
phone's projection feature allows users to display Web pages, documents, photos
and videos on the go.
At a size of 4.45" x 2.24" x 0.648" the device weights only 1.8 ounces. The LG
mobile projector provides users with powerful new technology in a compact
design, featuring a projection distance as far as eight feet. The LG eXpo also
eliminates the need for pin codes and passwords with the exclusive "Smart
Sensor" fingerprint recognition from AuthenTec, which delivers a new level of
added smart and personal security unlike any other mobile phone in the market.
AT&T is the first to offer U.S. subscribers a smartphone that leverages the
features and functions of a smart sensor. The Smart Sensor complements the
touchscreen user interface of the eXpo by also providing precise cursor control
for text editing, 4-way menu navigation, and AuthenTec's unique turbo-scroll
feature for rapid browsing of long E-Mails, contact lists or websites.
Beginning December 7, the LG eXpo will be available to enterprise customers and
for purchase online at www.att.com/lgexpo for US$ 199.99 after mail-in
rebate.The LG Mobile Projector will be available in the coming weeks for US$
Even if the LG eXpo supports all necessary European GSM and UMTS frequencies,
it's yet unknown if it will be released in Europe as well.
Cheers ~ Arne