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LG Unleashes Affordable KP500 Cookie Touchphone

LG has decided to assign its LG KP500 mobile phone with the code name LG Cookie and has decided to position it as an affordable touchscreen based handset.

The KP500 which sports a strong resemblance to the much acclaimed LG Renoir comes loaded with a 3 megapixel camera, BT 2.1, FM radio along with a stylish 3 inch touchscreen display.

In addition it has a range connectivity options which includes Quad-band GSM, Bluetooth and GRPS/EDGE and it also offers video recording at 12fps.

Another interesting feature that increases the appeal of the LG Cookie is its built-in accelerometer which enables users to have an engaging gaming experience and also offers auto screen rotation for images along with video and documents.

The LG Cookie takes all input from the onscreen QWERTY keypad and it comes with stylus that can be neatly tucked into its body.

It is expected that the LG Cookie will be sport a price tag of USD 228 and at that cost it surely will have many takers.

Désiré Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.