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LG Pushes Mini-Site For Android-Phone Online

After Motorola, it’s LG that seems to be getting the Android blessings to weather down the aftermaths of the credit crunch, with the handset maker pushing a website for its Android-powered LG GW620 online.

LG has largely been going unnoticed among all the existing Android-based offerings thronging in the marketplace, but the company appears to be working up on things a little seriously to draw the attraction of a bulging community of Android fans.

The official website of the handset comprises promos and some fresh new images of the handset, along with a few videos exhibiting the functionality of its forthcoming smartphone.

The promos suggesting that the handset sports a 5.0 Megapixel camera, 3-inch touchscreen display, a 5-row QWERTY keyboard, a 3.5-mm headphone jack, as well as microUSB port.

Technically, the handset incorporates Google’s Android as its operating system, a ‘social networking service manager’, along with some interesting facial recognition software.

Additionally, in terms of connectivity, the handset includes quad-band GSM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, as well as UMTS (900/1200) connectivity.

It also comes in two distinct internal memory flavours, namely at 2GB and 4GB, with MicroSDHC card slot, and its memory is expandable up to 16GB.

The device will be launched in some of the selected European markets by the end of this year, according to LG.

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 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.