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LG, T-Mobile Team Up for DoublePlay

LG has dished out is twin display DoublePlay Android based device on T-Mobile, which comes with a slide out keyboard.

The device comes with a full QWERTY slide out display, a 5MP camera and runs on Android Gingerbread. DoublePlay also features twin displays, with the second smaller one on the slide out keyboard itself. The primary screen is 3.5 inch in size while the second one is 2 inches.

DoublePlay, which will be launched during the holiday shopping season, is also capable of 720p video recording. The spilt keyboard device runs on a 1 GHz single core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

Users will be able to use the two screens simultaneously, allowing them to view different elements of the same app or view two apps at the same time.

"The evolving nature of texting trends and mobile technology has brought LG and T-Mobile together to create a device that celebrates multi-tasking beyond a powerful processor," said Carl Brown, director of trade marketing for LG Mobile reports Market Watch (opens in new tab).

"With its split keyboard and dual screens, LG DoublePlay's impressive hardware made it the obvious choice for the official mobile phone of the 2011 National Texting Championship. LG is proud to be leading the charge in the next generation of mobile messaging devices while continuing its legacy as a leading manufacturer in QWERTY keyboard devices." he added.

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