Verizon Wireless And LG Announces LG Fathom Mobile Phone

New LG Fathom Smartphone Gives Customers Global Capabilities

Verizon Wireless and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), today announced the LG Fathom will be available online and in Communications Stores beginning June 3.  The ultimate on-the-go office, the LG Fathom redefines productivity with Windows Phone power, stylish design and smart global capabilities for making voice calls in more than 220 countries and accessing data in 200 countries, 110 with 3G speeds.

Key features:

  • Sleek slate blue case takes customers from Monday meetings to Friday outings
  • Large 3.2" touch screen with Improved Touch Experience and vibration for
    tactile feedback
  • 1 GHz processor
  • Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with simultaneous touch screen capabilities
  • microSD slot for up to 16 GB of memory
  • Wi-Fi enabled (802.11 b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth 2.1 capabilities with support for the following profiles:
    headset, hands-free, dial-up networking, stereo, phone book access, basic
    printing, basic imaging, object push for vCard and vCalendar, file transfer, and
    serial port
  • Built-in MP3 and WMA music player with music library, repeat and shuffle
    features, as well as stereo sound via headset or Bluetooth
  • Windows Media Player 10 Mobile and video player for WMV, MP4, and 3GP
  • USB mass storage for file transfer between microSD card and PC
  • One-touch speaker phone and speaker-independent voice commands
  • Text to speech and voice-activated dialing for up to 4,000

Additional lifestyle features:

  • Dedicated task manager key for quick access to mobile Task Manager
  • Windows Mobile Device Center and ActiveSync allows users to synchronize
    Outlook, Office and contents from Microsoft Exchange Server to keep personal
    information organized and updated  
  • View and edit with Excel Mobile, OneNote Mobile and Word Mobile or view
    important presentations with PowerPoint Mobile
  • Scroll, zoom and view rich PDF content with Adobe Reader LE
  • Global roaming frequency automatically switches from CDMA/EVDO to GSM/UMTS
    depending on geographic location
  • VZ Navigator capabilities – Receive audible turn-by-turn directions to
    millions of points of interest and share the directions with others
  • VZ Navigator Global capabilities – Get turn-by-turn directions and maps in
    English while navigating through more than 20 destinations such as Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the
    United Kingdom.  This easy-to-use application
    also marks distances in miles or kilometers and finds restaurants, gas stations,
    banks/ATMs and other popular spots using the Local Search feature
  • Wireless manager enables and disables wireless connectivity for Wi-Fi,
    Bluetooth and cellular network
  • Luminous sensor designed to adjust LCD backlight brightness depending on
    light conditions
  • Proximity sensor instantly locks touch screen buttons while talking on the
  • Text and send clear images and fun animations through Flash User interface
  • International charger plus up to four different adapter clips for
    multi-country use
  • 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder that includes:
    • Five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions
    • Macro Mode for detailed, up close pictures
    • Panorama for three guided, sequential shots
    • Continuous shot for up to six consecutive photos
    • Scene mode for auto, portrait, landscape, sports and night settings
    • Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop, added frames and stamps
    • Customizable brightness, white balance, shutter sounds and color effects and
      a self-timer
    • Choose between mute and unmute to record video with or without sound
    • Optimize video quality with normal, fine or super camcorder settings
    • Video recording time up to one minute for sending or up to one hour for

Pricing and availability:

  • The LG Fathom will be available in business sales channels beginning May 27 and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores
    nationwide and online at beginning June
    for $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer
    agreement.  Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon
    receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
  • LG Fathom customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide
    Talk plan and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan.  Nationwide Talk plans begin
    at $39.99 monthly access.  Email and Web for
    Smartphone plans start at $29.99 for unlimited
    monthly access.
  • Business customers interested in the LG Fathom can contact their Verizon
    Wireless Business Sales Representative at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.


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