LG Electronics (LG) today announced the launch of the LG Town GT350, a
QWERTY keypad equipped messaging phone optimized for social networking
The LG Town GT350 is the first phone in LG’s new
Town Series, with its special focus on social networking services (SNS).
With its effortless connectivity and instant access to SNS sites, LG’s
newest phone range is the perfect platform for users to maintain their
very own communities or “towns” of friends and social groups.
LG Town Series is the result of our effort to provide consumers with an
exciting on-the-go social networking experience with better
connectivity and easier access to the people who matter the most to
them,” said Dr. Skott Ahn, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile
Communications Company. “Starting with the LG Town GT350, the series
will offer instant access to a multitude of social networks, providing
users with the kind of smart, smooth integration they have told us they
The LG Town GT350’s user interface was specifically
designed to make it easier than ever to enjoy real-time interaction with
friends on popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Orkut .
A live social network feed appears on the phone’s 3-inch WQVA
touchscreen and a quick tap of the refresh button brings up the latest
LG, long known for its outstanding mobile
phone QWERTY keypads, spares no expense when it comes to the LG Town
GT350. This phone’s four-row QWERTY keypad offers a spacious layout that
reduces mistyping and customizable shortcut keys provide direct access
to optimized interfaces for each network.
Screenshots and photos
taken with the phone’s 2-megapixel camera, can be uploaded to multiple
social networks or shared through MMS or email. The LG Town GT350 offers
Wi-Fi support for faster internet access.
Even with a fully
optimized touch interface and a wide 3-inch display accompanying the
slide-out keyboard, the LG Town GT350 manages to maintain a slim 15.9 mm
profile. The stylish design of the phone is enhanced by its
grip-friendly rounded edges and availability in four colors — aqua
blue, purple, light silver and black.
The LG Town GT350 will be
introduced in European markets including the UK, Germany and Italy this
month, followed by other regions. Pricing will be announced separately
in each market.