LG Optimus Pro LG-C660 And LG Optimus Net LG-P690 Announced

Posted: Jul 15 2011, 9:15am CDT | by , Updated: Jul 15 2011, 9:36am CDT, in News | Android


LG Optimus Pro LG-C660 and LG Optimus Net LG-P690 announced

LG unviels two new Gingerbread Android Phones.

LG announced today two new Android 2.3 phones with the LG Optimus Pro LG-C660 and LG Optimus Net LG-P690. Android is still growing like crazy. Google unveiled yesterday that they now activated 550,000 Android devices each day.

The first LG Optimus smartphone with a portrait bar QWERTY keyboard, the LG Optimus Pro offers the best of both a physical keyboard and touch display. The 2.8-inch display provides quick navigation while the QWERTY keyboard is ergonomically designed for fast and accurate typing. Dedicated hotkeys for email and scheduler enable instant access for enhanced speed and convenience. Optimus Pro will be available in white, titan, as well as black. 

Featuring LG Social+, the Optimus Net combines the most popular social networking portals in one convenient widget right on the homescreen. With a single click, users can multitask between updating their status on Facebook and Twitter while reading their friends’ social media feeds on the same screen. The integrated social widget provides one-click photo sharing with multiple social media accounts from the home screen. In addition, the 3.2 HVGA (320 x 480) display delivers clearer, sharper viewing of multimedia content while the LG SmartShare function allows easy sharing of content with other DLNA-friendly devices. 

Specifications for the Optimus Net will vary market by market. Depending on the carrier, some of the phones in Europe will be Near Field Communication (NFC) capable for mobile payments. The North American version will include a QWERTY keyboard and in Brazil, China, Asia and the CIS region, the Optimus Net will be dual SIM-compatible. The phone will be available in white, as well as black. 

The two smartphones will be available starting this summer, rolling out in 30 markets beginning in Europe. 

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