Looks like T-Mobile USA has a new friend in town. LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) and T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of three new phones from LG for T-Mobile customers, a first-time collaboration between the two companies.
The LG Sentio and LG dLite come equipped with T-Mobile® Social Buzz, an application that provides easy access to your favorite social networking sites. Once installed, the application will keep you in the know with pop-up notifications to the phone’s home screen and provides the option to visit each social networking interface separately or visit the aggregated screen that includes messages from all communities.
The LG Sentio offers a 3-inch touch screen with a virtual QWERTY keyboard making it easy to keep in touch with friends and family via Social Buzz, personal e-mail and picture messaging. With a full scroll touch screen and the ability to customize the home screen with widgets, the phone keeps your favorite features upfront. The phone also comes with 3G connectivity for fast Web browsing over T-Mobile web2goSM, GPS with location-based services, a 3-megapixel camera with video playback, an MP3 player and Visual Voicemail support.
The LG dLite makes hearing from friends and family always enjoyable with a hidden LED matrix on the outside of the phone that displays icons for alerts, caller ID, time and date, as well as uniquely customizable edge-lit LED light colors and patterns that can change on a whim. In addition, the dLite features Social Buzz, 3G connectivity, personal e-mail, and Visual Voicemail support. This flip phone offers a large 2.8-inch main display and comes in two vibrant color finishes, bubblegum and electric blue.
Rounding out the LG trio, the LG GS170 offers an intuitive user interface, one-touch speakerphone and large visible keys, packaged in a pocket-size clamshell design. The GS170 offers a high-resolution color display along with a VGA camera, MP3 ringtone capability, Bluetooth® 2.1, and text/picture messaging and e-mail support.
The LG Sentio, dLite and GS170 are expected to be available this summer in select T-Mobile retail stores and online at http://www.t-mobile.com.