LG Vortex Android Phone Announced

LG Has announced the LG Vortex. The Vortex is an Android 2.2 device that has a 3.2 inch screen along with 3G/Wi-Fi connectivity.

The device runs the latest version of Android and comes pre-loaded with Bing Search and Bing Maps. With it running Android 2.2, the phone can also work as a wireless 3G hotspot for several devices to connect up to and share an internet connection.

Key Features…

* Powered by Android 2.2 – Offers customers support for Google Mobile Services, including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk, Google Voice and access to Android Market™
* Preloaded with Bing Search and Bing Maps
* 3.2″ touchscreen with tactile feedback for fast and accurate touch vibration response
* Wi-Fi Connectivity
* 3G Mobile HotSpot capable
* Virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype technology installed
* Bluetooth® 2.1 capabilities with support for Bluetooth Profiles Supported: Headset, Hands-Free, Dial-Up Networking, Object Push, Advanced Audio Distribution (stereo), Audio/Video Remote Control, Phone Book Access, and File Transfer
* microSD™ card slot with expandable memory up to 32 GB

Additional features:

* Customizable home screens with shortcuts to text messages, e-mail, apps, favorite social networking sites and widgets
* Customizable to 5 or 7 home screens
* Proximity sensor instantly locks touchscreen while talking on the phone
* Pre-installed LG Apps, including My Status with Twitter™ for LG and Facebook® for LG
* Visual Voice Mail capable
* Skype mobile™ capable
* Android Market – Choose from thousands of downloadable apps
* Full suite of messaging options – Text, picture, video and voice messaging; corporate and personal e-mail accounts supported
* VZ Navigator® capabilities – Access for customers to receive audible turn-by-turn directions to millions of points of interest and share the directions with others
* 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder with flash that includes:
o Five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions
o Macro Mode for detailed, up close pictures
o Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop, added frames and stamps
o Customize brightness, white balance, shutter sounds, color effects and use self-timer
o Optimize video quality with normal, fine or super camcorder settings
o Video recording time up to 16 GB

The Vortex is launching on November 18 and will br priced at $79.99 although you need to submit the $100 mail-in rebate and sign a two year agreement.

More details at Verizon, Via: PR News Wire

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