LG unveils its first Android smartphone

LG-GW620LG unveiled its first Android smartphone today. Shown off last week at the IFA technology show as the Etna, it will be officially known as the LG-GW620. According to Dr. Skott Ahn, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company:

“Our objective is to provide a wide selection of smartphones to satisfy the diverse preferences of today’s consumers. This Android phone is just one of many smartphone models we plan to introduce worldwide in the years ahead.”

Few details about the specifications were revealed. The LG-GW620 will come with a 3-inch touchscreen display and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Unlike the three Windows Mobile devices unveiled earlier, it does not appear that it will come with LG’s S-Class user interface.

The LG-GW620 will be available later this year in select European markets.

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