LG GW620 (Etna) with Android officially announced

Appeared Last week as LG Etna, the LG GW620 has just been officially announced as the South Korean company’s very first Android smartphone.

This comes shortly after LG has also announced three Windows Mobile smartphones, including the GW550 and the GM750 for Vodafone.

As previously reported, the GW620 has a full touchscreen display and a sliding QWERTY keyboard.

According to LG’s CEO and President, Dr. Skott Ahn, “the LG GW620 will appeal to first-time smartphone customers by offering a new and different kind of user experience.”

LG GW620 Android

LG GW620 Android 2

The known specs of LG GW620 include:

  • 3 inch TFT touchscreen display with the usual (for Android) 320 x 480 pixels resolution
  • Quad-band GSM connectivity (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • HSDPA 2100
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP
  • Stereo FM radio
  • 5MP autofocus camera

LG GW620 will be commercially available in select European markets starting the fourth quarter of 2009. No word yet on the smartphone’s price.

Via Press release

Author: Ilinca Nita

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