When you have a cell phone named lollipop, you can expect to find features suitable for the young generation on the handset. LG has unveiled its latest Lollipop series phone, LG Lollipop GD580, which hopes to awe the youth brigade with its chic features
LG Lollipop GD580
This new LG phone flaunts a clamshell form. Its elegant body is 4.26 inches long, 2.03 inch wide and only 0.53 inches thick. It weighs only 104 grams. LG Lollipop is only a basic feature phone, devoid of several smart features of the high-end LG cell phones. It sports a 2.80 inches TFT display with 240 x 400 pixels resolution and more than 262 thousand colors support. You can’t expect much from the 0.3 megapixel VGA camera of LG Lollipop GD580. This latest Lollipop series phone features an integrated multimedia player for playing music and video files.
The built-in FM radio of Lollipop GD580 will enable users to connect to their favorite FM radio station on the move. The stereo Bluetooth support offered by the device, will allow users to connect the phone to any Bluetooth compatible headset. With the USB port fitted in the LG Lollipop GD580, you can connect your phone to PC or compatible devices. Absence of a QWERTY keyboard might disappoint the social network crazy generation, who is also the target customer of LG’s Lollipop phones.
LG Lollipop GD580 users have no option other than to remain content with the numeric keypad of the device. WAP 2.0 will help users to access their preferred websites. Just like other standard cell phones, LG Lollipop GD580 will support text messaging, multimedia messaging and email. Speakerphone is integrated in this LG handset. Prominent tools such as calculator, calendar, alarm, 1000 names capable phonebook are included in the device.
LG Lollipop GD580 has 60MB internal storage capacity. External memory of the phone could be expanded with microSD memory card. The battery of the phone will support up to 3 hours of talk time and up to 10 days of standby time. This 3G capable phone could run on the quad band GSM and UMTS networks.
Price and availability
Currently LG Lollipop GD580 is available in China and Hong Kong. It will be shipped to USA and Europe in this year. Its price tag of US$306 might seem too high for a basic feature phone.