Step Into the New Year in Style with the LG Optimus Chic smartphone

LG's newest smartphone available exclusively from Bell Mobility on Canada's Best Network

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 17 /CNW/ - Canadians can now connect in style with the new LG Optimus Chic, LG's latest smartphone available exclusively through Bell Mobility on Canada's Best Network.  The LG Optimus Chic operates on the Android 2.2 platform, offering both substance and style in this powerful smartphone.

"We are delighted to bring the latest smartphone in the Optimus series to Canada with the Optimus Chic," said Colin Bettam, vice-president of Marketing, LG Electronics Canada.  "This phone is unique in that it offers all of the power of an LG Smartphone and Android, all in a stylish design with a high gloss, minimalist finish that will surely be appreciated by customers with a discerning eye."

Equipped with a high speed 600mHz processor and 3.2" HVGA capacitive touchscreen display, the LG Optimus Chic makes loading Web pages fast and a pleasure to view. Designed to help users work smarter, communicate more easily, have fun while on the go and connect seamlessly with other devices, the Wi-Fi™ enabled Optimus Chic can be used as a portable wireless router to connect up to eight other Wi-Fi devices to the Web.

The Android 2.2 powered LG Optimus Chic also offers access to unique Google services such as Google Goggles™ which gives clients information about interesting landmarks after taking a photo and Voice Search™ which allows users to speak rather than type search queries. Gmail, Maps, YouTube, GTalk and more than 130,000 apps from Android Market are available as well.

LG Optimus Chic details:

  • A 5MP camera with video
  • A 3.2" capacitive touch screen
  • Memory of up to 150MB, a microSD card up to 32GBplus and an external 2GB microSD in-box
  • Digital compass and GPS
  • Augmented reality browser

The LG Optimus Chic, offered exclusively by Bell Mobility, is available for $0 on a 3 year term with a minimum $50 voice and data plan or for $249.95 with no term.

About LG Electronics, Inc.

The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 82,000 employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $40 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please visit www.lg.com.

SOURCE LG Electronics Canada, Inc.

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Maria De Romana, High Road Communications
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maria.deromana@highroad.com

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