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Posted : 2007-08-21 17:14
Updated : 2007-08-21 17:14

LG Electronics to Unveil 5.1 Million Pixel Phone


LG Electronics’ 5.1 million pixel camera phone, which will be exhibited at the IFA to be held in Berlin from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5. LG said the new phone will pave the way for the firm’s goal to become a leader in the consumer electronics market in Europe. / Courtesy of LG Electronics

By Kim Yoo-chul
Staff Reporter

South Korea’s consumer electronics leader LG Electronics will unveil a 5.1 million pixel camera phone, named ``Viewty,’’ at the IFA in Berlin scheduled from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5.

The new LG-KU990 model has ``Smart-Light,’’ which helps users take bright pictures at night and is ISO800 certified. Also the new phone has the latest ``Image Stabilizer’’ technology.

With a stylus pen inside the phone, users can draw pictures or take notes. LG said the phone can display fast scenes in slow-motion.

The attached 3-inch touch screen with the engine of Mobile XD, users will enjoy live pictures and even real players, LG explained.

The company said the new phone reflects LG’s strenuous efforts to advance into the consumer electronics market in Europe coupled with its already debuted ``Prada’’ and ``Shine’’ phones.

``The new phone is the latest and demand from consumers is well mixed. LG will respond to the fast-changing consumers’ tastes in the global mobile market, centering on appealing designs and advanced technologies,’’ LG said.

The new phone will go on sale in Europe from October.

yckim@koreatimes.co.kr

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