This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this handset floating about on the internet, thanks to FCC approval documents surfacing a month ago. Today, however, LG saw fit to formally introduce it to the world, and has given us some more details about the LG-KC550, or KC550 as it’s been fondly nicknamed.
Now, you can snap photos on it with the impressive 5.0-megapixel sensor, image stabiliser and Schneider-Kreuznach lens, however it’s sadly not 3G-capable, meaning if you want to send those photos anywhere? Yep, it’ll be on ye olde slow 2G, or via MMS, however it is being marketed as a pre-pay handset, which may explain the lack of high-speed internet.
Having said that, there are some other impressive specs, including a 2.4″ LCD screen, and an accelerometer, which will flip and rotate images depending on how the handset is tilted – yes, just like the iPhone. Proving this really is a snap-happy phone, you can take 30fps video at 720 x 480 resolution, and with the TV output, view photos and video on your telly.
Out on June 13th, it will be £169.99 at Play.com, otherwise pick it up at Phones 4U, Carphone Warehouse and Tesco.
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