LG announces upcoming GW620 Google Android smartphone

LG announces upcoming GW620 Google Android smartphone

Summary: Last week we heard all about the upcoming Motorola CLIQ Android device coming to T-Mobile USA and this week kicks off with some more Android phone news. LG announced the upcoming LG-GW620 that will be available in the fourth quarter of this year in Europe. This is LG's first Android smarphone and follows on the heels of their Windows Mobile announcement stating that at least 13 new smartphones will be released over the next 16 months running the Windows Mobile OS.

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Last week we heard all about the upcoming Motorola CLIQ Android device coming to T-Mobile USA and this week kicks off with some more Android phone news. LG announced the upcoming LG-GW620 that will be available in the fourth quarter of this year in Europe. This is LG's first Android smarphone and follows on the heels of their Windows Mobile announcement stating that at least 13 new smartphones will be released over the next 16 months running the Windows Mobile OS.

LG did not give out many details on their QWERTY slider form factor Android device, other than a 3 inch touchscreen and QWERTY keyboard. The Boy Genius Report speculates that other specifications include a 5 megapixel camera, WiFi, Bluetooth, and HSDPA (these three wireless technologies are really a given in today's smartphones). There is no word on US availability of this device.

Topics: Smartphones, Android, Google, Hardware, Mobile OS, Mobility, Wi-Fi

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  • The Android invasion is under way. It is the only option for manufacturers

    that want to counter the iPhone. Well, it will also
    be interesting to see what Nokia can do with Maemo.
    But, I would bet that Nokia will also want to have
    all bases covered and also launch an Android phone.
    DonnieBoy
  • Lets hope for Saving Apps on SD by design.

    Well lets hope you can save apps on the SD card, without having to jump through hoops.
    mrlinux1
    • Even better

      Let's hope there is enough internal memory that there is no need to save apps on an SD. The purpose of SD is to be able to swap out, and I hate to have to install all my apps on all my SD cards to prevent losing an app I might need.
      Michael Kelly
      • Even Better2 ....

        How about the choice as to where to save them.

        on my Zaurus sl-5500 it gave you choice of install locations CF/SD/local

        The ability to store local/SD card adds expandability to the phone unlike the iPhone and Pre, I can start with 8gb card and bump up the size as the price drops on the SD cards.

        NOTE reference to SD = Micro SD.
        mrlinux