We were first introduced to the LG DoublePlay back in May and it was just two weeks ago that the first official press shots of the dual-screen smartphone surfaced. The DoublePlay is an Android 2.3 device and is powered by a single-core 1GHz processor. The main display of this smartphone measures in at 3.5-inches.
What makes the DoublePlay unique is what you see when you slide out the full QWERTY keyboard. In the middle of the keyboard is a 2-inch display that can operate separately or in tandem with the handsets main display. This will make multi-tasking a breeze giving users simultaneous access to email, text, social networks, the web browser and much more.
The DoublePlay also features a 5 megapixel camera that can record video in 720p HD. The camera also has some other goodies such as an LED flash, auto-focus and face detection. There is no front-facing camera present on this handset so don't expect to take easy self photos or video chat with it. The DoublePlay can also download at blazingly fast speeds thanks to T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network.
LG and T-Mobile have decided to make this device available immediately instead of the original November 2 release date. Why they pushed it up we don’t know. If you want to pick up a device that is truly unique then head on over to your local T-Mobile store. You can pick one up for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate with a two-year commitment. If you happen to check one out tell us what you think about it.