LG announces slew of new GSM and CDMA phones
LG announced the LG550 (LX550), about which we already reported in March - a CDMA music-oriented clamshell phone with iPod styled music-keys on the front cover. It has microSD slot for memory expansion and FM radio. The LX-550 takes advantage of Sprint PCS' high-speed EV-DO network and features Power Vision. The LX550 has two color displays, 1.3-megapixel camera (camcoder), Speakerphone and exchangeable housing.
LG350 (LX350) is another clamshell with two color displays. Its external display conceals when inactive, giving the flip a smooth design. The LX-350 features Bluetooth, speaker-independent voice recognition and speakerphone and supports downloadable 3D games.
LG225 (CG225) comes in a sleek clamshell design, is expected to be released by Cingular Wireless some time in May this year. It has 65k color internal display, WAP2.0 internet browser and speakerphone. LG CG-225 Complete Specifications
LG VX-3400 is the successor of the VX-3300 and as one will be available through Verizon Wireless. It is in clamshell design and adds external monochrome display, keeping a simple list of features in a sleek and lightweight body.
LG VX-5300 is a mid-level dual-band CDMA phone in clamshell design with stub antenna and two color displays. It has VGA camera with flash and self-portrait capability and features Bluetooth, Instant messenger, and polyphonic ringtones. It is the successor of the VX-5200, offered by Verizon
LG8300 (VX8300) is the successor of the popular VX-8100, offered from Verizon at the moment. It plays music through built-in stereo speakers or through Bluetooth (it supports A2DP profile for stereo sound via Bluetooth). The VX-8300 delivers internet access through high-speed EV-DO networks and features GPS positioning system. The 8300 also features 1.3-megapixel camera and advanced voice recognition. The VX-8300 was approved by the FCC in March.