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    LG Fathom Coming to Verizon

    Verizon Wireless and LG Electronics announced that the LG Fathom™ will be available in Verizon Wireless business sales channels beginning May 27, and online and in Communications Stores beginning June 3. The ultimate on-the-go office, the LG Fathom redefines productivity with Windows Phone power, stylish design and smart global capabilities for making voice calls in more than 220 countries and accessing data in 200 countries, 110 with 3G speeds.

    LG Fathom Coming to Verizon
    The LG Fathom is the newest Windows Mobile 6 phone, which packs a 3.2″ touchscreen with haptic feedback, full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 1 GHz processor, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, 3.2 megapixel camera, micro SDcard slot, an unspecified GPS unit, and Windows Mobile 6.5.3. The Fathom is a travel-friendly “world phone,” as it packs both CDMA/EVDO and GSM/UMTS chipsets. It can be all yours for $149 after a $100 mail-in-rebate.

    Key features:
    • Sleek slate blue case takes customers from Monday meetings to Friday outings
    • Large 3.2″ touch screen with Improved Touch Experience and vibration for tactile

    Additional lifestyle features:

    • 1 GHz processor
    • Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with simultaneous touch screen capabilities
    • microSD™ slot for up to 16 GB of memory
    • Wi-Fi® enabled (802.11 b/g/n)
    • Bluetooth® 2.1 capabilities with support for the following profiles: headset, hands-free, dial-up networking, stereo, phone book access, basic printing, basic imaging, object push for vCard and vCalendar, file transfer, and serial port
    • Built-in MP3 and WMA music player with music library, repeat and shuffle features, as well as stereo sound via headset or Bluetooth
    • Windows® Media Player 10 Mobile and video player for WMV, MP4, and 3GP formats
    • USB mass storage for file transfer between microSD card and PC
    • One-touch speaker phone and speaker-independent voice commands
    • Text to speech and voice-activated dialing for up to 4,000 entries

    • Dedicated task manager key for quick access to mobile Task Manager
    • Windows Mobile Device Center and ActiveSync allows users to synchronize Outlook®, Office® and contents from Microsoft Exchange Server® to keep personal information organized and updated
    • View and edit with Excel® Mobile, OneNote® Mobile and Word® Mobile or view important presentations with PowerPoint® Mobile
    • Scroll, zoom and view rich PDF content with Adobe® Reader LE
    • Global roaming frequency automatically switches from CDMA/EVDO to GSM/UMTS depending on geographic location
    • VZ Navigator® capabilities – Receive audible turn-by-turn directions to millions of points of interest and share the directions with others
    • VZ Navigator Global capabilities – Get turn-by-turn directions and maps in English while navigating through more than 20 destinations such as Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. This easy-to-use application also marks distances in miles or kilometers and finds restaurants, gas stations, banks/ATMs and other popular spots using the Local Search feature

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    • Wireless manager enables and disables wireless connectivity for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular network
    • Luminous sensor designed to adjust LCD backlight brightness depending on light conditions
    • Proximity sensor instantly locks touch screen buttons while talking on the phone
    • Text and send clear images and fun animations through Flash User interface support
    • International charger plus up to four different adapter clips for multi-country use
    • 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder that includes:
    o Five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions
    o Macro Mode for detailed, up close pictures
    o Panorama for three guided, sequential shots
    o Continuous shot for up to six consecutive photos
    o Scene mode for auto, portrait, landscape, sports and night settings
    o Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop, added frames and stamps
    o Customizable brightness, white balance, shutter sounds and color effects and a self-timer
    o Choose between mute and unmute to record video with or without sound
    o Optimize video quality with normal, fine or super camcorder settings
    o Video recording time up to one minute for sending or up to one hour for saving

    Published on May 26, 2010

    David Novak
    David Novak
    For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology. His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show. His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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