DALLAS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc., today announced the LG ARENA™ will be available online at www.wireless.att.com beginning February 26 and in AT&T stores nationwide March 7. Just over a half-inch thin with brushed and polished metal accents, the LG ARENA gives customers easy and quick access to a world of entertainment and multimedia with just a tap of a finger on a 3-inch touch screen. LG ARENA boasts super-fast web browsing on AT&T's 7.2 HSPA 3G technology. With LG's innovative 3D S-Class User Interface; music, movies, pictures and more are quickly within reach.
Customers will enjoy a crisp viewing experience on the LG ARENA with a 3-inch WVGA screen. Customers can also shoot and share photos and DVD-quality videos with ARENA's 5.0 MP autofocus camera and with multiple messaging options and access to popular social networking sites, sending and posting geo-tagged photos and videos to friends and family has never been easier.
The LG ARENA is also the latest AT&T Mobile TV-capable device to hit stores. AT&T Mobile TV subscribers enjoy around-the-clock access to full-length live and time-shifted programming from FLO TV, including content from top entertainment brands such as ABC, ABC Entertainment, ABC Family, ABC News, ABC Sports, CBS, CBS College Sports, CBS News, CNBC, COMEDY CENTRAL, Disney Channel, Disney Channel Original Movies, ESPN, ESPNEWS, ESPN 2, FOX, FOX News Channel, FOX Sports, FUEL TV, msnbc, MTV, NBC, NBC 2Go, NBC News, NBC Sports, nickelodeon, Playhouse Disney, SOAPNet and the movie channel Crackle. AT&T Mobile TV is available for $9.99 per month, and new subscribers receive the first seven days of their subscription for free. For more information, visit www.att.com/mobiletv.
"This device gives our customers easy access to everything, from social networking sites to their favorite TV show, with just a tap of a finger," said Michael Woodward, vice president, Mobile Phone Portfolio, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. "LG ARENA connects people to their world while backed by the nation's fastest 3G network."
"LG ARENA seamlessly blends advanced mobile technology, cutting edge design, and smarter features," said Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of Marketing and Innovation at LG Mobile Phones. "With its exceptional 5MP camera, advanced GPS, entertainment features, and easy access to web and social networking sites, LG ARENA is a hard-working and sophisticated choice for both consumers and business users."
In addition, the LG ARENA boasts:
- AT&T Mobile Browser – combines full HTML browsing with unique customization features so customers can easily surf the global Internet; view location-aware local news and weather; and read the latest headlines from popular news, sports and entertainment sites.
- AT&T Navigator – offers turn-by-turn voice and onscreen driving directions, automatic rerouting, real-time traffic monitoring and more. AT&T Navigator is available for $9.99 per month, and new subscribers receive their first 30 days of their subscription for free.
- AT&T Social Net – provides easy access to all your social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter and MySpace in one easy-to-use interface.
The LG ARENA will be available for $199.99 (Pay $249.99 and after mail-in rebate receive $50 AT&T Promotion Card. Two year service agreement required.)
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About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 84,000 people working in 115 operations including 84 subsidiaries around the world. With 2009 global sales of USD43.4 billion, LG is comprised of five business units –- Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning and Business Solutions. LG is the world's leading producer of flat panel TVs, audio and video products, mobile handsets, air conditioners and washing machines. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula One™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lgusa.com.
About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a leading global mobile communication and information company. LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world with its cutting-edge technology and innovative handset design capabilities. Increasingly, LG is pursuing convergence technology and mobile computing products. LG will continue to take leadership in the mobile communication environment with stylish designs and smart technology. For more information, please visit www.lgmobilephones.com.
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