AT&T have just announced the LG GW820 eXpo (formerly known as Monaco) - a Windows Mobile 6.5-running smartphone, powered by a 1 GHz Snapdragon CPU. The full QWERTY side-slider should appeal to businessmen who always need to keep in touch.
The highlight features of the LG GW820 eXpo include a 3.2" WVGA touchscreen display, 5 megapixel camera and a full QWERTY keyboard. The eXpo also packs aGPS and 3G with HSDPA of up to 7.2 Mbps. A microSD card slot takes care of expanding the built-in memory by up to 16GB.
The "Smart Sensor" fingerprint recognition of LG GW820 eXpo, courtesy of AuthenTec, eliminates the need for password-protecting your device.
Interestingly enough, the LG LG GW820 eXpo is the first hybrid device that features a pico projector as an optional physical add-on. The LG mobile projector snaps onto the back of the device and allows users to share presentations, slideshows and videos. Weighing 51 grams (1.8 ounces), the LG mobile projector has a projection distance of up to 2.40 meters (8 feet). You can check out our impressions from the first handset to feature a built-in pico projector - Samsung i7410.
LG GW820 eXpo will be available from 7 December through AT&T website. Getting one will set you back 299.99 US dollars, provided that you are willing to sign a 2-year deal worth a least 69.99 US dollars/month. You will also receive a $100 AT&T Promotion Card as a mail-in rebate.
The LG mobile projector will be available as an optional accessory to the eXpo in the coming weeks for a price of 180 US dollars.
Update: Here is a short promo video of the LG GW820 eXpo for you to enjoy.
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high end smartphones being created, yet one part is still missing which is a xenon flash or a powerful led flash just like the n95's.