A few weeks back at a press event in London, LG and Prada had taken the wraps off the LG 3.0, a slick, stylish designer handset. With the launch of this smartphone, it marked LG’s and Prada’s third reunion in the smartphone segment. At the time of launch, there was no actual date of availability or a price tag. LG has shed some light on this by announcing that the handset is available in South Korea and will be available in Europe and other Asian markets by January 2012.

Luxury meets LG technology again

Luxury meets LG technology again

Here is a glance at the specifications of the LG 3.0:

  • Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread with PRADA UI
  • 4.3-inch, wide NOVA Plus LG TFT-LCD display with a WVGA resolution of 800 x 480
  • Display features a brightness of 800 nits
  • 8.5mm in depth
  • 8MP camera with AF and 1080p video recording capabilities at 30 fps
  • 1.3MP front-facing
  • 8GB internal memory with microSD card support
  • WLAN 802.11 abgn, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, HSPA+ up to 21Mbps
  • 1540mAh battery

LG has not provided the pricing of the handset, but according to a report YS-Tech, the handset will be available for approximately Rs.42,315 (USD 778). The device currently runs on Gingerbread, but LG have stated that Google’s latest OS, Ice Cream Sandwich would be available for it in the future.

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