The LG Tritan was rumored to launch in June on U.S. Cellular and starting today it is officially available. The Tritan features a 3-inch QVGA touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard, full HTML browser, 3G connectivity, music player, G sensor, Bluetooth and a 3 megapixel camera. Pricing details are still elusive, oddly, but expect it to be under $100 after rebate. Hit the jump for the full press release.
SAN DIEGO and CHICAGO, June 19
LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) and U.S. Cellular today announced the all new LG Tritan(TM). Customers can now enjoy a 3″ full touch-screen and sliding QWERTY keyboard, 3.0 mega-pixel camera and camcorder and 3G network speed all in one sleek wireless handset.
LG Tritan incorporates all the best of today’s mobile technology, utilizing a next generation user interface and a large 3″ touch screen with tactile feed-back. Its sturdy form factor and swift touch screen slides out to reveal a 4-line QWERTY keyboard for quick and easy messaging.
Users can tune-in to premium stereo sound from the music player via headset or Bluetooth(R) wireless technology. LG Tritan comes packed with a 3 megapixel camera and camcorder allowing users on the go to take high quality close-ups of friends and family. The phone supports up to a 16GB microSD card that is great for expanding the memory space for pictures, music and videos.
“LG Tritan is the best of both worlds – A sturdy full QWERTY keyboard and responsive touch screen,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of product strategy and marketing for LG Mobile Phones. “U.S. Cellular and LG came together to deliver a wide range of assets in this handset.”
“LG Tritan’s built in browser gives our customers the convenience of quickly accessing the Web and downloading content,” said Alan D. Ferber, Chief Marketing Officer at U.S. Cellular. “Customers also have a choice between using the full touch screen or the QWERTY slide out keypad for texting or while on the Web.”
By including easyedge(SM), U.S. Cellular’s suite of enhanced wireless data application services, LG Tritan allows customers to send and receive e-mails and provides access to news and weather applications, games and hundreds of other useful applications. The phone also comes preloaded with Your Navigator, which provides voice turn-by-turn directions and a mobile browser.
LG Tritan is available at U.S. Cellular retail locations, or via www.uscellular.com.