Printed from http://www.electronista.com

LG's Arena flagship phone ships in Europe

updated 09:40 am EDT, Mon March 16, 2009

LG Arena Ships in Europe

LG on Monday said it has launched the Arena in Europe. The company's new range-topping phone should be available today through carriers like Orange and T-Mobile in the continent's "major" markets and is still claimed as one of LG's most anticipated phones with more than 1 million pre-orders, though this includes carriers in Asia and other regions besides Europe. No mention has been made of how many Arenas are expected to sell through on launch day.

The phone is billed as LG's flagship and is one of the first phones to ship with LG's iPhone-like S-Class interface, which has multiple 3D home screens. It also has a 5-megapixel camera and an AMD graphics chip that help it not only take DVD-level video but play back DivX and XviD movies without a significant performance burden. It also brings Dolby Mobile sound and has both 8GB of internal storage as well as a microSDHC slot that handles up to 32GB more.

Versions of the Arena ship in black and silver colors. It's not known whether the Arena will ship to the US, though 850MHz support for basic GSM and EDGE means it can be used in the country. The phone currently lacks local 3G, however, and would likely need to be adapted for use on AT&T.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News