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LG Rumor Touch

Ilse Jurrien
CES report
Monday 11th, January 2010
Posted by: Ilse Jurrien

Sprint and LG announce the upcoming availability of the fashionable LG Rumor Touch, successor to the popular LG Rumor. The LG Rumor series first launched in 2007 with the release of LG Rumor, a full QWERTY keyboard device that soon became one of Sprintís most popular messaging devices. LG Rumor Touch smartphone will give consumers the latest in touchscreen technology to keep them in touch while on-the-go. This sleek and stylish messaging device offers users a more advanced smartphone with the additions of touchscreen technology and new exclusive features. LG Rumor Touch will be available in the first quarter; pricing and availability will be announced at a later date. Customers can already pre-register.

LG Rumor Touch

LG Rumor Touch offers the best in functionality and fashion
"Our customers want feature-rich smartphones that allow them to stay connected and remain productive throughout the day without sacrificing personal style,Ē said Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of marketing and innovation for LG Mobile Phones. ďWith the new touchscreen technology, the stylish LG Rumor Touch delivers the best in functionality and fashion. Itís no wonder the Rumor series is a perennial best seller.

LG Rumor Touch smartphone features
The feature-rich LG Rumor Touch handset boasts a large 3-inch WQVGA touchscreen, 2 megapixel camera and camcorder, MicroSD card slot supporting up to 32GB, Google Search and 3G data capabilities operating on Sprintís EVDO Rev. 0 network - keeping customers in the middle of the action with instant access to update their Facebook status, upload a picture to Photobucket or find the coolest hangout with its built-in GPS. LG Rumor Touch also offers access to Sprint Navigation, Sprint TV, Sprint Music and Sprint Mobile Email with personal and corporate calendar features. LG Rumor Touch will be available in blue in the first quarter, with more color options coming later in the year.

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LG Rumor Touch

Sprint phone plans
Sprintís affordable Everything Data plans now include Any Mobile, Anytime, a feature that removes restrictive calling circles and provides unlimited calling on the Sprint network to and from any U.S. wireless phone regardless of carrier, at no additional charge with Everything Data plans starting at $69.99 per month (all price plans exclude surcharges and taxes). Sprintís Simply Everything offers nationwide unlimited calling, unlimited text and unlimited data, including email, social networking, Web browsing, Sprint Navigation, Sprint TV, streaming music, NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile, for only $99.99 per month (plus taxes and surcharges). That is a $1,200 savings over two years vs. a comparable AT&T iPhone plan. Both Everything Data and Simply Everything plans are available to existing customers without extending their service agreement. New lines of service require a two-year service agreement.

LG Rumor Touch

Sprint Mobile Broadband network
The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 269 million people, 18,652 cities and 1,838 airports. The Sprint Networks (inclusive of data roaming) have twice the coverage of AT&Tís current 3G network and 14 times the coverage of T-Mobileís current 3G network, both based on square miles. According to Sprint performance data, Sprint Mobile Broadband connections are successfully connected and maintained better than 99 out of 100 times. According to a recent independent network test conducted by PC World, Sprint tested as the most reliable network overall among U.S. carriers in a 13-city performance test.

LG Rumor Touch

LG Rumor Touch handset delivered with Sprint Ready Now service
Sprint is also the only wireless carrier to offer Ready Now service with trained retail associates to work one-on-one with customers to personalize their LG Rumor Touch, set up features and demonstrate how it works before the customer leaves the store. Customers have the choice of sitting down with a Sprint retail associate at the time of purchase or they can schedule an appointment for a later time via the website of Sprint.

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