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LG is hoping to boost demand for its Prada-brand KE850 handset by announcing a silver-skinned, upgraded model.

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LG's Prada: now in silver

Aside from the overhaul to the phone's faceplate, LG has also added a virtual Qwerty keyboard alongside the standard phone key layout offered by the previous model - reviewed here. This should allow would-be catwalk queens to type the restaurant details that they’re 'doing lunch' at next week into the handset’s 3in touchscreen that little bit quicker.

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The box has gone silver too

Unfortunately, LG’s not opted to update any of the Prada’s other features. So it's still a tri-band handset with a two-megapixel camera, Micro SD card slot, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP for wireless music streaming and a talk time of around three hours.

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A silver cover to keep drool off the handset

Oh, LG is throwing in a silver leather case and some earphones too though.

The silver LG Prada will be released in Europe later this month. There's no word yet on pricing.

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