Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/05/22/lg_touts_lg-kg320/

LG shows slimline 2.2Mp camera phone

But not as thin as Samsung's latest

By 'ard Reg

Posted in Phones, 22nd May 2006 12:46 GMT

LG today touted its latest attempt to claim the crown for the world's thinnest mobile phone handset. The KG320, announced earlier this year, is just 9.9mm thick - only 0.9mm thicker than Samsung's SCH-V870 credit card-shaped handset.

lg kg320 slimline phone

LG's offering is lighter - 73g to 81g - and packs in 128MB of on-board memory, though it apparently lacks a memory card slot. Its display is a 176 x 200, 262,144-colour job, and there's a flash-equipped 2.2 megapixel camera on the back, upgraded from the 1.3-megapixel device touted when the handset was originally announced.

The phone offers tri-band (900/1800/1900MHz) GSM/GPRS connectivity and has Bluetooth on board. There's no word yet on its availability outside Korea. ®