There’s still some time left to grab a new LG Quantum from AmazonWireless for just 1¢, but LG has announced that its new Windows Phone is now also available directly from AT&T. LG’s first Windows Phone 7-powered device is available immediately online and in AT&T stores nationwide for $199.99 with a two-year contract. While AT&T’s price is $199.98 more than the great Amazon sale price that expires tonight at midnight, it’s still a decent deal for a 3.5-inch touchscreen device with a sliding QWERTY keypad, a 1GHz processor, a 5-megapixel camera and 16GB of internal memory. Takers also get to snag 10 free apps from the LG section in Microsoft’s Windows Marketplace. Hit the break for the full press release.
Experience Life at Your Fingertips with the New Windows Phone 7 from LG Mobile Phones
LG Quantum™ Offers Users a Glance-and-Go Platform That Makes Living in the Moment a New Reality
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — LG Mobile Phones today announced LG Quantum, the first Windows Phone 7 handset from LG, is now available online at http://www.wireless.att.com and in AT&T* company-owned retail stores nationwide. Available exclusively to AT&T customers, LG Quantum keeps users connected to the contacts and networks that mean the most with dynamic Live Tiles and Hubs that automatically update with the latest news. LG Quantum allows users to do more in fewer steps with a 3.5 inch capacitive touch screen and a full slide-out horizontal QWERTY keyboard.
LG Quantum features a superfast 1GHz processor, 16GB of built-in memory, and 10 free apps available through the LG app store within the Windows Phone Marketplace, including Workout Tracker, Scan Search augmented reality and Tool Box complete with Unit Converter, Level, Flashlight, and more. In addition to these everyday free apps, LG will regularly release new apps that will be free exclusively for LG Windows Phone 7 owners for a limited time. LG Quantum offers the speed and tools to manage everyday activities without slowing down. LG Quantum’s 5.0 megapixel, auto-focus camera with flash, 720p HD video recorder and unique “Play To” technology, create a one-of-a-kind media experience by allowing users to stream media content directly to DLNA-DMR equipped entertainment devices. In addition, LG Quantum is Wi-Fi capable and equipped with ActiveSync to seamlessly synchronize email, work and personal contact information, and calendar. LG Quantum also features Zune, Xbox LIVE gaming, Microsoft Office Mobile 2010, and Bluetooth® stereo.
“LG Quantum gives users the freedom to organize their lives while on-the-go by delivering a distinctive blend of innovative tools and efficient design,” said Tim O’Brien, vice president of trade and consumer marketing for LG Mobile Phones. “Providing faster communication, integrated messaging and breakthrough multimedia experiences, LG Quantum is a smartphone device unlike any other.”
LG Quantum is now available at AT&T company-owned retail stores nationwide and online at http://www.att.com for $199.99. Two-Year agreement and smartphone data plan required.