Wednesday, January 28, 2015

LG has introduced “clamshell” on Android – BBC News

The Korean company LG has released a smartphone Ice Cream Smart, which revives the popular ten years ago, the concept of “clamshell” – the phone with two screens and a physical keyboard.

Despite the presence of physical keys, the display is Ice Cream Smart touch . If desired, users can print directly on it. Previous folding smartphone Korean company released back in 2008.

Ice Cream Smart received a quad-core processor at 1.2 gigahertz, gigabytes of RAM and a 3.5-inch display with a resolution of 320 × 480 pixels. There is a rear camera is 8 megapixels and a small wheel “eye” of 0.3 megapixels.

The device supports LTE, Bluetooth 4.0. There is a built-in flash memory of 8 GB. The operating system uses Android 4.4.4, which is installed on top of a specially adapted shell, greatly simplifies the use of unusual gadget.

The device will come in pink and blue colors. The gadget is designed primarily for people who need a compact device, easy to make calls, but requires and “smartphone” functionality. The release date has not yet been announced. It is known that the price in Korea will be about $ 280 in terms of the local currency.

Source: Pocket-lint


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