LG Shine II announced
Boy, has South Korean companies come a long way since they started industrializing the nation a few decades ago. Remember back in the day when people shunned Korean handsets like Samsung and LG due to their perceived poor build quality? I even vividly remember that one of my frieds preferred a Nokia above all else as he claimed that Samsung phones were made out of recycled plastic, hence having a lower intrinsic value in the eye of the beholder. Whether that is just a malicious rumor or truth, it doesn’t matter today. LG and Samsung are known for their line of high end smartphones with cutting edge technology within, capable of keeping you connected to family and friends at all times while looking great. The latest in a long line of pedigrees would include the LG Shin II, where this next generation handset attempts to make a fashionably smart statement with its glossy exterior and versatile utility.
Available on an exclusive basis from AT&T, the LG Shine II aims to bring a careful balance between minimalist design and maximum functionality. Coming in one luminous form factor, you get polished round edges and an elegant slider design that ought to keep fashionistas smiling each time they pull out the LG Shine II from their handbags or pockets. With part of its chassis made from stainless steel, this sleek phone will feature a mesmerizing 2.2″ wide mirror LCD display, Java 2.0 support, dedicated music playback with a customizable equalizer, music recognition and ringtone creator alongside direct-to-device music download capabilities. In addition, a single push of a button will emit crystal clear sound that is streamed via its built-in stereo Bluetooth wireless technology.
The LG Shine II also plays nice with AT&T Navigator, allowing one to enjoy up-to-date traffic information with turn by turn directions and traffic monitoring. Other features include a 2.0 megapixel camera with flash and video recording and an image editor for you to modify your images on-the-fly. Expect the LG Shine II to hit AT&T retail stores nationwide and online from November 22nd onwards, where it will retail for $119.99 after $50 mail-in rebate for a two year agreement.