Mobile Handset incorporates 262K color TFT LCD.

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Bluetooth capable Model CU320 mobile handset offers features such as 64 Mb Flash memory, mobile Internet support, MP3 music player with stereo sound, full-duplex speakerphone, voice memo recording, and TransFlash memory card port. Unit's 1.3 megapixel rotating camera with video and flash functions provides multi-shot adjustment facility that allows up to 9 shots in a row. Talk time is rated up to 2.5 hr, and standby time up to 8 days and 8 hr.



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Multitask in Style with the New High Speed CU320 from LG Electronics and Cingular Wireless



LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4 -- Today LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. (LG Mobile Phones) and Cingular Wireless introduced the new CU320, available later this month. The CU320 is a great leap forward in mobile phone technology featuring faster downloads, richer content, and enhanced wireless internet, all in one stylish and sophisticated handset. With Cingular's new 3G high-speed network, the CU320 can take your mobile experience places you never thought possible. The addition of Bluetooth, 1.3 Megapixel rotating camera, video/audio streaming capability and a TransFlash memory card port, makes the CU320 the phone a must-have for the next generation of mobile technology enthusiasts.

The newly launched UMTS/HSDPA 3G network gives Cingular Wireless customers the power to experience the ultimate in high-speed mobility with some of the fastest data connections in the world. When available, Cingular's new video service will allow users to download streaming clips of entertainment, news and sports information at the touch of a button. The CU320 leverages this new technology with a large 2" display featuring an amazing 262K colors. Further, with the CU320 and Cingular's 3G service, customers can use voice and data simultaneously -- talk to a friend on your Bluetooth headset while checking out the latest sports highlights or looking up movie times. With the CU320, you can always multitask in style!

The CU320 showcases a sleek sliding form factor providing cutting-edge style to match its advanced features. The handset includes a 1.3 Megapixel Rotating camera with video and flash functions, mobile Internet and MediaNET 3.0 support, Bluetooth capability, and a TransFlash Memory card port for extra storage of music, images, games or videos.

Another addition to the CU320's long list of innovative features is the Photo Editor. This takes mobile phone editing to the next level by allowing users to rotate images, resize their photos, insert text in the photo, or clip or blur images among other advanced effects. Want to turn that great shot of the kids into a virtual card for family and friends? No problem! With the photo editor function, insert text and frames to create an instant mobile greeting. There is also a multi-shot adjustment that allows users to take up to 9 shots in a row, so you can make sure to capture every second of that special moment. Multimedia messaging, instant messaging, full-duplex speakerphone and a complete set of additional features make the CU320's a truly multipurpose phone.

"The new CU320 handset truly rides on the cutting-edge of mobile technology," said Jon Maron, director of marketing, LG Electronics MobileComm. "Features like high-speed 3G technology, Bluetooth capability and video streaming are exciting new advances in design from Cingular and LG, and are a testament to LG's commitment to provide customers with the latest technology wrapped into a stylish package."

Below please find a complete list of CU320 features:

o Technology: GSM Quad Band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz); UMTS Dual-Band (850/1900 MHz)
o Data Transmission GPRS/EDGE/UMTS +
o Memory 64 MB Flash (15 MB User Memory)/64 MB SRAM
o Dimensions 3.82" (H) x 1.89" (W) x 0.95" (D)
o Weight 4.30 oz
o LCD 262K Color TFT, 176 x 220 Pixels, 11 Lines
o Standard Battery 1,000 mAh Li-Ion
o Talk Time Up to 2 Hours and 30 Minutes*
o Standby Time Up to 8 Days and 8 Hours*

o 1.3 Megapixel Rotating Camera/Video with Flash
o Resolutions: Camera - 1280x960**, 640x480, 320x240; Video -
320x240, 176x144** Pixels
o Save up to 1800 Photos @ 320x240 (normal quality) or 60 Photos @
1280x960 (super fine)*
o General Mode - record up to 25 minutes of video (15 fps) @ 176x144
(normal quality) or 5 minutes @ 320x240 (super fine)*
o MMS Mode - record up to 20 seconds of video
o Video Record Modes: MMS** & General
o Video Record Format: 3GP
o Zoom: Up to 4x (camera) or 2x (video)
o Customizable Shutter Tones, Brightness, White Balance, Color
Effects, Quality
o Photo Editor -- rotate, resize, insert (text, frame, element),
clip, blur, and other effects
o Multishot Adjustment: Up to 9 Shots in a Row*
o Self-Timer: 3, 5, and 10 Seconds, available in camera & video modes
o Supports Cingular Video and Media(TM) Net 3.0
o Bluetooth® 1.1 Capable
o MP3 Music Player with Stereo Sound
o TransFlash(TM) Memory Card Port for Extra Storage
o Full-Duplex Speakerphone
o POP3 E-Mail Client
o Mobile Instant Messaging - AOL® Instant Messenger(TM), Yahoo!® Messenger, and ICQ®+
o Hold up to 10 Open Instant Messaging Conversations+
o Text Messaging (up to 765 characters)+
o Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) - send and receive messages comprised of text, sounds, photos and videos+
o Java(TM) 2.0 Support for Application & Game Downloads
o Personal Organizer: Calendar with Scheduler, Alarm Clock, Notepad, Tasks, D-Day Counter
o Tools: Calculator, Tip Calculator, World Clock, Stop Watch, Unit Converter, Date Finder
o Sleek, Stylish Slider Design
o English, Spanish, & French Language Support
o 10 Unique Ringtones + Vibrate & Silent Modes--
o Music (72-Chord Polyphonic) Ringtone Support
o Voice Memo Recording (up 160 minutes)*
o TTY/TDD Support

* TransFlash memory card sold separately.
+ Cingular Wireless service required. 3G service is not available in all areas.

ABOUT LG ELECTRONICS, INC.

LG Electronics is a global leader in providing cutting- edge, convergent electronics, information and communications products designed to meet the diverse needs of fast-changing consumers. With consolidated sales of US$37.7 billion and overseas sales of US$ 32.6 billion (86% of total sales), LG Electronics employs more than 70,000 employees in 76 subsidiaries located in 39 countries and operates four business units including Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display and Digital Media.

LG Electronics' goal worldwide is to create and enable the intelligent networking of digital products that will make consumers' lives better than ever. For more information please visit http://www.lge.com/.

ABOUT LG ELECTRONICS MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is the world's leading manufacturer of WCDMA (UMTS), CDMA and GSM handsets, and the fastest growing manufacturer of mobile phones worldwide. The company provides a total range of wired and wireless solutions, and is rapidly establishing a global presence as it cultivates international market share in 3G handsets.

Source: LG Electronics

CONTACT: Melissa Elkins of LG Electronics, +1-858-635-5329, melkins@lge.com ;

Web site: http://www.lge.com/

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