LG Electronics Canada

LG Electronics Canada

November 04, 2009 11:17 ET

Have It Your Way: LG Gives Mobile Users the Ultimate in Versatility With LG Versa

LG Versa offers touch and keypad options

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 4, 2009) - LG Electronics Canada today announced the latest addition to its line-up of handsets, LG Versa. Available exclusively to TELUS clients, the LG Versa features an animated 3D user interface and built-in accelerometer, making it the ultimate selection for versatility and sophisticated style.

Featuring a slim, sleek bar design with an elegant chrome border, the LG Versa stands out from the crowd. Packed with features to give users more choice, the LG Versa is complete with a 3" touch screen and tabbed browsing that allows up to three webpages to be viewed at once. The LG Versa's built in accelerometer senses whether users are holding the phone horizontally or vertically and intuitively rotates the screen to accommodate user handling.

"The LG Versa has the power of versatility giving users the ability to customize their phone to suit their needs," said Colin Bettam, vice-president of marketing, LG Electronics Canada. "We've combined customizable font size for dialling, messages and menus with a customizable 3D interface, to give TELUS consumers exactly what they are looking for."

An exciting, and defining feature of the LG Versa is the attachable QWERTY keypad. To enhance the messaging and web browsing experience, the LG Versa provides users the choice of using the touch screen or the keypad to navigate through web or message their favourite friends.

The LG Versa also includes:

  • 2.0 megapixel camera with flash and camcorder
  • Enhanced Flash UI for noticeably clearer images
  • The LG Versa can store five numbers, 2 email addresses and picture ID for 1,000 contacts

"We're thrilled to bring the LG Versa to TELUS customers," said Drazen Lalovic, vice-president of services planning and development at TELUS. "We know that people are looking for opportunities to customize and personalize their handsets, and we anticipate that the versatility of the LG Versa, along with the smart technology and the sleek style will be a huge draw for TELUS customers."

The LG Versa is available at TELUS for $99.99 with a 3-year plan.

About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE:066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, employing more than 82,000 people working in 114 operations including 82 subsidiaries around the world. With 2007 global sales of USD $44 billion, LG is comprised of four business units - Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display and Digital Media. LG is the world's leading producer of mobile handsets, flat panel TVs, air conditioners, front-loading washing machines, optical storage products, DVD players and home theater systems. LG Electronics Canada has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Electronics Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and digital appliances. For more information please visit LG.ca.

About TELUS

TELUS (TSX:T)(TSX:T.A)(NYSE:TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $9.7 billion of annual revenue and 11.6 million customer connections including 6.2 million wireless subscribers, 4.2 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video. In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed $137 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than 2.6 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Nine TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead our local philanthropic initiatives. For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.

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