LG Electronics Canada

LG Electronics Canada

June 09, 2009 11:15 ET

The Rumour Has Spread: LG Rumour 2 Includes Bigger, Enhanced Keyboard

Available exclusively at Bell, LG Rumour 2 offers favourite features from the original as well as juicy new additions

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - LG Electronics Canada today revealed the latest addition to its QWERTY handset line-up: the LG Rumour 2. Available exclusively at Bell, the LG Rumour 2 is designed for those who want to stay in the know.

The Rumour 2 takes the texting phone to a new level. The addition of a fourth row on its slide-out QWERTY keyboard makes it even easier to spread the message. While the Rumour 2 shares the same sleek look as the original, it features a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth Stereo, threaded SMS, and a mobile music player with 16GB expandable memory. The LG Rumour 2 is also loaded with additional navigation keys including dedicated Left/Right and Up/Down directions and a new 'emoticon' key to allow for efficient and personalized messaging, because that's how rumours get started.

"The LG Rumour 2 is the perfect sequel to Canada's hit phone the original Rumour, as it gives Canadians even more flexibility when it comes to texting," said Pat Button, Vice-President, Mobile, LG Electronics Canada. "The Rumour 2 evokes emotions that Canadians will love. We have added a dedicated emoticon key to allow plenty of winks and smiles in their texting."

More buzz about the LG Rumour 2:

- GPS receiver

- MicroSD memory card slot

- 2.5 mm stereo headset jack

"Bell is very excited to introduce the LG Rumour 2 as our latest QWERTY device," said Adel Bazerghi, Senior Vice-President of Products at Bell Mobility. "Like its popular predecessor, the enhanced LG Rumour 2 is perfect for Canadian consumers who want a stylish QWERTY phone made for speedy texting."

The LG Rumour 2 will be a featured phone in the 2009 LG Canadian Texting Championship finals in Toronto on June 29th. For more information on event locations, dates, officials rules or to register for the LG Texting Championship, please visit www.lg.ca/texting. The LG Rumour 2 is currently available through Bell. For more information, please visit (bell.ca/mobile).

About LG Electronics, Inc.

The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 82,000 employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $40 billion. LG Canada is comprised of four business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment and Business Solutions and has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG 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 home appliances. For more information please visit www.lg.ca.

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