Atom-Powered LG GW990 Rocks The Smartphone World!

| January 11, 2010 | Reply

The LG GW990 was the star of the company keynote speech at CES this year. The full-touch device makes a brave attempt at resurrecting the MID class of devices by introducing specs well beyond the reach of any contemporary smartphone.

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LG GW990 at the LG keynote speech

The LG GW990 is built around a 4.8″ display with a resolution of 1020 x 480 and packs an 45nm Atom-core Pineview CPU of unknown clock speed. The high network data transfer rates are assured by 7.2Mbps HSDPA and 5.76Mbps HSUPA.

We had our doubts if it’s a phone at all, but LG officially called it “a smartphone” so we think, that should be clear now.

LG GW990 also offers a 5 megapixel camera, HD video and GPS. The operating system for this new powerhouse is a skinned version of the Linux-based Moblin OS, which looks virtually identical to the LG proprietary S-class UI.

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LG GW990 live shots

An extra effort has been done to create a handset that is really power-efficient, consuming 10 times less electricity than last year’s Atom chipsets. That should help the 1850 mAh battery last for quite a while even with a screen of this caliber.

Source: GSM Arena

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