LG announces U880

LG U880LG have announced their newest 3G phone. The clamshell design is claimed to be the world's slimmest at 18.2mm. It also features a tilting 1.3 megapixel camera, a 2" 320x240 LCD screen, video calling, MP3 playback, Bluetooth, and FM radio. The phone also has 75MB onboard memory and can be expanded via Transflash/Micro SD card.

From the press release: LG Electronics (LG), a pioneer in innovative mobile convergence technology, has announced the launch of the world's slimmest 3G clamshell phone with powerful MP3 feature. Scheduled to be launched on middle of November, the new model LG-U880 is only 18.2mm thick and designed to appeal to the fashion-conscious with its stylish design and a powerful MP3 player function.

The LG-U880 is equipped with all the features to satisfy the sophisticated tastes of today's trendsetter. The new model is the thinnest clamshell type among 3G phones available in the market. In addition, the large user memory can store more than 20 MP3 songs for music lovers. The phone also has buttons on the outside of the clamshell for easy control of the MP3 player function. The list of multimedia features sported by the phone includes video telephony and 1.3 mega-pixel camera.

LG-U880 will be available in a variety of color choices including glossy black, matt black, silver, and pink. This diversity allows consumers a range of choices. The model also supports Transflash external memory and Bluetooth.

"As a true leader of the next generation mobile communications technology, LG continues to provide the most innovative and convenient handsets to consumers. LG-U880 is a proof of our dedication to offer stylish design and sophisticated multimedia functions," said Mr. Mun-hwa Park, President & CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

"As the undisputed leader of the 3G market, LG will continue to produce cutting edge technology and design, backed by its world class R&D facilities and design capabilities."

LG-U880 will be available through Hutchison's services in markets including UK, Italy, Austria, Australia, Hong Kong, Sweden and Denmark.

LG-U880 "The World's Slimmest 3G Music Clamshell Phone"


  • 1.3 mega-pixel Camera Tilt camera


  • Video Telephony

  • 15Φ Dual Stereo speakers

  • 75 MB user memory and external Transflash(Micro SD)

  • USB, Bluetooth

  • Internal antenna

  • VOD, AOD, WAP, Java, E-mail, MMS


  • Radio Band: 2100/900/1800/1900MHz

  • Dimensions: 98.8mm x 49mm x 18.2mm

  • Display: Main 2.0"LCD, 176X220, 262k TFT
    Sub 1.17" 96x 96, 65k TFT

  • Talk Time/Standby Time: 244Min. / 297hr

  • Weight: 99g


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