LG Optimus 7 Series Windows Phone 7 Mobiles Feature DLNA, Augmented Reality Apps and Voice-to-Text

Written By Sam on 12 October 2010

LG Electronics (LG) has announced the global launch of its first Windows Phone 7 devices, LG Optimus 7 and LG Optimus 7Q. With Play To, the DLNA-based multimedia sharing technology available only on LG Optimus 7 devices, users will be able to share files with ease.

LG Optimus 7 Feature

  • Play To: Play To lets users share multimedia files with other digital devices from the picture, video or music Hubs without having to access other menus. Users will be able to display videos and photos captured on their LG Optimus 7 or LG Optimus 7Q on a TV or enjoy music on their phones through their favorite speakers without wires. The devices  include ScanSearch, an augmented reality (AR) application and Voice-to-Text feature, available as Live Tiles on Windows Phone 7 and can be accessed via integrated ‘Hubs’.
  • ScanSearch: With ScanSearch, users can access real-time information about shopping, dining, weather, entertainment and banking. LG’s Voice-to-Text feature allows communication without the need for finger input. This will enable LG Optimus series owners to transcribe their voice into text for updating Facebook and Twitter or composing e-mail messages and memos.
  • Xbox LIVE and Zune: The LG Optimus 7 series also integrates Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE and Zune services, enabling consumers to have direct access to their favorite games and music.
  • 720p HD video recording: Video enthusiasts will find the 720p HD video resolution of these devices handy for recording and playing high-quality visuals and sharing such content online through social media and offline on a TV through Play To. The LG Optimus 7 series also offers 16:9 aspect capture and playback for shooting and viewing movies in cinematic style.
  • 5MP camera: The series flaunts a 5MP camera with technological enhancements such as Intelligent Shot, which lets users to shoot without having to adjust camera settings, and Panoramic Mode for stitching together a full 360-degree landscape scene.
  • Live Tiles and Hubs: Windows Phone 7 introduces Live Tiles on the smart screen for access to information and services from the Web and applications that are important to users. The six Hubs of the OS — People, Pictures, Games, Music + Video, Marketplace and Office — help organize information on the phones.
  • Look and feel: LG Optimus 7 comes with a 3.8 inch WVGA LCD display with its 800×480 pixels, the same resolution offered by the LG Optimus 7Q’s 3.5 inch display. The devices come with 16GB of internal memory and 1500mAh removable batteries.

The LG Optimus 7Q was designed with an ergonomic QWERTY keypad. It comes with productivity features including support for Microsoft Word Mobile, Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile, OneNote Mobile and Excel Mobile.

LG Optimus 7 Availability: Optimus 7 and Optimus 7Q will be rolled-out in over 35 countries via 100 global partners and operators starting with Europe and Asia on October 21.

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