LG finally launched the Android powered LG Vortex smartphone. This handset runs on the Android 2.2 (FroYo) Operating System and it will be available exclusively on the airwaves of Verizon Wireless. LG Vortex is an entry level smartphone with basic features such as Wi-Fi, 3G Connectivity, A-GPS and 3.2 megapixel camera.
LG Vortex features a 3.2 inch touchscreen display with 320 x 480 pixels resolution, Android 2.2 Operating System, Virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi Connectivity, 3G Mobile HotSpot capable, 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder with five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions, Video recording time up to 16 GB and more.
Other features include a 3.5mm audio jack, Bing Search, Bing Maps, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, A-GPS, Customizable home screens, Proximity sensor, Pre-installed LG Apps, Skype mobile, Full suite of messaging options, VZ Navigator and so on.
LG Vortex will be available for $79.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. LG Vortex customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card and they will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan.