LG Cookie Fresh and LG Cookie Plus Launched in India

Back in April, we reported that LG Cookie Fresh had been launched in the UK. If you are amongst those waiting for the brand new Cookie handset to hit the India shores, then I have good news for you. Your wait is over. Not only has LG launched Cookie Fresh (GS 290) in India, but has also introduced the Cookie Plus (GS 500v).


Both the handsets feature a 7.6 cm WVGA full touchscreen and have mostly have the same feature set. The highlight of the specially crafted operating system is the three way UI, which provides quick access to your contact widgets as well as avatars. If you are not satisfied with the bundled widgets, you can always download more from the online LG Widget Gallery.

LG Cookie provides one touch social networking and features dedicated social networking clients. With LG Cookie you can enjoy Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Flickr and more on the go.

When it comes to multimedia, LG has covered all the bases. There is a FM player as well as recorder along with a MPEG video player and MP3 audio player.

The 3G enabled Cookie Plus features a 3 megapixel camera and costs Rs.7999, while the 2G only Cookie Fresh has a 2 megapixel camera and costs Rs. 6199.

LG Cookie Fresh Launched In UK

LG Electronics today launched the new LG Cookie Fresh GS290 in the UK. This handset comes with a sleeker design, upgraded features and includes some of the elements from the original Cookie. This device features a 3 inch touchscreen display, Cartoon UI with Live Square, 2 megapixel camera and much more.

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The LG Cookie Fresh GS290 reflects our efforts to bring creativity and fun to the mobile touch-phone experience. Over 13 million units of the original LG Cookie have been sold worldwide and by extending the Cookie range we’re continuing to provide affordable full touchscreen phones to consumers. The LG Cookie Fresh GS290 builds on the original Cookie device with even more fun features and personalisation options,said Paul Trueman, marketing director UK & Ireland for LG Electronics.

This handset comes with a 3 inch TFT resistive touchscreen display with 240 x 400 pixels resolution, 3.5 mm audio jack, 16 GB expandable memory, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth, 2 megapixel camera, Social network integration, 900 mAh battery, etc.

Animated interface of this device offers a touch of fresh originality by the phone’s 18 colorful themes. This handset is available in 4 different colors – Silver, Orange/white, Purple/white, Blue/light silver. This handset will be available for purchase via Vodafone, Virgin, Tesco and Phones4u. The price of this phone has not been announced yet.