LG Electronics, the worldwide known South Korean mobile phone manufacturer has recently announced its first mobile phone to feature support for two SIM cards at the same time, the LG KS660.
The device has the capability of two live SIMs functional simultaneously with features like call hold & swap, providing real-time switching facility between both SIM at click of icon on display.
Only 13.5 mm thin, LG KS660 phone comes with 50-MB of internal shared memory and features microSD Memory Card Slot for expanded memory with maximum of 4-GB storage space. The handset allows up o 1000 entries phonebook, 500 SMS and 100 MMS memory along with 40 dialed, 40 received, 40 missed calls records. The touchscreen interface benefits from a feature called as Image Memo, which helps to take notes during a phone call.
The new LG KS660 Dual-SIM mobile phone is a triband GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz handset which features 3.0-inch, 262,144 colors, 240 x 400 pixels resolution WQVGA display.
The new mobile phone also features a unique scratch-proof display screen and it boasts of capacity of continuous 15 hours of music playback. The phone ports an advanced integrated MP3 media player that supports AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, MP3, Midi, AMR, MPEG4, H.263, WMA Audio formats.
The multimedia LG KS660 touchscreen dual-SIM mobile phone also features 5.0 Megapixels resolution digital camera with maximum of 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution having Schneider-Kreuznach optics allowing 4X Digital Zoom, Night Mode, Multi Shot and Autofocus functions, Self timer, Brightness Adjustment, White Balance, and built-in flash.
The multi shot function of this new cell phone allows up to 9 shot, 5 shot, 3 shot, or 1 shot. Color effects options include Sepia, Mono and Negative and white balance options allow Auto, Daylight, Incandescent or indoor environment, Cloudy and Fluorescent. The camera offers support for ISO 800 for low light shooting along with ISO 400, 200, 100 and 80.
Moreover, the handset also sports a unique Anti-theft Mobile Tracker, which can help trace the handset if stolen. If by chance, LG KS660 dual-SIM mobile phone handset is stolen and the SIM is removed after having activated a new SIM card in the same handset, the two alternate mobile numbers a user had entered while setting up the anti-theft feature would automatically receive the SMS informing about the new SIM number and the location of the theft.
The LG KS660 also offers document viewers for Microsoft Office (word, excel, ppt), and PDF. The mobile phone comes with standard Li-Ion 950 mAh battery that offers up to 300 hrs of standby time and up to 4 hours of talk time at full charge.
On the downturn, the device does not come with 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity. According to some voices on the Web, this would make the LG KS660 phone with support for two SIM cards fit only for the Asian and Eastern European markets, similarly to the already known Samsung Dual SIM lineup.
LG KS660 and GD910 Presentation Video