Cebu City, Philippines (PressExposure) May 02, 2009 -- LG is one of the many brands of cellular phones for sale today that are quickly rising in the market. Though LG is known as a home appliance manufacturer, LG have also started its mobile appliance business since 1996. This expansion quickly gained ranks with some of the top dogs of the industry such as Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson. According to some websites, including some of popular free ads philippines sites, one of its most prominent mobile phone yet is the KP500 or popularly known as LG Cookie.
A Cookie From LG The KP500 (aka LG Cookie) is a touchscreen mobile phone manufactured by LG Electronics. LG targeted the entry-level touchscreen market (competing with iPhone) keeping the cost of the KP500 as low as possible by omitting some of the features found on high-end products, such as GPS, 3G or Wi-Fi. For example, in the UK, the KP500 is available for less than Â£100 from the Carphone Warehouse on an O2 Pay As You Go contract.
The phone was originally released in four colors including Black, Vandyke Brown, Anodizing Silver, and Elegant Gold, but is now available in ten colors, with more planned. LG plans to expand the KP500âs availability from 40 to 60 countries as part of its push to hit 10 million in sales worldwide.
LG Cookie Main Features
* 3-inch, 240 x 400 pixel touchscreen.
* The KP500 also contains an accelerometer motion sensor with support for auto-rotating display.
* It has a 3.2 MP Camera with MPEG-4 video capture at 12 frame/s.
* There is support for video playback up to 29 frames per second.
* The KP500 has a FM radio with RDS.
* Other software include a document viewer for DOC, XLS, and PDF formats, and a Java MIDP 2.0 games player. Standby time is up to 350 hours and talk time is up to 3 hours 30 minutes.
LG Cookie Sales The LG KP500 has recorded over two million unit sales worldwide in the five months since its launch in December 2008, a milestone many have stated. It has sold 1.2 million units in Europe, 600,000 units in Asia and emerging markets, and 100,000 in Korea, where LG claims that as of March 2009, it is the most popular cellular phones for sale across Asia.
LG Cookie Defects There hasn't been many defects reported. Some common defects that were notified was BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). This problem was mainly associated with the phone's firmware " KP500AT_V10c" . Other than this problem there hasn't been any issues with the phone.