Users who have been hanging onto their hat for a stylish mobile phone may call it a day. Verizon Wireless and LG recently announced that the LG Ally will be available beginning May 20. The classic and trendy Ally brings forth a perfect combination of futuristic, elegant design, top-notch performance, and 3G Android power.
The Ally sports an ergonomic silver-and-black outer case, a large 3.2-inch tempered glass touch screen featuring touch vibration for tactile feedback, and a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with simultaneous touchscreen capabilities. Apart from this, the handset comes equipped with a microSD slot for up to 16 GB of memory, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 2.1 capabilities. For users who like to tune in to their favorite tunes, it offers a built-in MP3 and WMA music player with music library, repeat and shuffle features, stereo sound via headset or Bluetooth.
Furthermore, the mobile has five customizable home screens with shortcuts to text messages, e-mail, apps, favorite social networking sites and widgets. The LG Ally empowers its users with an access of up to 38,000 apps from the Android Market. The sensor is designed to adjust LCD backlight brightness depending on light conditions.
The smartphone includes S-GPS support for enhanced location accuracy in addition to turn-by-turn directions from Google Maps. Users can also access updates on Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook. For photography, the Ally dominates with a 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera and camcorder with flash that further includes five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions, zoom up to 4.0 times, and Macro Mode for detailed pictures.
The integrated camera also features Panorama for three guided sequential shots, scene mode for auto, portrait, landscape, sports and night settings, and Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop and added frames and stamps.
The new LG Ally will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on May 20. It will come with a price tag of $99.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.