LG introduced its new flagship phone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the model is named Arena, it has a 3" WGA touch screen and features a new intuitive 3D S-class interface. It's the first phone to use the Dolby Mobile technology from Dolby Laboratories, this technology promises unrivaled sound while listening to music or watching video clips on your phone. The LG Arena has 8GB of internal memory, microSD memory slot, a 5 megapixel camera, and the ability to record video in DVD resolution. One of the special features is that the Arena can record video at 120fps in slow motion, to capture every detail. Other features include HSDPA 7.2, WiFi, and aGPS support.
LG ARENA’s groundbreaking 3D S-Class UI was specifically designed to be a more fun and engaging gateway to an amazing multimedia environment. A cube-based layout provides four customizable home screens for direct access to all features. Music, movies, pictures and more are within reach, thanks to intuitive, touch-based 3D menus. The rich 3D graphics give S-Class a life-like look that makes it natural and easy to navigate.
“The direct, intuitive and dynamic S-Class UI will be unlike anything that has appeared on a mobile phone before. With rich 3D graphics, touch sensitivity and exciting multimedia capabilities, it will truly make ARENA a fully loaded multimedia phone,” said Dr. Skott Ahn, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. LG ARENA will feature audio and video technologies never before seen on a mobile phone. LG took great effort to ensure that its 2009 flagship delivers an exhilarating multimedia experience, including features aided by Dolby and DivX technologies. LG ARENA will also include enhanced internet connectivity with HSDPA 7.2 networks, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and far more. LG will announce more specifics about ARENA and its features a long with some surprises during a press conference at the Mobile World Congress.
The phone measures 105.9mm x 55.3mm x 11.95mm. It will ship in Europe in March 2009, the rest of the world will follow later this year.