LG Fathom Hits Verizon Wireless June 3rd

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Hmm, another LG phone on Verizon, the LG Ally just arrived today for review, I guess have this to look forward to next.. The Fathom is a WinMo phone, with QWERTY keyboard, microSD slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.2” touchscreeen, 1GHZ processor and a 3.2MP camera to round things off..

Key features:
  --  Sleek slate blue case takes customers from Monday meetings to Friday
  --  Large 3.2" touch screen with Improved Touch Experience and vibration
      for tactile feedback
  --  1 GHz processor
  --  Full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with simultaneous touch screen
  --  microSD(TM) slot for up to 16 GB of memory
  --  Wi-Fi® enabled (802.11 b/g/n)
  --  Bluetooth® 2.1 capabilities with support for the following profiles:
      headset, hands-free, dial-up networking, stereo, phone book access,
      basic printing, basic imaging, object push for vCard and vCalendar,
      file transfer, and serial port
  --  Built-in MP3 and WMA music player with music library, repeat and
      shuffle features, as well as stereo sound via headset or Bluetooth
  --  Windows® Media Player 10 Mobile and video player for WMV, MP4, and 3GP
  --  USB mass storage for file transfer between microSD card and PC
  --  One-touch speaker phone and speaker-independent voice commands
  --  Text to speech and voice-activated dialing for up to 4,000 entries

  Additional lifestyle features:
  --  Dedicated task manager key for quick access to mobile Task Manager
  --  Windows Mobile Device Center and ActiveSync allows users to
      synchronize Outlook®, Office® and contents from Microsoft Exchange
      Server® to keep personal information organized and updated
  --  View and edit with Excel® Mobile, OneNote® Mobile and Word® Mobile or
      view important presentations with PowerPoint® Mobile
  --  Scroll, zoom and view rich PDF content with Adobe® Reader LE
  --  Global roaming frequency automatically switches from CDMA/EVDO to
      GSM/UMTS depending on geographic location
  --  VZ Navigator® capabilities - Receive audible turn-by-turn directions
      to millions of points of interest and share the directions with others
  --  VZ Navigator Global capabilities - Get turn-by-turn directions and
      maps in English while navigating through more than 20 destinations
      such as Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden
      and the United Kingdom.  This easy-to-use application also marks
      distances in miles or kilometers and finds restaurants, gas stations,
      banks/ATMs and other popular spots using the Local Search feature
  --  Wireless manager enables and disables wireless connectivity for Wi-Fi,
      Bluetooth and cellular network
  --  Luminous sensor designed to adjust LCD backlight brightness depending
      on light conditions
  --  Proximity sensor instantly locks touch screen buttons while talking on
      the phone
  --  Text and send clear images and fun animations through Flash User
      interface support
  --  International charger plus up to four different adapter clips for
      multi-country use
  --  3.2 megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder that includes:
      --  Five different camera resolutions and three different video
      --  Macro Mode for detailed, up close pictures
      --  Panorama for three guided, sequential shots
      --  Continuous shot for up to six consecutive photos
      --  Scene mode for auto, portrait, landscape, sports and night
      --  Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop, added frames and
      --  Customizable brightness, white balance, shutter sounds and color
          effects and a self-timer
      --  Choose between mute and unmute to record video with or without
      --  Optimize video quality with normal, fine or super camcorder
      --  Video recording time up to one minute for sending or up to one
          hour for saving

  Pricing and availability:
  --  The LG Fathom will be available in business sales channels beginning
      May 27 and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide and
      online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning June 3 for $149.99 after a
      $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.  Customers
      will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt,
      customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
  --  LG Fathom customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless
      Nationwide Talk plan and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan. 
      Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access.  Email and Web
      for Smartphone plans start at $29.99 for unlimited monthly access.
  --  Business customers interested in the LG Fathom can contact their
      Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ.
  --  For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services,
      visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or
      go to www.verizonwireless.com.
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