A Glimpse Of The Future: 12 Mobile Devices From CTIA Wireless Fall 2008

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LG at CTIA unveiled the Lotus, a squarish clamshell with a full QWERTY keyboard and a one-click button to open a programmed application like email, the media player or text messaging.

And while fashionable, offering a slick purple with floral engraving or a satin black, the Lotus offers a host of features like a 2 megapixel camera with video, stereo Bluetooth, a music player, GPS and MicroSD memory slot.

The LG Lotus measures 3.3 inches by 2.4 inches by 0.7 inches and weighs 3.7 ounces. The internal display is 2.4 inches (240 by 320) and supports 262,000 colors and the external display is 2.1 inches (176 by 220) and supports 65,000 colors. The battery supports 5.5 hours of talk time.

Sprint will offer the device for $149 with a contract next month.

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