Engadget Chinese has had an interview with LG Mobile in Hong Kong at a Chinese New Year event. There they revealed that LG expects to launch a Windows Phone 7 handset between September and November.
This information has been leaked on numerous occasions from other sources, and in some ways this is just further confirmation,
The specs of the handset was however not revealed, but regular readers will recall the specs leaked by WMExperts.com, which spoke of a power-house device with a 720p screen and 10 megapixel camera, the LG Apollo.
LG mentions due to the bar on OEMâ€™s needing to customize the UI that they need to do very little work on the handset, which should speed the device to market.
See the specs of the rumoured LG Apollo after the break.
The specs are as follows:
- Launching: August/September 2010
- CPU: Qualcomm QSD8650; 1.3GHz
- CDMA + GSM (aka a World Phone)
- EvDO + HSDPA
- Device Size: 115 x 57.5 x 11.2 mm
- Memory (RAM/ROM): 1GB/1GB
- External Storage: MicroSD (up to 32GB)
- Screen Size/Type: 3.8-inch capacitive AMOLED â€œMultitouch Supportedâ€
- Screen Resolution: WXGA 1280 x 720 px
- Camera: 10-megapixel with flash and autofocus; HD 720p video@ 30fps
- Video Support: Windows Media Video (WMV), MPEG-4 (MP4/M4V) H.264, DVR-MS4
- Audio Support: Windows Media Audio (WMA), Advanced Audio Coding (AAC-LC), FairPlay DRM, MP3
- Battery: Removable 1400 mAh
- Talk Time: Up to 7.5 hours
- Standby Time: 288 hours
- Internet Use: 4.5 hours (3G), 6.5 hours (WiFi)
- Video Playback: 10 hours
- Audio Playback: 30 hours