Today, LG Electronics introduced its first Google Android
handset, the LG GW620, which is set to hit select European markets in Q4 2009. The Korean consumer electronics company wasn't too forthcoming with device details, but we do know that the smartphone features a 3-inch touch screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
The device will hit some markets in Europe in the fourth quarter of this year, LG said in a statement. The new smartphone is LG's first with the Android OS installed. The company said the new OS gives it the flexibility to offer more choices to users. LG has traditionally used Microsoft Windows Mobile in smartphones. LG "will be introducing a minimum of 13 new smartphones over the next 16 months that utilize Microsoft's Windows Mobile," the company said in the release.