LG and T-Mobile announced the DoublePlay, a unique dual touch screen smartphone. To celebrate, it will be used by 13 contestants in the fifth annual LG U.S. National Texting Championship for a chance to win $50,000 cash.
The DoublePlay is all about texting and multitasking as it features two customizable touch screens that operate independently or in tandem: a 3.5 inch main display and a 2.0-inch sub display. You will have access to seven home screens and up to nine touchscreen shortcuts. To go along with the displays you also have a full-slide out QWERTY keyboard and Swype.
For texting. the DoublePlay offers various options, including Cloud Text, which lets users send and receive texts from a PC or tablet, and Group Text, which lets users create group chats.
As far as specs go, you will also find a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 5MP camera with LED flash, a 720p HD video recorder, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
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