LG has officially announced the LG-KS20 smartphone, shown at IFA, for the European market, although no info on UK pricing or operators has yet been revealed.

What will be LG's first Windows Mobile-powered device in Europe offers Windows Mobile 6 and fast HSDPA connectivity to gives users the full benefit of mobile internet, including downloading music, video clips as well as push e-mail, all at a 3.6Mbps.

The high speed capability also makes video calls possible, taking advantage of the phone's second, user-facing camera.

12.8mm thick, it boasts a 2.8-inch screen with touch input interface as well as features such as handwriting recognition, Wi-Fi connectivity, 128MB internal memory, support for MicroSD external memory and Bluetooth 2.0.

The LG-KS20 will be available from October this year.

Features:

-Video Telephony: 2.0 Megapixel + VGA videoconferencing Camera
-3.6Mbps HSDPA Capability
-Full-Touchscreen and 2.8-inch Wide Flat LCD Screen
-Handwriting Recognition
-Windows Mobile 6
-MMS/Push E-mail/Java/WAP2.0
-Bluetooth 2.0
-Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)
-MicroSD External Memory
-128MB Internal Memory
-TV Out/FM Radio

Specifications:

-Radio Bands: HSDPA (3.6Mbps), WCDMA, Tri-band (GSM/GPRS/EDGE)
-Display: 240 x 320(QVGA), 2.8-inch 262K TFT-LCD
-Dimensions: 99.5 x 58 x 12.8mm
-Talk Time(Voice Talk)/Standby Time: 4hr/400hr
-Battery: 1050mAh
-Weight: 95g