12/06/05 LG Electronics (LG), a pioneer in multimedia convergence technology, announced the launch of the world's first 'Time Machine satellite DMB handset, LG-SB130/KB1300.
The 'Time Machine TV Phone' is equipped with the 'Time Machine' function so that users can continue watching TV without pausing even when they receive an incoming phone call or are abruptly interrupted.
'Time Machine' technology enables users to record the program while receiving calls and play the recorded program back at a later time. The 'Time Machine' function can operate up to 60 minutes.
With the LG-SB130/KB1300, users can watch TV for a maximum of 3 hours as the model is equipped with a low-power consuming TV receiving chip developed by LG. It also supports multi-tasking features including calling or messaging while watching TV and capturing the screen image of a TV program by using the camera button.
The 'Time Machine TV Phone' provides the best quality picture as it is a true abstract of LG's world-class technology in a digital TV format. The model is equipped with a Mobile-XD Engine, a mobile chip which improves the quality of the picture, and a 2.2 inch QVGA(256x320)
LCD. Moreover, its swing T style form factor provides convenience for users to watch TV even when using with only one hand. The model also supports 3D sound and has various multimedia features such as auto-focus 3 mega-pixel camera and MP3 with more than 300MB memory capacity. With its TV-Out feature, users can watch pictures and motion-pictures taken by the handset on TV as well.
"The World's First 'Time Machine TV Phone' is a perfect combination of state of the art digital TV and handset technologies. We will maintain the leadership in the DMB market by developing products that fully reflect our customers' needs," said Mr. SUNG HA CHO, LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.
LG-SB130 / LG-KB1300 "The World's First Time-Machine DMB Handset"