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Ilse Jurrien
brand Synaptics category Mobile phones

LG Chocolate VX8550 slider phone

content type Press information Mail the editor Posted by Ilse Jurrien
Monday, August 27th 2007 - 20:35 CEST - Comments: 0
S ynaptics, a leading developer of capacitive interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices, announced that its configurable OneTouch solution is shipping in the new LG Chocolate (VX8550) slider mobile phone. The second-generation LG Chocolate phone has a four-button user interface enabled by Synaptics' OneTouch capacitive solution that provides navigation and function keys. Synaptics' technology allows OEMs to create sleek and desirable industrial designs for consumers by enabling thin, flexible and under-plastic solutions.
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LG Slider phone
"Synaptics' OneTouch development kit, tools and support greatly reduced the cycle time from design to development to production," said Woo-Young Kwak, head of LG Electronics mobile handset R&D center. "LG strives to bring innovative products to market while ensuring consumer satisfaction through an enjoyable user experience and Synaptics' OneTouch solution allowed us to incorporate a reliable interface in our new chocolate phone that we expect will delight users."


Synaptics OneTouch Chocolate slider phone

With a focus on reliability and usability considerations, Synaptics' OneTouch is a chip-based solution for OEMs wanting to incorporate capacitive touch interfaces in their products. OEMs reduce their time to market as they go from concept to production using Synaptics' best-in-class design tools and expert technical support while taking advantage of superior product features and performance.


Verizon Wireless LG VX8550 Chocolate

"Synaptics' OneTouch offering is a complete end-to-end solution, engineered specifically to help our customers design intuitive and superior capacitive interfaces tailored to their products," said RK Parthasarathy, product line director at Synaptics. "We believe OneTouch will enable greater adoption of capacitive interfaces by market leaders such as LG by simplifying the industrial design and development, processes and manufacturing." The new LG Chocolate (VX8550) mobile slider phone is currently available in the United States with Verizon Wireless.

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