LG Prada To Launch Next Week?

LG have sent out press invitations to journalists for an event the Korean manufacturer is holding in London next week in conjunction with high-end fashion label Prada.

Whilst the invites fail to mention a specific product or even contain the word ‘launch’, it’s envisaged that the event will see the results of the company’s recently announced collaboration to create an as-yet-unnamed Android device.

The news follows a similar event held by the pair in Seoul two weeks ago in which the behemoths of mobile and couture ‘renewed their vows’ and rekindled the partnership which saw gave rise to the KE850 back in 2006, otherwise known as the LG Prada and one of the first devices to feature a touchscreen.

That particular handset did little to enamour itself with the tech community and was followed a year later by the KF900 Prada 2 which brought features such as 3G and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard to the table. The years that followed were decidedly barren for both parties but the new venture should see the amalgamation of the worlds of mobile tech and fashion come to the fore once again.

So far, little is known about the so-called Prada K2 other than that it’ll most likely feature a 4.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive display of WVGA (480 x 800) resolution, 8 MP camera and run Android Gingerbread. Many within the industry had touted Mobile World Congress as the stage for the launch of the new device, but this event looks to have put paid to those suggestions.

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