New LG phones 'Shine' in gold

Sliders will be available in pink and black too.

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As we noted yesterday--much to our chagrin-- gold is hardly waning in the gadget fashion world. In fact, as far as mobile phones are concerned, it seems to be as popular as ever.

Witness LG's new "Shine" slide phones for the European and Asian markets, according to Akihabara News. The handset will be available in pink as well, and a black version will reportedly be sold globally, but there's always something about the gold phones that seem to get all the attention.

With or without diamonds and cobras .

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