One company that didn't make a great deal of fuss at MWC 2010 was Korean manufacturer LG. We sneaked into the company's secret location just outside the main exhibition area to take a look at two of LG's upcoming Australian releases.
The LG Mini is a handset that strikes a favourable first impression. It's lightweight and nice to hold, and its touchscreen display is bright and colourful.
This photo shows a few home screen widgets, but it also depicts a shallow range of features that we sensed when we toyed with the Mini. It is, of course, a production model and anything can change before it's released, but we feel the Mini needs more than just page after page of hot-links to websites — it needs apps.
A top-mounted 3.5mm headphone jack and a micro-USB port are parts of any good media playing mobile. The Mini also sports DLNA wireless connectivity for streaming media from the phone to a compatible media player, like the PS3.