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Behold, the LG IQ on Telus

We're gonna have to go way, way back for this one. In the Great AT&T Flood of 2009 came a leaked slide of the LG Monaco, a Snapdragon-powered, 3.2-inch touchscreen slider. And here before you is what that device, now known as the LG IQ, has become, destined for Canadian carrier Telus.

Gone is that janky-looking D-pad from the keyboard, and instead it features an optical mouse on the front face. Also on board are a 5-megapixel and Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro.

Question is, will we still see this on AT&T, as previously rumored? And will it launch (or at least be upgradeable to) Windows Mobile 7, if and when it arrives, as previously rumored?

News at 11.

Mobile Ninjas via wmpoweruser

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6 Comments
  • ugh, should i wait for this, or just get a tilt 2?
    larger screen would be nice, but snapdragon is so hard to resist
  • how fast is the snapdragon processor ? Is it a 1 gb ? probably not But if so might be worth the wait especially if its ATT bound.
  • if this has a headphone jack i will probably get it. i can see it as the only worthy upgrade to my current xperia x1. if the x2 only had a snapdragon id be all over that. xperia x1 is my fav phone of the many smartphones i have tried.
  • it's like the younger looking older brother to the x2
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  • Does the Lg IQ from telus require a data plan to work?
    Or does a student plan work with the phone as well?
    Answer please! i really want to know! >