Alltel Wireless’s latest LG Scoop has finally hit the shelves. LG Scoop is available in Alltel retail stores and online at shopalltel.com. The LG Scoop features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard allowing easier e-mail and text messaging, as well as instant messaging through AIM or Yahoo Messenger.
The stylish LG Scoop offers support for Axcess Voice2TXT that converts incoming voicemails into text messages, saving them in the inbox. The Scoop, which is available in three hot colors – citrus orange, slate gray and turquoise blue also offers a 1.3-megapixel camera with video capability, built-in music player and is Celltop-ready as well as Bluetooth capable. It is also loaded with a microSD expansion slot that can support up to 4GB of additional storage.
The LG Scoop is a renamed version of the LG Rumor for Sprint that is retails for $59.99 after an instant and mail-in rebate along with a two-year agreement. The Scoop is also GPS capable, weighs 4.2oz and measures 2 x 4.33 x 0.7-inches. Battery life is quoted at up to 180 minutes talk time or up to 140 hours standby.