updated 02:30 pm EDT, Wed October 26, 2011
Phone available online, week ahead of expectations
The LG DoublePlay is coming to T-Mobile sooner than expected. LG has tweeted that the dual screen smartphone is available immediately from the carrier. Previous leaks had pegged the arrival date as November 2.
The DoublePlay features a main 3.5-inch display. A second 2.5 inch screen has been positioned between a split QWERTY keyboard. The multiple screen design lets the user browse and chat simultaneously. The DoublePlay runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and it's driven by a single-core, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It sports a five-megapixel rear camera and 720p video recording.
The phone is priced at $99 with contract after a $50 rebate.