LG unveil new Disney Smartphone with Swarovski crystals

South Korean LG has just launched its flagship G4 Smartphone globally but Japanese consumers have something a little different coming their way .LG’s new Disney themed Smartphone has been created especially for the Japanese market where consumers love niche smartphones and special editions. The device will be sold through LG's Japanese partner NTT DoCoMo.

The new Disney Smartphone is the 8th model in the ‘Disney Mobile’ range and is named the DM-O1G. The device comes in three colours; pink, blue and white and has a Mickey Mouse flip cover which features a window that displays alerts. The mid-range device has Swarovski crystals embedded making the cover look like the opening scene from Disney movies where fireworks go off over Cinderella’s castle.

The new Disney android device has a 5.2 inch IPS display and uses a Snapdragon 801 processor. There is a 13.2 Megapixel rear camera featuring LG’s gesture Shot feature plus a 2.4 MP Selfie camera. There is 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage on the mid-range device which has yet has not been given a release date or price. The Smartphone is certified as water resistant and benefits from NFC which can be used to make mobile payments.

A range of Disney themes are available in the phone which include The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Frozen and Alice in Wonderland. There are also free Disney games and of course enough Disney emoticons to keep any Disney fan happy.

LG who are South Korea’s second largest Smartphone maker after Samsung unveiled the device on Monday and said it was inspired by The Walt Disney Company’s animations. The device is likely to be a hit with Japanese women.