Some features of the Iron Man II-endorsed LG Ally Android smartphone have been revealed on its own website with an interactive demonstration of Android apps.
The LG Ally will have a3.2-inch touchscreen, Android 2.1, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a camera on the back and a microSD card slot. The LG Ally will be available on May 20. Other features of the LG Ally include GPS Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. At the LG Ally site users are told that "Failure is not an option."
When you enter the LG Ally site. There's a crash test where you have to use an arsenal of Android applications, SpeedView shows travel times from a car. Wikitude augmented reality shows that the car is made of carbon fiber. A friend shows Iron Man to Yelp to find a driving school after a crash. Shop Savvy and Life 360, and Hoccer (to transmit info to the police) are used to deal with a a missile. FourSquare is used to see what friends are at the party. Shazam is used to see what music is playing at the party. Weretago is used to find out that there's amovie premier to go to, better than the party.
You can enter your phone number to join the LG Ally Alliance (community). Some bloggers speculate that the LG Ally will have a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, because it has animated wallpaper. Others contend that rumors that the LG will have 600MHz ARM processor may be true.
LG has partnered in marketing Iron Man 2, from Marvel Studio and will promote the Android phone the LG Ally with augmented reality, events, contests, comic books and apps. The LG Ally is expect to be released by VerizonWireless.There's an augmented reality app, featuring exclusive Iron Man 2 content, at www.lgim2.com.