World's first ever watch-model mobile phone unveiled

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London, Dec 30 (ANI): Get ready for a mobile video phone that can be worn on the wrist just like a watch, all thanks to a South Korean technology firm that has unveiled the world's first "3G watch phone."

The unique phone by LG Electronics boasts a touch-screen dialling system with a camera and an in-built speaker.

With all these features, the users could make video calls and gain high-speed Internet access.

The device also recognises voices, transforms text to speech, has a Bluetooth function and also works as an MP3 player.

The high-end handset is due to be launched in Europe later next year, reports The Telegraph.

With a 1.43-inch (3.63-centimetre) screen, the product is 0.56 inches (13.9 millimetres) in thickness.

The 3G watch phone will go on display at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from Jan 8 to 11.

The device makes part of a trend towards multi-tasking gadgets that can perform a host of functions. (ANI)

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