While AT&T goes through hell and back to get their hands on some spectrum, Verizon has announced it will be selling it for $199 —the LG Spectrum, that is. The LG Spectrum is Verizon’s latest LTE offering and features some impressive specs at at a decent price.
The LG Spectrum hit Verizon today and features:
- 4.5″ True HD IPS display, protected by Gorilla Glass
- 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor
- 8MP rear camera, shoots 1080p video
- 1.3MP front-facing camera
- 1GB of RAM
- 4GB of on-board storage
- 16GB micro SD card pre-installed
- Android 2.3.5 (Android 4.0 update promised)
- 1830mAh battery (optional 3000mAh extended battery available at launch)
The $199 is a refreshing price considering more recent LTE devices have been in the $249-$299 range. It’s too bad it doesn’t come with Ice Cream Sandwich, but they have promised to upgrade it for what that’s worth. If you’re looking to grab yourself a high-end 4G LTE device on Verizon, the Spectrum is worth a look. Hit up the source links or read the full press release below for more information.
Spectrum™ by LG Now Available on America’s Fastest, Most Reliable 4G Network
For customer inquiries, please call 800-922-0204 or go to
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE, a 4.5-inch True HD display and ESPN™ ScoreCenter application with exclusive HD video all come together in one device, the Spectrum™ by LG. Starting today, the Spectrum is available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. The Spectrum features a Qualcomm® 1.5 GHz dual-core processor combined with 4G LTE connectivity for robust power, multitasking and download speeds. Verizon Wireless leads the way in 4G with the fastest and most reliable 4G network in the United States, covering more than 200 million people in 195 markets.
Powered by Android™ 2.3.5 Gingerbread, upgradable to Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
8-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and LED flash to snap beautiful pictures and 1080p video capture
Front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera for video chat
SmartMovie HD app — create and edit HD videos right on the Spectrum
Mobile Hotspot capability — share 4G LTE connection with up to ten Wi-Fi-enabled devices
Supports Dolby® Digital Plus so customers can maximize their HD multimedia experience and stream up to 7.1 channels of surround sound through home entertainment systems
Customers that purchase a Spectrum by LG will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
- Source Verizon