T-Mobile is offering up two affordable yet powerful Android smartphones this spring from LG which should entice even the most ardent featurephone user. Metro PCS is now offering the LG L70 for just $49 after a $100 mail-in rebate, and T-Mobile will be offering the Optimus L90 beginning on April 30th. The L70 and L90 are part of LG’s L Series III family, which is aimed at first time smartphone buyers who are looking for an affordable entry point into the Android ecosystem.
Here’s a look at the specs of the LG Optimus L70 and L90:
1.2GHz dual-core processor
4.5-inch IPS screen with WVGA (800 x 400) resolution
1GB of RAM, 4GB of expandable storage
21Mbps HSPA+ & Wi-Fi connectivity
8- or 5-megapixel rear camera (market dependant), VGA front-facing one
Size: 127.2 x 66.8 x 9.5 mm
1.2GHz quad-core processor
4.7-inch IPS screen with qHD (960 x 540) resolution
1GB of RAM, 8GB of expandable storage
21Mbps HSPA+ & Wi-Fi connectivity
8-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing one
Size: 131.6 x 66.0 x 9.7 mm
MetroPCS is selling the L70 today, available across the U.S. at MetroPCS retail stores and online. The L70 is definitely affordable, selling for just $49 after a $100 mail-in rebate. If you’re a new MetroPCS customer, you can actually grab the L70 for free when you port an existing phone number and pay for a second month of service. Qualifying customers will receive a $49 mail-in-rebate.
As for the L90, T-Mobile will begin offering the device in stores and online beginning April 30th. The L90 will be available $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $9.50 with a Simple Choice Plan.
Press release follows below.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS Deliver Huge Value
with Duo of Affordable New LG Smartphones
Just in time for spring – clean up with the budget-friendly, feature-rich
LG Optimus L90 and LG Optimus L70 from T-Mobile and MetroPCS
BELLEVUE, Wash. – April 22, 2014 – If you long for springtime but loathe spring-cleaning, the Un-carrier may have just the thing for you. Un-carrier customers can clean up with the budget-friendly, feature-rich LG Optimus L70, available from MetroPCS today, and the LG Optimus L90, available from T-Mobile April 30th.Both affordable, new Android smartphones are offered for little or no upfront cost, no annual service contract, no overages, no hidden device costs, and no upgrade wait – making it easy to refresh, renew and upgrade for not a lot of green.
“As the Un-carrier, we’re relentlessly focused on offering more value to our customers,” said Jason Young, senior vice president of marketing at T-Mobile. “And the LG Optimus L90 and Optimus L70 deliver in spades. Both of these affordable Android-powered smartphones pack sweet high-end specs in a sleek design. Combine either one with our unlimited talk, text and data plans, and you’ve got the kind of value and freedom that only America’s Un-carrier can deliver.”
LG Optimus L90
With the sleek LG Optimus L90, T-Mobile customers won’t have to compromise for a feature rich smartphone at an affordable price on America’s fastest nationwide 4G LTE network. It boasts a 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor and is equipped with a large and vivid 4.7-inch qHD display. The 5MP camera, with LG-exclusive advanced camera features, allows you to express and share more with family and friends. The rear cover self-healing paint is designed to help recover from the normal wear and tear of daily use, including minor scratches and surface damage from keys and other objects.
The LG Optimus L90 will launch nationwide at participating T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers, select national retail stores and online at www.T-Mobile.com starting April 30th. Plus, with the Simple Choice Plan, T-Mobile customers can get the Optimus L90 for the low cost of $0 down with 24 equal monthly device payments of $9.50 – making it one of T-Mobile’s most affordable Android-powered smartphones.
And for those customers currently with other carriers, there’s is no better time to switch, since T-Mobile will pay every penny of you and your family’s early termination fees (ETFs) when you make the switch, trade in your devices and upgrade.
LG Optimus L70
Available today, MetroPCS customers can get their hands on the LG Optimus L70 smartphone, at a price that won’t break the bank. Similar to its T-Mobile counterpart, the Optimus L70 boasts a large and vivid 4.5-inch WVGA display and 5MP camera with LG-exclusive advanced camera features. With a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and long lasting battery, the Optimus L70 is the perfect device for aspiring tech enthusiasts, looking for all the smartphone essentials, network speeds and ease of use without the high price of other premium smartphones. The LG Optimus L70 is available nationwide at participating MetroPCS retail stores and online atwww.metropcs.com. The Optimus L70 costs $49 after a $100 instant rebate. New customers who port-in a phone number and who enroll in and pay for a second month of qualifying service are also eligible for a $49 mail-in-rebate, making the LG Optimus L70 even more affordable for customers.
To learn more or to purchase the LG Optimus L90 at T-Mobile, visit www.t-mobile.com.
MetroPCS customers can learn more or purchase the LG Optimus L70 at www.metropcs.com.
LG Optimus L90 $0 down + $9.50 x 24 months. If you cancel wireless service remaining balance on phone becomes dues. Total: $228 0% APR O.A.C. for well-qualified buyers.