BASKING RIDGE and ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, USA - Verizon Wireless and LG have announced a new smartphone, the LG Spectrum 2, with 4G LTE support.
The phone features NFC sharing, wireless charging, Bluetooth 4.0 and mobile hotspot to share a 4G LTE connection with up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices. Furthermore, the phone belongs to the Global Ready line-up, so users can take advantage of voice and data service in more than 220 countries.
In terms of specs, the device has a huge 4.7-inch True HD screen which gives it sharp and clear images, and Corning Gorilla Glass that protects it. It packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Krait 1.5 GHz dual-core chip and is powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The phone also equips two cameras, a 1.3 MP front camera for video chat and an 8MP rear-facing camera that records 1080p HD videos. Additionally, the camera comes with Intelligent Panorama Shot and Time Catch Shot features, complemented by Advance Image Editor and Video Wiz.
Where 4G LTE is not available, users would have to use Wi-Fi, and for that a good internet connection is needed. For British users, for example there are several good Broadband UK offers available.
The LG Spectrum 2 can be purchased from Verizon Wireless stores and online for for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. In addition, LG Premium Sleeve with Smart Display which provides protection and shows notifications such as for calls, emails, messages on screen, can be bought for $24.99.