Verizon Wireless Announces the LG Lucid
Verizon Wireless today announced the LG Lucid, an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone that supports Verizon's LTE 4G network and has a 4-inch display protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass. Verizon points out features such as the Lucid's Quick Reply feature which can be used to reject incoming calls, Quick Dialer widget, and Polaris Office. Other features include a 5-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video capture, user-facing camera, a dual-core 1.2GHz processor with 1GB or RAM, mobile hotspot, Video Producer software, and Swype. The LG Lucid will go on sale March 29 for $79.99 after rebate with a new two-year contract. The Lucid is upgradable to Android 4.0, but Verizon didn't indicate when that update will be provided.
Review: LG Lucid for Verizon Wireless
The LG Lucid offers a 4-inch screen and 4G in a compact body. This little phone may be small in stature and a bit short on looks, but it's big on features and even bigger on functionality.
LG Optimus Zone and Exceed Hit Verizon Prepaid
Verizon Wireless recently added two LG devices to its roster of prepaid phones. The LG Optimus Zone (pictured) is a rebadged version of the LG Optimus L3 II.
FCC Outs LG Connect 4G Variant for Verizon
Documents on the Federal Communication Commission's web site reveal that the LG Connect, announced for MetroPCS during the CES trade show earlier this month, is also headed to Verizon Wireless's network. The LG VS-840, which was recently approved by the FCC, supports CDMA 850/1900MHz and LTE 750MHz, which is unique to Verizon.
ZTE Taps BMW to Help Design the Axon 7 Flagship
ZTE today announced the Axon 7, its flagship smartphone for 2016. ZTE designed the phone with the help of BMW Group's Designworks studio.
Motorola Droid Turbo Boasts 48-Hour Battery Life
Motorola and Verizon Wireless today announced the Droid Turbo, a high-end handset that claims to offer two days of battery life. The Droid Turbo's design is in keeping with Droids past and comes in several finishes, including metallic fiber and ballistic nylon.