AT&T Selling Eco-Friendly LG A340 for $19.99
AT&T recently begun selling the LG A340 via its web site for $19.99. This simple flip phone has support for AT&T's 3G network, dual displays, and an outer shell made from 17% recycled materials. The main display measures 2.4-inches and has 320 x 240 pixels. Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera with video capture, GPS-based navigation, Bluetooth 2.1, speakerphone, WAP browser, and an energy efficient charger. The LG A340 comes in gray, but owners can swap out the gray casing with pink or black casings made from recycled materials. The LG A340 requires a two-year contract and a mail-in rebate in order to qualify for the $19.99 price.
LG V10 Boasts Second Screen, Dual Front Cameras
LG announced the V10, a flagship smartphone that includes a ticker display, double cameras, and a more rugged design than some of LG's previous handsets. The main screen measures 5.7 inches and has quad HD resolution, while the secondary display, which sits above the main one, measures 2.1 inches and has 1040 x 160 pixels.
AT&T Launching LG G6 with 2-for-1 Offer
AT&T today announced its plans to sell the LG G6 and the company is going a step further than competitor T-Mobile. For a limited time, people who purchase an LG G6 can score a second LG G6 when adding a new line.
Verizon Now Selling Kyocera's DuraXV Handset
Verizon Wireless recently added the Kyocera DuraXV to its lineup of rugged handsets. The DuraXV, a successor to Kyocera's DuraXT, is a flip phone that meets mil-spec standards for protection against temperature extremes, dust, and shock.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
AT&T Says LG Phoenix 3 to Reach GoPhone March 10
AT&T recently announced the LG Phoenix 3, a low-cost Android handset intended for its GoPhone prepaid service. The device includes a 5-inch FWVGA display, and it is powered by a quad-core processor with 16 GB of storage.