Sprint Adds LG Mach with QWERTY and 4G
Sprint today announced the LG Mach, an inexpensive 4G LTE phone with a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Mach is one of Sprint's thinnest QWERTY phones at 0.48 inches. Key features of the Mach include a 1.2-GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.0, 4-inch display, 5-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture, front camera, and a memory card slot. The Mach includes LG's QuickMemo feature for quickly sharing whatever is on screen with a friend. It also includes LG's Time Catch Shot function for capturing a photo just before the camera button was pressed. Exact launch date and pricing will be announced at a later date.
Hands On with the LG X mach
The LG X mach is all about raw performance. This phone has a 1.8GHz processor and blazing fast CAT9 LTE.
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.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Selling LG Stylo 3 for $180
Sprint-owned Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA today both kicked off sales of the LG Stylo 3. The device, first announced late last year, features a 5.7-inch 720p display.
LG Adds Four New Handsets to X Series
LG today announced four new X-branded Android smartphones to fill out its mid-tier range of devices. Like the X cam and X screen announced earlier this year, each of the new X phones has a single, enhanced feature that defines the device.
LG Harmony Springs Into Cricket's Lineup
Cricket Wireless recently added the LG Harmony to its roster of inexpensive Android handsets. The phone, which is a down-spec'd variant of the K20, has a 5.3-inch 720p display and it is powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.