Cricket Launches LG Optimus Regard, Its First LTE Smartphone
Updated: Added link to press release, altered headline
Cricket today announced the addition of two Android smartphones to its lineup. The LG Optimus Regard is a rebadged version of the LG Motion 4G, which is sold by MetroPCS. The Regard features a 3.5-inch display with 480 x 320 pixels, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel main camera, and VGA user-facing camera. It ships with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is the first smartphone to support Cricket's LTE 4G network. It is available starting today online and in stores for $249.99. Cricket also said the Samsung Galaxy S III will be available in the coming weeks. It will cost $549.99.
Hands-On with the Samsung Galaxy S III
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Hands-On with the LG Motion
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Samsung Details Premium Suite for Galaxy S III
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MetroPCS Selling Samsung Galaxy S III for $499
MetroPCS today announced the pending availability of the Samsung Galaxy S III. The device will be available in select stores beginning this weekend, and in all stores and online by October 22.
LG Motion 4G / Optimus Regard
3.5" display 320 x 480 pixels
Snapdragon MSM8960L processor
1,700 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)