LG Lucid 2
Verizon Wireless today announced the LG Lucid 2, a new Android device that Verizon is positioning as a good entry-level smartphone. The Lucid 2 features a 4.3-inch qHD display and runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. It has Starter Mode and Standard Mode, which are two different user profiles. The Starter Mode is simpler to operate for beginners, while the Standard Mode is what experienced Android users might prefer. The Lucid 2 also includes some custom LG apps, such as Quick Memo, Video Editor, and Video Wiz. Other hardware features include a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with 1GB of RAM; support for microSD cards up to 64GB in addition to 8GB of built-in storage; 5-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video capture; Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0; support for wireless charging; and Mobile Hotspot for up to 10 other devices. The LG Lucid 2 will be available online beginning April 4 and in stores in the coming weeks. It is free with a new two-year contract.