Review: LG Spectrum for Verizon Wireless
LG did a good job with the Spectrum. The only real complaint I have is the terrible voice quality. Otherwise, it manages to perform well across the board. Some of the nitpicky things I didn't like included the app menu layout and the placement of the microUSB port, but the excellent screen, decent battery life, and solid data performance make up for these a bit.
The HD display, LTE 4G, 8-megapixel camera, and speedy performance are worth the $199 price being charged by Verizon for the Spectrum, there's no doubt about that.
For Android fans who aren't big on making phone calls, the LG Spectrum is a solid choice. It covers the wide spectrum of features while also packing the spectrum for 3G and 4G. It's little wonder that LG called this smartphone the Spectrum. (Too bad it doesn't come in a spectrum of colors.)
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The Spectrum is LG's new flagship 4G LTE phone from Verizon. The display is huge and HD, yet it's thinner than last year's Revolution.
Jan 9, 2012
LG today announced the Spectrum for Verizon, following in the footsteps of the Revolution announced at this time last year. The Spectrum sports 4G LTE and a 4.5-inch true HD IPS display, like the Nitro for AT&T.
May 14, 2012
Verizon Wireless has detailed a forthcoming system update headed to the LG Spectrum. While the update does not install Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it does deliver a large number of bug fixes and feature improvements.
Mar 6, 2012
Verizon Wireless today published a list of its Android devices that it plans to update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The devices include the: HTC ThunderBolt, Droid Incredible 2, Rhyme, and Rezound; Motorola Xoom, Bionic, RAZR, RAZR MAXX, Droid 4, and Xyboards 8.2/10.1; Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7/10.1; and the LG Spectrum.
Jan 19, 2012
Verizon Wireless today announced that the LG Spectrum is now available for sale at Verizon Wireless retail stores and online for $199.99 with a new contract. The Spectrum runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread (upgradeable to Android 4.0) and supports Verizon's LTE 4G network.