LG Spectrum

The LG Spectrum has a 4.5-inch 720p IPS display with Gorilla Glass, 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1GB of RAM, a 16GB microSD card, and of course LTE. It should launch with Android 2.3, unfortunately, but Netflix HD and an "exclusive HD ESPN Sportscenter" app will be preinstalled if that helps make up for it.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jan. 19, 2012

What You Need To Know

  • Upgradable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Verge Review

LG’s play for US smartphone market share is simple: bring over the popular Optimus LTE from Europe, and tweak it for different carriers. The $199.99 (with a two-year contract) LG Spectrum for Verizon is the second such handset, after the Nitro HD for AT&T. When I reviewed the Nitro, I called it the best LTE phone available on AT&T, and the Spectrum is every bit as good on paper: 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, a 4.5-inch IPS display, LTE connectivity, and an 8-megapixel...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.41 inches
Weight 0.31 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.5 inches
Carriers Verizon Wireless
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 2.3

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.33 inches
Width 2.71 inches
Thickness 0.41 inches
Weight 0.31 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black / Silver
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.5 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 720 px
PPI 326
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
Carriers Verizon Wireless
CDMA Yes
LTE Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 3.0 + HS
Processor
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Brand / family Snapdragon
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 4 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type miniSD, microSD
Front Camera
Resolution 1.3 megapixels
Rear Camera
Resolution 8 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p
Software
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 2.3
Interface
Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Battery
Capacity 1830 mAh
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories 16GB microSD Card
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