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LG Spectrum 2 At a Glance: • 3G/4G LTE connectivity • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor • 4.7-inch True HD AH-IPS screen (1280 x 720 pixels) • Dual cameras - eight MP camera with HD 1080p video capture, 1.3 megapixel front-facing • 16 GB (formatted capacity is less) ROM, one GB RAM • NFC technology • 2,150 mAh battery and wireless charging battery cover included • Corporate/personal e-mailThe LG Spectrum 2 was built for entertaining and impressing with its deep array of features, Android 4.0platform, and full Google integration. Its large, 4.7-inch True HD screen delivers every detail of your favoritefilm and makes it easier for you to see your display at various angles with natural color and 550 NIT brightness.Record high-quality videos with up to three times zoom and customizable brightness, backgrounds, and coloreffects. QuickMemo is another easy-to-use feature of the LG Spectrum 2. Mark up your screen with notes ordrawings using QuickMemo then share your annotated maps, sites and photos with friends. Experience the fullrange of features from Android Beam to Video Wiz.A Truly Wireless ExperienceBreak free from charging cables with the Wireless Charging Battery Cover (included). Also share videos, HDvideo, games, or other content wirelessly to larger devices via SmartShare (media sharing via DLNA). The NFChardware in the LG Spectrum 2 makes pairing a simple process: just tap two devices together. Another wirelessfeature is the LG Tag+ sticker, which allows you to activate different phone modes with just a tap of your phone.For business, securely connect to your corporate network using LG’s built-in, multi-headed Virtual PrivateNetwork (VPN).
LG Tag+ OrganizationThe Tag+ can be attached to various surfaces including a bedside table, on the desk at an office, or in thekitchen at home, and then set to activate certain on-device modes. For example: after being swiped by thebedside table and put into night mode, Spectrum 2 could automatically switch off radio reception. In themorning, a swipe across the tag in the kitchen would automatically turn on Wi-Fi and launch a weather app orRSS feed. When in the office, the phone could be swiped across the tag and launch any business-specific appsand work e-mail. The Tag+ stickers are user-programmable and spill resistant.Android BeamShare info with other smartphones faster than ever. Beam allows you to share contacts, YouTube videos, maps,webpages and more by simply touching two phones together. You can share directions by bringing up the map,tapping the devices together and hitting send.The Latest in Digital PhotographyNever miss a shot with the dual-facing, high-quality cameras. Take great photos with the rear-facing,eight-megapixel camera, even when your subjects are moving. The camera is equipped with autofocus and LEDflash. With the Time Catch Shot feature, your camera takes two pictures just before you tap the shutter andone after. Also shoot amazing panoramic scenes with Intelligent Panorama. With Voice Shot, just say “cheese”to easily take your self-portrait with the 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. Another professional-grade featureis Continuous Shot, which lets you automatically take six pictures in quick succession after you press theshutter. Other features also include an advanced image editor that lets you crop, rotate, add effects, and more.QuickMemo FeatureNever miss a note with the LG Mach’s easy-to-use QuickMemo feature. Capture any screen on your phone andinstantly draw, write, or take notes right there. No need to waste time searching for and launching anotherapplication. Take instant notes that are easy to share.Whats in the BoxLG Spectrum 2; Standard Li-Ion Battery; Wireless Charging Battery Cover; Wall/USB Charger; Two LG Tag+Stickers; Product Safety & Warranty Guide; Quick Reference Guide; Global Support BrochureVital StatisticsThe LG Spectrum 2 measures 5.31 x 2.69 x .36 inches and weighs 5.16 ounces.Verizon Wireless 4G LTE NetworkThe Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network allows you to download photos, apps, and games in seconds and entiremovies in minutes. LTE (or Long Term Evolution) provides significantly increased upload and download speedsover 3G networks, as well as significantly reduced latency (or lag time). Verizon Wireless expects 4G LTEaverage data rates to be 5-12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2-5 Mbps on the uplink inreal-world, loaded network environments.With these blazing fast speeds, youll be able to stream HD movies without the annoyance of constant pausesto buffer the video stream--as well as quickly download HD-quality movies right to your phone in minutes.Additionally, youll be able to download a new song file in about 4 seconds or upload a photo to your favoritesocial networking site in about 6 seconds.The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE mobile broadband network will also redefine the mobile office for business users.Business applications that used to require wired networks will be untethered forever, allowing you maximized
productivity and efficiency while youre out of the confines of your office. Enhanced security lets you tap intomost VPN networks with less waiting, and faster responsiveness enables you to upload 10 MB presentationsback to your team in less than 25 seconds.In areas serviced only by 3G, you can expect download speeds of 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps and upload speeds of500 to 800 Kbps in Mobile Broadband coverage area.Verizon Wireless ServicesBackup Assistant: This complimentary service automatically back up your mobile contacts to your onlineaddress book. If your phone is lost, stolen, or damaged, or you decide to upgrade, easily restore your savedaddress book to your new phone. You can also add, delete, edit, and print your contacts online and send thechanges to your mobile phone. There are no subscription fees for the service.VZ Navigator Capable: With this GPS-enabled phone, youll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZNavigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts,local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), anddetailed color maps.Visual Voice Mail: This innovative service enables you to delete, reply, and forward voice mail messageswithout having to listen to prior messages or voice instructions. Visual Voice Mail is the ideal tool for the busymobile professional who may need to prioritize which messages he or she listens to first. Features includeon-screen access to voice mail message status, save up to 40 messages for 40 days (or archive permanently),create up to 10 different caller ID-based greetings, and reply via call back, text or even voice mail.
Android 4.0.4 Features • Global roaming in 220 countries • Direct access from the lock screen to phone, camera, and text • New home screen layout with enhanced launch bar • Improved voice input: holdAndroid Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System down the search key to dictateThis phone runs the Android 4.0.4 operating system (dubbed Ice emails and text or navigate to anCream Sandwich), which adds powerful new ways of communicating addressand sharing while improving on the best Android features: easy • Face unlock: the device usesmultitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, the front-facing camera toresizable widgets, and more. automatically recognize you whenThe updated Ice Cream Sandwich interface features an onscreen you attempt to unlocknavigation bar that replaces the hardware buttons for Back, Home, • Data usage: the new usageand Menu found with older Android-powered phones. And with center allows you to monitor howGoogle+ integration, you can video chat with groups of up to 9 much data is consumed eachfriends as well as easily upload and share photos and videos. Other monthfeatures include: • Android Market for browsingFace Unlock and downloading thousands of freeYou can now unlock your phone with just your face using the Face and paid appsUnlock option. It takes advantage of the front-facing camera and • Pre-loaded Android apps:state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to register a face Browser, Calculator, Calendarduring setup and then to recognize it again when unlocking the (Google or Corporate), Camera,device. Just hold your phone in front of your face to unlock (or use a Clock, Contacts, Email, Gallery,backup PIN). Messaging, Music, News & Weather,And the lock screen now lets you do more without unlocking. From Phone, Settings, Video Player,the slide lock screen, you can jump directly to the camera for a Voice Dialer, Voice Search,picture or pull down the notifications window to check for messages. YouTubeWhen listening to music, you can even manage music tracks and see • Google applications: Gmail,album art. Google Search, Google VoiceHome Screen Folders Search, Google Latitude, GoogleQuickly access related apps right from the home screen by Maps, Google Places, Google Talkorganizing apps and shortcuts into folders--just drag one app onto • Google Maps Navigation withanother to create a folder. spoken turn-by-turn directionsMultitasking showing real-time traffic and 360°Multitasking is even easier and more visual in Android 4.0.4. The views of the destinationRecent Apps button lets you jump instantly from one task to anotherusing the list in the System Bar. The list pops up to show thumbnailimages of apps used recently--tapping a thumbnail switches to theapp.Voice InputThe new voice engine in Android 4.0.4 lets you dictate the text youwant, for as long as you want, using the language you want. You canspeak continuously for a prolonged time, even pausing for intervalsif needed, and dictate punctuation to create correct sentences. Asthe voice input engine enters text, it underlines possible dictationerrors in gray. After dictating, you can tap the underlined words toquickly replace them from a list of suggestions.
Connectivity Camera • Ultra-fast 4G LTE connectivity • Rear-facing camera eight megapixels with LED • Wi-Fi Dual Band connectivity with a five GHz flash band of 802.11 a and a 2.4 GHz band of 802.11 b, • Front-facing camera with 1.3 megapixels for 802.11 g, 802.11 n video chats and self portraits • Built-in mobile hotspot functionality allows • Full HD 1080p video capture Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 3G or 4G Multimedia experience on the go with a laptop, camera, music • Music player with Dolby Mobile, supports MP3, player, game unit, video player, or any other Wi-Fi AAC, AAC+, WMA, and WAV enabled device Memory • Near Field Communication (NFC) for sharing • RAM one GB contacts, web pages, directions, and more to • ROM 16 GB compatible phones • GPS for navigation for access to turn-by-turn directions • Bluetooth technology 4.0 Hardware • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor allowing you to quickly browse the web and switch between apps • 4.7-inch True HD AH-IPS screen (1280 x 720 pixels) Communications & Internet • Web browser with full HTML browser • Text (SMS) and picture/video (MMS) messaging • Personal and work e-mailAlso Available for This Android Device Amazon Appstore for Android Kindle Amazon MP3 Get a great paid app for free every Buy a book once and read it Shop 15 million songs and stream day. everywhere with our free Kindle your Cloud Drive music directly Reading App for Android. from your Android device. IMDB Audible Amazon Mobile Find local movie showtimes and Download audiobooks directly to Shop for millions of products, get TV listings, watch trailers, and your Android device, then listen product details, and read search the worlds largest source wherever you go, get audiobook reviews--right from your mobile of entertainment information. news, earn badges, and more. device.Read more Price : Check Price Average Customer Rating 3.5 out of 5