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LG Spectrum 2 made official for Verizon, brings Optimus LTE II to the US for $100

LG Spectrum 2 made official for Verizon, brings Optimus LTE II to US for $100

Hints that LG would bring the Optimus LTE II to Verizon have persisted since the spring, which almost led us to wonder if the smartphone was still coming: not to fear, as it’s finally here under the Spectrum 2 badge. Other than the expected switch-ups in navigation keys and the mix of both CDMA with global GSM roaming, the design will feel very familiar to anyone who’s been on a trip to South Korea lately. The Spectrum 2 preserves the 4.7-inch AH-IPS display, dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4, 8-megapixel camera, 16GB of storage and support for wireless charging for those who buy a charging pad. We’re also expecting a relatively light tweak of the software that keeps it running Android 4.0 for now, with LG’s support for Tag+ stickers and QuickMemo being the standouts. We do wish we were looking at a quad-core Optimus G instead. For the moderate $100 post-rebate price, however, we’ll take the two fewer processor cores — especially when the Spectrum 2 is already on sale online and should be in retail stores sometime in the next few weeks.

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LG Spectrum 2 made official for Verizon, brings Optimus LTE II to the US for $100 originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:29:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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