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LG Esteem with Android 2.3 and 4G LTE, Coming to MetroPCS

Written on September 25, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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The LG Esteem, with Gingerbread and LTE, has been confirmed for MetroPCS.

Multiple reports have confirmed that LG’s long-time rumored handset, the Esteem, will be likely to appear on MetroPCS’ family of LTE-enabled devices. The screenshots that were leaked out recently suggest that the device will come with an array of mid-range features, which includes a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and a 4.3-inch LCD with 800×480 display resolution.

Other official specs include a 512MB of RAM, 8GB on-board storage, a 1.3-megapixel front facing camera, a 5.0MP rear camera with support for 720p video recording, and a 1500mAh battery. The anticipated LG Esteem will be powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and will run on Metro PCS’ CDMA/LTE network.

Up to now, there are still no words regarding its official release date. The Esteem is said to have a $349 price tag; $249 with a $100 mail-in rebate.

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Cricket Reveals Samsung Vitality

Written on August 31, 2011 by Lulu

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Samsung's new phone, Vitality, made an appearance in Cricket's training manual.

Samsung’s new phone, Vitality, was seen in a computer-based Cricket training manual and was shared online by Engadget. The said phone is a near-twin to MetroPCS’ Admire, having the same 800MHz CPU, 3.5-inch 320×480 touchscreen and a 3.2-megapixel camera. This will be running on Android 2.3.

The same with the Suede feature phone on Cricket, the Vitality will have access to the carrier’s Muve Music plan. The source claims that Vitality needs a $65 per month plan, even though its mostly due to the unlimited song downloads offered by Muve.

However, the pricing and even the release date for the said device is still unannounced. More updates are sure to come, so just keep it posted here at GADG.

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MetroPCS Unveils LG Optimus M

Written on November 23, 2010 by Adam Eve

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The family of affordable and successful Android smartphones, LG Optimus One, gained its newest member, as MetroPCS announced the upcoming availability of LG Optimus M.

The LG Optimus One family gained its newest member, as MetroPCS announced the upcoming LG Optimus M last Monday. The LG Optimus M will be MetroPCS’ first Android smartphone, and will be available later this month. Customers will no longer need to sign a contract upon purchase of Optimus M, and the monthly plan starts for as low as $50. The LG Optimus M offers unlimited calling, SMS, MMS, e-mail, web browsing, GPS navigation and more. It features a 3.2-inch touchscreen, 3.2 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Android 2.2. The LG Optimus M will hit glasses on November 24 for only $229. Check MetroPCS full press release for more information.

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