Sprint and LG announced the successor to the popular LG Optimus S, LG Optimus Elite, which will be available in Titan Silver and Whitw on Earth Day - Sunday, April 22nd for just $29.99 with a new two-year contract. The device will become available in additional channels, including Sprint retail, on May 18 and will eventually arrive, on Virgin Mobile too.
LG Optimus Elite boasts eco-friendly attributes and the coveted UL Environment Platinum Certification. The main features of the LG Optimus Elite include Android 2,3, a 3.5-inch screen, an 800MHz processor, NFC, a 5 megapixel camera and 50GB of free cloud storage and sharing from Box.
LG Optimus Elite Specifications/Features:-
- 5MP camera and camcorder
- 3.5 inch touchscreen display with virtual QWERTY keyboard
- Android Market for access to more than 400,000 applications, widgets and games
- 50GB of free cloud storage and sharing from Box
- Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, which allows the device to read information from everyday objects, like stickers and posters embedded with NFC chips and Google Wallet enabling the phone to be used like a wallet to make safe, secure purchases at hundreds of thousands of participating retailers using NFC
- Sprint ID, a user-friendly means of customizing Android content on mobile phones. Allows users to instantly download ID packs that deliver a predefined experience, including applications, widgets, ringtones and wallpapers, all at once.
- Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 3G experience simultaneously.
- Wi-Fi Enabled – 802.11 b/g/n with Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 3G experience simultaneously
- microSD card slot supporting up to 32GB (microSD card not included with device)
- GPS Navigation– search for the closest coffee shop, or navigate to a specific address with a 3D map that moves with you
- Corporate Email (Exchange Active Sync) & Personal email (POP & IMAP) which gives you access to Gmail, Yahoo! and much more
- Dimensions: 4.6" (H) x 2.47" (W) x 0.39" (D)
- Weight: 4.25 ounces
- Main Display: 3.5” Color TFT, 320 x 480 (HVGA) Pixels
- Memory: 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM
- Standard Battery: 1520 mAh, up to 7.3 hours talk time
Now, which one you like to buy on April 22nd - Galaxy Nexus or affordable, eco-friendly Optimus Elite?