Despite the fact that both Samsung and HTC produce a wide range of Android devices, from affordable ones to the more expensive lines, the mere mention of the two names immediately conjures up images of top of the crop smartphones. LG, on the other hand, is not quite up there yet as a brand. It’s not surprising to see the Korean manufacturer trying to make the most of its entry level smartphone offerings. The LG Optimus Elite, which hits Sprint and Virgin Mobile, is the company’s latest attempt to dominate the lower end of the Android sphere.
The LG Optimus Elite sports a respectable 3.5-inch screen and 320 x 480 resolution. Under the hood, you’ll find an 800MHz [...]
After giving up on that WiMax network that looked so promising a couple of years ago, but proved to be a very uninspired idea shortly after, Sprint is finally ready to kick off its own LTE network. And after finding out the carrier’s plans for the next couple of years in terms of coverage, we today have confirmation on what will be their first ever smartphone to support 4G LTE.
Like I said, we now have confirmation, because we pretty much suspected for some time now that the LG Viper will in fact be Sprint’s first 4G LTE phone. We even had a leaked document a couple of days ago that mentioned the handheld’s exact release date, which now seems almost set in [...]
Quick, what does it mean for Sprint to be the nation’s third largest carrier?
Does it mean that phone manufacturers would choose the two bigger networks over it to showcase their flagship devices? Check.
Does it mean that new smartphones that are coming out are lagging behind several months from the competitors? Check.
Case in point, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which has been a staple device for Verizon since December 2011, is only expected to land on Sprint in April. If the information is accurate, this would make it a good five months after the debut of Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon.
According to a leaked document that details the launch [...]
This is our new monthly column that will feature the best from Sprint for each month. We are doing one for each carrier in the US. We are going to bring you current promotions as well as our picks as the best Android device in a range of categories that are available on the Now Network. Please feel free to provide your feedback in the comments so we can make this column even better for you. Also be sure to share this with all your friends on Sprint, so if they are looking to upgrade you can give them advice based on our knowledge.Current News and Promotions
LG Optimus S: Currently Sprint is offering the LG Optimus S as part of their Smartphone [...]
Yesterday was a very busy day in the world of Tech, I’m sure you noticed here at Android Authority. After all we had 19 brand new devices announced yesterday by LG, Motorola, Samsung, Pantech, Sony, ASUS, and Lenovo, and CES is not even officially under way until today. Out of those 19 devices, AT&T announced 6 of them! Just to recap them so we know you didn’t miss anything, let’s go down the list – keep in mind most of these do not have prices or specific release dates yet.LG Spectrum: With a 720p and 4.5-inch display and sporting a 8MP back camera and a 1.3MP front camera, starting at only $199 on Contract at Verizon LG Connect 4G: One of [...]