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LG Phoenix 2 rises from the ashes with a price tag of just $100

The LG Phoenix is a new budget phone for AT&T's GoPhone prepaid carrier, priced at just $100 and with Android 6.0 Marshmallow on-board.
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May 12, 2016
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The name Phoenix is something that should evoke a powerful force (or technically a bird) rising out of the ashes in triumph. That’s not exactly what AT&T and LG had in mind with the original Phoenix, which offered relatively uninspiring specs including a 600MHz processor and 3.2-inch display when it debuted in 2011. With the announcement of the AT&T GoPhone exclusive LG Phoenix 2 are we finally going to get a handset worthy of the mythological name? Probably not, but with Marshmallow onboard, AT&T’s budget-friendly handset doesn’t sound too bad.

Unfortunately AT&T is being a bit coy when it comes to divulging all the key specs for the Phoenix 2, only officially revealing that it has a 5-inch display, 8MP rear cam, 5MP front cam, a 2125 mAh battery, Android 6.0, and a wallet-friendly price of just $100. At the price, we aren’t expecting much, but the AT&T GoPhone device could be a great device for those looking for something super affordable, particularly teens with tight budgets or parents looking to pick up a cheap phone for their young ones.

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The Phoenix 2 will be available for online purchase sometime today (though its currently not) and will hit retailers May 14th. For those that would rather pick it up from a brick-and-mortar AT&T store, you’ll be able to do so starting June 10th. We’ll be sure to update this post when we know a bit more about what’s under the hood.

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LG Phoenix 2® Available to Customers Starting May 12 at ATT.com

Latest Premium 4G LTE GoPhone Available in AT&T Stores on June 10

AT&T* is continuing to expand its entirely 4G LTE GoPhone smartphone portfolio with a new device from one of the world’s premier manufacturers. Starting today, you will be able to purchase the LG Phoenix 2 at www.att.com for $99.99. LG Phoenix 2 will be available at select national retailers starting Saturday, May 14 and AT&T stores starting Friday, June 10.

Available exclusively in black at AT&T, the LG Phoenix 2 is an elegantly designed phone with rounded edges and a 5 inch HD display, so you can enjoy a sharp and vibrant video experience in the palm of your hand. LG Phoenix 2 has the latest Android Marshmallow operating system and a 2,125 mAh battery that lets you watch video, surf the web, and answer emails through the day.1

Along with its premium design, the LG Phoenix 2 has an 8 megapixel touch and shoot camera, which lets you take a picture by tapping anywhere on the display. Additionally, the LG Phoenix 2 has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with Gesture Shot™, enabling you to grab that snapshot without pushing a single button. Just raise your hand in front of the screen so that it detects you and everyone else in the picture.

For more information on the LG Phoenix 2 check out www.att.com.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

1Estimated maximum standby and use time may vary depending on your current usage patterns, settings, and other factors and conditions.
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