Verizon Adds LG Spectrum 2, Cuts the Cord With Wireless Charging
LG hasn’t had a huge presence in the U.S. smartphone market, but it looks like things might slowly be changing with such recent additions as the new Nexus 4, the LG Optimus G, and now the LG Spectrum 2.
The LG Spectrum 2 will be available exclusively from Verizon Wireless starting Oct. 30, and aims to do away with cords. The smartphone features a battery cover that allows for wireless charging, though you have to buy the charging pad separately. (No word on pricing yet.)
It also includes near field communication (NFC) technology, so you can wirelessly share information such as contacts and photos simply by tapping it with another NFC-enabled phone.
The rest of the handset is pretty standard fare. The 4G LTE smartphone will ship running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and has a 4.7-inch HD touchscreen, an eight-megapixel camera on back and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera and 16 gigabytes of internal storage.
Pricing for the LG Spectrum 2 is set at $99.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.