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LG Introduces Budget Friendly Lancet Smartphone

LG Lancet smartphone

(Photo : CNET) LG Lancet smartphone

LG offers a new smartphone for its Verizon customers. LG Lancet features Windows 8.1, perfect for customers who are on a tight budget, unlike the other smartphones that are being offered in market that are considered to be expensive even before they purchase a data plan.

The new LG Lancet features a 4.5-inch LCD display that mainly uses a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. There are two cameras, customers can enjoy: an 8-megapixel in the rear and VGA in the front. It has also an 8GB internal storage that can also support an additional 128 GB that made possible using a MicroSD card.

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A 25GB of free cloud is what most Verizon “More Everything” customers can also enjoy. The phone also uses a 2100 mAh lithium ion battery that gives the phone an almost 420 hours of battery life once on a standby mode and can last for 18.5 hours when in use.

LG has also made sure that the phone can fit into some of its own features like Knock On that allows users to turn the screen on and off just by double tapping it as well as a Quick Memo to quickly capture screenshots. Lancet users can try Advance Calling 1.0 as Verizon giveaway, making it the first Windows phone in the long list of Verizon offer that will feature what the company calls HD Voice Calling. The said feature believed to provide much better voice quality phone calls.

On May 21, the phone will arrive in stores; however, it is available online. The phone is available in the full retail price of US$120, but customers can also pay at least US$5 a month for a 24 month contract through Verizon Edge. The price and feature of the phone is a good choice for a basic smartphone and as Windows will be coming in the next few months.

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