"Get the same HD experience on your phone as you do at home with the LG Spectrum from Verizon, featuring a 4.5-inch True HD IPS screen that makes videos more cinematic and realistic. The 4G LTE-enabled Spectrum also sports a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S3 dual-core processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system, and an 8-megapixel camera on the rear that can capture Full HD 1080p resolution video clips.
4.5-inch True HD display makes video
and photos come alive.
8-megapixel camera with Full HD
1080p video capture.
At a Glance:
4G LTE connectivity
1.5 GHz dual-core processor
4.5-inch True HD IPS display
8-MP camera + Full HD 1080p video record
4 GB memory
Stereo Bluetooth 3.0
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network provides speeds up to 10 times faster than Verizon Wireless' 3G network. With 4G LTE, you'll enjoy simultaneous voice and data capabilities, allowing you to check e-mail, browse the web, download an app, and check directions on Google Maps while on a call. You can expect fast download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas (learn more about 4G below).
You can share your high-speed 4G connectivity with multiple devices--laptop, another phone, MP3 player, and more--via Wi-Fi using the built-in Mobile Hotspot functionality (additional service charge applicable). And the Spectrum is outfitted with ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking as well as next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity (which remembers up to 100 device pairings).
Other features include 4 GB internal memory, 1 GB of RAM, GPS for navigation (via Google Maps) and location-based services, multimedia player with wide format compatibility, customizable home screens, and up to 8.3 hours of talk time.
Take It All In
The 4.5-inch True HD IPS display provides brilliant, undistorted HD images at a 16:9 aspect ratio. The 1280 x 720-pixel resolution provides additional screen space for more visible page content when compared to a typical smartphone screen. With 329 pixels per inch screen density, pictures and texts are sharp even at the smallest details. It looks great even under direct sunlight, and it's highly scratch resistant thanks to the display's Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
Picture It Now
Collect crisp images with a powerful 8-megapixel rearâfacing camera with LED flash and Full HD 1080p video capture, then play photos and videos back on the Spectrum's brilliant display--or wirelessly send video or photo slideshows to compatible DLNA-enabled HDTVs and devices with LG Smart Share. In addition to amazing imagery, you'll maximize your HD multimedia experience with support for Dolby Digital Plus audio processing.
Apps Out Of The Box
There's no waiting to watch, with preâloaded premium apps like Netflix, Verizon Video, and ESPN ScoreCenter with HD video. Enjoy hours of entertainment from the palm of your hand. Then tap into the Android Market and access an everâexpanding array of apps.
The LG Spectrum weighs 4.99 ounces and measures 5.33 x 2.71 x 0.41 inches. Its 1830 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 8.3 hours of talk time, and up to 348 hours (14.5 days) of standby time. It runs on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, as well as EV-DO, Rev A 3G and CDMA 800/1900 frequencies where 4G LTE is not available.
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network allows you to download photos, apps, and games in seconds and entire movies in minutes. LTE (or Long Term Evolution provides significantly increased upload and download speeds over 3G networks, as well as significantly reduced latency (or lag time). Verizon Wireless expects 4G LTE average data rates to be 5-12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2-5 Mbps on the uplink in real-world, loaded network environments.
With these blazing fast speeds, you'll be able to stream HD movies without the annoyance of constant pauses to buffer the video stream--as well as quickly download HD-quality movies right to your phone in minutes. Additionally, you'll be able to download a new song file in about 4 seconds or upload a photo to your favorite social networking site in about 6 seconds.
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE mobile broadband network will also redefine the mobile office for business users. Business applications that used to require wired networks will be untethered forever, allowing you maximized productivity and efficiency while you're out of the confines of your office. Enhanced security lets you tap into most VPN networks with less waiting, and faster responsiveness enables you to upload 10 MB presentations back to your team in less than 25 seconds.
In areas serviced only by 3G, you can expect download speeds of 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps and upload speeds of 500 to 800 Kbps in Mobile Broadband coverage area.
Android Gingerbread Operating System
The Spectrum runs the Android 2.3 operating system (dubbed Gingerbread), which features a clean, refined interface, intuitive navigation, and a notification bar that lets you know when you have new messages, voicemails, invites to games, and more.
Multitasking in Gingerbread allows you the ability to run more than one app at a time. If you're playing a game, you can easily switch to an incoming e-mail and then switch back to the game without losing your place. And like the previous version of Android (""Froyo""), Gingerbread provides support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1 for access to the full Web.
A new onscreen keyboard makes it easier to type thanks to additional spacing between the keys and larger font sizes. And the more you use the keyboard, the easier typing will be as the enhanced suggest feature records previous input history to make better suggestions.
The Spectrum also brings one-touch access to the popular Google mobile services you use every day. It also provides easy access to both personal and corporate e-mail, calendars, and contacts supported by Exchange Server and Gmail. And through Android Market, you'll get access to thousands of useful applications, widgets, and fun games to download and install on your phone, with many more apps being added every day.Google Integration
Android Market for browsing and downloading thousands of free and paid apps
Pre-loaded Android apps: Browser, Calculator, Calendar (Google or Corporate), Camera, Clock, Contacts, Email, Gallery, Messaging, Music, News & Weather, Phone, Settings, Video Player, Voice Dialer, Voice Search, YouTube
Google applications: Gmail, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Google Latitude, Google Maps, Google Places, Google Talk
Google Maps Navigation with spoken turn-by-turn directions showing real-time traffic and 360Â° views of the destination
Ultra-fast 4G LTE connectivity via the Verizon Wireless 4G Mobile Broadband network, with expected download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps.
Onboard GPS for navigation and location services
Integrated Google Maps with turn-by-turn navigation, street and satellite views.
Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g) for accessing home and corporate networks as well as hotspots while on the go.
4G Mobile Hotspot capability allows you to create a Wi-Fi hotspot using your Verizon Wireless 4G LTE connection, which can then be shared among up to 10 Wi-Fi-capable devices.
Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals and includes stereo audio streaming.
Dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S3 processor capable of opening web pages twice as fast as most other smartphones.
4.5-inch True HD IPS display (720 x 1280 pixels; 16.7 million colors; 329 pixels per inch screen density; Gorilla Glass)
Onscreen QWERTY keyboard (with Swype keyboard enhancement)
3.5mm headphone jack
Communications & Internet
Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture/video and IM instant messaging
Full HTML browser with Flash 10.1 Support
Personal and corporate e-mail access with support for Exchange ActiveSync as well as mobile e-mail accounts (Google push, Yahoo!, POP3, IMAP).
4 GB internal memory
Support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
1 GB RAM
8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, face tracking mode image editor, geotagging, and up to 4x digital zoom.
1.3-megapixel front camera for self portraits and video chats
Full HD 1080p video capture (1920 x 1080 pixels) with on-phone video editing capabilities.
Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, M4A, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, and Ogg Vorbis
Video player compatible with MPEG4, WMV, H.264, and DivX
DLNA wireless media streaming
WiâFi Direct enables you to connect directly to another wireless device without joining a traditional home, office, or hotspot network.
Voice commands and voice-activated dialing
Speakerphone for hands-free communication.
Hearing Aid Compatibility: M3