LG Enlighten leaks as an entry level Android for Verizon, with a physical QWERTY keyboard

LG Enlighten leaks as an entry level Android for Verizon, with a physical QWERTY keyboard
Set to enrich Verizon's Android portfolio on August 25, the LG Enlighten leaked on the manufacturer's corporate site, complete with a physical slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

While the handset's specs are nothing to write home about, at 800MHz processor and 3.2" LCD touchscreen with 320x480 pixels, it is sure to come at a very affordable price point, and runs the newest Android 2.3 Gingerbread to boot.

The 3.2MP camera on the back shoots video at VGA resolution, the phone has 150MB of internal memory plus a microSD card slot, weighs 5.54 ounces and... that's about it. Good thing is that all the connectivity options are here, like 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and the LG Enlighten has a generous 1500mAh battery, rated for six hours of talk time.

source: Droidlife

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11 Comments

1. Yeeee

Posts: 190; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

2. cappy718 unregistered

This looks like a reissue of the phone I have....the LG Ally. It just has gingerbread on it and a slightly upgraded processor. But stay away from this thing if you want to download apps till your heart is content. I have like 7 apps on my Ally and even tho I can save apps to SD now with froyo...my phone is still full. I will say the qwerty keyboard looks a lot like the Ally's and I love the keyboard and especially the sliding function being spring-loaded. You figure Droid 3 would have taken a hint from LG on that point. I was horrified playing the Droid 3 at the store to find out that the slider was not spring loaded. But alas will just continue to wait for SGS2....*sigh*

5. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

who cares if it's spring loaded? the Droid 3 wouldn't be so thin if it had spring loaded hinges.

7. CAPPY718 unregistered

I wouldnt want to go to a non-spring loaded slider after I've had my spring loaded one...if you are getting a qwerty slider...its obvious you dont care about thickness of your phone...

9. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

nooo it kinda matters to me more than how i move my screen up... it's really not a big deal, especially with the amazing keyboard the Droid 3 has.

10. cappy718 unregistered

I dunno...just didnt care for the feel of the droid 3. I enjoyed playing with it at the store and it's a nice phone, but for some reason that sliding thing really bothered me. I dunno, personal preference I guess. I know if I go to the SGS2 w/o qwerty it's going to be a challenge at first, but I'm sure I'll get used to it.

11. V-Rep unregistered

Both the Ally and the Vortex had onboard memory issues. you can alleviate the problem a bit by going into manage applications and clearing the Cache and temporary memory for onboard applications.

3. beatlesfan

Posts: 150; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

The Ally was an awesome intro level Android phone, this looks even better. Hopefully it is Flash 10 enabled

8. CAPPY718 unregistered

Yeah, but I would have never bought it again and I'm dying to get out of it...just waiting till I can get something worth it...but after going entry level, I want the best of the best and SGS2 is what I have my sights on...

4. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

They almost had me until I saw the screen resolution. At least the Ally was 640x800. I love LG's keyboards, but that without a high-res screen, I couldn't consider this. I'm sure it'll be a quality device, but this is a crossbreed of the Vortex and Ally, not a real successor.

6. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

actually i'd say this is a successor.

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