LG Esteem to bring LTE, Gingerbread to MetroPCS for $349 with $100 rebate

LG Esteem to bring LTE, Gingerbread to MetroPCS for $349 with $100 rebate
A tipster sent Android Central screenshots from LG's Partner Portal that shows off the LG Esteem, heading for MetroPCS. The handset will offer LTE connectivity and will be equipped with a 4.3 inch LCD display and has a single-core Snapdragon 1GHz processor driving the phone with 512MB of RAM. The 5MP camera on back captures video at 720p while the 1.3MP front-facing shooter will snap self-portraits and allows you to video chat. The latest version of LG's Optimus UI will run on top of Gingerbread.  The price of the LG Esteem will be $349 with a $100 mail-in-rebate.

Back during the dog days of July, PhoneNews said that the LG Esteem would be a version of the LG Revolution for the pre-paid carrier. There are some differences, such as a reduced 4GB of internal storage vs, the 16GB inside the Verizon handset. The story fills out some more of the specs, mentioning that the build of Gingerbread on the phone will be Android 2.3.4. According to the PhoneNews story, the LG Esteem will be launched in the middle of next month which fits with the phone's appearance on LG's Partner Portal.

source: AndroidCentral, PhoneNews

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Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Single core with 1GB of RAM? Something tells me that is false and this will have only 512MBs of RAM.

2. alvinspeakstoo

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 11, 2011

it said 512 ram. 1ghz processor


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

They edited the article because it originally said Single Core 1GHz processor with 1GB of RAM.

3. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

metro is getting there

4. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

Talk time 3.5 hours? uhhh typo right?

6. taco5O.

Posts: 12; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Another great Android phone coming to MetroPcs. I'm just waiting to throw the iphone 4 away for a much better Android !

7. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

ehh, Taco5o. Someone's made a fake taco account.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

lol pretty sure its Sniggly. I am also convinced he made a fake account of The Miz too.

8. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

LG Revolution on estrogen.

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