LG Lucid 3 brings Knock Code and Android KitKat to Verizon

LG Lucid 3 brings Knock Code and Android KitKat to Verizon
Verizon today released a new and affordable Android smartphone made by LG. Called LG Lucid 3, the handset comes as the sequel to last year’s Lucid 2, and is being introduced not long after Verizon released the LG Zone 2 and LG Extravert 2 (both offered to pre-paid customers only).

Unlike the Zone 2 and Extravert 2, the LG Lucid 3 is available to all Verizon customers. It’s free with a new 2-yr contract agreement, and $299.99 without contract.

One of the highlights of the LG Lucid is the fact that it runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat. That aside, the handset isn’t particularly interesting. Looking at its design and features, we can say almost with confidence that this is nothing more than an LG L90 that’s been rebranded by Verizon. Even so, here’s what the smartphone offers: a 4.7-inch qHD (540 x 960) display, Knock Code, LTE connectivity, quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, 5MP rear camera, and a 2,440 mAh battery.

The Lucid 3 is Verizon’s first handset to come with Knock Code - the new screen unlocking feature that LG heavily promoted earlier this year with the introduction of its G Pro 2. The new LG Lucid seems to be available starting today, both online, and in stores. 


source: Verizon

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8 Comments

1. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

With plenty of low cost devices shipping with HD 720 displays LG could've done the same for the Lucid 3 and just keep the size at 4.5".

2. LGisgood

Posts: 833; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

G3 ftw!

3. DEATHSTROKE9

Posts: 399; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Kill it! kill it with fire!

4. jellmoo

Posts: 2577; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

"That aside, the handset isn’t particularly interesting." You already mentioned that it's LG. No need to say it again. ;)

5. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

And the G2 stuck on Icecream. Doesnt make sense

6. jdella681

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 11, 2009

Um, the G2 received kit Kat these past few weeks among the four major carriers in the U.S. and was originally released with Jellybean..

7. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Yeah, instead of reasonable discussion I find too many here like to talk out of their ass for everything. I never did care for the texture they used for the back of the Lucid 2. I hope LG would start using matte polycarbonate shells.

8. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Could be a pretty strong competitor to the Moto G perhaps.

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