LG Spectrum is ready for Android 4.0, all that is required is 'OK' from Verizon

LG Spectrum is ready for Android 4.0, all that is required is 'OK' from Verizon
An LG employee on a support forum page revealed that the Android 4.0 update could be sent out to owners of the LG Spectrum at any time, and that all that is needed is the high sign from Verizon. According to the employee, the update should be very close to being released. In late May, an Android 4.0 ROM  was making the rounds, so we know that the idea that all that is required is a green light from Big Red is not far fetched.

Sporting a 4.5 inch True HD (no Pentile display)  720p screen with a high pixel density of 326ppi, the LG Spectrum has a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor under the hood. 1GB of RAM is aboard while only 4GB of native memory is on board. Still, the storage can be expanded with the 32GB capacity microSD slot. An 8MP camera is on back, capturing video at 1080p while the 1.3MP front-facing shooter takes self portraits and enables video chat. An 1830mAh battery powers the device and right now, Android 2.3 is installed. Let's not forget the LTE connectivity.

The LG Spectrum is available from Verizon for $99.99 with a signed 2-year act. Which reminds us, just where is that green light, Verizon?

source: LG via Phandroid


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Spectrum
  • Display 4.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1830 mAh(8.30h talk time)

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7 Comments

1. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

I think the spectrum would be amazing with ICS Goodness. I love that device but LG's Skin is so damn heavy.

2. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

You can pick up an LG spectrum NEW off ebay for $250, I was considering it to play with, but the skin is holding me back too..

3. etotherescue

Posts: 39; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

The new LG optimus 3.0 skin is nice. Almost stock ICS looking-ish and every icon can be customized.

4. teasamp

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

I can not wait. This should have been out over a month ago. What is Big Red waiting for?

5. willard12 unregistered

The one good thing about apple is the fact that they control their updates. Android isn't really slow on updates, carriers are.

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Actually the manufacturers are slow as well. Especially Motorola and Samsung.

7. galaxyisking

Posts: 63; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

this phone sucks i had it for 6 months, it would lose 4g signal all the time especially when you were hotspoting. Boycott lg never buying any lg products EVER!!!!....

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