Verizon-bound LG Optimus Zone 2 pictured


It seems that Verizon’s LG Optimus Zone (released in the first half of 2013) is about to get a successor called Optimus Zone 2. According to @evleaks, the LG Optimus Zone 2 is the handset that we can see above, and it should be available to Verizon’s prepaid customers.

The Zone 2 certainly looks like a small, low-end smartphone. But this shouldn’t come as a surprise, since the original Optimus Zone was a low-end device itself. The features of the new handset are not known, but we’re expecting it to offer an HVGA display at best, and (hopefully) Android KitKat at launch. A camera without Flash is visible on the back of the handset (we almost didn't notice it, being distracted by all those obtrusive logos).  

Another new LG Android smartphone that could be launched by Verizon in the near future is the Lucid 3 VS876. Perhaps this and the Optimus Zone 2 will be introduced at the same time. We will let you know.

source: @evleaks

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13 Comments

1. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

In 2009, this phone would've been a flagship.

5. g2a5b0e unregistered

No flash & a 480x320 resolution would have been a flagship in 2009? Nope. I would go a little farther back than that.

6. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Iphone 3GS and several others were at that resolution. Only significant flagships that went past that came out during the tail end of the year, the Motorola Droid and the HTC HD2 to be exact.

10. g2a5b0e unregistered

Unfortunately, we don't have much else to go on but the resolution, but the OG Droid was exactly what I had in mind when I said that.

12. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

IIRC, some of the original Galaxy S line didn't come with a flash, might've been the T-Mobile version? And that was tail end of 2010 no less.

13. g2a5b0e unregistered

My point was both of those things together. Anyway, how about we just get past this? Not really that important.

2. seefo21

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

I think it will run on kitkat look at the battry and the notification bar is in GRAY color

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

It's running KitKat PA.

4. Cyberchum

Posts: 1096; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Verizon and their hideous logos.

8. Sesameopen

Posts: 109; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Why do you think I jumped ship? I had a verizon note 2 and holy mother of god you couldn't pay me to go back tothat. I mean you put a logo on the home butotn?? f**kING REALLY??

9. FeRoZ

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

7. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

lol ikr. I don't mind the name but that check mark is HUGE.

11. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Why bother with the Zone 2 on Verizon Prepaid, when you can buy a Moto G for $99.

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