LG Spectrum Launching January 19th; 1.5GHz dual-core CPU 4.5″ HD display, 4G LTE

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  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

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    It looks like fans of LG phones may get to see a new flagship device at the end of January. The LG Spectrum has been previewed a bit previously, but now we have some press shots and full specs. The phone is jam-packed with high-end features, which goes against the normal grain of the typical LG product. Here's a quote from Droidmatters with a breakdown:

    For now this is mostly rumor, as Verizon hasn't officially announced anything yet, but the industry intel seems to suggest that we will see this device on January 19th. What do you guys think of this one?

    Source: DroidMatters
     
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    It has the big boy specs but no ICS...

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    I assume a $299 contact price?
     
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    Looks like the notification bar from HTC phones and Touchwiz are all mixed in. Maybe more lawsuits?! (The outside of the phone looks nice)
     
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    I've learned to wait til the phone is launched before I decide to like it or not. I want to know about the bootloader and what not. Specs look nice on paper, but real world use and modability is key to me these days.
     
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    Looks like a dual core Revolution.
     
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    Nice piece of equipment indeed.
     
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    only 3 buttons? that would have to be only for ics, I can't see how gingerbread would work with 3 buttons....
     
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    Are you sure the specs are right? Im looking at a wiki that breaks down all the snapdragon s series and the s3 does not support lte radios it shows that the s4 does. Could be bad/outdated info but just though i would throw it out there and how is a cpu/gpu that released in q3 2010 a highend device for a phone coming out q1 2012? Everything else looks nice but to me they gimped it on cpu/gpu.


    Now im reading into it a little bit more and a few lte phones are using this chipset. Maybe this is why lte is such a battery drainer on cell phones. They are using a chipset that isn't really designed to handle it so its working the cpu harder and thus the batter drain and which is why the phones get so hot.

    Not a phone expert but i am a intermediate computer user with a good amount of hardware knowledge but hey i could be wrong but this actually sounds like this is why lte phones are having problems.
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    meh.....the s3 snapper was sooooo last year! wheres the S4!!!!!!!!!!!