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LG Spectrum Review

(VS920) Score: 6.55/10
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LG Spectrum is a good Android cellphone launched in 2012, equipped with a 4.5" multi-touch screen, a good Dual-Core processing unit clocking at 1500 megahertz, and 2 cameras, an 8 MP back-facing camera and a 1.3 megapixels front camera. That's all? Not at all, it's only the beginning of this in-depth review.

The LG Spectrum comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 chip, including a powerful 1.5 GHz Dual-Core CPU and 1 GB RAM. The LG Spectrum has a 4 GB internal storage, a common amount that should be adequate for the average user considering that the LG Spectrum also has an external SD slot to store songs, photographs and videos and even some apps and games that allow external memory installation.

The LG Spectrum is slim, but it's not as thin as many other phones nowadays, with a thickness of 0.42". This cellphone feels much lighter than what you expect from a phone like this.

This phone has two cameras, an 8 mega-pixels back side camera and a 1.3 megapixels front side camera. It also captures videos up to 1920x1080 (Full HD). This cellphone also includes flash.

LG packed this phone with an absolutely amazing 4.5 inches screen, and a 1280 x 720 (HD) resolution, giving this cellphone a very detailed image quality. This screen uses LCD capacitive technology, and can detect multi touch gestures.

This phone has a medium 1830 mAh Li-Ion replaceable battery that can keep this phone running for several hours, but you may need to charge it after some heavy use. LG says this phone has a 8.3 hours talk time and a 348 hours stand by time.

The LG Spectrum features WiFi connectivity (which can be provided to other devices around, acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE fast connectivity or 3G internet connection, over EV-DO A technologies. This phone doesn't have a SIM card, because it doesn't support GSM networks and it works in CDMA carriers.

The LG Spectrum also comes with some interesting features like Bluetooth, GPS Navigation and NFC (Near Field Communication), and some sensors likeLight Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer.

This cellphone is a great choice considering it only costs $ 115, and other similar phones are sold for much more than that. The LG Spectrum is a good choice for you if you will use it as a social device.





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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:LG
Operating System (OS):Android 4.0.4, 2.3
Also Known As:LG Revolution 2
Product code:VS920
Dimensions:5.33 x 2.71 x 0.42 inchesMetric13.54 x 6.88 x 1.07 cmImperial
Weight:4.99 ouncesMetric141.46 gImperial
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2012-01-09
Price:$ 115.00

Display

Screen Type:LCD (16M colors)
Size:4.5 inchesMetric11.4 cmImperial
Resolution:720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixel density:326 pixels per inchMetric128.35 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon S3
Processor: Dual-Core 1500 MHz
RAM Memory:1 GB
Graphics Processor:Yes
Internal Memory:4 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB)

Battery

Battery type:Li-Ion
Removable:Yes
Capacity:1830 mAh
Stand-by Time:348 hours
Talk Time:8.3 hours

Camera

Back camera:8 megapixels
    Aperture:f/2.40
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:1.3 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 13)
Technologies:LTE (4G), EV-DO A and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 3.0
GPS:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor