LG Optimus S Hitting Sprint on October 31

LG and Sprint comes together with the announcement of upcoming availability of LG Optimus S. It is one of the first Android powered devices to offer the ultimate personalized experience with Sprint ID. LG Optimus S will also be the only Sprint ID phone to launch with Android 2.2 offering users hotspot functionality.

LG Optimus S features 3.2” HVGA capacitive touch display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, virtual Qwerty keyboard, Android 2.2 Froyo, 3.2 Megapixel camera with digital zoom & auto focus, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G/EVDO, USB 2.0, 600MHz processor with 512 MB RAM / 512MB ROM and an MSM7627 chipset.

And the LG Optimus S have the capability to act as a mobile Wi-Fi hot spot for up to five devices to share 3G. It also comes loaded with the Qualcomm Adreno 200 graphics engine which really helps the handset to perform well.

LG Optimus S

Technical Specifications of LG Optimus S*

3G NetworkCDMA 1xEV-DO rev.0
2G NetworkCDMA 800/1900 MHz
Form FactorCandy Bar
L x B x H114 x 59 x 13 mm
Weight130 g
TypeLCD HVGA Capacitive touchscreen
Size3.2 inch
Resolution2,62,144 colors, 320×480 Pixels
Input/ User Interface
InputMulti Touch
Predictive Text Input
Proximity Sensor
System Properties
Operating SystemAndroid 2.2 OS (Froyo)
CPU528 MHz Processor
256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM
Storage Capacity
Memory100 MB user storage & 2GB microSD Card pre-installed
microSD card slot support up to 32GB
Browser & MessagingHTML, Google Webkit Browser
MMS, SMS, Email, Google Talk, EMS, Predictive Text Input
Still– 3.2 Megapixels
– 2x Digital zoom
– Auto Focus
Video Recording CapabilityYes
Bluetooth & USBBluetooth v2.1 EDR & v2.0 micro USB
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack*
Music & Video
Music FormatMP3, WAV, AAC+, WMA
Video FormatH.263, H.264, Mpeg 4
TypeLi-Ion 1500 mAh Standard battery
Standby Time
Talk TimeUp to 5 hours
Other FeaturesGoogle talk, Gmail, Google search
Android market
Visual Voice mail
YouTube player
Facebook, Twitter
Proximity, e-Compass Sensors

* Specifications are subject to change

LG Optimus S brings comes with social ntework integration, applications and online resources that mean the most to them and creates a smartphone experience that is unique, easy to navigate and convenient for life on-the-go.

Price & Availability

LG Optimus S will be available from  October 31st  in all Sprint retail channels including www.sprint.com, pricing just $49.99 with a fresh two-year service agreement or eligible upgrade and after a $100 mail-in rebate.

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