Here it is. It’s official now. Sprint has released a press release confirming the handset will indeed launch on April 22nd.
Exactly a week go, Sprint has officially announced the lunch details and the pre-order availability details of the LG Viper 4G handset. As announced earlier, the carrier has now started taking pre-orders for its first-ever 4G LTE capable LG Viper handset. Users can place an order on the mid-range spec’d LG Viper 4G handset for $99.99.
Here’s a quick look at the specs of the LG Viper handset:
# Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS; Upgradeable to Android 4.0 ICS.
# 4-inch NOVA display with 480 X 800p resolution.
# 1.2GHz dual-core processor.
# 5MP rear-facing camera and an additional front-facing VGA shooter.
# 1GB RAM.
# 4GB of internal memory storage with memory expansion up to 32GB via microSD cards.
# 50GB of cloud storage from Box
# NFC functionality with Google Wallet support.
Sprint has yet to confirm the exact release date of the LG Viper 4G handset. According to the previous rumors, it should hit the shelves on April 22nd and Sprint has also mentioned on the dedicted pre-order page that “We’ll do our best to get it to you before others get a glimpse on Sunday, April 22.” Hopefully, Sprint will announce the release date and the price info of the another 4G LTE capable Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset.
Hop on over to Sprint Website (hit the link) to place an order on the LG Viper 4G handset for $99.99 with a new two-year contract with the carrier.