Today LG and Verizon announced the LG Enlighten. It will be available on www.verizonwireless.com starting September 22, and it will land in Verizon Stores on September 29. It is an affordable Android 2.3 smartphone, it is made for messaging, email, and apps. It features a 3.2-inch touch screen with a resolution of 320 X 480, Full QWERTY Keyboard, Adobe Flash, 3G Mobile Hotspot, 3.2 mega-pixel camera, 800MHz Processor, and much more! It will cost you $79.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate with a 2-year contract. It seems like a great first smartphone, for anyone who is looking for more connectivity. We cannot wait to get our hands on the LG Enlighten! We will update when we have more info but, in the mean time check out the Press Release below!
Verizon Wireless And LG Mobile Illuminate With LG Enlighten™
Multi-tasking and Customization are Easy with LG Enlighten on the Verizon Wireless Network
BASKING RIDGE, NJ and SAN DIEGO, CA — Verizon Wireless and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile), today announced LG Enlighten™ will be available online atwww.verizonwireless.com beginning Sept. 22, and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning Sept. 29.
Powered by Android™ 2.3, LG Enlighten is ideal for messaging, email and apps in a slim and affordable smartphone. Customers can stay connected and up-to-date on news and their social life on the nation’s most reliable network.
- Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- 3.2-inch touch screen display (320 x 480)
- 800 MHz processor for performance and multi-tasking
- Full QWERTY keyboard with large keys for easy typing
- Adobe® Flash® 10
- 3G Mobile Hotspot allows users to share a data connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices
- Seven customizable home screens with shortcuts to apps, favorites and widgets
- Customizable apps menu
- 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder
- Support for Google™ Mobile Services, including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Search™ and Google Maps™, as well as access to more than 250,000 apps available to download from Android Market™
- Bluetooth® 3.0 Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
- Wi-Fi connectivity (b/g/n)
- Exchange support
- Suite of messaging options, including text, picture, video and voice messaging and mobile instant messaging
- 2 GB microSD™ card pre-installed
Pricing and availability:
- LG Enlighten will be available for $79.99 after a $50 mail in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
- Customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 for 450 minutes per month and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data.
- Verizon Wireless Mobile Hotspot data plans are available beginning at $20 for 2 GB.
For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.