LG Optimus S to be Available on Sprint Network for $49.99 on Oct 31, To Feature Sprint ID & Android 2.2

Written By Sam on 8 October 2010

Sprint and LG have announced the upcoming availability of LG Optimus S, one of the first Android-powered devices to offer personalized experience with Sprint ID. To be available on October 31, the LG Optimus S will also be the only Sprint ID phone to launch with Android 2.2 offering users hotspot functionality.

Sprint ID: This allows LG Optimus S users to download ID packs that deliver a pre-defined experience, including applications, widgets, ringtones and wallpapers, all at once. The packs could be brand-specific; allow users to easily switch between English or Spanish; or be specifically tailored to the customers’ businesses or lines of work.

LG Optimus S Features

  • Android 2.2
  • 3.2-inch capacitive touch-screen
  • Virtual QWERTY keyboard
  • Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 3G experience simultaneously
  • 3.2MP camera with 2x digital zoom
  • A microSD card slot (supporting up to 32GB)
  • Android Market
  • Visual Voicemail

LG Optimus S requires activation on one of Sprint’s Everything Data plans. For $69.99 Sprint’s Everything Data 450 plan with Any Mobile, Anytime gives customers ‘unlimited’ text, Web and calling with any mobile in America while on the Nationwide Sprint Network. An optional charge of $29.99 per month turns on LG Optimus S’s mobile hotspot feature, connecting up to five Wi-fi enabled devices, such as laptops, gaming devices and digital cameras, at 3G speeds anywhere on the Sprint 3G network.

LG Optimus S will be available in all Sprint retail channels and at sprint.com for $49.99.

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