The LG Optimus Regard Brings 4G LTE Goodness to Cricket

 

Another day, another smart phone! It’s that time of the year again when manufacturers and carriers pump out awesome handsets for every niche of the market. Today’s latest comes from the likes of LG and Cricket. LG has been busy offering the world the likes of some pretty amazing handsets. As of late the company has offered up some top tier awesomeness with the likes of the Nexus 4, its globetrotting brethren the Optimus G, a super sized phablet with the Intuition and even a few lower end devices found in the likes of the LG Escape. A new LG handset is making its way into the hearts and minds of Cricket customers and its goes by the LG Optimus Regard.

Cricket and LG have teamed up in the past for other lower end models, but the LG Optimus Regard is set to bring a new dawn for the carrier as the Regard will be the companies first LTE 4G offering. The announcement of the Optimus Regard comes hot on the heels of the carrier’s announcement to offer an LTE based Galaxy S III. The S III unfortunately for anyone interested will not be made available until November 23rd, but no worries as all you Cricket customers can easily get your LTE fix from the Regard. Launching this week the LG Optimus Regard has some awesomeness to it! It starts with a 3.5 inch touch screen that offers up a 480×320 pixel resolution and is protected by the likes of Corning’s infamous Gorilla Glass. Android version 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich is the operating system of choice for the Regard and will get its computational prowess from the likes of a 1.2 GHz processor. Additional specifications include up to 32 GB of internal storage, 1GB of RAM and 8 GB of ROM. The Optimus Regard will carry with it a 5 mega pixel rear facing camera with LED flash that can record video in 1080p as well as a front facing shooter that clocks a VGA quality resolution. It also packs in a 1700 mAh battery for long talk and standby times. Anyone interested can also expect the likes of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connectivity and of course 4G LTE data speeds. The Optimus Regard will be priced at a mere $250 with no commitment or signing away of your life!

Is anyone interested in the new Optimus Regard, or will all you Cricket customers be waiting the launch of the Galaxy S III? Sound off in the comments below and let us know what you think of this new affordable 4G phone from LG and Cricket. But before you leave, be sure to keep your device safe and sound with our mass selection of LG accessories, as well as Cricket specific accessories.

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