Sprint announces availability of LG Viper 4G LTE on 22 April
Apr 13, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S), a provider of a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services, and LG Mobile announced on Thursday that the LG Viper 4G LTE, one of the first smartphones to be available on the upcoming 4G LTE Network from Sprint, will be available on 22 April 2012.
LG Viper features Android 2.3, Gingerbread, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 4G of ROM. It also includes a 4GB microSD card. It has a 4-inch bright and clear touchscreen display for better viewing under direct sunlight and features a Corning Gorilla Glass screen protector for extra display resistance, a 5MP rear-facing camera with flash and a VGA front-facing camera allow for a fun and easy face-to-face video chat experience.
The device also offers Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, which allows the device to read information from everyday objects, such as stickers and posters embedded with NFC chips and Google Wallet, another NFC component, allows the smartphone to be used like a wallet to make safe, secure purchases at NFC-enabled merchants nationwide in US.
In addition, LG Viper is Sprint's first 4G LTE device to feature eco-friendly attributes, including ULE Platinum Certification, the highest level of environmental performance recognized by sustainable requirements established by UL Environment and Sprint, a casing made of 50% recycled plastics, and packaging that is 100% recyclable.
LG Viper will be available in Sprint sales channels, including www.sprint.com and 1-800-SPRINT1, for USD99.99 with a new two-year service agreement and USD50 mail-in rebate via reward card1 (excludes taxes and surcharges).
New and existing customers can pre-order LG Viper 4G LTE beginning immediately at www.sprint.com/viper. Customers who pre-order LG Viper will begin receiving their devices on 20 April 2012, the company said.
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