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LG Lancet: First Windows Phone with HD calling on Verizon


LG has been known to the mobile world for the exquisite smartphones that it has manufactured with Android. But the South Korean giant surprised the whole world with the unveiling of its new LG Lancet handset for Verizon Wireless (NASDAQ:VZ) customers. The Windows Phone from LG comes with a price tag of $120, which puts it well amidst the middle ranged smartphones.LG Lancet: First Windows Phone with HD calling on Verizon

Some individuals are also astonished about the fact that LG has decided to work with Windows Platform, when it seemed that the smartphone maker is consciously trying to stay from from Microsoft’s Operating system.

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In the past. LG had promised to work with Windows  OS and it is probably honoring its promise. Nevertheless, LG’s Lancet Phone comes with a 4.5 inch screen with an LCD display. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor and a 2100 mAh battery, which is expected to power the device for a whole day. The device has also been allotted an 8 GB internal memory and a MicroSD slot for memory up to 128 GB. In addition, Mobile Everything users will receive an added benefit as they would be allotted a cloud storage of 25 GB for free.

LG Lancet is now available online from Verizon, but will hit the market on May 21. The device will be supporting HD voice calling on the network of the carrier making it the first Windows Phone to do so. The feature has been named Advanced Calling 1.0, which will give both the users a taste of natural surrounding high definition conversation with each other.

At $120, the LG Lancet phone is offering quite a few features, which puts the device amidst one of the best Windows Phone in the present.

LG LANCET SPECS

OS Windows 8.1
Display 4.5-inch LCD Display
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
LG Apps Knock On: Turn the screen on and off by just double tapping it with your finger

Quick Memo: Capture screenshots and make notes, add comments, and drawings

Camera 8-megapixel rear camera and VGA front facing camera
Storage 8 GB internal storage (formatted capacity is less; 4 GB usable storage)

Supports up to 128 GB microSD card (sold separately)

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