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LG Spectrum with 4G Speeds, HD Display Unveiled at CES 2012

LG has unveiled the LG Spectrum 4G LTE smartphone at the on-going CES 2012 in Las Vegas.

The new smartphone, which will be offered on Verizon Wireless network, is a HD device with a large 4.5-inch touch screen capable of 1250x720 resolution. The display comes with the IPS technology that is found in LG HD TVs.

The LG Spectrum comes with support for Verizon's 4G LTE network and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread with the company claiming that an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update will be released soon after the device is launched.

The device is powered by a dual core 1.5 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM. LG said that the device will come with 2GB of on-board storage with a 16GB memory card pre-installed.

The HD smartphone also has an 8MP rear camera and a front facing 1.3 MP camera for video calling. LG showcased the device with the new Netflix HD app along with the ESPN Sports Center HD app to flaunt the HD capabilities of the device.

Verizon Wireless said that the smartphone will be launched in the United States on January 19 and will be available for $199 on a two year contract.