Android Phones

Verizon announces the LG Lucid, a mid-range Android 2.3 smartphone for $79

March 27, 2012 | by Natesh Sood

Android Phones, LG, Verizon

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LG has a pretty solid mid-range Android smartphone ready for launch with Verizon Wireless.  Coming March 29th, the LG Lucid will launch on Big Red equipped with Android 2.3 and 4G LTE connectivity.

Don’t let the Android 2.3 aspect scare you off, because LG promises to upgrade it to Android 4.0 in the near future.  In terms of other specs and features, the Lucid boasts a 4 inch touch screen Gorilla Glass display, 5MP rear facing camera, 1080p video capture, a front facing camera, 1GB of RAM, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Swype, and a 4G LTE mobile hotspot option.  LG also skins the lock screen to access phone, messaging, camera, and voicemail right away.  In addition, LG loads a quick reply option for texting and a quick dialer to place calls quicker.

Lastly, the LG Lucid will cost $79 on a two year contract following a $50 MIR.  With its launch in just two days, the Lucid is definitely a solid phone with its dual-core processor, 4 inch screen, 4G LTE connectivity, and price tag.

  • Android™ 2.3 Gingerbread, upgradable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 5-megapixel rear-facing autofocus camera with flash and full HD (1080p) video capture
  • Front facing camera for video chatting with friends and family
  • Video Producer – create and edit HD videos right on Lucid by LG
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM for fast Web browsing and multitasking
  • Virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype® technology
  • SmartShare – share media with friends and colleagues wirelessly to DLNA®-enabled devices


[Verizon Wireless]