LG Mobile US and Sprint has announced their latest eco-friendly smartphone with Carbon-free and ULE Platinum certification, called as LG Optimus Elite. As the eco-friendly device, the Optimus Elite smartphone is made of 50% recycled plastics, fully recyclable box and an RoHS compliant device that make it free from potentially hazardous materials, such as PVC (polyvinyl chloride), nickel, phthalates and halogens.
LG Optimus Elite Specs
Sprint LG Optimus Elite is low to mid end Android smartphone. Under the hood, it’s powered by a 800 MHz single core processor, 512 MB RAM, 4096 MB ROM that paired with microSD card slot for expandable storage capacity up to 32GB and running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the operating system offer goodperformance for smooth and responsive multimedia tasking. User also get 50GB of free cloud storage until 22 July from Box, so you an store more musics, photos or videos.
Like LG Optimus Hub, the Optimus Elite boasts 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive touch screen TFT display that can produce maximum resolutions display at 480 x 320 pixels and support virtual QWERTY keyboard for easy typing and write message. Measuring 117 x 63 x 10 mm with weighs only at 120 grams, the smartphone is comfortable to hold in one hand and easily to slip into your pocket. The 1520mAh LI-Ion battery will gives up to 7.3 hours of talk time.
Comes with Titan Silver and White shades, LG Elite works on CDMA 800, 1900 MHz and support Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, Sprint ID, Google Wallet for secure purchases on online store and ful suite of Google Mobile Android service, such as Gmail, YouTube, Maps and Google Play. On the back, you’ll find 5 megapixels auto focus camera with Flash and Geo tagging for capture quality photos and video recording.
LG Optimus Elite Price
The rest of specifications are 3.5mm headphone jack, microUSB 2.0 port for Mass storage device and USB charging, microSD card slot, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with Mobile Hotspot capability to share connectivity with up to 5 other enable device. According the press release, Sprint will be release the Optimus Elite smartphone for price at $29.99 after $50 mail-in rebate and 2-year service contract. LG Optimus Elite expected will be ready for purchase from 22 April 2012 and also be available from Sprint’s pre-paid Virgin Mobile brand in the future.