LG Optimus Slider with QWERTY Keyboard Launch on Virgin Mobile – Review, Specifications and Price

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Virgin Mobile has confirmed in their press release the avability of new Android smartphone, called Optimus Slider. LG Optimus Slider is the next generations of Optimus V that support Nationwide Sprint 3G Network and runs on Android’s Gingerbread 2.3 for operating system. It’s designed for multimedia, entertainment and heavy social networker. You can pre order the Virgin Mobile Optimus Slider on October 16th with starting price at $199.99 on a pay-as-you-go plan.

Virgin Mobile Optimus Slider, also known as LG Enlighten for Verizon Wireless that release for $80 on-contract with Verizon is low end smartphone and powered by a 800MHz processor. The LG Optimus Slider sporting a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen HVGA display with Proximity Sensor and support 320 X 480 pixel of resolution, 150MB internal memory storage with support microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB and a full slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard to improved faster typing when you emailing, messaging or update status on your social network.

LG Optimus Slider smartphone will be packs with a 3.2 Megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and flash, Micro USB 2.0 slot, 3.5mm hadphone jack, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS and a 1500mAh battery. Dimensions on the 3.2 inch new Virgin Mobile Android smartphone are 4.53 x 2.32 x 0.58. Like the other Android smartphone, the Optimus Slider also has full access to Google Mobile Service (Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, G-Talk), download more than 250.000 applications in Android market and Virgin Mobile Service, such as Virgin Mobile’s Live 2.0 social networking app that allow users to updates status on their social networking site and access to Virgin Mobile’s music stream.

LG Optimus Slider delivers the convenience of a full QWERTY keyboard with the sleek lines of the LG Optimus series,” said Tim O Brien, vice president of marketing for LG Mobile. “We look forward to providing Virgin Mobile USA consumers the ideal device for on-the-go messaging, emailing and social networking.”  Virgin Mobile LG Optimus Slider Andrid smartphone will be starting sold in Sprint stores on October 30th, Best Buy and RadioShack on October 31st and Target on November 6th.

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