LG Spectrum Review

Author: Kyle Leishear
Published: September 25, 2012 at 5:36 am
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Have you ever looked at a device and had a feeling that you might have seen this before?  For example the LG Spectrum from Verizon, looks a lot like the LG Nitro HD and if you keep looking at the device you might think you are looking at the Optimus LTE.  Well, you wouldn’t be mistaken.  The LG Spectrum and the Optimus both have a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 1,830mAh battery and a very nice 4.5IPS display (that for lack of better wording is a fingerprint MAGNET).  With all that said does the LG Spectrum still stand tall next to its identical twin, or will this device be the forgotten child in the attic?  Find out below and if you want to check out the video review feel free to check it out here.

Hardware

Let’s take a look at the internals of this device shall we?  The 4.5-inch IPS display, a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera, 8 megapixel rear camera with LED, 4GB of internal memory and a 16GB microSD card preinstalled.  Remember that 4.5-inch IPS display I have been talking about?  Well this display is what is being called a True HD screen makes movies really pop off the screen.  It really is amazing how clear the display is.  What we have here is a Gorilla Glass-encased 16:9 IPS panel. As with the Nitro HD, the Spectrum packs an impressive 329ppi into its 1280 x 720 display. You'll also get some great viewing angles out of the handset. On the bottom of the device is a row of haptic touch controls, including menu, home and back.  The menu button is a unique as it has a silver underlay beneath the coat of gloss adding a little bit of spice to a rather drab front.

Along the edges of the phone are just a few buttons, a volume rocker and the power button are the only physical buttons on the sides of the device.  You will also find the headphone jack, a small slit to help you pry off the back of the phone and have access to the battery.  The speaker on the back when playing back movies and a secondary mic as well, and finally the charging port is hidden behind this little flimsy door that I always felt I was going to break off.

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