Verizon Wireless and LGLG Mobile today announced LG Enlighten will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning Sept. 22, and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning Sept. 29. Powered by Android 2.3, LG Enlighten is ideal for messaging, email and apps in a slim and affordable smartphone. Here are the key features of the LG Enlighten:
Android 2.3 Gingerbread 3.2-inch touch screen display (320 x 480) 800 MHz processor for performance and multi-tasking Full QWERTY keyboard with large keys for easy typing Adobe? Flash? 10 3G Mobile Hotspot allows users to share a data connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices Seven customizable home screens with shortcuts to apps, favorites and widgets Customizable apps menu 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder
Support for Google Mobile Services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google Search and Google Maps, as well as access to more than 250,000 apps available to download from Android Market
Bluetooth 3.0 Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) Wi-Fi connectivity (b/g/n) Exchange support Suite of messaging options, including text, picture, video and voice messaging and mobile instant messaging 2 GB microSD card pre-installed
Pricing and availability:
LG Enlighten will be available for $79.99 after a $50 mail in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
Customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 for 450 minutes per month and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. Verizon Wireless Mobile Hotspot data plans are available beginning at $20 for 2 GB.