Verizon has launched its very first LTE phone – LG Exalt LTE. It’s a flip-phone available in the US and for a price tag of $168. The phone is nostalgic because it recalls to mind the flip-phone that was in trend when mobile phones first emerged in the consumer market. As for the LG Exalt LTE, it offers pretty basic features. Given the price tag, there are several other better smartphones available.
As for the features of the LG Exalt LTE, they are as follows: 3-inch display with 400 by 240 pixels resolution along with 8 GB of storage. It weighs 130g, offers 5 MP camera. It is backed by a 1,470mAh removable battery and powered by a Snapdragon SoC with quad-core, 1.1GHz processor, as per GSMarena.
It’s probably worth noting that this is Verizon’s first LTE-only and does not support 3G CDMA network. It seems to be in vein with Verison’s future plans of shifting users from CDMA to LTE. It’s worth the HTC U11 that launches today in India which is an unlocked phone that works on Verizon but doesn’t support CDMA connectivity.
The HTC U11 was originally launched in May 2017. It comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels and is powered by 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The handset runs Android 7.1, measures 153.90 x 75.90 x 7.90, and weigh 169.00 grams. HTC U11 is backed by a 3000mAh non-removable battery with 6 GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded. As for optics, the handset 12-Ultrapixel rear camera with the 16-megapixel selfie camera. Connectivity options in the phone include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G with sensors like Gyroscope, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor. The phone accepts two Nano SIM.