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Sprint Introduces the LG Optimus S with Sprint ID and Android 2.2

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Journeyman

Quotes: 

Fared Adib, vice president, product development, Sprint

“We are committed to bringing our customers a variety of choices in devices that offer Sprint ID. LG Optimus comes packed with Android 2.2, a 3.2 MP camera and visual voicemail at an amazing price.” 

“This stylish and feature-rich smartphone is sure to be a hit for the holiday season. We are anxious to introduce it this fall.”

Pricing and Availability

LG Optimus S will be available beginning on Sunday, Oct. 31, in all Sprint retail channels including www.sprint.com and 1-800-SPRINT1 for just $49.99 with a new two-year service agreement or eligible and after a $100 mail-in rebate (pricing excludes surcharges and taxes).  

Sprint ID

Sprint ID allows LG Optimus S users to quickly download ID packs that deliver a predefined experience, including applications, widgets, ringtones and wallpapers, all at once. Packs are designed to meet customers’ interests, whether they are sports fans, fitness fanatics, auto enthusiasts or more. The packs could be brand-specific; allow users to easily switch between English or Spanish; or be specifically tailored to the customers’ businesses or lines of work. The marketplace of Sprint ID experiences is growing and customers can have one or up to five on their devices, powered by the Now Network.

LG Optimus S

Affordable and highly customizable. Full featured smartphone keeps customers socially connected and organized with Android 2.2.

Other key features:

Sleek and slim design

3.2 inch capacitive touchscreen

Virtual QWERTY keyboard

Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 3G experience simultaneously

3.2-megapixel camera with 2x digital zoom

microSD card slot (supporting up to 32 GB)

Android Market™ – choose from over 80,000 apps to personalize your phone

Visual voicemail

Android Operating System

It will also be the only Sprint ID phone to launch with Android 2.2 offering user hotspot functionality – the two other Sprint ID devices will upgrade to Android 2.2 at a later date.

LG Optimus S Fact Sheet

Read the full press release here