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LG Mobile, AT&T Launch Nitro HD

By Vikram Sethi

LG Mobile has launched the first smartphone in AT&T’s portfolio with a True HD AH-IPS (Advanced High-Performance In-Plane Switching) display. The LG Nitro HD and its striking 4.5-inch display first-hand will be available in AT&T stores and online Dec. 4 for $249.99 with a two-year contract.

LG Nitro HD’s 4.5-inch AH-IPS display supports resolutions up to 1280 X 720 pixels and comes equipped with a Qualcomm Dual-Core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S3 processor. Other features include:

  • 4G LTE Capable
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • 4.5″ Full HD Touch Screen
  • Android 2.3 Platform (Gingerbread)
  • Dual-Lens 8 MP Autofocus Camera with LED Flash

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