MetroPCS launches LG Esteem 4G LTE Android smartphone


LG Esteem 4G Android-powered smartphone launched with MetroPCS earlier. Esteem packs a 4.-inch Gorilla Glass touchscreen display, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor with 512MB of RAM and 8GB built-in memory storage.

A 5-megapixel camera is on the back side with capabilities of recording 720p HD video, and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, in addition to the usual WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, DLNA, and a 1500 mAh battery all running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS.

LG Esteem will be available for $249 plus tax, after mail-in rebate, through January 1, 2012. Plus, customers purchasing the LG Esteem will receive Rhapsody Unlimited Music FREE for 90 days through a limited time promotional offer when they activate the $50 4GLTEservice plan.

Quick specs for LG Esteem:

  • 4.3-inch Gorilla Glass display
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 1GHz Snapdragon CPU
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB built-in memory storage
  • 5MP rear camera (capable of 720p video recording)
  • 1.3MP front-facing camera
  • 1500mAh battery
  • DLNA streaming
  • Metro PCS’ CDMA/LTE network.