LG Optimus LTE heading to AT&T as Nitro HD

Nov 11, 2011

Earlier this week the LG Optimus LTE was confirmed for Bell Canada and now it turns out that the device will be heading stateside to AT&T as well. Since both carriers operate on the same spectrum, the hardware for the device will remain the same, but AT&T's version will be rebranded as the LG Nitro HD.

Like the LG Optimus LTE, AT&T's LG Nitro HD features a 4.5-inch 720p HD resolution display, making it one of the first smartphones in the US along with the HTC Rezound and the upcoming Galaxy Nexus to feature such a high-resolution screen. Inside, the device is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage, expandable via a microSD card slot.

It will feature an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera along with HDMI output, Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA support, and a large 1830mAh battery that's expected to provide a longer battery life. The device will support AT&T's fledgling 4G LTE network and should come running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. However, it's not confirmed yet when exactly the device might launch and at what price point.

[via PocketNow]

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