Verizon may soon be offering another high-end LG handset in the form of the LG VS930, otherwise known as the LG Optimus LTE II. The device was recently made an appearance in the Federal Communications Commission or the FCC website, which hints at a forthcoming release. Interestingly, however, the FCC listing also shows that the smartphone is sporting not just Verizon’s frequency bands but also AT&T’s as well. That said, the device still carries the letters VS in its name, which is used by Verizon in its other products.
In any case, the device is expected to succeed other phones on Verizon such as the VS910, which also goes by the name of LG Revolution, as well as VS920, also known as the LG Spectrum. At present, details surrounding the new phone are scarce, but some information has been revealed by sources such as tests and certifications.
The LG VS930 appears to be a device with equipped with world roaming, allowing users to keep in touch with their loved ones easily even while abroad. For connectivity, there is the usual CDMA and LTE frequency locked to Verizon, as well as GSM and HSPA, surprisingly, from AT&T. Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 4.0 LE are onboard, too, along with USB 2.0 HS, DLNA and MHL. The device also comes with an NFC radio, permitting users to enjoy the growing number of functionalities available that uses this technology.
Among the other key specifications of the LG VS930 is a dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset running at 1.5GHz and a True HD IPS 720p display measuring 4.7 inches diagonally and sporting a resolution of 1280 x 720p. Its storage capacity size is 16 GB while its memory is 2 GB of DDR RAM. A micro SD card slot allows for expansion up to 32 GB. Meanwhile, the operating system is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The device runs on a 2,150 mAh SiO+ battery that allows for wireless charging.
The brand name that the LG VS930 will be carrying once it gets launched on Verizon is still unknown, as well as the date when it will be launched.