The Lucid by LG is designed to create an easy-to-learn and easy-to-use experience for first-time Smartphone users. The device provides quick access to call, messaging, voicemail, & camera features from the lock screen. Make phone calls by simply dialing with the Quick Dialer Widget. Assistance is at your fingertips with guided tours, which provide step-by-step on-device tutorials for consumers who want to learn more about their new phone. Lucid’s bright 4.0-inch screen provides 700 nit (= 700 candlepower per square meter) which improves screen visibility under direct sunlight. The screen is also highly scratch resistant thanks to the display's Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
4.0-inch IPS touch screen
with a bright LED display
5-megapixel camera with Full HD
1080p video capture (view larger).
For those interested in speed and functionality, the Lucid has a fast dual-core 1.2 GHz processor combined with the quickness of 4G LTE. The processor and fast connectivity allows for seamless streaming of apps, music, and video. Also, with the full High Definition (1080p) video camera and 5-MP camera you'll be able to share pictures and video clips with friends and family via DLNA or HDMI. Video chat on the front-facing camera or upload pictures to Facebook, YouTube, or your favorite social networking site.
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network provides speeds up to 10 times faster than Verizon Wireless' 3G network. With 4G LTE, you'll enjoy simultaneous voice and data capabilities, allowing you to check e-mail, browse the web, download an app, and check directions on Google Maps while on a call. You can expect fast download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas (learn more about 4G below).
You can share your high-speed 4G connectivity with multiple devices--laptop, another phone, MP3 player, and more--via Wi-Fi using the built-in Mobile Hotspot functionality (additional service charge applicable). And the Lucid is outfitted with ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking as well as next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity (which remembers up to 100 device pairings).
Other features include a 8 GB internal memory plus space to load a microSD memory card (holds up to 32GB), 1 GB of RAM, GPS for navigation (via Google Maps) and location-based services, multimedia player with wide format compatibility, and customizable home screens.
The LG Lucid weighs 5.0 ounces and measures 4.69 x 2.45 x 0.45 inches. Its 1700 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 8.0 hours of talk time, and up to 350 hours (14.5 days) of standby time. It runs on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, as well as LTE 700/CDMA 1900, 800 EVDO REV A/1xRTT frequencies where 4G LTE is not available.What's in the Box
LG Lucid handset, rear cover, battery, wall/USB charger, product safety & warranty guide, quick start guide
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network allows you to download photos, apps, and games in seconds and entire movies in minutes. LTE (or Long Term Evolution provides significantly increased upload and download speeds over 3G networks, as well as significantly reduced latency (or lag time). Verizon Wireless expects 4G LTE average data rates to be 5-12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2-5 Mbps on the uplink in real-world, loaded network environments.
With these blazing fast speeds, you'll be able to stream HD movies without the annoyance of constant pauses to buffer the video stream--as well as quickly download HD-quality movies right to your phone in minutes. Additionally, you'll be able to download a new song file in about 4 seconds or upload a photo to your favorite social networking site in about 6 seconds.
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE mobile broadband network will also redefine the mobile office for business users. Business applications that used to require wired networks will be untethered forever, allowing you maximized productivity and efficiency while you're out of the confines of your office. Enhanced security lets you tap into most VPN networks with less waiting, and faster responsiveness enables you to upload 10 MB presentations back to your team in less than 25 seconds.
In areas serviced only by 3G, you can expect download speeds of 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps and upload speeds of 500 to 800 Kbps in Mobile Broadband coverage area.
The Lucid runs the Android 2.3 operating system (dubbed Gingerbread), which features a clean, refined interface, intuitive navigation, and a notification bar that lets you know when you have new messages, voicemails, invites to games, and more.
Multitasking in Gingerbread allows you the ability to run more than one app at a time. If you're playing a game, you can easily switch to an incoming e-mail and then switch back to the game without losing your place. And like the previous version of Android ("Froyo"), Gingerbread provides support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1 for access to the full Web.
A new onscreen keyboard makes it easier to type thanks to additional spacing between the keys and larger font sizes. And the more you use the keyboard, the easier typing will be as the enhanced suggest feature records previous input history to make better suggestions.
The Lucid also brings one-touch access to the popular Google mobile services you use every day. It also provides easy access to both personal and corporate e-mail, calendars, and contacts supported by Exchange Server and Gmail. And through Android Market, you'll get access to thousands of useful applications, widgets, and fun games to download and install on your phone, with many more apps being added every day.
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