LG Lotus Elite
Sprint and LG announce the upcoming availability of the fashionable LG Lotus Elite, successor to the popular LG Lotus. This sleek and stylish messaging device offers users a more advanced smartphone with the additions of touchscreen technology and new exclusive features. Lotus Elite helps customers express their individual personality with its unique square shape and tattoo design; and our award-winning Sprint One Click user interface also makes it quick and easy for customers to move through the product applications.The red LG Lotus Elite will be available Jan. 10, in all Sprint retail channels for $99.99 with a new two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate. LG Lotus Elite will be available in black on Feb. 14.
LG Lotus Elite features the Sprint One Click user interface
One Click is an award-winning interactive user interface design that lets users personalize the home screen on their LG Lotus Elite by selecting and organizing one-click access to features and content, such as text messaging, Google search, Sprint Navigation, email, favorite Web sites, music and social networking. With One Click, scrolling through the customized carousel-style menu on the home screen provides instant information related to each feature. For example, when a customer with text messaging on their home screen scrolls to that feature, he or she will see the number of new messages received. A single click on the LG Lotus Elite takes the user directly to the feature selected.
LG Lotus Elite smartphone features
Winner of the “Good Design of the Year Award” at the German IF awards, LG Lotus Elite makes a distinctive fashion statement with a unique square flip-phone shape, attractive tattoo pattern and full QWERTY keyboard. LG Lotus Elite smartphone has an external touchscreen enabling users to view emails, texts and pictures, as well as access your voicemail without opening the phone. Customers can view Sprint TV, listen to music and use Sprint Navigation from the external screen after starting the program using the main phone menu.
LG Lotus Elite offers the best in functionality and fashion
"Our customers want feature-rich smartphones that allow them to stay connected and remain productive throughout the day without sacrificing personal style,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of marketing and innovation for LG Mobile Phones. “With the new touchscreen technology, the stylish LG Lotus Elite delivers the best in functionality and fashion. It’s no wonder the Lotus series is award-winning.”
LG Lotus Elite handset includes features from its predecessor
LG Lotus Elite cell phone features several enhancements, including dual 2.4-inch QVGA screens, expandable MicroSD supporting up to 32GB memory card and dedicated shortcut keys for social networking, email and text. The LG Lotus Elite handset includes all the popular features of LG Lotus including:
• Sprint One Click menu, a highly customizable user interface that makes texting, Web access, email and other features easier to use
• 2 megapixel camera and camcorder
• Full QWERTY keyboard
• SMS text messaging
• Google Search
Sprint phone plans
Sprint’s affordable Everything Data plans now include Any Mobile, Anytime, a feature that removes restrictive calling circles and provides unlimited calling on the Sprint network to and from any U.S. wireless phone regardless of carrier, at no additional charge with Everything Data plans starting at $69.99 per month (all price plans exclude surcharges and taxes). Sprint’s Simply Everything offers nationwide unlimited calling, unlimited text and unlimited data, including email, social networking, Web browsing, Sprint Navigation, Sprint TV, streaming music, NFL Mobile Live and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile, for only $99.99 per month (plus taxes and surcharges). That is a $1,200 savings over two years vs. a comparable AT&T iPhone plan. Both Everything Data and Simply Everything plans are available to existing customers without extending their service agreement. New lines of service require a two-year service agreement.
Sprint Mobile Broadband network
The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 269 million people, 18,652 cities and 1,838 airports. The Sprint Networks (inclusive of data roaming) have twice the coverage of AT&T’s current 3G network and 14 times the coverage of T-Mobile’s current 3G network, both based on square miles. According to Sprint performance data, Sprint Mobile Broadband connections are successfully connected and maintained better than 99 out of 100 times. According to a recent independent network test conducted by PC World, Sprint tested as the most reliable network overall among US carriers in a 13-city performance test.
LG Lotus Elite delivered with Sprint Ready Now service
Sprint is also the only wireless carrier to offer Ready Now service with trained retail associates to work one-on-one with customers to personalize their LG Lotus Elite, set up features and demonstrate how it works before the customer leaves the store. Customers have the choice of sitting down with a Sprint retail associate at the time of purchase or they can schedule an appointment for a later time via the website of Sprint.