Today, mobile phone carrier Verizon Wireless went official with Intuition by LG, a next-generation Android-based device, capable of delivering functionality present both inside smartphones and tablets.
Available exclusively via Verizon Wireless, the new handset will be put on pre-order starting with September 6, while being set to hit shelves on September 10.
It will be sent to all Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, offering users the possibility to grab one for $199.99 with the signing of a new two-year customer agreement.
Featuring a 5-inch touchscreen display with a 4:3 aspect ratio, Intuition by LG is said to easily prove the ideal device for reading e-books, watching videos, or web browsing.
comes with the Polaris Office app loaded on it, so that users can view, create, edit and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations straight from its screen.
The device sports a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor inside, complemented by 1 GB of RAM, and is powered by Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
Its specs list also includes an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with LED flash and 1080p HD video recording, as well as a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting.
Moreover, it comes with support for Verizon’s 4G LTE network, Bluetooth Version 3.0 + HS, Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, and SmartShare, enabling users to share media wirelessly to DLNA-enabled devices.
LG and Verizon also packed the new device with a wide range of applications, including Kindle, Shopping, MP3, Zappos, IMDB and Audible from Amazon, as well as a QuickMemo app which takes advantage of the included Rubberdium pen for drawing or taking notes.
also features the LG Tag+ app and two reprogrammable NFC (Near Field Communications) stickers that can be used to create and switch between different phone modes with a single tap,” Verizon notes.
“For example, the stickers can be posted onto an office door or bedroom nightstand and customers simply tap the NFC sticker with their phone to activate a mode and tap it again to return to their original settings.”
“The different modes are customizable and include Car Mode, Office Mode, Sleep Mode and User Mode. Settings like Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi and more can be turned on or off by tapping the back of the Intuition on an LG Tag+ sticker,” the carrier also announced.
Users interested in grabbing Intuition by LG will be able to do so either from the wireless carrier’s website, or by visiting one of its Verizon Wireless Communications Stores starting with September 10. Those who preorder the device will also receive a LG Tone Stereo Bluetooth headset at no additional cost.