Verizon announces the BlackBerry Curve 8370, DROID RAZR MAXX, and LG Spectrum

Justin Cauchon January 9, 2012 0

Verizon announced three additions to its smartphone lineup today at CES, the BlackBerry Curve 8370, DROID RAZR MAXX, and LG Spectrum.

The BlackBerry Curve 8370 brings a new edition of the Curve to the Verizon network. Some of the highlights to this BlackBerry is support for Near Field Communications (NFC). The Curve 8370 also features 3G, Global Ready, a 5-megapixel camera with a flash, and more. The BlackBerry Curve 9370 will be available for $99.99 with a two-year contract on January 19.

Next up is the new DROID RAZR MAXX. Verizon is adding a new member to the DROID family. The MAXX brings the features of the DROID RAZR but is designed to overachieve. It claims to have the longest battery life, letting customers talk on the phone for more than 21 hours straight on a single charge. While it will be running Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread at launch,Verizon promises that it will be upgraded to 4.0. The DROID RAZR MAXX will be available in Verizon Wireless Stores and online in the coming weeks.

The last phone Verizon announced is the LG Spectrum. This one features a 4.5-inch True HD In-Plane Switching display allows you a great display when watching the ESPN ScoreCenter app. This app brings exclusive HD video feed, scoreboards, live game details and more. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but LG and Verizon are saying the Ice Cream Sandwich update will be available in the first half of 2012. On the internals, the LG Spectrum has a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor. Customers can plan on picking this one up from Verizon stores or online on January 19 for $199.99 on contract.


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