September 15, 2014

Easily affordable LG G3 Vigor arrives Sept. 19

By Mark Elliott

LG G3 Vigor™, packed with all the great features you’d expect from a smartphone without sacrificing affordability, arrives in Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Web Sales, Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1 and Business Sales on Friday, Sept. 19.

With Sprint Easy PaySM, well-qualified buyers can purchase LG G3 Vigor with $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of [Pricing Updated] $13 $12.50 (SRP: $312 $299.99; excluding taxes) and requires a service plan.

Featuring a 5-inch high-definition (1,280x720) IPS display and Sprint Spark™, LG G3 Vigor is a sturdy, reliable smartphone with a sleek, ergonomically curved design that fits comfortably in one hand with the features you’d expect from a G-series smartphone. It is powered by Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat, 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 2,540mAh lithium-ion battery.

Designed with selfies in mind, LG G3 Vigor features a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera with a front-facing soft light to brighten images using an illuminated border around the display and Gesture Shutter to activate the three-second shutter timer with a simple movement. It also includes an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with 4x digital zoom, laser auto focus and LED flash.

LG G3 Vigor also includes many of LG’s exclusively designed features found on LG G3, including Smart Cleaning to help keep your smartphone running optimally with notifications about unused temporary files and infrequently used apps that can deleted to free up memory.

To make it easy to use, LG G3 Vigor also includes an intuitive Smart Keyboard that adapts to your personal typing style. The keyboard height and keys are adjustable with Smart Personalization, and the bottom row of keys can be customized. Typewriter previews what you type above the keyboard and errors can be eliminated with a simple Swipe Up gesture, and the cursor can be moved by swiping the space bar with Quick Move.

Available in Burgundy Red and Metallic Black, LG G3 Vigor also joins the growing list of Wi-Fi Calling enabled smartphones.

For the security conscious, LG G3 Vigor features Knock Code. Use a three- to eight- point pattern as your personalized lock code. There are more than 86,000 unique code combinations to secure the information on your phone. The pattern can be tapped onto any location on the display. Tapping twice on an empty area of the display locks the phone.

For those enterprise-level security needs, LG G3 Vigor offers LG Gate for support of Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Policies for seamless and secure access to corporate email. LG Gate also offers data encryption with a Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 certified Device Encryption Solution, virtual private network (VPN) for secure access to enterprise resources and mobile device management allowing IT managers to remotely manage your mobile devices as needed.

Mark Elliott is a communications manager for the Wireless Devices team at Sprint. Based in Boston, he works primarily with BlackBerry and Samsung devices and is well versed in the company’s business devices, push-to-talk products and tablets. Mark can be reached at mark.j.elliott@sprint.com.

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