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The LG Optimus F7 smartphone is headed to Boost Mobile.
This is the highest-end model out of the line that also includes the F3 and F5. LG's F series pairs the style and affordability of the L-series with an LTE-enabled chipset.
The prepaid carrier now offers the most powerful model in the series.
LG unveiled the LTE smartphone along with the Optimus F5 at this year's Mobile World Congress
"LG continues to lead the industry with 4G LTE innovation and the Optimus F Series, a well-balanced and well equipped 4G LTE smartphone for the mass market, embodies the best of our broad LTE patent portfolio and innovative UX features," Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Comminications, said in a press release.
"With the adoption of LTE expected to explode in 2013, we are sending a clear message to consumers with the Optimus F Series that LTE isn't just for heavy content users and techies anymore. It's for everyone," he added.
The Optimus F5 features some impressive specs including Android 4.1.2, JellyBean, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4.3-inch IPS display, 1GB RAM, a 5-megapixel camera, and a 2,150mAh battery.
The Optimus F7 specs include Android 4.1.2, JellyBean, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a 4.7-inch True HD IPS display, 2GB RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 2,540mAh battery.
LG also recently unveiled the Optimus G Pro, which will be released in the second quarter of 2013 for customers in North America.
The official specifications for this higher-end LG handset include a 1080p 5.5-inch display, a quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon processor, 2GB RAM, Android 4.1, JellyBean, and a 13-megapixel rear camera. The display boasts a 1920 x 1080 pixels and 400 ppi.
The device also features a few new software tweaks that include a dual record that uses both cameras simultaneously and VR Panorama that appears to be similar to Google's Photo Sphere.