Straight Talk LG Optimus Fuel, Verizon-powered, available now with KitKat
Straight Talk has added yet another low-end smartphone to its prepaid lineup, the LG Optimus Fuel. The Fuel (L34) is a 3G-capable CDMA smartphone that uses Verizon network. Straight Talk LG Optimus Fuel is available now at the carrier’s website for $59.99 while at Walmart.com, it can be purchased for $29.88.
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In addition to 3G connectivity, the LG Optimus Fuel has a 3.5-inch display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.4 KItKat OS and a 3-megapixel camera with video capture. It has a 1.79GB of internal memory, 4GB microSD card included and support for up to 32GB of additional storage. For connectivity, the Fuel uses WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0 and S-GPS. A 1700mAh battery powers the phone and provides up to 10 hours of talk time and up to 11 days of standby time. Also, the phone comes with features as QuickMemo, Media Sync, Guest Mode, Geotagging and more.
The LG Optimus Fuel can be paired with Straight Talk’s unlimited $45 and $60 plans. The $45 plan includes unlimited talk, text and data throttled to 2G speeds after 3GB of high speed data. The $60 international plan also comes with unlimited talk, text and data throttled to 2G speeds after 3GB at high speeds plus 400 minutes of calling mobile numbers in Mexico, unlimited calls to 15 unique international landline numbers per month in 37 countries and international calling to landline and mobile numbers in Canada, China and India.
It’s been expected that the LG Optimus Fuel would become part of Straight Talk’s prepaid phone lineup at some point, same as the Moto G, the ZTE Unico LTE and the Alcatel One Touch Sonic LTE, which are all available for some time now. Previously, all these smartphones were listed as the upcoming Straight Talk phones on the carrier’s website.
Source: StraightTalk Wireless