LG Optimus Elite seen early in press renders
One of LG's entry-level Android phones should reach Sprint and Virgin Mobile with a small twist based on leaks late Thursday. Photos of the Optimus Elite, Sprint's adaptation of the Optimus Net, showed PocketNow the 3.2-inch phone adopting a more conventional but very compact look. Both versions would stand out by being some of the least expensive Android phones yet to have NFC and, through Sprint's involvement, official Google Wallet support.
LG Enlighten may be Android 2.3 sequel to Ally
Just-uncovered marketing sheets on Thursday confirmed that Verizon would soon have a spiritual successor to the LG Ally. The Enlighten should move on to an 800MHz processor and use Android 2.3 while keeping to the QWERTY slider layout of its ancestor. The design sighted by Droid-Life would center on a modest 3.2-inch touchscreen and carry a 3.2-megapixel camera on the back.
New smartphones hit market in July
CrackBerry has leaked Sprint's release dates for several new smartphones. According to the list, The Samsung D600 will start shipping the BlackBerry Bold 9930 will be available on August 21. The LG Optimus Slider, also known as the Gelato Q, will show itself September 11.