LG Esteem brings entertainment, 4G to MetroPCS

MetroPCS customers will have a new 4G LTE smartphone to pick from this week with the arrival of the LG Esteem.

LG Esteem
MetroPCS

MetroPCS introduced its latest Android smartphone today, the LG Esteem, a 4G LTE device designed to entertain.

Available this week in stores and online for $249, the Gingerbread-based Esteem offers access to the carrier's MetroStudio music and video service, as well as Rhapsody Unlimited Music. For a limited time, MetroPCS will offer a 90-day complimentary subscription to Rhapsody to customers who purchase the phone with a $50 4G service plan.

You can enjoy audio through the phone's Dolby Mobile Surround 7.1 system or you can stream media using a Micro-HDMI adapter or via DLNA. The LG Esteem also features a 4.3-inch WVGA touch screen with Corning Gorilla glass, a 1GHz processor, 8GB of internal memory, a 5-megapixel camera capable of 720p HD video capture, and a front-facing camera for video calls.

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Bonnie Cha was a former chief correspondent for CNET Crave, covering every kind of tech toy imaginable (with a special obsession for robots and Star Wars-related stuff). When she's not scoping out stories, you can find her checking out live music or surfing in the chilly waters of Northern California.

 

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