Free on-contract

Equipped with 4G LTE, a 5-megapixel camera, and a quad-core processor, the Lucid 3 is available for free (yes, free), for Verizon users after they sign a two-year contract.

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Compact and lightweight design

At 5.2 inches tall, 2.6 inches wide, and 0.4 inches thick (131.6mm by 66mm by 9.9mm), the Lucid 3 is pocketable and easy to navigate with one hand. It's also relatively lightweight at 4.37 ounces (123.89g).

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Quad-core power inside

The handset is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and a removable 2,440mAh battery, which has a talk time of up to 12.5 hours.

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Running the latest Android 4.4.2

The phone runs the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS, and as expected, it has plenty of Google apps like Chrome, Gmail, Plus, Maps, Hangouts, Drive, and YouTube.

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A middling camera for the outdoors

One weak point for the Lucid 3 is its 5-megapixel camera. Although it is fast, has many features, and takes decent scenic photos, indoor pictures look drab and washed out.

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Decent 4.7-inch display with Gorilla Glass 3

The phone's 4.7-inch display features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and a 960x540-pixel resolution.

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