This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CTIA 2014 Super Mobility Week: LG Optimus C
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

CTIA 2014 Super Mobility Week: LG Optimus C

1:25 /

The LG Optimus C is an entry-level Android smartphone for Cricket Wireless.

-I'm Nicole Lee, Senior Associate Editor for CNET.com and this is a first look at the LG Optimus C. Yes, you've already got the Optimus T, the Optimus S, the Optimus M. This one is the Optimus C for Cricket Wireless. Of course, what else? It's almost the same phone as all the others. It has a very simple Android 2.2 interface, pretty stock interface, right here; very simple design overall. On the back is a 3.2-megapixel camera. Underneath the display, you do get the usual Android hot sensor keys. Features of the LG Optimus C are about the same as all the other Optimus phones. You get Android 2.2 Froyo, which is pretty good for an entry-level smartphone. It only has 600 megahertz processor. It's not the fastest in the world, but it's good for a basic phone like this. You also get the usual Wi-Fi, GPS, and stereo Bluetooth. The LG Optimus C does not have Wi-Fi tethering however. The LG Optimus C is available for $199 MSRP, which may sound like a lot, but it is available without a contract. Cricket Wireless also offers unlimited plans for as low as $55 a month, which is a pretty good deal. I'm Nicole Lee. This has been a first look at the LG Optimus C.

New releases

Alcatel One Touch phones go from...
1:26 September 30, 2014
Alcatel's latest set of affordable Android phones range from the diminutive OneTouch Pop Star LTE to the 6-inch...
Play video
HP expands Stream series with low-cost...
1:14 September 30, 2014
These budget systems cost as little a a Chromebook, but run full windows 8.
Play video
TV airwaves: Moving TV out, mobile...
4:04 September 30, 2014
Brian Cooley discusses why wireless carriers are chomping at the bit to buy available TV broadcast spectrum...
Play video
Basis Peak aims to track your health...
1:19 September 30, 2014
A whole new design, improved heart rate tracking, and you can swim with it: the Peak aims to fold sleep, fitness,...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 059: Wearable drones,...
25:37 September 29, 2014
On today's show, we check out a wearable drone named Nixie, watch realistic cars race the Nintendo 64 version...
Play video
Sense's Mother hub wants to control...
1:39 September 29, 2014
Creepy marketing aside, the $299 Mother home automation kit by Sense is a really solid smart home option.
Play video
Behind Ello hype, a Facebook rebellion...
2:55 September 29, 2014
The new Ello social network sees a spike in sign-ups, Facebook copies Google's Auto Awesome Stories, and GoPro...
Play video
On the road: 2015 Mustang
6:10 September 29, 2014
Brian Cooley test drives the 2.3L turbo four engine 2015 Mustang in Malibu, Calif., and tells you what Ford...
Play video