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The 4G LTE-toting LG F70

BARCELONA, Spain -- In addition to showcasing its mid- to high-end handsets, LG also took the wraps off an entry-level LTE device called the F70 during Mobile World Congress.

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Sporting modest specs, the device is set to launch in March, starting with Europe, and then rolling out to other countries in Asia and Latin America.

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The compact device features a plastic build and a 4.5-inch WVGA display.

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It's powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor from Qualcomm and a 2,440mAh removable battery.

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Though the phone only holds 4GB of internal memory for all those resulting photos and videos, the option for expandable memory up to 32GB is provided.

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As for its look, the F70 is stamped from the same mold as the new L series of phones, with rounded corners, a physical home button below the screen, and a lightly textured backing that strangely feels a little unpleasantly rough under the fingertips. The white model we saw was attractive-enough, and fit fine in the hand.

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The battery door features a subtle textured pattern.

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On the rear, you'll find a 5-megapixel camera with flash, coupled with a VGA secondary shooter in the front.

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