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LG Nitro HD (photos)

The LG Nitro HD is AT&T's third LTE-capable smartphone, and already promising to be one of LG's biggest phones of the year.

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All about the screen

The LG Nitro HD has a gorgeous 4.5-inch full-HD display.
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Color accuracy

LG promises a bright readout (500 nits of luminance, to be exact) and accurate color. So far, looks like it delivered. (Read our LG Nitro HD hands-on impressions.)
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Texture

The textured zigzag backing felt OK in the hand, but could have been smoother. The power button, Micro-USB charging port, and 3.5mm headset jack are up top. (Read our LG Nitro HD hands-on impressions.)
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Full HD

In addition to boasting an HD screen, the Nitro HD supports 1080p video (pictured: a preloaded photo gallery image). (Read our LG Nitro HD hands-on impressions.)
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Widgets

The Nitro HD runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread for now, but is expected to upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. (Read our LG Nitro HD hands-on impressions.)
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Slim

The sleek, slim Nitro HD is just a hair fuller in shape than the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, a major rival. (Read our LG Nitro HD hands-on impressions.)

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