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Sprint's LG Viper goes all LTE (photos)

The LG Viper is one of Sprint's two new LTE phones. As CES 2012 began, CNET takes a look to see how the phone handles.

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The LG Viper 4G LTE joins the Samsung Galaxy Nexus as the first LTE phones from Sprint. The candy bar design fits the Android mold with a trim profile and rectangular shape. Among the features are a 4-inch WVGA touch screen, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), a 1.2 dual-core GHz processor, a 5-megapixel camera around back, a second front-facing camera, and support for NFC Google Wallet.
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The back side has a smooth cover, with the camera lens and flash located up top.
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Like most Android phones of its class, the Viper has a trim profile. On the spine you'll find the volume rocker and Micro-USB charger port.
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Up top is the power control. The Viper has a solid, comfortable feel.
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The phone dialer has large alphanumeric buttons and one-touch access to your voicemail, the Favorites menu, your phone book, and the call log.

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