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The LG Optimus M+: Refreshingly redesigned (photos)

As the LG Optimus M's successor, the Optimus M+ by MetroPCS has a chicer, slimmer design and better specs to boot.

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MetroPCS' LG Optimus M+

The LG Optimus M+ is available now as a no-contract phone on MetroPCS' Web site for $129.99.
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A look on the back

Although the less rounded corners and convex edges are aesthetically pleasing, the plastic backing feels a bit cheap.
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A bigger screen

The Optimus M+'s screen hopped from 3.2 inches to 3.5 inches, though it retains the same resolution of 320x480 pixels.
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A little sliding door

The Micro-USB port is protected up top by a small sliding door.
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A general look-see

The Optimus M+ is a standard, mid- to entry-level Android Gingerbread device that runs on an 800MHz processor.
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Camera with flash

The 5-megapixel rear-facing camera comes with an LED flash and can digitally zoom and record VGA video.

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