Sprint Launching LG Mach, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 November 11th; Optimus G Pre-Orders Begin Today

Sprint has officially announced launch and pricing details for the mid-range LG Mach Android smartphone, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 along with opening pre-orders for the flagship LG Optimus G starting today.

LG Optimus G 2

The LG Optimus G features the first instance of a smartphone with a 13 megapixel camera sensor available on the carrier along with being LG’s first flagship model on Sprint for $199.99 after new agreement.


The LG Mach features Ice Cream Sandwich and a 5-row QWERTY keyboard along with LG’s own UI 3.0 user interface. The phone will be made available on November 11th for $99.99 after new 2 year agreement.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Sprint has also announced availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with built-in LTE for the same day on the 11th. The tablet features  Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and a 10.1-inch touchscreen display. The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 also features two cameras, a rear-facing 3-megapixel camera and camcorder and a front-facing VGA camera for Face Unlock functionality and video chat.

The tablet also features a built-in IR Blaster so the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can be used as a universal smart remote control that helps users control their TV, set top box and other home theater equipment. It also comes with AllShare functionality to easily share photo albums, videos and other user-generated content between other DLNA certified devices.

On-device encryption and VPN access are also built-in to help ensure the tablet is secure for business use along with a 7,000mAh battery. The 3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability can be used to share a web connection with up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously with the new slate of 3G/4G data plans for tablets.

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