They're not coming out at the pace that they used to, but mid-range phones are still launching, and they're good for those that don't want (or need) all of the bells and whistles found in the high-end devices. For the folks that want to keep things simple, Verizon's LG Lucid 2 could be just the smartphone. It offers a nice level of personalization while keeping the cost down.
- 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU
- 4.3-inch qHD display (540x960 pixels)
- 1 GB of RAM
- 5-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording
- 2,460 mAh battery
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with LG's UI
- 4G LTE connectivity
Lucid 2 is free with a two-year contract, making it a great choice for those that don't want to shell out the cash for the HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S 4, or Galaxy Note II - or for those that don't need a high-end smartphone. With advanced features like wireless charging (with added accessories), is LG back in the US smartphone game? Part 1 of 2.