Tracfone LG Ultimate 2 Android Smartphone now Available!Below we will share details and specs for the LG Ultimate 2 which was recently made available for use with Tracfone. de9w2dsl will continue to update this post as more information becomes available.
|Tracfone LG Ultimate 2|
Another Android powered smartphone for use with Tracfone, has just been released and it is the LG L41C, also known as the LG Ultimate 2. Tracfone continues to release newer, and slightly better, smartphones for use on their prepaid service.
The LG Ultimate 2 comes with Android 4.4 OS, a 5MP camera with autofocus, 1 GB RAM and uses Verizon 3G networks. It will also have a 4.5" screen, which will make many Tracfone users very excited.
Along with the LG Ultimate 2, there are several other Android phones coming, or already available for use with Tracfone. The LG Optimus Fuel, Samsung Galaxy Ace Style, and Moto E are some of the other options. You can also see the full list of smartphones by visiting our Tracfone Android Smartphone List. The Alcatel A564C Onetouch Icon Pop was also just released by Tracfone, and we will be posting more on that very soon. It has a 5" screen, and Android 4.4 as well as a quad care processor (as far as we can tell).
Tracfone has a number of phones that they may be releasing in the future, like the Moto E, and possibly several Android phones for use on GSM networks. Keep up with our latest news and posts by following us on Facebook.
Now, let's take a closer look at what to expect from the LG Ultimate 2.
Tracfone LG L41C - What to ExpectNot all of the details for the Ultimate 2 are completely available or clear, but we do have several bits of interesting information that will help provide details on the phone..
The LG L41C Ultimate 2 has already been spotted for use with Straight Talk, and at a price of just $130. It is also now listed on the Tracfone website for the same price, and we hope it will become available soon from other online shopping sites like Amazon and eBay, or even HSN and ShopHQ.
The Ultimate 2 is basically very similar to the Verizon prepaid LG Optimus Exceed 2. which appears to be a well rounded smartphone There are several possible versions of the LG 41C that Tracfone may use, and some have a front facing camera, while others do not, and some state they have quad-core processors while others have dual.
One thing is for sure, the LG Ultimate 2 has a 4.5" touchscreen (800x400) that will make it bigger than the LG Optimus Fuel, Moto E, or LG Optimus Dynamic II. Only the Alcatel Onetouch Icon Pop has a larger screen at this time, at 5".
Below is a list of the features and specifications for the Tracfone LG Ultimate 2.
LG Ultimate 2 Feature and SpecsFirst the features, and below the technical specs for the LG L41C.
- Android 4.4
- 3G on Verizon CDMA Networks
- 5MP Camera with Auto-focus
- 1.3MP front facing camera
- 3 Home Screens
- Proximity Sensor
- GPS Enabled
- Handsfree speaker, Hearing Aid Compatible
- Call Waiting, Caller ID, Email, MMS, Voicemail
- Voice Dialing
- MP3 Player
- Triple Minutes for Lfie and separate Call/Text/Data pools
- Access to over 1 Million apps on Google Play
- 5.01" x 2.63" x 0.38"
- 4.5" IPS at 800x400
- 1.2 Ghz Dual-core processor (Qualcomm)
- 1 GB RAM
- 4 GB Internal Memory, up to 32GB Micro SD card compatible
- Weight: 4.5 ounces
- 2100 mAh Battery with 12 hours talk time/ 9 days standby
|LG Ultimate 2 Keyboard|
While the battery is a decent size at 2100 mAh, the talk time and standby are less than the Moto E (which only has a 1980 mAh battery) However, the battery is removable, if you need to do that.
Many of the other specs on the Ultimate 2 are similar to the Moto E, and an improvement over phones like the LG Optimus Dynamic II, ZTE Valet, and Samsung Galaxy Centura.
Tracfone was relatively quick in releasing the the LG Ultimate 2 and Alcatel Onetouch Icon Pop. We heard about the Samsung Galaxy Ace Style months ago, but it has not surfaced, and may even be a lesser option with these new phones now available.
Thoughts about the LG L41C Ultimate 2We are very excited that Tracfone released the Alcatel Onetouch Icon Pop (what a long name!) and LG Ultimate 2 so quickly. These phones bring a lot of great new features, including much larger screens, more RAM, and better processors.
Each of the Android smartphones released by Tracfone have certain strengths and weaknesses and the LG Ultimate 2 is no different. While it does have many great features, it's screen size is 0.5 inches smaller than the Alcatel phone, and may only have a dual-core processor vs a quad-core for the Alcatel. So be sure to know what you want in a phone before making your choice.
The Moto E, which we are still waiting for, has a smaller screen and no front camera, but will be updated to Android 5.0 'lollipop' when that comes out.
You can take a look at the LG Ultimate 2 Interactive Tutorial to get a better feel for how the phone looks.
We will be working on reviews for the new phones in the near future, but for now, let us know your questions and thoughts about the Ultimate 2 in the comments section below. Also take a look at what others have to say.
Where to Buy/Find the LG Ultimate 2As we mentioned, the LG L41C is retailing on the Tracfone website for $130. However, it has recently disappeared from their site (likely it went out of stock) and cannot be purchased directly from them at this time.
It has also been found on BestBuy, although the specs are not quite right, and also bundled with minutes on QVC, but limited availability possible.
The LG Ultimate 2 is also finally available on eBay and Amazon, with several options to choose from:
LG Ultimate 2 on Amazon for $114 (plus $5 shipping)
LG Ultimate 2 on eBay for $119
LG Ultimate 2 with 600 Minutes on eBay for $149
LG Ultimate 2 with 1200 Minutes on eBay for $199
No word yet on when/if the Ultimate 2 will be available from other retailers, but we will update as more information comes in.
There are plenty of cases for the LG Ultimate 2, because it is very similar to so other popular phones including the LG Exceed 2.
You may find our Tracfone BYOP page useful if you're looking for new phone options. It provides information on Bringing Your Own Phone to Tracfone, including some information on the success some people are having with using the Moto G with Tracfone.
Also take a look at our Guide to How Minutes Work with Android Tracfone Devices. Tracfone changed things in several ways with the Android phones they now offer, and the post explains the changes, and what difference it makes for you.
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