Click here to close now.

Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Rex Morrow, Datical, Ruxit Blog

News Feed Item

LG G Vista Brings AT&T Customers Larger, More Dynamic Smartphone Experiences

LG G Vista Shows off Streamlined UI and Large HD Display

DALLAS and ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T1 is expanding LG Electronics' popular G Series on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network2  with the launch of the new LG G Vista smartphone. Combining an expansive, 5.7-inch HD IPS display and a powerful, long-lasting 3,200 mAh SiO+ battery, the LG G Vista allows you to view video, photos and texts with high-definition clarity, so you can accomplish virtually every task while on-the-go with less squinting and more smiling.

LG Electronics Logo

The LG G Vista in Indigo Black will be available online at www.att.com and in AT&T retail stores on Aug. 22 for:

  • $14.80/month on AT&T Next18.3
  • $17.75/month on AT&T Next12.3
  • $49.99 with a two-year agreement.4
  • No annual commitment for $354.99.5

For a limited-time anyone who purchases an LG G Vista from AT&T will be eligible to buy the new LG G Pad 7.0 LTE for only 99 cents.6

The LG G Vista features LG's popular new "Floating Arc" design and LG's ergonomic, textured rear key for a comfortable one-handed experience. Boasting a new, refined user interface with flat graphics derived from the shape and concept of LG's logo, the LG G Vista is tailor-made for intuitive navigation and multi-tasking geared for an active lifestyle. And, for the photographer in everyone, the LG G Vista's 8-megapixel camera with Laser Autofocus helps you take clearer, more precise shots. Selfie-lovers can even use a simple hand-motion gesture with LG G Vista's front-facing camera to grab that memorable self-portrait.

Key Features Include:

  • Large, 5.7-inch HD IPS Screen: With an expansive screen and a design that minimizes the phone's overall size thanks to a "Floating Arc" design, you can experience greater portability and comfort at an affordable price.
  • Mini View: With a simple gesture, Mini View will shrink and move to a smaller frame of your home screen giving you full control of the device with one hand, hassle-free.
  • Dual Window: Making use of the LG G Vista's large display, Dual Window splits its 5.7-inch HD display into two panels, giving you a comprehensive view of different apps for easy multitasking. In Dual Window, you can easily drag and drop content without moving back and forth, providing a more easy and efficient way of sharing and viewing information.
  • Advanced Multitasking: Convenient access with the touch of a button to open apps via a single screen, multi-tile summary view.
  • Smart Keyboard: Type quickly and efficiently on a keyboard that adapts to your style and can be resized, providing a personal messaging experience with easy-to-use features.
  • 8-Megapixel Camera with Laser AutoFocus: Whether you're on a road trip with friends or on a family vacation, snapping those once-in-a-lifetime photos with the LG G Vista's 8-megapixel camera, featuring Laser AutoFocus, ensures quicker focus time and sharp images.
  • KnockOn and KnockCode: With the LG KnockOn feature, you can simply tap on the display twice to wake it up or put it sleep without picking up the device or pressing the power key. Once activated, KnockCode expands on KnockOn, enabling you to customize a three to eight pattern combination anywhere within four quadrants of the display. This allows for more than 86,000 combinations for you to feel confident about restricting phone access. Wake to unlock the phone in one simple step.

Key LG G Vista Specifications:

  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon Processor
  • 5.7-inch HD IPS Display (1280 x 720); 258 ppi
  • 3,200 mAh removable SiO+ battery
  • 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with Laser AutoFocus and LED Flash
  • 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera with Gesture Shutter
  • 8 GB total memory (3.72GB usable) with microSD memory card support up to 32GB
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • KnockCode and KnockOn

For more information about LG devices, please visit www.lg.com, like LG on Facebook or follow LG on Twitter. You can also see the LG G Vista in action in this video or go to www.att.com/gvista.

1 AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
2 Reliability claim based on 3rd party data regarding nationwide carriers' 4G LTE. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. 4G LTE not available everywhere.
3 Requires 20-mth or 24-mth 0% APR installment agreement and qualifying credit and wireless service. Tax due at sale.  If wireless service cancelled, device balance due. Service costs additional. Other charges and restrictions apply.  AT&T Next Requirements: www.att.com/shop/wireless/next.html#fbid=mkEz9ThvDiO.
4 $49.99 pricing. Requires 2-year agreement with qualifying data plan. Activation/upgrade, early termination and other fees, and restrictions apply. Pricing Requirements: www.att.com/att/planner/index.html#fbid=yRbS77904im.
5Requires activation of new line of qualified wireless service. 
6 Smartphone requires purchase via 2-yr wireless agreement or AT&T NextSM installment agreement and qual. service activation. Tablet requires purchase via 2-yr wireless agreement and qual. service activation. See bundle requirements. Pricing may vary in certain channels.

About LG Electronics MobileComm USA, Inc.

LG Electronics MobileComm USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the U.S. sales subsidiary of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, a global innovator and trend leader in the global mobile communications industry. LG is driving the evolution of mobile forward with its highly competitive core technologies in the areas of display, battery and camera optics and strategic partnerships with noted industry leaders. LG's consumer-centric products ― including the flagship premium G Series models ― incorporate unique, ergonomic designs and intuitive UX features that enhance the user experience. The company remains committed to leading consumers into the era of convergence, maximizing inter-device connectivity between smartphones, tablets and a wide range of home and portable electronics products. For more information, please visit www.LG.com.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at www.att.com/aboutus or follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/att and YouTube at www.youtube.com/att.

© 2014 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T Logo

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140807/134602 
Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140807/134603

SOURCE LG Electronics MobileComm USA

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that MetraTech, now part of Ericsson, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society- a world leader in communications infrastructure, software and services. Some 40% of the world’s mobile traffic runs through networks Ericsson has supplied, serving more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informatics can now move beyond point solutions that merely monitor the past and implement integrated enterprise fabrics that enable end-to-end supply chain visibility to improve customer service delivery and optimize supplier management. Learn about enterprise architecture strategies for designing connected systems tha...
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, shared some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, a...
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of vie...
Grow your business with enterprise wearable apps using SAP Platforms and Google Glass. SAP and Google just launched the SAP and Google Glass Challenge, an opportunity for you to innovate and develop the best Enterprise Wearable App using SAP Platforms and Google Glass and gain valuable market exposure. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian McPhail, Senior Director of Business Development, ISVs & Digital Commerce at SAP, outlined the timeline of the SAP Google Glass Challenge and the opportunity for developers, start-ups, and companies of all sizes to engage with SAP today.
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of...
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. It also ensured scalability and better service for customers, including MUY! Companies, one of the country's largest franchise restaurant companies with 232 Pizza Hut locations. This is one example of WebRTC adoption today, but the potential is limitless when powered by IoT.
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, described an IoT-specific approach to user experience design that combines approaches from interaction design, industrial design and service design to create experiences that go beyond simple connected gadgets to create lasting, multi-device experiences grounded in people's real needs and desires.
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impact.
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
The Internet of Things is not only adding billions of sensors and billions of terabytes to the Internet. It is also forcing a fundamental change in the way we envision Information Technology. For the first time, more data is being created by devices at the edge of the Internet rather than from centralized systems. What does this mean for today's IT professional? In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will addresses this very serious issue of profound change in the industry.
SYS-CON Events announced today that BMC will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. BMC delivers software solutions that help IT transform digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive business advantage. BMC has worked with thousands of leading companies to create and deliver powerful IT management services. From mainframe to cloud to mobile, BMC pairs high-speed digital innovation with robust IT industrialization – allowing customers to provide amazing user experiences with optimized IT per...
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that O'Reilly Media has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participa...
The world is at a tipping point where the technology, the device and global adoption are converging to such a point that we will see an explosion of a world where smartphone devices not only allow us to talk to each other, but allow for communication between everything – serving as a central hub from which we control our world – MediaTek is at the heart of both driving this and allowing the markets to drive this reality forward themselves. The next wave of consumer gadgets is here – smart, connected, and small. If your ambitions are big, so are ours. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jack Hu, D...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DragonGlass, an enterprise search platform, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. After eleven years of designing and building custom applications, OpenCrowd has launched DragonGlass, a cloud-based platform that enables the development of search-based applications. These are a new breed of applications that utilize a search index as their backbone for data retrieval. They can easily adapt to new data sets and provide access to both structured and unstruc...
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
We’re entering a new era of computing technology that many are calling the Internet of Things (IoT). Machine to machine, machine to infrastructure, machine to environment, the Internet of Everything, the Internet of Intelligent Things, intelligent systems – call it what you want, but it’s happening, and its potential is huge. IoT is comprised of smart machines interacting and communicating with other machines, objects, environments and infrastructures. As a result, huge volumes of data are being generated, and that data is being processed into useful actions that can “command and control” thi...
As the Internet of Things unfolds, mobile and wearable devices are blurring the line between physical and digital, integrating ever more closely with our interests, our routines, our daily lives. Contextual computing and smart, sensor-equipped spaces bring the potential to walk through a world that recognizes us and responds accordingly. We become continuous transmitters and receivers of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Andrew Bolwell, Director of Innovation for HP's Printing and Personal Systems Group, discussed how key attributes of mobile technology – touch input, sensors, social, and ...