MetroPCS Goes Big Display, Big Value with New LG Spirit™ 4G Smartphone
Consumers can pair 4.5-inch touchscreen LG smartphone at $199 with 4G LTE
plans starting at $40
DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2013
DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:
PCS) is going big in 2013 with the launch of the Spirit™ 4G, a 4.5-inch
touchscreen Android™ smartphone from LG Electronics. The Spirit 4G packs
top-of-the-line features in its sleek and stylish frame with a crystal-clear
screen and 4G LTE connectivity for $199 plus tax after mail-in rebate – all
with no annual contract.
The LG Spirit 4G builds on MetroPCS' success with other LG 4G LTE models – the
Esteem, Connect 4G and Motion 4G – by taking features and ease of use to the
oAndroid 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
o4.5-inch touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass® beautifully displays
pictures, video and other content
o1.2GHz dual-core processor and powerful 2150mAh battery provides easy
multitasking throughout the day
o5MP rear camera with helpful features like LED flash, Cheese Shutter, &
Time Catch Shot to capture the right pictures at the right moments
o1080p True-to-Life HD video recording for life's moving moments
o1.3MP front camera for video chat
oQuickMemo™ for convenient on-screen notation to express and share ideas
ojoyn™ by MetroPCS capability delivers a unified and intuitive way to share
content with enriched services like integrated instant messaging or chat,
WiFi and video calling. The official joyn app can be downloaded via Google
Play and the @metro App Store™.
oMetroPCS' 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot service support (for an additional monthly
The value doesn't stop with all the features found in the Spirit 4G thanks to
MetroPCS' recently simplified 4G LTE rate plans, which begin at $40 and offer
unlimited 4G LTE talk, text and data for only $60 – taxes and regulatory fees
included. The company also unveiled the best deal in town for unlimited
on-demand mobile music service with access to Rhapsody for only $5 per month,
available on all current Android and 4G LTE rate plans.
MetroPCS and LG are also kicking off the All-Star Spirit campaign, which
benefits After-School All-Stars (ASAS), a non-profit organization dedicated to
providing academic support, enrichment opportunities and health & fitness
activities that equip participants with skills, experiences and relationships
needed to succeed in middle school, high school, college and the 21st century
workforce. MetroPCS and LG are supporting ASAS' efforts to provide high-school
readiness and after-school programming to middle schoolers to put them on the
path toward graduation. Every LG Spirit 4G purchased online and in ASAS
markets* will contribute to the donation that will have a direct impact on
children involved in ASAS programming. More information about the campaign,
which begins next week, can be found at www.metropcs.com/ASAS.
The LG Spirit 4G is available starting today in stores and online at
www.metropcs.com for $199 plus tax after $70 mail-in rebate for a limited
For more information, please visit:
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About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Dallas-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) is a provider of no
annual contract, unlimited wireless communications service for a flat rate.
MetroPCS is the fifth largest facilities-based wireless carrier in the United
States based on number of subscribers served. With Metro USA(SM), MetroPCS
customers can use their service in areas throughout the United States covering
a population of over 280 million people. As of December 31, 2012 MetroPCS had
approximately 8.9 million subscribers. For more information please visit
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North
American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $49 billion global force and
technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile
communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish
and innovative mobile phones, home entertainment products,home appliances,
and air conditioning systems and energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's
Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2012 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the
Year. For more information, please visit www.LG.com.
* Promotion only valid online and at MetroPCS corporate stores in the Dallas,
Orlando, Atlanta, LA, Las Vegas, San Francisco, New York and Miami
metropolitan areas (the "Markets") or online sales to residents of the
Markets. Limit one donation per LG Spirit phone sold. No rain checks.
Information concerning After-School All-Stars (ASAS) including financial,
licensing or charitable purposes(s) may be obtained, without cost, by writing
to Mae Tuck (5670 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 620, Los Angeles, CA 90036), or by
calling (323) 938-3232. In addition, residents of the following states may
obtain financial and/or licensing information from their states, as indicated.
Registration with these states, or any other state, does not imply endorsement
by the state. Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL
INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING
TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY
ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. New Jersey: INFORMATION
FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND
THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTION RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST
REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED
FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 1-973-504-6215
AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT WWW.NJCONSUMERAFFAIRS.GOV/OCP.HTM#CHARITY.
REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT. New York: A
copy of the most recent annual report of ASAS is available from the State of
New York Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, New York
10271. Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of
ASAS may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling
toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply
endorsement. Deductibility: Contributions are tax deductible to the extent
permitted by law. This purchase is not tax deductible.
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