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Verizon Wireless will launch the LTE-powered LG Intuition "phablet. The Intuition, which will go on sale Sept. 10 for $199.99 with new two-year contract, is an LTE version of the Optimus Vu phablet LG unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February. The gadget runs on Android 4.0 and sports a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processors, 1 GB of RAM, a 5-inch screen with a 4:3 aspect ratio, 8-megapixel camera and 1.3-mepaixel front-facing camera and mobile hostpot capability.
LG's gadget is also aimed at business users, and features the Polaris Office app, which allows users to view, create, edit and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations, as well as the QuickMemo app, which allows customers to draw or write messages with an included Rubberdium pen or with their finger
For LG, the support of Verizon, the nation's largest wireless carrier, for one of its premier devices, is a major win. LG is getting Verizon's support before the arrival of Samsung's Galaxy Note II, which is expected to be sold by U.S. carriers later this year.
So far the original Galaxy Note, which is being sold by AT&T and T-Mobile USA, has been the most visible and successful phablet.