Purported details surrounding an unannounced high-end smartphone from LG have emerged alongside a leaked image, possibly revealing LG’s upcoming flagship smartphone intended to take on the Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC’s One X. BriefMobile on Thursday published an image of the LG LS970, rumored to launch on Sprint in the coming months as the LG Eclipse 4G LTE. According to accompanying specifications obtained from an unnamed source, the Eclipse will compete directly with high-end flagship phones from other vendors including the new Samsung Galaxy S III as well as the HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE. Highlights include a 4.67-inch, 1,280 x 768-pixel LCD display, a quad-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, a 13-megapixel camera, 16GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM, a 2,100 mAh battery and a case that is just 8.6 millimeters thick. No information regarding a possible launch time frame was provided.


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