Even though LG has not officially announced any type of Windows Phone powered device, the images and specs have made their way onto the Web for all to see. According to more than one source, the new device from LG is reportedly being launched this month and comes with some pretty nice specs, too. PocketNow.com reported that the Windows Phone powered Miracle will come with NFC support for mobile payments. NFC, or near field communication, is a service that hasn’t really been taken seriously over the past year, but is gaining ground slowly in the mobile industry. The technology allows consumers to pay for purchases with their smartphones at any NFC equipped register. NFC technology can also be used to send files from one device to another simply by waving the too close together.
According to sources, the phone is will be powered by a Snapdragon processor that clocks at 1GHz and comes with 8GB of storage for videos, music and other files. The storage can be expanded up to 32GB via the microSD card slot. A 5MP camera, with auto-focus, can be found on the back of the Miracle and it comes with support for recording 720p video. A smaller camera on the front side will work with video chatting, but the resolution is less than 1MP so the quality will not be that good.
The super bright NOVA display is 4-inches across and comes with a resolution of 480×800 pixels. The 233 pixels per inch will also keep videos and images in HD on the IPS LCD display. The browser supports HTML and the new HTML5 and comes with built-in services for Facebook and Twitter. The Miracle supports GSM technology and HSDPA, UMTS, and EDGE data connections, with satellite GPS and turn-by-turn navigation, as well. Bluetooth 3.0 accessories are supported along with Wi-Fi connections to your home network or any public hotspot. The microUSB port can be used for charging, computer sync or external storage devices if needed.
Threaded text messages, SMS, MMS messages are also supported and the phone features the standard predictive text input seen on most phones today. Personal and business email can be accessed via IMAP, POP3, SMTP and the Microsoft Exchange software. A document viewer for Office 2003/2007 is included as well. The price details have not been announced at this time, but the MWC will likely provide more info soon.