The KitKat-powered, LG Optimus Zone 2 Joins Verizon’s Prepaid Lineup – Costs $49.99

LG Optimus Zone 2

Verizon Wireless has launched another affordable option for prepaid customers who want the newness that comes with having the latest version of Google’s Android operating system; The LG Optimus Zone 2, a smartphone that ships with Android 4.4.2 KitKat and costs just $49.99.

Besides the previously mentioned software, the LG Optimus Zone 2 is about as low-end as smartphones comes these days. It features a 3.5-inch display with a resolution of just 480 x 320 pixels, a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8610 processor, 512MB worth of RAM, a 3 megapixel rear camera and 4GB of internal storage.

It is powered by a 1700mAh battery, that according to LG, should be good for up to 10 hours of usage or 15 days of standby time per charge and includes a mobile hotspot mode so users can share the 3G connection with up to 5 other WiFi enabled devices at once. This is definitely a low-end smartphone here, but hey, at least it does come with LG’s exclusive and useful QuickMemo software.

Those of you who are interested can pick up a LG Optimus Zone 2 for $49.99 without a contract and it can be used on Verizon’s $45 monthly prepaid plan. You can learn more about the Zone 2 by heading over to Verizon’s website.