BriefMobile got their hands on a new back shot of the LG Eclipse 4G LTE. The Sprint phone, rumored to have a 4.67 inch display, a 1.5GHz S4 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13 megapixel camera with flash, 16GB of internal storage, and a 2,100 mAh battery, appears to be coming with NFC capabilities. That’s nothing too surprising considering Sprint is the main character in the Google Wallet show. A removable battery is also newly confirmed, but again — nothing surprising. But it’s refreshing to see that this device is shaping up to be yet another blockbuster from the Now Network. Take a quick look above.
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The general rule of thumb for updates on Android devices is two years of updates from a device’s launch date for major OS upgrades. For Google, this is more than just a “general rule of thumb”: it’s a requirement of theirs. And now they’re showing you exactly when your device will lose its update guarantee.