Author: Mike Frerkes (Bettendorf..
While I love TracFone's prepaid Android service, my biggest complaint was that they've never offered a device which made the overall smartphone experience enjoyable. TracFone has finally tackled that problem and I can say the LG Optimus Fuel is a great Android smartphone for the price. My previous two TracFone handsets were the Galaxy Centura and the ZTE Valet. Both were "okay" for simple tasks, but lacked the processor power I now have with this LG device.Obviously, the dual-core processor is a welcome upgrade. I can run my programs (including some video game emulators) with very little stuttering or frame skipping. The display is fairly bright and crisp for such a cheap smartphone. It even looks better than my $200 HTC Desire on AT&T's GoPhone service. The screen is not very big, but it stacks up quite nicely in its entry-level category designation. Given the fact LG has included the KitKat OS, you're getting an updated Android experience without spending...Read more