Summary: The phrase "prepaid phone" automatically conjures up images of chintzy disposable handsets with less-than-reliable service and mediocre features. However, the LG Connect 4G offers a solid design with fairly good 4G LTE speeds and good overall performance. The $319 price tag is a bit steep, but the inexpensive plans more than make up for the cost of admission.
Pros: Strong performance and graphics, Inexpensive over two years, Lightweight design
Cons: Weak audio, Mediocre camera, Short battery life,
Conclusion: The LG VL600 4G USB modem is a great piece of kit for the road-warrior. Verizon is not currently charging any more for their 4G USB modems than their 3G ones, so the increase in speed will be welcome to those already subscribing to a 3G modem. The currently blazing speeds of Verizon’s 4G will drop with time, but they say that you can still expect to see between 5-12Mbps down and 2-5Mbps up.