Last month, when LG released its X Power smartphone in Canada, we assumed that the handset would also land in the US at some point. Today, we know for certain that it will: Cricket Wireless just announced that it's going to launch the LG X Power on August 26.

Cricket customers will be able to buy the new device for $159.99 plus tax (no contract required, but you have to activate a smartphone plan). The X Power is one of the most interesting affordable LG handsets we've seen lately, as it packs a very generous 4,100 mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0. According to LG, ...


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