We had a chance to check out LG's Optimus F5 in Barcelona last week during Mobile World Congress, and now a new report suggests that the device will make it to the United States on Verizon Wireless as soon as next month.

UnwiredView learned of the planned launch and even obtained an image of the Optimus F5 with Verizon branding. The Lucid 2 isn't as powerful as the Optimus F7, and it's a far cry from the flagship Optimus G Pro, but it does offer compelling mid-range features including a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 8GB of on-board storage, 1GB of RAM, a 4.3-inch display and an 8-megapixel camera.

There's still no word on when Verizon will officially announce the phone, but we expect it to fall in at about $99 with a new two-year contract.