The second generation of the LG Cosmos, the slim, sleek, and feature-packed LG Cosmos Touch for Verizon Wireless boasts both a brightly colorful touchscreen display and a slide-out full QWERTY keyboard–making it ideal for on-the-go text messaging fanatics. It also includes direct uploading of images to Facebook and MySpace, and a Favorites Key that enables you to connect with your 11 most frequent contacts in a flash. This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more details bellow.
- Compact, messaging phone with both touchscreen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard plus built-in social networking tools
- 1xRTT cellular data connectivity; GPS-enabled for turn-by-turn directions; Mobile Web and Email capabilities
- 1.3-megapixel camera for still photos; Bluetooth for hands-free devices; microSD memory expansion; personal organizer tools
- Up to 6 hours of talk time, up to 480 hours (20 days) of standby time
- What’s in the Box: handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide
- Size (LWH): 4.05 inches, 2.08 inches, 0.65 inches
- Weight: 4.32 ounces
- Network Compatibility: CDMA
- Phone Book Capacity: 400 Entries
- Minimum Rated Talk Time: 360 minutes
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 480 hours
- Battery Type: Lithium Ion
The Cosmos Touch is compatible with the V Cast Music with Rhapsody service, which enables you to purchase songs on your PC with a Rhapsody subscription and side-load them onto the phone via a USB connection. You’ll also stay on course thanks to the VZ Navigator GPS turn-by-turn direction service.
The Cosmos Touch also offers several attributes, including a battery cover is made of 30 percent post-consumer recycled plastic. Additionally, the battery cell does not contain lead, cadmium, or mercury, and the phone’s packaging materials and in-box collateral are made from high-percentage post-consumer recycled paper and printed with soy ink. Finally, it comes with a high-efficiency, halogen-free charger that alerts you when the battery is full–helping you to reduce power consumption and carbon dioxide emissions.
Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera for still photos, Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion to 16 GB, access to personal e-mail and instant messaging services, music player, and up to 6 hours of talk time.
- Runs on the reliable Verizon Wireless voice and data network (1xRTT data frequency)
- GPS navigation capabilities via VZ Navigator service
- 2.8-inch touchscreen display (240 x 400 pixels; 262K color depth)
- 4-line full QWERTY keyboard slides out from the side when you need it
- Flash user interface for clear images and fun animations. Includes 3 home screens with 7 customizable shortcuts or widgets.
- Bing search capable
- 1.3-megapixel camera for still photos with 2x digital zoom, noise reduction to improve image quality in low-light situations, customizable brightness and white balance controls, and in-phone image editor.
- Direct photo upload to social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace.
- Music player compatible with MP3 and WMA files allows you to multitask while playing music–hide the player to send messages, edit contacts, and browse the web.
- Bluetooth connectivity (version 2.1) includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and the A2DP Bluetooth profile–enabling you to wirelessly stream your music to a pair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones or speaker dock.
- Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 16 GB.
- Full suite of messaging options including text, picture, video and voice messaging; Mobile IM; Social Beat; and Mobile Web Email.
- Web browser
- Phonebook with up to 1000 contacts and each storing 5 numbers, 2 email addresses, 1 physical address, 1 IM screen name, ringtone ID, a picture ID, and notes.
- ICE Contacts for entering 3 emergency contacts with personal information.
- Organizer tools including calendar, calculator, alarm clock, stopwatch, world clock, notepad, EzTrip Calc, and drawing pad
- Voice memo recording (1 minute or up to 1 hour)
- Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off
- Speaker-independent voice commands for hands-free calling.
- Text-to-speech function allows you to hear messages read aloud from the phone.
- USB 2.0 connectivity with mass storage capabilities
- 3.5mm headset jack
- TTY/TDD support
- Hearing Aid Compatible = M4/T3
The LG Cosmos Touch weighs 4.37 ounces and measures 4.05 x 2.08 x 0.65 inches. Its 1000 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 6 hours of talk time, and up to 480 hours (20 days) of standby time. It runs on the CDMA 800/1900 frequencies and 1xRTT data frequency.
What’s in the Box
LG Cosmos Touch handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide (downloadable digital user manual instead of a traditional printed manual)
- VZ Navigator Capable: With this GPS-enabled phone, you’ll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts, local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), and detailed color maps.
- Mobile Web 2.0: Getting on the Internet is easy using the Verizon Wireless Mobile Web 2.0 package, which allows you to read and send e-mails, exchange instant messages and view your favorite web content on your phone. The Verizon Wireless Media Center wireless download service is also fully compatible with this phone. This pay-per-download service features application downloads, games and productivity tools. You can also personalize your handset with ringtone downloads using the Media Center service.
- VZW Backup Assistant: Automatically back up your mobile contacts to your online address book. If your phone is lost, stolen, or damaged, or you decide to upgrade, easily restore your saved address book to your new phone. You can also add, delete, edit, and print your contacts online and send the changes to your mobile phone.
- V CAST Music with Rhapsody:Access this exclusive digital music service for RealNetworks and for MTV Networks, which delivers unlimited monthly access to music on up to three Rhapsody-compatible mobile phones and players and online on multiple PCs and Web browsers. For a monthly fee (billed on your Verizon Wireless bill), you can load and reload your subscription songs from your PC to your V CAST Music with Rhapsody phone as often as you want, and take your music on the go.On PCs running the Windows XP or higher operating system, you can also browse, preview, and purchase music using the V CAST Music with Rhapsody software, which is available as a free download from the V CAST Music with Rhapsody download website. Additional subscription charges applicable.