Verizon starts shipping LG enV

Posted on Monday, Nov 27 2006 @ 16:27 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Verizon Wireless and LG launched the LG enV today in the U.S. This phone is the successor to the LG VX 9800 "V" phone. It features an integrated QWERTY keyboard, music playback with built-in speakers, a 2 megapixel digital camera with autofocus, lens cover and camcorder functionality.

The enV phone supports V Cast, a music store from Verizon Wireless with more than 1.4 million songs.

The digital camera shoots images with a resolution of up to 1600 x 1200 and records 320 x 240 pixels videos. There's a protective lens cover, a self-timer feature, 2.5x digital zoom and you can also use the dual-mode LCD for self portraits.

The phone has a 240 x 320 pixels internal LCD and a 128 x 160 pixels external LCD. The internal 262K color display has 11 lines and the external 65K color display has 8 lines. The battery should last up to 4.5 hours when talking and more than 19 days in standby, according to LG.

Some other features: microSD memory support, Bluetooth support, one-touch speakerphone, text-to-speech, ...

The LG enV measures 4.64" (h) x 2.08" (w) x 0.78" (d) and weighs 4.60 oz. It costs $149.99 with a two-year Verizon Wireless subscription, after a $50 rebate. Songs purchased at V Cast cost $0.99 if purchased via a PC and $1.99 of purchased on the phone.

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