Verizon Wireless and LG Mobile Phones Create a Whirlwind of Possibilities With the LG Vortex

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A new LG Android 2.2 phone from Verizon is coming on November 18th, and it’s called the LG Vortex. Price will be $79.99 after $100 mail-in rebate with new two year agreement of course. The Vortex features a 3.2MP camera, 3.2” touch screen and all of the Google goodness you could ask for.

Colors: Black and Violet




Key features:

  • Powered by Android 2.2 – Offers customers support for Google Mobile Services, including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk, Google Voice and access to Android Market™
  • Preloaded with Bing Search and Bing Maps
  • 3.2" touchscreen with tactile feedback for fast and accurate touch vibration response
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • 3G Mobile HotSpot capable
  • Virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype technology installed
  • Bluetooth® 2.1 capabilities with support for Bluetooth Profiles Supported: Headset, Hands-Free, Dial-Up Networking, Object Push, Advanced Audio Distribution (stereo), Audio/Video Remote Control, Phone Book Access, and File Transfer
  • microSD™ card slot with expandable memory up to 32 GB

Additional features:

  • Customizable home screens with shortcuts to text messages, e-mail, apps, favorite social networking sites and widgets
  • Customizable to 5 or 7 home screens
  • Proximity sensor instantly locks touchscreen while talking on the phone
  • Pre-installed LG Apps, including My Status with Twitter™ for LG and Facebook® for LG
  • Visual Voice Mail capable
  • Skype mobile™ capable
  • Android Market – Choose from thousands of downloadable apps
  • Full suite of messaging options – Text, picture, video and voice messaging; corporate and personal e-mail accounts supported
  • VZ Navigator® capabilities – Access for customers to receive audible turn-by-turn directions to millions of points of interest and share the directions with others
  • 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder with flash that includes:
    • Five different camera resolutions and three different video resolutions
    • Macro Mode for detailed, up close pictures
    • Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop, added frames and stamps
    • Customize brightness, white balance, shutter sounds, color effects and use self-timer
    • Optimize video quality with normal, fine or super camcorder settings
    • Video recording time up to 16 GB

Pricing and availability:

  • LG Vortex customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan.  Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access.  Email and Web for Smartphone plans start at $15 monthly access for 150 MB.    For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to  

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