Review: LG G Vista for Verizon Wireless
The LG G Vista is a bargain. As far as mid-range devices go, it nails just about every feature. The screen is big, and basics such as signal, sound, and battery performance are excellent across the board. The hardware is quite good, and definitely a step above the low-cost competition. The user interface is flexible and allows for plenty of customization. There are a ton of apps on board for finding and consuming content.
My biggest two gripes are performance and the camera - but they're minor ones at most. The Snapdragon 400 processor was sometimes sluggish. The camera app is simplistic almost to a fault, especially as far as adjusting the video camera is concerned. Both lack advanced functions, but that's hardly a significant fault.
Other than that, the G Vista is a solid effort from LG. Verizon sells it for $50 with a contract, $20 per month for 20 months with Verizon Edge, or $400 at full retail. You'll be hard pressed to find a better dollar-for-value at these price points.
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LG G Vista (CDMA)
5.7" display 720 x 1280 pixels
Snapdragon 400 processor 1.5 GB RAM
3,200 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, NFC, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)