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Verizon Turns to LG for High 'Octane' Performance

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Oct 27, 2010, 8:06 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper
updated Oct 28, 2010, 4:39 PM

Verizon Wireless today announced the addition of the LG Octane to its messaging device lineup. The Octane is a sideways clamshell with full QWERTY keyboard for composing messages and a traditional keypad on the front. Other features include Verizon's Social Beat widget, Skype Mobile, Visual Voicemail, HTML browser, and a new mobile email client. Hardware features include a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, support for 16GB microSD cards, and Bluetooth 2.1. The Octane will cost $100 after rebate with a new agreement. It goes on sale starting October 28.

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Oct 27, 2010, 8:14 AM

i cant even begin to fathom enough ways to make fun of that title

because LG is garbage and anything they make they fail at it. verizon has the right idea with motorola and htc
that looks like something out of hello kitty
Yikes! What's so bad about LG? I've never owned one of their phones.
If you haven't used any of the VZW LG phones then you do not know what the heck you are talking about.

Don't compare LG GSM phones with LG CDMA phones for VZW because quality is way better than the ones Samsung makes (talking about regular phones a...

Oct 27, 2010, 1:42 PM

This phone isnt that bad

Im excited about this phone because its the 1st one in a long time thats good that DOSENT require a data plan.

It also marks the end of 3g Media phones (yeah)

Ive also played with the phone and it looks feels and acts like a solid phone.

Hopefully it dosent have power issues like the ENV line of phones. Smile
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