Review: LG Octane
Nov 11, 2010, 1:52 PM by Eric M. Zeman
LG's latest clamshell messenger phone claims to have high "Octane" performance. Does the phone earn its race-inspired name?
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The Octane is the latest messaging phone from LG that offers the messaging-minded user a full QWERTY keyboard on the inside, with a standard numeric dialpad on the outside. The Octane includes some definite improvements over the discontinued enV line, such as a larger external display with added functionality. LG also managed to carry forward the same missteps to what is now the fifth generation of this form factor. Do the new benefits outweigh the lingering problems?
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Great 1st phone for my teenager
thank you for finally reviewing
Also, the env3, which is still available, does provide threaded text messaging with the "view by contact" option in the message settings menu.