LG VX-3400 / 3450 / UX-210
Clear as a bell
This phone is a dream to use: it's simply a phone; clear voice quality; excellent reception. I made a cross-country call on two bars and it sounded like a land-line!
Superb sound quality and simple to use.
Digital and analog service so you have a chance of getting calls if you're in the boondocks.
Monochrome front screen which stays visible ALL THE TIME. Virtually all the newer phones have color screens which turn off. You have to press a button to see the time or know if you have calls. If you choose to keep the color display lit, you'll drain your battery faster.
You don't have all those feature buttons to press accidentally! I haven't once accidentally gone on the internet, taken blank photos, etc, etc. There's no camera.
Front screen announces in large print when you miss a call or get a voicemail. No tiny icons!
Good battery life with standard battery. I was also able to use the extended battery from my last LG after buying the extended case back from Verizon for $5.
Not the best phone for heavy business use: no Bluetooth and the address book cannot be backed up to the Verizon website.
Almost too small-I can't always locate it before missing a call.
Great Basic Phone!
The VX3450 phone is in line with the base LG VX base phones(VX3200, VX3300) the structure is pretty much the same.
Ease of Use
None at this time
If you need a base phone and don't want all of the bells and whistles, this is the phone for you. The reason I didn't list the fact that Verizon doesn't list the phone in VTEXT so you can get ring tones is that if you go into VTEXT and tell it that you have a VX3300 the ring tones will work for you
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Great little phone.
Got the 3400 in the mail about a week ago. Itâs been rock solid without any problems. Reception is very good almost as good as my Nokia 3589i that got a signal anywhere. Another great thing is it has Lgâs operating software not that horrible VZW overlay. I hate the overlay. When I buy a Toyota I donât want it to have the same exact interior as a Nissan. So when I by a LG phone I donât want the same UI as a Motorola.
The only fault may be the size of the phone, its small almost too small. Someone with large hands will find it difficult to hold and dial.
Overall a very good low-end phone, glad I got it.
Shuts off by itself
The UX-210 is perfect for basic use, however, it will randomly power-off. I have sent my phone to the retailer (US cell) and to the manufacturer for service and they have yet to fix the problem. I may have received a 'lemon,' but don't take the risk on this phone. You get what you pay for, it this case-you get nothing. It can't stay on so that you get your calls!
I hate this phone
I've had this phone for a couple of months now... I've had it replaced 2xs so far. the cover for the battery refuses to stay on, the keys stick, and you need to turn it on and off every 3 days or so or else all the person your trying to talk to hears is static. (verizon) You can't really Customize the screen because you only get 5 choices of backgrounds. The ring tones are awful. overall, it is a durable phone, I've thrown it several times, hasn't broken yet... it's a good phone aside from all the little quirks with it.
Great little phone
I was looking for a light basic phone and the LG VX 3450 is exactly that. It's perfect and simple but yet has a very nice curvy shape which makes it very comfortable and nice to handle. It's also super easy to use!
Great phone for kids!
I just got this phone for my son (7 years old) and it's perfect for him. It's a great basic phone for those that just want a phone and not an over converged device.
- Light weight
- Very easy to use
- Great reception (think Motorola E815 or LG8300)
- Nice sound quality (loud is loud)
- Internal and external displays
- It has exceptional restrictions built in, such as:
o restrict incoming calls to contacts
o restrict outgoing calls to contacts
o restrict inbound text messaging
o restrict outbound text messaging
o two distinct codes, one for accessing phone features and the other for configuring settings
- Power connector seems precarious
The best basic phone
If you are looking for a basic phone, I would definitely recommend choosing this one. The design is very smooth and curvy so it's easy to handle. It is sturdy and very good quality.
LG 3400 is a good basic phone!
I just needed a basic phone and this phone is very good.
Signal & sound quality on the LG 3400 is great! However, in Minneapolis there towers are good, so it might be diff somewhere else.
The layout of the phone is simple and easy to use. It's a bought time there was a external screen on the 3xxxx series.
*No swaping covers
* I don't like the cover. It's easy to get your finger prints all over it.
Where in the past 3XXXX series, they had better covers.
Overall, if your looking for a basic phone. This is winner!
I love it!
I was planning to get the lg vx3300 because I needed a phone without a camera. I saw that the vx3400 just came out and had a outter caller ID which sold me on getting the 3400 over the 3300. I couldn't be happier with the 3400!