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First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon

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First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon
Several new images and a video of the upcoming LG Dare VX9700 were spotted today on Howard Forums. Information is still sketchy, but the Dare will come with a 240x400 pixel touch-screen, new user interface (as we've previously reported), 3.5mm headset jack, HTML browser, 3.2MP Schneider Kreuznach autofocus camera with LED flash, VGA video recording, Bluetooth 2.0, multitasking (listen to music in background), accelerometer, EVDO Rev A, microUSB port, and support for microSDHC memory cards up to 8GB in size. Expect the Dare to be released during the first half of July.

First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon
First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon
First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon
First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon






source: Howard Forums, thanks Omie!

*UPDATE*

Another HoFo user (dole) has posted images of the Dare next to iPod Touch.

First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon
First Video and Live images of the LG Dare for Verizon





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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:42

1. (unregistered)


finally...been waiting for this forever

posted on 27 Aug 2008, 00:35

121. john smith (unregistered)


The Samsung Omnia crushes this phone..

posted on 21 Sep 2008, 23:24

122. (unregistered)


too bad the Samsung Omnia is GSM-as in EUROPE, and this is the CDMA Prada

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 01:55

2. (unregistered)


Finally, a phone that might be worth using my New Every 2 credit for.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 06:14

3. (unregistered)


Will be Verizon's best phone. Period.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 07:23

4. (unregistered)


Will this be a a smartphone?

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 08:24

6. Esquire0399 (Posts: 53; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


Nope.

posted on 22 Jun 2008, 19:19

113. (unregistered)


is this going to b more than $240

posted on 24 Jun 2008, 11:22

114. (unregistered)


No. It will Not be a smartphone!

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 07:37

5. (unregistered)


video? what video?

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 08:25

7. (unregistered)


nvm, i saw it on hofo

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 11:31

21. (unregistered)


sorry, i couldnt find the video is it on the first page off the link?

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 08:46

8. (unregistered)


I am so getting this

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 09:06

9. (unregistered)


i hate LG and i still like this phone

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 09:14

10. (unregistered)


And yet another copy of the iphone

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 09:27

11. (unregistered)


Last i know the date is a version of the prada and the prada has been out way before the iphone was probably even though of.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 10:33

19. Esquire0399 (Posts: 53; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


Actually the Dare is a step above the Prada and even has some features in common with the Viewty, which is the Prada's successor.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 14:46

29. guito (unregistered)


Yes, the LG Prada was released 6 months before the iphone.....Europe release mostly

posted on 08 Jun 2008, 17:52

87. (unregistered)


Apple fanboys need to stop wildly acusing ever freaking phone with a touch screen of being a copy. Drop it, its old. FYI the dare is a varient of the LG prada which came out long before the iphone, won lots of design awards, then sued apple for copying THEM. So, in a way, it looks like the iphone is yet another Dare copy haha

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 09:31

12. anonymous (Posts: 6; Member since: 05 Jun 2008)


nice phone. just wished the instinct was available for verizon too.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 13:55

25. (unregistered)


this will be better than the Instinct

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 01:19

92. N96 (unregistered)


IMHO, the dare has one up with the camera's megapixel but the Instinct uses it's camera to scroll through webpages.. Either way, if a camera is under 5MP.. doesn't have Carl-Zeiss Optics.. and doesn't have a decent zoom.. It doesn't impress me.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 09:35

13. (unregistered)


OH YES OH YES OH YES OH YES

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 09:37

14. (unregistered)


I'm glad the I-phone didn't come out for VZW, then i would of been stuck with a madd expensive phone that doesnt even have a camera like this one, it was WORTH WAITING FOR....

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 09:39

15. (unregistered)


Thats true. The iPhone was actually supposed to come out on Verizon but they could not agree so they turned to AT&T. Anyways, the Dare looks sexy.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 10:02

16. (unregistered)


I work for verizon and got to play with the dare and let me tell you i think by far this phone is better than the iphone. it does the same thing with the pictures when you put it on its side and also when you are either surfing the web or writting a text message. the touch interface i thought was a lot smoother than the voyager which is a plus. and the picture quality was amazing. definately looking forward to getting this phone when it launches

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 10:32

18. Esquire0399 (Posts: 53; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


You're referring to the phone's accelerometer, which is, in fact, the same thing used in the iPhone.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 22:12

40. (unregistered)


Did it have threaded txt's?

posted on 07 Jun 2008, 15:52

64. anon (unregistered)


does this phone have voice recognition so you only have to say the words then it puts it to text in messaging

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 10:08

17. (unregistered)


Only thing I like better about the iphone is that the screen is bigger... I'll put that aside for a better network and get this phone instead. It still looks hott

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 11:01

20. (unregistered)


Is it just me or does the interface look a little cheap?

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 13:57

26. (unregistered)


i think it looks great and sleek

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 11:59

22. (unregistered)


where is the vid on the forums?

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 12:45

23. (unregistered)


Up at the top. Its working now.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 12:53

24. Mike. (unregistered)


Im still thinking I like my xv6900 better....

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 23:52

49. Esquire0399 (Posts: 53; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


They're not comparable devices. The 6900 is a smartphone, whereas rhe Dare is not. They aren't in the same league.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 14:08

27. (unregistered)


Has anyone on here actually played with this gem yet? I need to know if this is as good as everyone is saying. Ive been hearing that the new blackberry thunder will be available september. And now for $9.99 more a month, this phone could receive work emails. Decisions decisions...

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 14:12

28. (unregistered)


this device is going to make me feel complete again!!!! lol.... In 2004-2005 i spoiled my self and bought a Sony Ericsson S710a phone, to me this was the best phone out there at the time cause it had MP3 player, removable memory stick, a digital camera feel w/flash , plus awesome sound quality when playing music.... ...eventually i kept gettin so frustrated with not having service that i broke the phone, but liked the phone so much that i bought another one spending around $750 between both phones (one of them i bought from Europe S700i)...eventually this one ended up broken as well because it would not get service whats so ever and i was constantly frustrated with the phone....(i know i know i need anger managment lol) but regardless i am now a very very happy VZW customer (especially since this baby is coming out) and just for those of you who are wondering, i have broken VZW phones but it was due to a crazy ex that i had haha and me being drunk while arguing with her

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 15:18

31. (unregistered)


"What you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul." ~Billy Madison

posted on 07 Jun 2008, 10:42

57. (unregistered)


lol @ #32...very well put.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 15:15

30. harper (unregistered)


can anyone please tell me if the interface going to be glass or plastic...thats the number one thing i didnt like about the LG voyager. the user interface was made of cheap plastic. does anyone know? also will it have a 3.5mm jack or 2.5mm jack? RESPONSE APPRECIATED!

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 23:12

44. The Zune Lune (Posts: 41; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


Yes 3.5 mm jack The UI is betterand does not feel as cheap as the Voyager.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 10:45

94. Coty (unregistered)


This phone does look nice, dont get me wrong. Personally, I have never like the iphone at all. It has always been the ugliest touch device I have seen, and you cant do anything with it. I have the HTC Touch if that tells you anything, it is amazing and you can change every aspect of the phone. On the other hand, this phone looks really nice as well, but I have a feeling it is going feel cheap and made purely out of plastic. The LG Dare is the exact same phone as the LG VU, and that is nice but feels very cheap and not good at all... Sorry, I love the way the VU looks, but it feels like a toy.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 13:29

96. (unregistered)


actually it seems the only thing the vu and dare have in common is the name and they are both touch screens. If you read around people that have tested it say it is built very good, not cheaply. so before making any comments about how the phone is built you better wait til it comes out to judge that aspect. plus the iphone and htc touch are both smartphones, so i hope you could have a little more customization on them, but hopefully the dare won't be limited to the usual verizon crap.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 15:25

32. (unregistered)


the phone will have a 3.5mm jack, and as far as the interface goes, its still a pressure sensitive screen like the voyager, only not as cheap...if that makes any sense.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 15:49

33. (unregistered)


3.5mm jack

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 16:33

34. (unregistered)


Is the interface glass or plastic?

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 17:08

36. (unregistered)


There's no such thing as a "glass or plastic interface". It is the SCREEN that would be glass or plastic. The Dare's screen is plastic, but higher quality than the Voyager.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 23:13

46. The Zune Lune (Posts: 41; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


Go try the LG Vu at At&t - that is how the screen should feel - very slick.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 14:33

102. (unregistered)


Why would anyone want glass as it can break easier than plastic

posted on 15 Jun 2008, 08:42

106. (unregistered)


Glass screens are "capacitive" and hence, usually more responsive.

posted on 19 Jun 2008, 19:15

111. Esquire0399 (Posts: 53; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


Except in the case of the Glyde, which is an absolute disaster.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 16:48

35. (unregistered)


The i-phone is cool but i think the dare will be so much better. Not only the phone who wants to pay 800 for a phone that you have to send away if it breaks and cant get insurance on it. ATT really f'd up there. To bad for all the suckers that buy and loose it or have it stolen. Verizon will offer the insurance and instore technicians. 50 dollar deductable come on why complain.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 23:14

47. The Zune Lune (Posts: 41; Member since: 09 Apr 2008)


It's cool if you don't mind it catching your bag on fire because the battery is too hot.

posted on 08 Jun 2008, 18:05

88. (unregistered)


What have we told you about saying stupid things? Yes, that they make you sound stupid. Stop it.

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 09:45

93. (unregistered)


Actually as much as i want to agree with you, Apple has update the firmware for both the I phone and their Ipods.....the firmware allows the devices to not hold a charge and refuse a charge, only if reported stolen

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 19:53

37. (unregistered)


I've been looking forward to this phone for a while now! I get a new phone in august, and I'm DYING to trade in my enV after 2 years of abuse. Does anyone have any idea [even a guess] at how much the phone will cost though? =/ That'll probably be the main concern with me

posted on 10 Jun 2008, 13:40

98. (unregistered)


Prob no more and 200 so it can compete with iphone 2

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 21:26

38. (unregistered)


3.55 mm jack, user interface screen will be the same material as the voyager, I have it right now and it blows away the WANNA BE PRADE that att calls an Iphone...it is lighter , thinner, sexier and better with touch.....and I can get insurance and a year warranty with it...it will be able to sync to outlook for email, calendar and appointments , so yes it is a PDA/smartphone....the camera is SEXY and the phone will be great.....until the Blackberry Thunder comes out.. sorry ATT, your day in the sun is over....Verizon now has the most subscribers, the best network and the best phone selection.

posted on 06 Jun 2008, 22:10

39. (unregistered)


Wait, so is it a smatphone? Wouldn't they sell it to the regular crowd so it competes with the iPhone, and Vu? Also, does this have MobileTV and a full HTML browser?

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