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LG VX8600

LG VX8600
0"
176 x 220 pixels
1.3 MP
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BATTERY: 800 mAh
MEMORY: 0.023 GB
Posted: Nov 1, 2006
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Verizon, Alltel

Pros

  • Small dimensions (3.89 x 1.93 x 0.58 inches)

Cons

  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

LG VX-8600 is the clamshell version of the VX8500 and is part of Chocolate series phones. It is slim unit with a couple of color displays, megapixel camera and music player with dedicated red keys that hide when inactive

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.89 x 1.93 x 0.58 inches (99 x 48.5 x 15 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.26 oz (93 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Music control keys, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Other

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 pixels
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • Color, TFT
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

      • 128 x 160 pixels
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

      • 65 536

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 220x176

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.023 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 800 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Polymer
  • Talk time:
    • 3.66 hours
      the average is 14 h (864 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.6 days (398 hours)
      the average is 16 days (376 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, WMA
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, 3GP

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0

Cellular

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • 2G Data:
    • EV-DO
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Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Tip calculator, World clock, Notepad, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 1.1
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Serial Port (SPP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 07 Jun 2006
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        BEJVX8600 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.77 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.47 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as LG AX8600


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