LG Versa goes official with Verizon Wireless

LG Versa goes official with Verizon Wireless
After a whole saga of leaked pieces of information and spy photos, the LG Versa (also known as the VX9600) has finally been officially announced in a press-release by LG and Verizon. The device has become popular, thanks to its unique modular design, the main purpose of which is to deliver a top-notch versatility, allowing for attaching various accessories to the body. So far, the only attachment that has been officially referred to is the hardware QWERTY keyboard. Apart from it, we’ve also heard of  a gaming pad, portable speakers and a Wi-Fi modem, but there is no official information about these yet.

Specs-wise, the Versa will be a regular phone (non-smart), featuring a large 3-inch TFT touch-sensitive display with a resolution of 240x480 pixels, 2-megapixel camera and an animated 3D graphic interface. In addition, the device will offer a joyful internet experience, thanks to the HTML browser, which will even feature Adobe Flash support, in order to enable playing online videos.

The handset will be available at Big Red’s online store and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, starting March 1, at a price of $199.99 after a $50 main-in rebate and a 2-year customer agreement.

LG Versa Specifications

source: VerizonWireless via Gizmodo

LG Versa goes official with Verizon Wireless


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9 Comments

1. PokeFanaticJosh

Posts: 8; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

I'm soooo happy. I wish we had a Verizon store where I live, so I could maybe test this out before I buy it, but I guess I'll just take a chance

2. Howtoodo?

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 19, 2009

So since there is adobe flash support will things like myspace music , or videos on peoples my space will play on the phone?

3. Dexter

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Our LG rep came in the other day and I got a chance to play around with this phone. It is actually really cool. As far as the new menu interface it is really cool. There is a new two step system where you can access any function of the phone with two menu selections. The 3d interface is pretty cool too. I think the tabbed browser is the main selling point for this phone however. It is pretty similar to the Dare, but the interface is really improved. The keyboard is very easy to attach and barely adds any bulk to the phone when closed. I think this is truly a versatile phone and expect good things from it.

6. JohnChewsIce

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 16, 2009

Was the phone top heavy cause the keyboard was thin???

7. Dexter

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

The keyboard is thin like you say. When I used it for a second, the thought never crossed my mind that it was top heavy, you may find it to be so however. There is no direction pad on the keyboard like the env2, so navigation still takes some getting used to, I think you still navigate by using the touch screen. that could be a little awkward.

9. spellcheck

Posts: 13; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

I've played with it, it is top heavy and quite annoying. It kept feeling like it was going to tip over on me.

4. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

I wanna get this phone but I cant upgrade until next april (2010)

5. brikz4real

Posts: 173; Member since: Dec 24, 2008

The fact that it has Flash support is a deal maker for me. It's about damn time.

8. iff2mastamatt unregistered

More phones will get flash support too, but browsers such as skyfire have provided flash for quite a while.

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