Verizon to get the LG Cosmos VN250

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Verizon to get the LG Cosmos VN250
LG has come out with quite a few QWERTY messaging phones for Verizon over the years, from the original VX9800 in 2005 to the enV3 and enV Touch last year. But for Sprint the Rumor and Rumor 2 have been pretty big sellers, so why not make a device like that for Verizon? Well, LG has done just that with the Cosmos VN250, which is expected to be released on March 25th. Features of the LG Cosmos will be pretty similar to the Rumor 2, as it will have a sliding 4-row QWERTY keyboard, front numeric dial pad with navigation d-pad, 2" display, 1.3MP camera, microSD memory card slot, microUSB data port, and a 2.5mm headset jack. We're waiting to hear-back from our source on the pricing, but it is expected to be budget-priced device as it only features 1X data (no EVDO) like the Samsung Intensity U450. Good news here is that the Cosmos will not require a data plan.

Thanks to a friend for the info!

LG Cosmos VN250 FCC Approval





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12 Comments

1. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Intensity with LG branding how exciting (yawn)

2. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

VZW needs some more messaging phones that do not require data...Hopefully this will be an improvement over the rumor 2...cosmetically its a refresh, but the Rumor was very buggy...possibly just a Sprint issue...who knows

5. BrokenImaege

Posts: 173; Member since: Jul 27, 2009

The problem is, everyone who wants a touch screen will have to have some data plan period. Just the way things are going. I think for the most part, non-data messaging phones are going to look like this as a standard or like the razzle. Just is what it is. not a bad messaging phone though. Just not sexy....

7. PhoneWar

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

Sprint is already releasing the LG Rumor 3 and its going to be a touchscreen. Woooohoooo

3. testman22

Posts: 339; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

this phone seems extremely boring but its going to sell like hotcakes to all those cheapskates who wanted LG Env phones but didn't want data plans

4. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Samsung makes horrid phones, so this will be 100x better than an Shitensity. And, yes, this will shut up those that complain about wanting a trump phone, but don't want to pay for it's features.

8. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

Samsung doesnt make shit phones. Samsung makes shitty phones that are supposed to be cheap. You get what you pay for with samsung and i have the alias 2 and it works amazingly.

10. VZWEMP

Posts: 158; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Samsung is actually one of the best mobile brands sold in the US... LGs recently have been giving carriers nothing but problems. Poor battery life, glitchy operation and random power cycling. So yea.....

6. PhoneWar

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

Thats Pretty WEAK Its not saying much but at least SPRINT is getting a Touch Screen Version of the LG Rumor in April. Its still a Rumor but it is a step in the right direction. www.cellphonewars.blogspot.com

9. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

geez..2inch display..still..darn thing looks like the virgin mobile texting device with an LG badge (yawn)

11. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

I would get one if it was a little more high end

12. bob unregistered

its a very crappy fon!!!

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