LG Optimus Vu Review

Here’s one phone that will leave a lasting impression on you from the very moment your first spot it - the LG Optimus Vu. This handset is eye-poppingly gigantic. It’s so big the adjectives won’t prepare you for its actual size and you’d be wondering whether that’s a phone or a tablet. Chances are you won’t see it a lot though as it’s only selling in Korea at the moment and we don’t expect it to arrive to Western markets anytime soon...
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1. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah, this phone is kinda trash. Verizon is better off without it.

2. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Well, it looks like Verizon thinks this will "fit our reality"... for whatever reason...

3. tanim

Posts: 17; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

Epic fail

4. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

the aspect ratio is really not the way to do it. How to make a fail into a win, LG? Update it with Jelly Bean and add a beautiful UI to complement the fat screen.

5. OpTiMuS_BlAcK

Posts: 418; Member since: May 04, 2012

It's obviously designed for Korean users, getting it to other countries is probably LG's experiment.

6. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Looks alright... Wait, WHAT? Gingerbread? LG deserves to be hung by the balls on the horn of a unicorn. >:O

7. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012


8. u-suck-more

Posts: 529; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

i wont say it is an epic fail or a fail. it is still a decent phone whether you like or not

9. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1249; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

How is this a preview? The only thing that missing compared to a review is the rating. I'll help you out. This gets a 7. Not bad if you can handle the design/size.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Leave it to Verizon to pass on the Note and get this crap. Galaxy Note might be running crapdragon but I'm sure it still outperforms this and has a better and more comfortable to hold display.

11. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

it's like choosing which dusty, old lady would you be better going home with. it's a decision we really shouldn't subject ourselves to when there's Supermodels like the SIII and soon the Razr HD and the Note 2 to choose from.

12. JuanitaAlfonzo

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Party poopers. I think it's a cool phone. I saw it at the Verizon store recently (it's November now) and really, really liked it! Why? The VISIBILITY. You can see the screen! It also handles like an e-reader; the 4:30 is great. But I'm now with AT&T and until it works with its 4GLTE I'm out of luck. For now, I chat with my Austin hair salon clients with my Nexus.

13. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

This phone has a ICS Update already and it comes with a new and nice .LG UI 3.0 so yeah.. PISS OFF HATERS!
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