LG VX 8100 V CAST Music Phone Review
The LG VX8100 V CAST phone combines a plethora of features in an ergonomic friendly package that's neither too big nor small. We really like the slightly raised keypad and fast response of this phone when dialing numbers or navigating the menu. Verizon wisely started porting the same GUI and menu structure to all of its phones. This way buying a new phone doesn't mean learning how to use it all over again.
Published: Monday, 17 April 2006 00:00
We compared the entry level Samsung models, the SCH-a850 and SCH-a630 to the LG VX 8100. Lots of consumers simply go into a Verizon retail outlet and opt for the cheapest phone running with the current promotion. That's reasonable. However, free upgrades are free for a reason.
LG VX8000 Review
The LG VX8000 is a very impressive phone right out of the box. It's just the right size and features the outstanding ergonomics of a typical LG flip phone. The VX8000 is a little bigger than the ubiquitous VX4400 and packs a whole new feature set including V CAST capability, Internet, 1.3MP camera with video, and a larger, better full color display. It's one of the best displays we've seen.
Published: Friday, 17 June 2005 00:00
Sound quality is on par with the VX4400. Most people I talked to couldn't tell I was on a new phone and when I told them they simply said, 'yeah, you sound good.' After a couple of dropped calls in a known problem area using the VX 4400 I called one client back using the VX8000 and we managed to stay connected.
The camera on the VX 8000 takes decent photos. The VX8000 allow you to set the quality and size of the phone, ISO speed, brightness, color/sepia/black and white'etc. However, navigating the menu could quickly become tiresome. It's more likely you'll set it up once and forget it but it's nice to have the options. It would also be nice to be able to snap a few pics and decide what to do with them later. The VX 8000 wants an answer after each snap. Do you want to save, delete or send it'