Summary: LG published the successor that will their Cosmos messaging cellphone presently using the LG Cosmos 2 for Verizon Wireless. Such as original Cosmos, the Cosmos 2 offers an external number keypad plus a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
Pros: Great call quality, Roomy QWERTY keyboard, Solid feel, Good music player
Summary: The LG Cosmos makes a great choice for an affordable entry-level messaging phone for Verizon customers.
Pros: The LG Cosmos has a solid and simple slider design with a tactile number keypad and a roomy QWERTY keyboard. You also get a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, and GPS. Call quality is great as well.
Cons: The LG Cosmos lacks corporate e-mail support, and don't expect a music player or EV-DO on here.
Excerpt: The LG Cosmos is a great entry level voice and messaging device that offers a decent camera, Bluetooth, GPS and great call quality. If you want to know more about this decent device then read on!
Summary: As long as you don't have high expectations, the LG Cosmos 2 makes for a well-built entry-level messaging phone for the budget-conscious Verizon customer.
Pros: The LG Cosmos is a compact messaging phone with a sharp display and roomy keyboard. You get slight improvements over the original, like a 3.5mm headset jack and a music player. Features include a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, Bing search, and a wireless Web browser. Call quality is fantastic and the price can't be beaten.
Cons: The LG Cosmos 2's social networking functions are simply text messaging shortcuts. Overall design and features aren't dramatically different from the predecessor. It does not have EV-DO.
Excerpt: Calls and speakerphone: We found calls on the LG Cosmos loud and clear for both us and callers. In fact, it was so loud we needed to occasionally use the side volume keys to lower the sound. Using the speakerphone didn’t degrade call quality, and we didn’t have a problem hearing callers over the speaker and we particularly liked how easy it was to activate, just press the button with the speaker on it.
Conclusion: The LG Cosmos VN250 is by no means “out of this world” but it is a nice messaging phone for people who are looking for a budget device. The QVGA display paired along with the sliding QWERTY keyboard makes for composing and reading messages a breeze, and the call quality and signal reception are good too.
Pros: Good call quality and signal reception, The QWERTY keyboard is comfortable to use, Social Networking SMS updates, Feels well made overall
Cons: No music player, Camera lacks a flash, Small amount of internal memory