Excerpt: Read this full review of the LG Versa (also known as LG VX9600) and find out what features and options it has to offer. This is a complete LG Versa review with a detailed description of the phone's capabilities.
Excerpt: When it comes to industrial design, most mobile handsets fall into the candy bar or flip phone categories, but people interested in both could grab the LG Versa. It has an attachable keyboard shell that’s easy to connect and turns the single-screen touchscreen phone into a horizontal model with a full QWERTY. Luckily, the well-functioning keyboard isn’t just a gimmick, making the LG Versa a solid, if not awe-inspiring option for your smartphone dollar.
Pros: Attachable keyboard; good voice recognition; solid camera
changes according to your needs -- in under five seconds -- from a very slim, stylish, and pocketable phone into a messaging powerhouse with the included physical QWERTY keyboard/case. The keyboard doesn't add much bulk, but it does add a lot of functionality, and also protects the relatively delicate touchscreen when not in use. And since it isn't built directly into the phone, the keys are a bit larger than normal, which is a definite plus.
Conclusion: The LG Versa VX9600 is a versatile, innovative and fun phone. If you love touch screen phones but can't do without the hardware keyboard, the Versa has a unique appeal, at least among feature phones. The QWERTY cover also happens to look great and do a good job of protecting the phone without adding significant bulk. Call quality is good and reception is very good; making this an easy phone to recommend.
Summary: Although we appreciate the flexibility the LG Versa offers in that you can take the keyboard with you or not, it’s awkward to use as a phone with it attached. Yet typing is much more accurate with the physical keyboard than with the touchscreen (even though it’s better than the
Pros: Very good detachable keyboard, Solid call quality, Well-designed touchscreen interface, Excellent GPS navigation,
Cons: Awkward to use phone with cover on, Must remove battery cover to attach keyboard, No 3.5mm headphone jack, Expensive,