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LG VX-8700

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LG VX8700 Review

About.com
26 July 2007

Review: LG's Shine-Like VX8700 for Verizon

MobileBurn
7 June 2007
  • Excerpt: LG's VX8700 for Verizon Wireless is a CDMA clamshell device that is styled after LG's popular Shine slider handset sold elsewhere in the world. Looking like a stainless steel clad VX8600, Michelle found the new VX8700 to be just as capable and fun to use in this review.
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Overall 7
7.0

LG VX8700

PC Magazine
24 May 2007
  • Conclusion: Verizon's latest fashion phone is also good for shutterbugs.
  • Pros: Pretty. 2-megapixel camera. Good reception.
  • Cons: Quiet speakerphone. Camera could be better in low light.
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Overall 7
6.5

LG VX8700 Review

Phone Arena
7 May 2007
  • Conclusion: The VX8700 is a welcome update to the LG 8000-series phones. Its brushed metal exterior is unique and will stand out agents most other phones. The construction feels well made and should hold up with normal use, and is slim enough to stick in your pants pocket without it being too noticeable. The external display, though small, does its job well, while the QVGA internal display really shows off.
  • Pros: Brushed Metal Exterior and Monochromatic look, Slim Design, 262K Color QVGA Internal Display, 2MP Camera, Internal Antenna, MicroSD card slot (despite being under the battery), Bluetooth Stereo A2DP and AVRC support
  • Cons: Small External Display, Single Speaker is low quality and causes distortion at Medium to High Volumes, MP3 playback, Speakerphone, Ringtone, and Call Quality are all limited due to the low quality speaker, Noticeable “background” sounds during calls, Must remove battery to access the MicroSD card slot
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Overall 8
8.0

LG VX8700

MobileTechReview.com
26 April 2007
  • Conclusion: LG marries fashion and function with the VX8700. The phone is stunning, slim and easily pocketed and it has a good camera, great call quality, good Bluetooth performance including A2DP and good overall response times. In terms of both features and looks, it's serious competition for the Motorola RAZR maxx.
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Overall 8
8.0

LG VX8700

LAPTOP Magazine
23 April 2007
  • Excerpt: This slim metal clamshell is pricey, but it has more than enough meat on its bones to satisfy your multimedia appetite.
  • Pros: Sleek metal finish, Sharp 2-MP camera, Fast EV-DO performance, Excellent voice call quality
  • Cons: microSD card slot behind battery, No media controls, Design attracts fingerprints
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Overall 7
7.0

LG VX8700 Shine

cellphones.ca
31 January 2014
  • Excerpt: If phones were cars, LG would be a Mercedes, or a Lexus, or perhaps an Acura. Sleek, powerful, with head-turning looks and the processing speed to back it up. Thank you for putting up with that analogy. As a former LG Shine owner, I have many fond memories. The LG Shine from Verizon is a great looking flip, with a brushed metal casing that feels great in your hand.
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