LG Octane VN530 Review: Price, Specs & Release Date

Posted by on Nov 01, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The launch of two new feature phones, Octane VN530 and Pantech Crux has been announced by Verizon Wireless with the price, and specifications. These phones are priced at under $100 and also available in market as well and both are mentioned in Verizon’s fall roadmap leaked in August. The LG Octane is made with combination between the LG Cosmos and the LG enV Touch.

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Octane VN530 also features a small display and an alphanumeric keyboard on the outside with a larger screen and a full QWERTY keyboard on the inside. The phone has also HTML web browser, email, Skype mobile support, social networking integration (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter), Bluetooth 2.1, 3.2 MP autofocus camera with video recording, and MicroSD card support.

The LG Octane VN530 will be sold by Verizon with a 2-yr agreement (after a $50 mail-in rebate). LG Octane VN530, a clamshell phone weighs 128g and its dimensions are 107MM x 55MM x 16MM. Constantly, you can talk up-to 6.33 hours as well as the phone operates at frequencies of CDMA 800 / 1900 / 1xEV-DO rev.0 Mhz. It is equipped with 3.2 Mega Pixels Camera with LED Flash with Digital Zoom.

The LG Octane VN530 in terms of connectivity is not compatible with 3G. This model supports bluetooth V2.1 + EDR but does not support GPRS. This model does not have EDGE but Wi-Fi is available in it.

LG Octane VN530 Smartphone Features:

  • Internal display with resolution of 320 x 240 pixels
  • External display with 176 x 220 pixels resolution
  • An internal QWERTY keyboard
  • GPS & Bluetooth 2.1
  • 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash
  • 2.5mm headphone jack
  • Can view and access MS Office files
  • MicroSD card slot up to 16GB
  • Music player

LG Octane VN530 Full Features and Specifications:

Hardware Specifications:

Network CDMA 800 MHz / 1900 MHz
Data Network CDMA2000 1xRTT/1xEV-DO rev.0/1xEV-DO rev.A
Design Slider
Weight 4.5 oz / 127.6 g
Dimension 4.21″ x 2.16″ x 0.63″
10.69 cm x 5.49 cm x 1.6 cm
Internal Display Screen 2.6-inch Color TFT LCD screen (320 x 240 pixels)
Touchscreen No
External Display Screen Yes
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Battery Life Talk: 6.33 hours
Standby: 340 hours (14.17 days)
QWERTY Keyboard Yes. 20-key QWERTY Keyboard
Predictive Text Input Yes. T9
Speakerphone Yes
Expandable Memory Slot Yes. microSD. Supports Up to 16GB
GPS System / GPS Navigation Yes

Email, Messaging, and Office Functionalities:

Email Yes. Supports POP3 / IMAP4 / SMTP / Microsoft Exchange
Internet Browsing / WAP Yes
Instant Messenger Yes
Microsoft Office Mobile No
Document Viewer Yes. MS Office, Doc, PDF

Software and Games:

Games Yes
PIM Alarm, Calendar, Calculator, TO-DO, Notes

Phone Book:

Multiple Numbers Per Contact Yes
Picture ID Yes
Ring ID Yes

Digital Camera:

Mega Pixel 3.2
Multi-shot Yes
Smilte Shot Yes

Music and Audio:

MP3 Music Player Yes. Supports AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA Music Files
Playlist Yes
Shuffle Yes
Voice Memo & Voice Mail Yes

Video and Camcorder

Video Player Yes
Video Recorder Yes


Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Stereo Headset (A2DP) Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi (WLAN) No
USB Yes. microUSB 2.0
HeadSet Jack (2.5mm) Yes
Computer Synchronization Yes

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