Verizon Gets Social with The LG Octane

Posted by at 2:28 pm on October 27, 2010

Verizon and LG have announced the LG Octane will be available online at and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Oct 28. Keeping customers up to date with their social networks is designed to be more convenient with the LG Octane’s iconic form factor with full QWERTY keyboard and seamless integration of Facebook, MySpace and Twitter via Social Beat.

Key Features

  • Sleek, dark brown outer case
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • Social Beat Widget -“ offers a single point for accessing social networking sites, allowing customers to stay connected to Facebook, Twitter and MySpace plus more than 50 news, sports and entertainment feeds
  • microSD slot for up to 16 GB of memory
  • Bluetooth 2.1 capabilities with support for the following profiles: headset; hands-free; dial-up networking; object push for vCard and vCalendar; stereo; file transfer; phonebook access; basic printing; basic imaging; human interface; message access; and instant sharing of music, photos and videos
  • Built-in music player with music library, repeat and shuffle features, as well as stereo sound via headset or Bluetooth
  • Voice commands

Lifestyle Features

  • V CAST Music with Rhapsody
  • Favorites shortcut keys for quick access to up to 10 contacts with picture ID
  • Customizable font type and size on internal and external LCD for dialing, menu and lists, and messages
  • New Mobile E-Mail client 4.0
  • Skype mobile capable
  • Visual Voice Mail and H L Web Browser

3.2-Megapixel Autofocus Camera and Camcorder with Flash Includes

  • Five different camera resolutions and two different video resolutions
  • Zoom up to 2.98 times
  • Intelligent shot for improved image quality
  • Smile shot automatically takes a picture when a smile is detected
  • Panorama for three guided, sequential shots
  • Dual display activation for self portraits
  • Image editor with zoom, rotate, resize, crop, added frames and stamps
  • Customize brightness, white balance, shutter sounds, color effects and use a self-timer

Pricing and Availability

The LG Octane will be $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on Oct. 28.

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