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Verizon Wireless unveils enV3 folding messaging phone

Snapshot by Brian James Kirk on Thursday May 28, 2009.

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LG enV3
LG enV3

Verizon Wireless and LG have announced the LG enV3, a folding phone with two displays, a full-QWERTY keyboard, and a dedicated text messaging button that makes it easy to message friends and family.

On the outside of the device, a 1.56-inch external display keeps users updated on incoming calls and messages. When it is flipped open, a 2.6-inch internal display is used to display media and compose messages. The enV3 features a 3 megapixel camera and camcorder with smile detection, panorama support, and more. Supported microSD cards can store music, photos and more.

Users will appreciate the device's hands-free compatibility with Bluetooth. The env3 also has support for Verizon applications, like Visual Voice Mail, VZ Navigator, Chaperone Parent-capable. The LG enV3 is available May 29 for $129.99 after a two-year customer agreement and a mail-in rebate.

Specifications for the LG enV3
Band CDMA 800/1900MHz
Data 1xRTT/EV-DO
Size 104mm x 53mm x 17mm (4.11in x 2.1in x 0.65in)
Weight 108g (3.8 ounces)
Battery 5.4 hours estimated talk time
19 days estimated standby time
Main Display 2.6-inch 260k color TFT (320 x 240 pixels)
Secondary Display 1.56-inch 65k color TFT (190 x 96 pixels)
Camera 3 megapixel
Video Record and playback
Messaging SMS/MMS
Email Web-based
Bluetooth Yes
Memory microSD card support
Availability May 29
Other Visual Voice Mail, VZ Navigator, Chaperone Parent, V CAST Music with Rhapsody, V CAST Video


johnnyboy @ 9:30:41PM EDT on Sunday May 31, 2009

this phone is amazing. i've had it for 2 days and cant let go of it. the display is awesome and the calls are clear. it gets great props for being such a useful texting phone too

cassie @ 1:33:28PM EDT on Friday June 12, 2009

I have this phone and I absolutely LOVE it!! It's great for texting and just easy to use!!!

Sandy @ 9:55:36AM EST on Saturday February 26, 2011

Could someone please let me know how to flash over to another call when you are talking to someone else?

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