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LG Optimus Black Smartphone

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LG Optimus Black Smartphone
 
4.4

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4.0

not so good but not bad either

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from USA

Comments about LG Optimus Black Smartphone:

I have a love hate relationship with this phone . I have had it for almost two years now and it is still running and still has not broken from any where . I have a few problems with it though . Like a couple times my keyboard does not come out on the screen only half way it starts at A and ends at J . Then the rest of the board is black and can not use it . Second the screen shot feature was hard to find . You need to hold the volume buttons down and let go and wait for it to come out . I found it out by accident . Third, the camera is very slow and your pictures come out blurry many of times .

Performance
The phone performs really slow sometimes and turns off by itself .

Voice Quality
When making a call to voicemail it is very loud but when receiving a call it is very low .

Battery Life
The worse part of this phone is its battery life . It finishes in under four hours after being charged to the fullest . That is if you are not using it , when using it the battery dies a lot faster . I leave it charged and over night I wake up to the phone dead or the battery beeping .

Durability
It is pretty durable , I have dropped it many times but has never broken .

Ease of Use
The phone is nothing fancy just basic touch screen style format .

Design
The design is simple and basic .

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5.0

Everything you can do...

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from USA

Comments about LG Optimus Black Smartphone:

This phones does it all and more. We switched after having iPhones, and I really like this phone better. You can personalize much easier. Borwsing is easy. Great storage.

Battery Life
The battery died pretty quickly. However, I do use it to send emails. browse the internet. shop online, and visit social media sites. It also charges fairly quickly.

Durability
We have gone through several of these phones because they are not very durable. I had a case on mine and dropped it and it cracked a tiny bit from the bottom left corner. After that, all the bottons on the screen (back, home, search) stopped working.

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5.0

Good phone good price

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from USA

Comments about LG Optimus Black Smartphone:

This is the first real smart phone I have gotten for myself most of my phones were no frills just texting and talking. I chose the LG brand because of my previous phone. I could of went with a samsung but battery life is really short on them. It does everything I want it's very easy to organize and adapt to your likings.

Performance
The overall performance of the phone is great I had it for a year now and I have not had any issues with it. The phones ringer is soft so it's a little hard to hear but the vibrate feature takes care of that.

Battery Life
The battery life depends on how much you use it overall. Playing a lot of games on it can really sap the battery up fast. I play pandora for my son a lot the battery seems to hold well for that. Some days I barely use it an I can have a full charge. In spite of that this phone charges really quickly.

Durability
Well the first thing bought for it was a hard shell case. I do drop it a alot. I didn't want to take any chances with it being so thin. I've dropped it several times splashed it my son has gotten to it threw it around slobbered on it. Its still working.

Ease of Use
This phone is very easy to use. Granted I'm a very tech savvy person. My boyfriend has a galaxy note 2 and that thing confused the heck out of me. The icons and programs are very easy to understand. Easy to find what your looking for.

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4.0

dont buy a used ...

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from Coleman, TX

Comments about LG Optimus Black Smartphone:

dont buy a used smartphone

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The smartphone would make a great phone if it was brand new but never buy a used one because when you do you are buying someone else problems the battery doesn't stay charged and the information you need to do the kewl things your suppose to be able to do is not clear on the instruction and if your older then 16.. you can forget it just use it to take pictures , text and call someone but then the battery will go dead quickly. i advise you not to buy a second hand one like i did..

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4.0

Decent Android Phone

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from Newark, DE

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I got this phone for Christmas and so far it is a pretty good android phone. My main downfall is that the camera doesn't have flash which as someone who takes a lot of pictures is kind of a bummer in low lighting. The touchscreen works well, relatively fast processing, tons of apps in the google app store. Standard screen locks that you can add to keep kids or nosy individuals out. It is very thin and lightweight, I definitely recommend a screen protector and a case though. Only problem I have is that my calls cut out sometimes only when it is charging.

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4.0

great phone for the price.

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from Auburn, CA

Comments about LG Optimus Black Smartphone:

The phone is large. the screen is much larger than an iphone. the image is also clearer in my opinion and it can almost do anything that the iphone can do.

Performance
awsome performance. after a year the battery is starting to lose juice allot quicker even though i emptied my files and all.

Voice Quality
great voive quality.

Battery Life
was great the first year. now it is beggining to fail me. lasts about 3 hours now whereas i used to only charge it once every 2 day.

Durability
its thin but very durable. love that there is no glass on the back like the iphone. iv sat on it plenty with not one scratch or crack to it as a result.

Ease of Use
screen is very large. very easy to see what your doing.

Design
its attractive. thin, sleek. my favorite looking phone that iv ever had.

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4.0

LG Optimus

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from Huntington, WV

Comments about LG Optimus Black Smartphone:

I love the size of the screen. The phone works well, I don't have problems with it dropping calls. I can talk along time before my battery goes low. It is a great phone to be sold on the lower end of the spectrum for smartphones. I like how easy it is to install programs on the phone. It has a lower RAM but I can still put a lot of programs on it if they are smaller megabytes or kilobytes.

Performance
I think the overall performance of the Optimus is great because I have a long battery life. I don't have to worry about it going dead all the time. If left uncharged and not used much the battery will stay charged for 1 day.

Voice Quality
I love call voice quality for clear and easy to use the speaker phone. I am huge fan of the Optimus because of voice is wonderful.

Battery Life
I love the battery life can talk a long time without having to charge. I can use it about 4 hours constantly to search online if I want to without it going low. I can leave unplugged without charging for a day, if I don't use much.

Durability
The phone is durable and has a rough back which helps to protect it.

Ease of Use
It is very easy to operate. My niece and nephews play on the phone constantly without a problem. They are ages 4 and 1 so this phone is easy to function.

Design
The design is great to be a low ended spectrum phone.

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5.0

Great value but not cheaply made phone.

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from Auburn, WA

Comments about LG Optimus Black Smartphone:

I've had the LG Optimus Slider for a couple of weeks and I love it! It was easy to learn how to use. It takes really nice pictures, nice screen, great keyboard, feels sturdy, and a very nice MP3 player. This is my first smartphone and I can't imagine a better phone.

Performance
I haven't had any issues with performance.

Voice Quality
It has great signal strength. I haven't had any dropped calls or garbled sounding calls.

Battery Life
This is my first smartphone so I don't have a basis of comparison but the last phone I had I only had to charge once every two days but it wasn't a smartphone. This one I have to charge it after 9 or 10 hours of use.

Durability
No issues here.

Ease of Use
This is my first smartphone and I haven't had any issues with using it.

Design
I have mobility issues with my hands and it's easy for me to use.

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