First Look: LG Cosmos (Verizon Wireless)
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

First Look: LG Cosmos (Verizon Wireless)

1:35 /

The LG Cosmos makes a great choice for an affordable entry-level messaging phone for Verizon customers.

[ Music ] ^M00:00:03 >> I'm Nicole Lee, the associate editor for CNET.com and this is a first look at the LG Cosmos from Verizon Wireless. As you can see here, it looks a little bit like the LG Rumor 2, if you're familiar with that phone from Sprint. On the front here, it looks like a very normal candy bar phone. On the front here is a nice two-inch display. Here, underneath that, you do get the typical navigation controls. The number keypad here is nice and roomy. This is raised above the surface as well, so it is easy to dial by feel. When you slide the phone open, you reveal a full four-row QWERTY keyboard. The display changes from portrait mode to landscape mode. And the two keys on the side here become the two soft keys. When it's in the messaging mode right here. The keyboard is really nice and roomy. And the keys are all raised above the surface for easy texting. The keyboard also has dedicated arrow keys on the right side for navigation. Features of the LG Cosmos are pretty basic. You won't get a music player on here. And there's no video either. But you do get, of course, the messaging features like e-mail and text and multimedia messaging, as well as instant messaging. There's also GPS VZ Navigator support and Bluetooth as well. Other features of the phone include a Bing search support. You also get a social networking support that gives you quick access to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace. [Background Music] The LG Cosmos is currently available for around $30 with a two-year service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate. I'm Nicole Lee and this has been a first look at the LG Cosmos from Verizon Wireless. ^M00:01:32 [ Music ]

New releases

Exploring with tech outdoors
12:21 July 28, 2014
This week The Fix takes fitness to a whole new level with the help of our smartphones. Try golfing, biking,...
Play video
PS2: Gaming's greatest sequel
3:46 July 28, 2014
How do you build the most popular games console ever? CNET explains the magic behind Sony's PlayStation 2...
Play video
Give yourself a helping hand with...
6:28 July 25, 2014
When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail...
Play video
Nokia Treasure Tag tracks your...
1:30 July 25, 2014
If you're constantly misplacing your things -- or are worried you might -- this Bluetooth tracker for iOS,...
Play video
GE's Advantium wall oven combo...
1:34 July 25, 2014
Equipped with a super-charged microwave that browns as well as bakes, the two-drawer Advantium wall oven combo...
Play video
Disable the Fire Phone's 3D fe...
0:55 July 25, 2014
Dynamic Perspective can quickly become more annoying than useful. Here's how to disable it.
Play video
A mini mighty ninja that can't...
2:06 July 25, 2014
The NutriNinja packs plenty of power but falls short of being an all purpose blender.
Play video
Convenience, price, not power is...
2:21 July 25, 2014
For $40 the Hamilton Beach Stay or Go blender offers commuting smoothie drinkers an affordable way to sip...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre