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>> 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
Here, underneath that, you do get the typical
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
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
You also get a social networking support
that gives you quick access to social
networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and
[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.
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