Verizon Wireless Introduces the LG Cosmos 2

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$30 after $50 mail in rebate I guess isn’t too bad for a basic phone. I guess these have their place, but I don’t think I could live without an actual smartphone.


Verizon Wireless and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), today announced the LG Cosmos™ 2 will be available online at www.verizonwireless.comand in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning July 14. Customers can quickly text, talk and share with LG Cosmos 2’s QWERTY keyboard, mobile web and convenient access to Facebook®, MySpace™ and Twitter®, making it easy to stay connected while on the go.

Key features:

  • Four-line QWERTY keyboard
  • Enhanced apps storefront with shopping cart, recommendations, search features and more
  • New Mobile Email  app
    • Send and receive text and picture attachments
    • Search through your mail and work contacts
  • Document Viewer: supports a variety of popular file formats: doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, pdf and txt
  • Multilanguage Support: easily switch phone settings and text input between English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese and Korean
  • microSD card support for up to 32GB
  • Music player that supports MP3, WMA, AAC and AAC+ formats
  • 3.5mm headphone jack

Additional features:

  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) capabilities support multiple Bluetooth profiles, including: headset, hands-free, object push, advanced audio distribution (stereo), file transfer, message access, phone book access, audio/video remote control
  • Customers can send individual text, picture or voice messages or to a select group such as business, colleagues, family, friends, school.
  • Call and Messaging Restrictions: block all or allow all incoming or outgoing calls, only contacts/messages to block all or allow all (except emergency calls)
  • Voice Commands: Call, Send, Msg To, Go To, Check, Contacts, Search, Redial, Play, My Verizon, Voice-Activated Dialing, Help
  • Customizable Main Menu: rearrange and replace menu items

Pricing and availability:

  • The LG Cosmos 2 will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.comon July 14 for $29.99 after a $50 mail in rebate. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
  • LG Cosmos 2 customers will be able to try the Mobile Email app for ten uses at no additional charge. Customers will be given the option to subscribe to mobile email for $5 monthly access after the tenth use.

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