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LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone - VX9700

Abt Model: VX9700 | UPC Code: 652810813877
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3.2 Megapixel Camera And Camcorder/ 3" Touch Screen/ Virtual QWERTY Keyboard/ Text Messaging/ Picture Messaging/ Instant Messaging Capable/ Music Player/ Speakerphone/ Bluetooth/ MicroSD Memory Port/ HTML Web Browser With Touch Navigation/ V-Cast Ready/ Up To 4.6 Hours Talk Time/ Up To 15 Days Stanby Time/ Silver And Black Finish/ Price Valid With 2yr Contract/Activation Or Handset Upgrade Available In Store For Illinois Market Customers Only
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LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone, Model VX9700

Dare to be different with Verizon Wireless' newest phone - Dare™ by LG. This new handset will surpass your expectations with a large 3–inch touch screen that recognizes your handwriting and gives you tactile feedback. Zoom in closer to find a 3.2 megapixel camera/camcorder with advanced features like face detection for outstanding image quality. Of course, the Dare sounds just as good as it looks with a music player and Bluetooth® stereo. With HTML web browsing and a host of other alluring features, it's up to any mobile challenge.

Features:

Design

  • Large 3" Touch Screen with Tactile Feedback
  • Virtual QWERTY Keyboard

Camera/Video

  • 3.2 Megapixel Camera & Camcorder
  • Camera Resolutions: 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480, 320x240
  • Video Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 176x144
  • SmartPic Technology for Improved Image Quality
  • Face Detection – automatically detects a face when taking a picture
  • Panorama, Split Shot, & Frame Camera Setting
  • Image Editor – zoom, rotate, crop, add frames, icons, and write over images

Music

  • Sync Music from V CAST Music with Rhapsody® to Phone
  • Music Player for MP3, WMA, unprotected AAC, & unprotected AAC+
  • Preset Sound Effect Equalizer
  • Multitask While Playing Music
  • Create and Manage Playlists
  • microSD™ Memory Port with up to 8GB Support
  • USB Mass Storage

Bluetooth®

  • Send all Contacts & Calendar Events via Bluetooth
  • Print & Send User–Generated Pictures (JPEG) via Bluetooth
  • Supported Profiles: Headset, Hands–free, Dial–Up Networking, Advanced Audio Distribution (stereo), Phonebook Access, Basic Printing, Object Push for vCard and vCalendar, File Transfer, Basic Imaging, Human Imaging Transfer

Services (Only Available on Nationwide Plans)

  • Nationwide Premium Plan Capable
  • V CAST Music with Rhapsody®
  • V CAST Music
  • V CAST Videos
  • Text/Picture/Video Messaging/Mobile IM/Voice Mail
  • HTML Web Browser with Touch Navigation
  • Media Center – download games, ringtones, and more
  • Mobile Email & VZ Navigatorsm

General

  • One–Touch Speakerphone & Speaker–Independent Voice Commands
  • Calculator, EZTip Calculator, Calendar, Alarm Clock, Stopwatch, World Clock, Notebook, Notepad & Drawing Pad with handwriting recognition
  • Up to 1000 contacts, 5 entries per contact
  • Device Software Update – Download software upgrades over the air

Specifications:

  • Frequency: 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS, 800 MHz CDMA
  • Data Transmission: EV–DO Rev. A
  • Dimensions: 4.1" (H) x 2.2" (W) x 0.5" (D)
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility = M3/T3
  • Meets FCC SAR limit. Manufacturer's highest FCC reported SAR 1.09 W/kg at ear, 0.987 W/kg on body
  • Display: 260K Color TFT, 240x400 Pixels, 2.98"
  • Handset Usage Time: Up to 280 Minutes OR
  • Handset Standby Time: Up to 360 Hours
  • 3.5mm Headset Jack Capable
  • Handset Insurance is Available

Included Accessories:

  • Standard Li–Ion Polymer Battery (1100 mAh)
  • Travel Adapter/USB Cable
  • User Guide
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Music CD

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 4.1"
  • Width: 2.2"
  • Depth: 0.5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 3.76 oz
  • Shipping: 1 lbs

Footnotes:

  • *The Dare by LG supports profiles: Headset, Hands–free, Dial–Up Networking, Advanced Audio Distribution (stereo), Phonebook Access, Basic Printing, Object Push for vCard and vCalendar, File Transfer, Basic Imaging. Phone does not support all Bluetooth object transfer (OBEX) profiles.
More reasons to buy the Verizon Wireless VX9700 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Verizon Wireless VX9700 is Brand New.
  • The Verizon Wireless VX9700 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone
 
4.0

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Style/design (20)
  • Features/settings (17)
  • Quality (16)
  • Easy to use (15)
  • Performance (13)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (3)

Best Uses

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best phone, uncomparable

I used this phone for four years, and it was still working perfectly. I'd never had a problem with it, despite how much I used it. Eventually I decided it was time for...Read complete review

I used this phone for four years, and it was still working perfectly. I'd never had a problem with it, despite how much I used it. Eventually I decided it was time for an update, and after much research I bought a new phone. However that only lasted a day before I was back with my Dare. I am constantly texting, and this phone is the only one I can do so on, with accuracy and a fast pace that is. For someone with nails as long as mine, they slide off actual keys, and make texting on a heat sensitive screen impossible. On this touch sensitive screen I was able to text, as well as do everything else, perfectly. It's more durable than I thought imaginable, amazingly accurate, and has great features. I don't think I'll ever be able to use another phone.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

OK

I BOUGHT THIS PHONE FEB. OF 09 AND I'VE HAD TO REPLACE IT 4 TIMES.I IT WOULD CUT OFF FOR NO REASON, FREEZE UP, MY SCREEN WOULD SCRAMBLE UP TO WHERE I COULDN'T...Read complete review

I BOUGHT THIS PHONE FEB. OF 09 AND I'VE HAD TO REPLACE IT 4 TIMES.I IT WOULD CUT OFF FOR NO REASON, FREEZE UP, MY SCREEN WOULD SCRAMBLE UP TO WHERE I COULDN'T TEXT OR CALL ANYONE, THEN MY PHONE WOULDN'T HOLD A CHARGE VERY LONG. BUT OVERALL I LOVED MY PHONE.

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5.0

This Phone is a TANK

By 

from Hampton, VA, USA

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Quality
  • style/design

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

      I've had the Verizon Dare for around 6 years now, and it is easily the best and most resilient phone I have ever owned. My particular model has had a total of three crises so far: 1. I sat on it and there was a dent in the screen. The dent disappeared within minutes and the screen worked fine after that. 2. The camera stopped working (startup error or something?). Just waited a few days, camera works fine now, though it does have a bit of a startup time, but I'm fine with that. 3. Just recently, a blip appeared on the screen. Rubbed the screen a bit and it disappeared but then the screen stopped working â€" but only for a few days! And now it works just fine. Can't stop the Dare.

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      3.0

      This phone sucks

      By 

      from Undisclosed

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      • Features/Settings

      Cons

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          Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

          The screen constantly freezes and the touch screen is horrible. The only good thing on the phone is the camera. Nothing else works. save your money. buy something else

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best phone, uncomparable

          By 

          from Undisclosed

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • Features/Settings
          • Performance
          • Quality
          • style/design

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

              I used this phone for four years, and it was still working perfectly. I'd never had a problem with it, despite how much I used it. Eventually I decided it was time for an update, and after much research I bought a new phone. However that only lasted a day before I was back with my Dare. I am constantly texting, and this phone is the only one I can do so on, with accuracy and a fast pace that is. For someone with nails as long as mine, they slide off actual keys, and make texting on a heat sensitive screen impossible. On this touch sensitive screen I was able to text, as well as do everything else, perfectly. It's more durable than I thought imaginable, amazingly accurate, and has great features. I don't think I'll ever be able to use another phone.

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              LG DARE great little phone

              By 

              from san diego,ca

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Features/Settings
              • Quality
              • style/design

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

                  The Dare is easy to get friendly with. the camera is very good , but needs a zoom feature. videos are acceptable and you can zoom in that mode. texting is fantastic with the virtual quarty key board . It is possible to watch youtube videos and full length movies that allow copies for your other devices. youtube videos can help you with this. The Dare can do many types of wallpaper including animated. voice quality is excellent with calls and on videos. I've had this phone for 2 yrs and It has been a lot of fun. internet isn't the best but with a little practice and patients it well serve you well.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Dare, Nice full of cool

                  By 

                  from Watertown, NY

                  Pros

                  • Features/Settings
                  • Performance
                  • Quality
                  • style/design

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to use

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

                    The Dare is a cool looking phone with a lot of awesome looking features. The phone works fine, but if you are a serious texter, then get one without the touch screen. The touch screen is cool looking, but can make mistakes and difficult to use at times.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Not your typical phone if you DARE

                    By 

                    from Phoenix, Az.

                    Pros

                    • Easy to use
                    • Features/Settings
                    • Quality
                    • style/design

                    Cons

                    • keeps powering off for no reason

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

                      I've owned this phone since '08 and I've went through 3 of them so far cause it keeps powering off for no reason, I'm getting my 4th one this friday due to the same reason. Other than it powering off for no reason the phone is great :) the ringer is very loud + phone is easy to use, not to bulky, camera takes great pictures and it has some cool features. I do however wish it kept track of all the text message sent like some other phones I've seen, cause people don't always respond quickly so I tend to forget what I've said to them. I am very happy with the LG product I have other wise I would not keep getting the same phone hoping that the new one won't be a lemon. Lg makes a great product and I will continue to buy from them and would recommend them to family or friends. I just wish they could fix the problem I keep having with my phone. Looking forward to the new products that will be coming out.

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                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Best Mobile Phone EVER!

                      By 

                      from Reidville SC

                      Pros

                      • Easy to use
                      • Features/Settings
                      • Performance
                      • Quality
                      • style/design

                      Cons

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                          Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

                          Bought my Dare in May '08. I LOVE its compact size. The fact it doesn't slide or flip is a BIG plus. I'm still on my original battery even though I use it daily. It holds a charge FOREVER on standby. It has NEVER cut off on me. I LOVE EVERYTHING about its Touch screen. IF LG can improve on it, I hope a DARE2 isn't too far in the future. Maybe one day I'll consider another phone but for the forseeable future you'll find me on my DARE because I can't put it down!

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                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          Lack of Passcod

                          By 

                          from CA

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                          • Easy to use
                          • Features/Settings
                          • Performance
                          • Quality
                          • style/design

                          Cons

                          • Features/Settings

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

                            I think this is phone is great, very easy to use, intuitive and great for searching the web. However, there is no way to lock the phone with a passcode unless you go into the settings every time you want to lock it. LG I suggest you make the lock button be able to be passcode protected. THANKS!

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                            (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            2.0

                            OK

                            By 

                            from HOUSTON,TX

                            Pros

                            • Easy to use
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                            • style/design

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

                                I BOUGHT THIS PHONE FEB. OF 09 AND I'VE HAD TO REPLACE IT 4 TIMES.I IT WOULD CUT OFF FOR NO REASON, FREEZE UP, MY SCREEN WOULD SCRAMBLE UP TO WHERE I COULDN'T TEXT OR CALL ANYONE, THEN MY PHONE WOULDN'T HOLD A CHARGE VERY LONG. BUT OVERALL I LOVED MY PHONE.

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                                (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                3.0

                                Phone is average

                                By 

                                from Payson, AZ

                                Pros

                                • Easy to use
                                • style/design

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about LG Dare Verizon Wireless Cellular Phone:

                                    I like this phone, however, it has had some issues. I've had to return it for a "refurbished" phone. My original phone would freeze while using IM and then it had some other screen issues. Not a bad phone, but not a really solid phone either.

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