LG VX9400

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LG VX9400
Compatible networks CDMA (EV-DO)
800/1900 MHz
Dimensions 4.04" x 1.93" x 0.75" (103mm x 49mm x 19mm)
Weight 4.06oz (115g)[1][2][3]
Memory 38 MB
Battery Li-polymer, 950 mAh
Display LCD 240 x 320 Pixels (262,144 colors)
Rear camera 1280 x 960 px
Connectivity Bluetooth / USB Cable

The LG VX9400 is a mobile phone manufactured by LG Electronics. This CDMA phone is supplied by Verizon Wireless in the United States. It was one of the first two phones on the market to support live mobile TV broadcasts using Qualcomm's MediaFLO technology. (Samsung's SCH-U620 was the other.) The unique design of the QVGA display allows it to swing up into landscape orientation for TV viewing. Other key features of the VX9400 includes stereo Bluetooth, a Secure Digital memory card slot, digital music player, EVDO high-speed data connectivity, and speakerphone.[1][2]

This phone was also featured in the movie Iron Man as the phone Tony Stark used to communicate to Obediah the successful presentation of Stark Industries Jericho missile. And in the movie Picture This starring Ashley Tisdale.

The phone is compatible with BitPim 1.0 and later to upload ringtones, transfer wallpapers and pictures, and to back up SMS messages, the phone book/contact list and the calendar. The current available software version is v03 and should be updated at your local Verizon store.

As with Verizon Wireless's EVDO coverage, MediaFLO TV is not available in all areas.

Also, the phone does have individual contact ringtones for text messages.

Specifications/Features[edit]

Modes: CDMA 850 / CDMA 1900
Weight: 4.06oz (115g)
Dimensions: 4.04" x 1.93" x 0.75" (103mm x 49mm x 19mm)
Form Factor: Bar, with swing-up display
Antenna: CDMA Internal; hidden extendible for Mobile TV
Battery Life (Talk): 3.80 hours (228 minutes)
Battery Life (Standby): 458 hours (19.1 days)
Battery Type: Lithium Ion Polymer 950mAh
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Display Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)
Display Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
Platform/OS: None
Memory: 38MB (Built-in Flash, shared)
Phone Book Capacity: 500 entries (5 numbers, 2 e-mail addresses per entry)
FCC ID: BEJVX9400 (Approved Sep 25, 2006)
GPS/Location Type: A-GPS
Digital TTY/TDD: Yes
Hearing Aid Compatibility Rating: M4 (very compatible)
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Polyphonic Ringtones: Yes
Vibrate Alert: Yes
Picture ID: Yes
Ringtone ID: Yes
Video ID: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, Stereo
Supported Bluetooth Profiles: HSP, HFP, DUN, OPP, FTP, BPP, A2DP, AVRC version 1.2
USB: Yes
Voice Dialing: Yes, Speaker Independent
Custom Graphics: Yes
Custom Ringtones: Yes
Data-Capable: Yes
Flight Mode: Yes
Packet Data Technology: 1xEV-DO r0
WAP/Web Browser: Openwave 6.2.3.2 (works in landscape mode only)
Predictive Text Entry: T9
Side Keys: Voice, Volume (left); Camera, Speakerphone (right)
Memory Card Slot: microSD (TransFlash)
Text Messaging: Yes, 2-Way
MMS: Yes
Text Message Templates: Yes
Picture Messaging: Yes
Video Messaging: Yes
Digital Music/Audio Player: Yes
Supported Digital Music Formats: MP3, WMA
Camera Resolution (Picture): 1.3 Megapixel
Camera Resolution (Video): 176 x 144 (video message); 320 x 240 (storage)
Camera Features: LED Flash, 3 to 10-Second Self-Timer, Night Mode, Spot Metering, Brightness & White Balance Controls
Max. Video Duration 15 seconds (video message); 1 hour (storage)
Streaming Video: Yes
Alarm Clock: Yes, 3 programmable
Calculator: Yes
Tip Calculator: Yes
Calendar: Yes, Event-programmable
Voice Memo: Yes, up to 1 minute
Call Recording: Yes, up to 5 minutes
BREW: Yes
Games: Yes, downloadable
Headset Jack: 2.5mm, Stereo
Speakerphone: Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LG VX9400, review, Sascha Segan, PC Magazine, Sascha Segan, March 23, 2007; accessed on line December 7, 2007.
  2. ^ a b LG VX9400 (Verizon Wireless), review, John Frederick Moore, CNet, May 4, 2007; accessed on line December 7, 2007.
  3. ^ LG VX-9400, phonescoop.com. Accessed on line December 7, 2007.