Octane heads to Verizon for text fans
Verizon Wireless and LG have announced that Verizon will be getting the new Octane phone from LG that is aimed at those that like to text a lot. The phone has a dark case and a slide out QWERTY keyboard. It has a pre-installed Social Beat Widget for accessing sites like Facebook and Twitter in one place.
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It has a microSD card slot supporting cards up to 16GB and it uses Bluetooth 2.1. The phone has an integrated music player and works with voice commands. A bunch of LG premium services are also supported with V Cast music and more.
The phone has shortcut keys for up to 10 contacts with pictures and customizable fonts. The device has email, Skype, visual voice mail, and a 3.2MP camera. The Octane will sell for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a new 2-year agreement.