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PC Mag Feb 14, 2011

The LG Optimus V is a just-powerful-enough smartphone for Virgin Mobile that also saves you money every month.

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CNET Feb 1, 2011

The LG Optimus V is a great entry-level Android smartphone if you want to go the prepaid route.

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CNET Dec 16, 2010

The bottom line: While not as advanced as the Optimus handsets on other carriers, the Optimus M is still a great entry-level Android phone for MetroPCS customers.

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About Apr 10, 2012

If you're looking for an affordable and capable Android smartphone that won't tie you down, the Optimus V will meet your needs.

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nfvs nfvs

Great phone, a very good choice in its price range considering its very competitive specs. It sports a clean and sober design, comes with Android 2.2, together with all its app ecosystem and ease of use. Shows great performance, even when compared with its higher-end competitors. Lacks only in...

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ohpleaseno ohpleaseno

Two things that make me love this phone. 1) Price point - for $50 on contract, it's the perfect gateway into smartphones for people who don't want to invest in a few hundred dollars and an expensive data plan. When considering this, vs. a phone like the Evo, the LG Optimus S costs...

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Darnell0216 Darnell0216

Offered by MetroPCS, it was their best smartphone at the time. I wanted to get a smartphone because it's what I'm used to and I can't go back. One of the few smartphones they had at the time, after some research it was a no-brainer. Sporting a 600MHz CPU, dedicated graphics chip and Android 2.2...

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aoctavio aoctavio

This phone is the real reason Android will do well in the smartphone market. I got this phone from my carrier at a very low price due to some loyalty points I had (contract free!). But the normal price is very affordable (200-300$) and most carriers can give it away or sell it for little...

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charlzbryan charlzbryan

I've had the Optimus One for over a year now.. I'm still running Froyo on the device. It's a great budget phone for 10k. Screen is great, touch is very smooth. Battery lasts a little more than a day but thats how all smartphones are. Looks aren't too great, basic apps run smoothly. However,...

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