LG Revolution

Engadget Review

LG Revolution review

Summary

A decent phone that, aside from its inclusion of LTE, doesn't live up to expectations -- or price.

Pros
  • Bright and clear displayCall qualitySolid build
Cons
  • Terrible battery lifeLarge and bulkyMidrange specs for a high-end 4G device
LG Revolution review

The army of high-speed broadband phones is actively seeking new recruits to join its rapidly-growing force, and the LG Revolution is the latest to graduate from boot camp. We've witnessed the emergence of three Verizon LTE handsets in as many months, beginning with the HTC Thunderbolt and the Samsung Droid Charge a few weeks later. As if this wasn't enough choice to tempt your tastebuds already, the LG Revolution -- the entertaining climax to the classic 4G trilogy -- was born one full moon after that. With three options, all so close to each other in dimension and features, it's natural to compare all of 'em and make the call on which one is the best of the bunch. Is LG's first crack at Verizon's LTE network truly a game-changer, as its name suggests? Or does this Revolution fail to even get its feet off the ground? Read on after the break to find out.

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Specs

Revolution

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
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Specs

Revolution

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
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