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Typically, we'd expect a company like Best Buy to be looking out for its loyal customers coming in to pick up some bleeding-edge mobile tech (by US standards, anyway), especially when they're willing to pay super-premium prices for the privilege. Imagine our surprise, then, to get a promotional ema

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In what's likely the first salvo of a forthcoming big-ass marketing blitz, Verizon has gone live with its site promoting the VX8500, their carrier-exclusive rendition of LG's KG800 \"Chocolate\" phone. The first Chocolate and its siblings are fairly ubiquitous now in Europe and Asia, but we've yet t

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Ah, what could be better than a good, old fashioned unboxing? Not a lot, and in today's episode we'd like to introduce you to the packaging and subsequent de-packaging of an LG KG800 Chocolate phone, courtesy of MobileBurn's Brad Kellett. It's only a few short, beautiful pictures, but because the l

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We've seen this phone floating around recently, and now LG has officially launched the KG810, a clamshell in the mold of their sought-after KG800 Chocolate slider. When we skim the spec sheet, we can't find much to complain about -- quad-band GSM, 128MB of internal flash, 1.3 megapixel camera, bui

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Good times can be had over at our sister site, Engadget Chinese, which has managed some alone time with two recent releases, the LG KG800 Chocolate and Dopod S300 HTC Star Trek. Both phones are plenty sexy in their own way, with the KG800's obvious aesthetics leading the charge, but the S300's ab

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