71
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
71

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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LG Optimus Vu review: a 5-inch, pen-enabled phone to take on the Galaxy Note

The Optimus Vu is a half-hearted stab at the phablet category pioneered by the Galaxy Note. It's a follower, not a leader, and is best left untouched.

Pros
  • Fantastic HD-IPS displayExcellent camera
Cons
  • Stylus can't be stowed in the deviceStylus integration is half-bakedRuns Gingerbread
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Engadget

71
 

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6.3
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

7.3
 

Display

7.5
 

Battery life

5.8
 

Camera

6.7
 

Ease of use

6.5
 

Design and form factor

6.2
 

Portability (size / weight)

6.0
 

Media support

7.4
 

Durability

7.0
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

7.1
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

78
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

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Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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Critic

78
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

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User

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