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Boost Mobile LG870

alaTest has collected and analyzed 139 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money and screen. The battery and GPS navigation are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the build quality, while some have doubts about the reception and reliability.

usability, GPS navigation, battery, screen, value for money

features, reliability, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Boost Mobile LG870 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by:

No GPS and useless number pad


The GPS on this phone is useless. The GPS worked perfectly fine on my previous two phones in this area so I know the problem is with this LG. I've had this phone for less than two months and now the number pad doesn't work during calls! I can't even...

decent size

GPS does not work

Consumer review by:

Unusable GPS system


The GPS on this phone is useless, It can be off anywhere from several blocks to about 2 to 5 miles off while driving. The call quality is average, and the picture quality should be better for a 8 MB camera. My previous phones were Samsungs Galaxies and...



Consumer review by:

Good Phone for Pre Pay


This is a nice smart phone. However you cannot move apps to the SD card, supposedly a patch is coming for this. You can however store pictures and music to the sd card.This product is... Replaced my MP3 player, Easy navigation, Good video qualityAbout...

Cannot move apps to SD card

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Great all around smart phone


This phone has the longest battery life, out of all my family's prior phones. It has all the up to date features.This product is... Good video qualityAbout me... Heavy texter, Heavy apps user

battery life, clear calls, nice size

nothing so far

Consumer review by:

Fair value for the cost


The camera takes good quality pictures, but the reception to others seems to be poor. People complain they can not hear me very well. It was suggested to me to hold the phone further from my mouth when I speak. I tried that and it did help a little,...

Camera takes good quality pictures

Several others have said they have a hard time hearing me

Consumer review by:

Perfect Phone Just What Ive been looking for


I previously had the zte warp and I went through many and always encountered technical problems and i finally switched over to the Lg Optimus and I love it. Its perfect.This product is... Tough/durable, Good video qualityAbout me... My phone is my...

Just the overall quality

no complaints

Consumer review by:

Everything is Awesome!


This product is a great asset to anyone who is always on the go. You can freeze frame a video and write a memo on it. I am very content with my new cell phone. Happy Happy Joy Joy!This product is... Replaced my MP3 player, Easy navigation, Replaced my...

Easy to can the video quality

Consumer review by:

the hole phone is great


I like the phone and i like the store. People are friendly and helpfullThis product is... Easy navigation, Tough/durable, Good video qualityAbout me... Use for phone calls only, Business Professional, Need phone to keep me organized

works fast


Consumer review by:

great phone for the price


The battery life seems a bit short compared to other phones, but the overall quality is niceThis product is... Tough/durable, Good video qualityAbout me... My phone is my life

quality of phone with tons of user features

battery life seems a bit short

Consumer review by:



I like this phone cause now I can take trips and be able to check mail and facebook and not have to carry a laptop. Also I can post pictures to fb. I have my bible downloaded and can use this a church events.This product is... Easy navigationAbout...

easy to use

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