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LG Rumor Touch

alaTest has collected and analyzed 335 reviews of LG Rumor Touch. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the durability and price. The battery and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the screen and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG Rumor Touch is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG Rumor Touch

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 234 user reviews of LG Rumor Touch from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and durability. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. The screen and reliability get negative comments. Reviews are divided on the usability.

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60% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG Rumor Touch Prepaid Phone (Virgin Mobile)LG Rumor Touch Prepaid Phone (Virgin Mobile)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Nicole Lee (cnet.com)

LG Rumor Touch (Virgin Mobile) review:

 

Now that Sprint owns Virgin Mobile , it's no surprise that a few of Sprint's phones have made it to the prepaid carrier's lineup. The LG Rumor Touch is one such device, and though the hardware remains the same, the Rumor Touch is now available for...

The LG Rumor Touch has a very text-messaging-friendly interface. Its slider QWERTY keyboard is easy to use, and we like that it has a 3.5mm headset jack for music, e-mail, social networking support, and great call quality.

The LG Rumor Touch's photo quality is average, and the touch screen isn't quite as responsive as we would like.

The LG Rumor Touch is a touch-screen phone for Virgin Mobile that is geared especially for messaging fans.

Jan, 2011

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (pcmag.com)

LG Rumor Touch (Sprint)

 

LG finally gets the formula right with the Rumor Touch, a stellar messaging phone with a 3-inch touch screen and a five-row, slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

Well-designed touch UI. Roomy, five-row QWERTY keyboard. Good voice quality. E-mail and social networking built in.

Subpar Web browser. No instant messaging client.

Multimedia, Camera, and Conclusions The Rumor Touch is a solid music phone. The side-mounted MicroSD memory card slot accepts 32GB cards; my 16GB SanDisk card worked fine, and LG throws in a 1GB card to get you started. There's 46MB of free internal...

May, 2010

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

LG Rumor Touch (Virgin Mobile)

 

The Rumor Touch is a dual-band (850/1900 MHz) EV-DO Rev.0 device. There's no Wi-Fi. The Rumor Touch gets 3G speeds, just not the fastest possible speeds. That's fine here, as you'll mostly be trading text messages, IMs and low-bandwidth mobile Web...

Solid call quality. Roomy keyboard. Plenty of power for a feature phone. Value-packed prepaid and monthly options

Not much cheaper than a smartphone up-front

The LG Rumor Touch combines with Virgin Mobile's inexpensive plans to produce texting nirvana.

Expert review by: Review Crew (reviewboard.com)

LG Rumor Touch Cell Phone Review

 

Long before messaging phones became a trend, LG has been making feature phones with full QWERTY keyboards. Verizon has its line of Voyager and enV handsets, and Sprint has the ...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

LG Rumor Touch Review

 

LG has had a lot of success with their Rumor line on Sprint, along with variants on Alltel and now Verizon Wireless. However, two generations in more of the same will no longer do for Sprint customers so LG has made some major changes to the third...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: mohseen (brighthub.com)

LG Rumor Touch Review

 

A review of the final chapter of in the LG Rumor saga -- join as we review LG Rumor Touch. Does a new touchscreen interface and five-row QWERTY keyboard make this phone worth the $78 two year contract price?

It seems like the LG Rumor line of phones is doomed; from an under performing debutant, to a terribly done sequel, and a badly timed finale. There is no real reason to own this LG Rumor Touch, although vastly improved from its previous D-pad...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: phonedog.com (phonedog.com)

LG Rumor Touch (Sprint) - Review, Pt 2

 
Oct, 2010

Expert review by: (consumersearch.com)

LG Rumor Touch Review

 

LG Rumor Touch reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the LG Rumor Touch and comparisons to other Cell Phones

Stellar call quality; Threaded messaging; Long battery life

Touch screen not very responsive; Dull design

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Todd Haselton (mobileburn.com)

Review: LG Rumor Touch for Sprint review

 

The LG Rumor Touch is the third Rumor phone from LG on Sprint, and it's the first to offer a full touchscreen display. While the phone worked well during my testing, I wholeheartedly thought it felt dated from the second I turned it on. Data speeds...

Solid keyboard, good call quality, decent battery life

Annoying user interface, poor web browser, slow data speeds, feels very dated

ok i really like the phone and all but at random places it will aromatically ask me like 5 times if i want to enable roming witch i do not and it has a hard time sending messages here and their and i live were their is bad reception so it might just be...

May, 2010

Expert review by: Tong Zhang (mobiletechreview.com)

LG Rumor Touch Review - Phone Reviews by Mobile Tech Review

 

The first two LG Rumor messaging phones were both big hits with Sprint customers thanks to the growing texting population, the very useable QWERTY keyboards and compact yet pleasing designs. Now the third-generation LG Rumor Touch hits the market...

Full 5-line keyboard makes typing easier, Sprint services (Sprint TV, Navigation and Music) have good speed and performance, 3.5mm audio jack ;

Phone’s styling shows its age, so does the 2 megapixel camera

It’s good to see LG and Sprint add some 3G power to the Rumor line and the Rumor Touch offers competitive features such as a full QWERTY keyboard, a 3” touch screen, Sprint TV, GPS with Sprint Navigation and Sprint Music. The phone should please Rumor...

Apr, 2010