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LG Vortex

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of LG Vortex. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the size and battery are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also appreciated. The reliability and camera get negative opinions, while there are some mixed comments about the performance and screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG Vortex is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of LG Vortex from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the battery and portability. The price and performance are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability.

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76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG VS660 Vortex Cell Phone, Android Touch Screen. Black (Verizon) No Contract Required. Wi-FiLG VS660 Vortex Cell Phone, Android Touch Screen. Purple (Verizon) No Contract Required.

May, 2015

Expert review by: Nicole Lee (

LG Vortex ( Verizon Wireless)


If the LG Vortex looks familiar to you, that's because it's essentially Verizon's version of the LG Optimus T from T-Mobile and the LG Optimus S from Sprint. It has many of the same specifications--it's billed as an entry-level Android smartphone and...

The LG Vortex has a slim and simple design with a good touch-screen display. Features include GPS, EV-DO Rev. A, Wi-Fi with 3G Mobile Hotspot capabilities, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and stereo Bluetooth, and it ships with Android 2.2.

The LG Vortex isn't as fast as higher-end smartphones, and the camera has neither LED flash nor HD video capture. The browser doesn't support Flash video. It comes with Bing search and Bing maps instead of Google's own services. The price is not as...

The LG Vortex is a wonderful entry-level Android smartphone for Verizon Wireless, as long as you know its limitations.

Nov, 2010

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LG Vortex (Verizon Wireless)


That said, Verizon's capacity to ruin a good thing borders on breathtaking. The carrier removed the phone's default Google search and replaced it with Microsoft Bing. The main menu is littered with Verizon bloatware that you can't remove. Downloaded...

Good mix of speed, screen resolution, and features for the price. Runs Android 2.2. Wi-Fi hotspot mode (at extra cost). Great battery life

Bloatware-infested. Inconsistent UI performance. Difficult to type on virtual keyboard

The LG Vortex, Verizon's version of the excellent LG Optimus One, is not as good as the others thanks to Verizon's bloatware.


Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (

LG Vortex Review


The LG Optimus One family of phones has already proven to be a worldwide hit, and thus far the Optimus T and S for T-Mobile and Sprint, respectively, have hit the shelves with both critical praise and sales success here in the States. Now the third...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: ContessaD (

LG Vortex Reviewed


The LG Vortex is an entry level Android smartphone. It has a pretty decent set of multimedia features and a user friendly interface. Find out the strong and weak points of this particular device in this review.

The LG Vortex delivers the goods in terms of performance, features and design. Users will love its user friendly interface, sleek design and good set of standard multimedia features. You can pick it up on a 2 year contract at Verizon for $79.99 which...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Brighthand (

LG Vortex Review


The LG Vortex is among the latest entry-level Android OS smartphones available through Verizon Wireless. In Adama D. Brown's review, learn how this model offers nearly all of the same[...

Excellent price/performance ratio, Good design

No physical keyboard

Jan, 2011

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LG Vortex Review Pt. 2

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Hardware Secrets (

LG Vortex Cell Phone Review


LG cut a few corners to make the Vortex a less expensive option. This is obvious in the weaker processor which also results in the inability of the phone to display Adobe Flash websites. It can also be seen in the lack of the flash on the camera and...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Philip Berne (

Review: LG Vortex


The LG Vortex brings the compact LG Optimus family to Verizon Wireless. Is this compact smartphone the black sheep of the flock?

Dec, 2010

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LG Vortex


The LG Vortex is a simple cellular device with few advanced features.

The LG Vortex is a lightweight and compact cellular device

This multimedia cell phone features a 3.2-inch display screen

The LG Vortex is a multimedia cell phone that does not offer a lot of advanced features or technology, but it does provide the basics. It's easy enough to use that an individual new to multimedia cell phone technology would be able to pick it up and...

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LG Vortex


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