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LG DoublePlay 4G Android Phone (T-Mobile)
 
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LG DoublePlay 4G Android Phone (T-Mobile)

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Technical Details

  • Size (LWH): 4.8 inches, 2.52 inches, 0.63 inches
  • Weight: 6.72 ounces
  • Network Compatibility: GSM
  • Minimum Rated Talk Time: 198 minutes
  • Minimum Rated Standby Time: 280 hours
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 4.8 x 2.5 x 0.6 inches ; 6.7 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B0061QBN0S
  • Item model number: DoublePlay
  • Average Customer Review: 2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #792,307 in Cell Phones & Accessories (See Top 100 in Cell Phones & Accessories)
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Product Description

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Equipped with dual customizable touch screens, the unique Android-powered LG DoublePlay for T-Mobile is perfect for heavy texters with its slide-out full QWERTY keyboard and Swype onscreen keyboard technology. It's powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor for excellent multi-tasking.



Unique dual display design (view larger).
LG DoublePlay
At a Glance:

  • 3G/4G connectivity

  • Android 2.3 OS

  • 1 GHz dual-core processor

  • 3.5-inch main plus 2.0-inch sub touchscreens

  • Slide-out QWERTY keyboard + Swype

  • 2 GB memory + microSD expansion

  • 5-MP camera + HD 720p video

  • GPS navigation

  • Wireless-N Wi-Fi

  • Stereo Bluetooth 3.0

  • Personal/corporate e-mail
At a Glance

The 3.5-inch main display offers capacitive multi-touch capabilities, and the 2.0-inch sub display divides the QWERTY keyboard into two halves. The screens can operate independently or in tandem, enabling you to perform multiple tasks at once such as updating your Facebook pages while simultaneously surfing the Web, texting, or checking e-mail.

This phone is specifically designed for T-Mobile's 4G HSPA+ mobile broadband network, which currently covers over 200 million people across the U.S. (read more about HSPA+ below). The DoublePlay also offers Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking as well as the ability to share its 3G/4G Internet connection with other laptops and other Wi-Fi enabled devices.

And with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling, get great in-home coverage for no additional cost. Wi-Fi Calling lets you send and receive calls over your Wi-Fi network, so you get great reception in every room of your house (learn more below).

The DoublePlay comes with a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and HD 720p video recording, allowing you to capture and share pictures and videos via messaging, e-mail, or Facebook. It also offers multiple messaging options, including Cloud Text and Group Text, giving you the ability to send and receive texts from a PC or tablet or create group chats on-the-go for faster, more efficient content sharing.

The Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS delivers complete user customization with seven home screens and up to nine touchscreen shortcuts for one-touch navigation. Other features include a 2 GB internal memory, microSD memory expansion (up to 32 GB), Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, full HTML web browser with Adobe Flash support, and up to 3 hours of talk time.

Mobile Entertainment

The pre-loaded T-Mobile TV app offers access to live and on-demand mobile HDTV on T-Mobile's 4G network, including free programming from select stations like ABC News NOW, FOX Sports, PBS Kids, and Azteca America. You can upgrade T-Mobile TV to a variety of premium packages, including Prime (with ESPN Mobile TV, Disney Channel, CNBC, and more), En Español, Life & Style, and Crackle Movies.



Brightly colorful 3.5-inch multi-touch main display (view larger).

Vital Statistics

The LG DoublePlay weighs 6.8 ounces and measures 4.8 x 6.25 x 5.15 inches. Its 1500 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 3 hours of talk time, and up to 264 hours (11 days) of standby time. It runs on the 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies, as well as T-Mobile's 3G/4G network (1700/2100 MHz; UMTS/HSDPA/HSPA+ 21).

What's in the Box

LG DoublePlay handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide




T-Mobile's Super-Fast 4G Mobile Broadband Network


As of October, 2011, T-Mobile's 4G (HSPA+ 21) network is available in over 190 major metropolitan areas across the U.S.--covering 200 million people across the country. Network upgrades will continue rolling out through 2012.



5-megapixel rear camera with HD 720p video recording.

With typical download speeds that are on par with or faster than competing 4G technologies, T-Mobile's HSPA+ network provides fast data speeds, while allowing simultaneous voice and data capabilities for the ultimate wireless voice and data experience. You'll enjoy faster Web browsing, uninterrupted video streaming, and quicker app downloads.

T-Mobile's 4G mobile broadband network (powered by HSPA+) provides a theoretical capability of up to 21 Mbps peak download speeds, with average download speeds typically in the 5 to 8 Mbps range.

T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling Service

Effortlessly transition between Wi-Fi calling and T-Mobile's wireless network while you talk with T-Mobile's innovative Wi-Fi Calling technology. Wi-Fi Calling is a free feature for this phone, and minutes used while connected to the Wi-Fi network count against available rate plan minutes.

Powered by Kineto's Smart Wi-Fi Application, T-Mobile's Wi-Fi Calling for Android smartphones is ready to use out-of-the-box, providing the ability to make voice calls and send SMS from accessible Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) access points across the globe in addition to the connectivity available through T-Mobile's mobile network. The application also includes a tutorial for first-time users.




Connectivity

  • Blazing fast 4G speeds on T-Mobile's HSPA+ network for up to 3 times faster than standard 3G networks, while allowing simultaneous voice and data capabilities (compatible with 3G networks where 4G is unavailable).
  • Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n) for accessing home and corporate networks as well as hotspots while on the go.
  • Wi-Fi Calling enables you to send and receive calls and messages over any Wi-Fi network, whether at home or on the road with Wi-Fi and Mobile Calling--even in areas that have little or no network coverage.
  • Wi-Fi Sharing allows you to use your phone's 3G/4G mobile broadband to connect laptops and other Wi-Fi enabled devices to the Internet (up to 8 devices).
  • Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals and includes stereo audio streaming.
  • Onboard GPS for navigation and location services

Design and Hardware

  • Dual-core 1.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor speeds up everything--from playing games to watching shows to opening files from work.
  • 3.5-inch main multi-touch display (320 x 480 pixels)
  • 2.0-inch sub display (320 x 240 pixels)
  • Slide-out full QWERTY keyboard
  • Swype onscreen keyboard
  • USB 2.0 port

Communications & Internet

  • Full HTML Web Browser with Flash 10.1 Support
  • Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture/video, and IM instant messaging
  • Personal and corporate e-mail access with support for Exchange ActiveSync as well as mobile e-mail accounts (Google push, Yahoo!, POP3, IMAP).

Memory

  • Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
  • 2 GB internal memory
  • 512 MB of RAM

Camera

  • 5-megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, digital zoom, and multiple shot modes.
  • HD 720p video capture capabilities

Multimedia

  • Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, and AAC/AAC+.
  • Video player compatible with MPEG4, H.264, H.263.
  • T-Mobile TV lets you watch live and on-demand TV; free access to ABC News NOW, FOX Sports, PBS Kids, and Azteca America channels.

More Features

  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Speaker phone
  • Visual Voicemail allows you to listen to your voicemail messages in any order, respond in one click and easily manage your inbox without ever dialing in to the network.
  • M3/T3 hearing aid compatibility rating



Android Gingerbread Operating System

Android Gingerbread

The LG DoublePlay runs the Android 2.3 operating system (dubbed Gingerbread) which features a cleaner, more refined interface with new icons, improved top notification bar, and more intuitive navigation.

Multitasking in Gingerbread allows you the ability to run more than one app at a time. If you're playing a game, you can easily switch to an incoming e-mail and then switch back to the game without losing your place. And like the previous version of Android ("Froyo"), Gingerbread provides support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1 for access to the full Web.

The onscreen keyboard makes it easier to type thanks to additional spacing between the keys and larger font sizes. And the more you use the keyboard, the easier typing will be as the enhanced suggest feature records previous input history to make better suggestions.

The DoublePlay also brings one-touch access to the popular Google mobile services you use every day. It also provides easy access to both personal and corporate e-mail, calendars, and contacts supported by Exchange Server and Gmail. And through Android Market, you'll get access to thousands of useful applications, widgets, and fun games to download and install on your phone, with many more apps being added every day.

Google Integration
  • Android Market for browsing and downloading thousands of free and paid apps
  • Pre-loaded Android apps: Browser, Calculator, Calendar (Google or Corporate), Camera, Clock, Contacts, Email, Gallery, Messaging, Music, News & Weather, Phone, Settings, Video Player, Voice Dialer, Voice Search, YouTube
  • Google applications: Gmail, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Google Latitude, Google Maps, Google Places, Google Talk
  • Google Maps Navigation with spoken turn-by-turn directions showing real-time traffic and 360° views of the destination

 

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Product Description

The LG DoubePlay is a great choice for users who want a feature-packed smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard plus an extra touch screen in the middle of the keyboard for shortcuts. It comes equipped with a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and video capture. This model also features a large multi-touch display, full web browser, WiFi, Bluetooth compatibility, and GPS. The DoublePlay also features quad-band GSM supporting international use.This device may require a data plan for activation. Please, contact your phone carrier for details. A 3G SIM card is required to activate this phone (not included). This is a brand new product, it has never been used, it includes all new accessories, and should be in its original box. This product has been carefully audited, is certified to be 100% functional, and ready for activation.


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1.0 out of 5 stars phone uses too much ram July 3, 2013
By momof2
I've been using this phone for 1 year plus, in the beginning it worked fine. Now I must shut it off about twice a day if it doesn't shut off on me on its own. It constantly freezes and when I'm browsing the web, it closes the browser on its own within 5 minutes.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good phone March 10, 2013
I actually enjoy having this phone. It gets good reception, is easy to operate, and is very durable. It has a good app store, and if you accidentally get the screen/outside wet, it will be fine. I like this phone better than my I phone. Also, internet reception is very good.
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1.0 out of 5 stars I hate this phone January 14, 2013
Although this phone looks good on "paper", it's really lacking. I bet I have to re-start / cycle it 3 times a day if I'm not using it much and on days when I'm trying to play games I have to do it about every half hour. It freezes, it stalls, it's too slow. Another person in my house has the same one and it happens to hers as well. I have 2/3 space clear on this thing and it still never does anything quickly. Sometimes it takes me 3 or 4 minutes to set an alarm (from the home screen!). Don't even get me started on watching videos on here. It's ridiculous. I can't imagine paying $50 for this phone, much less more. I had initially thought having touch screen and the slide out keyboard would be cool but the slide keyboard makes everything freeze even more than usual so I NEVER touch it. I've never seen a phone so slow & sluggish. If I was loaded with apps & media it would be different but everything I have is on my SD card (which is only 1/4 full). Save your money on this one, there are plenty of phones out there worth much more.
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