The LG VX8360 is a thoughtful, mid-tier clamshell with an eye toward the practical.
The VX8360 features a built-in MP3 player with dual external speakers for stereo sound, a 1.3 MP camera with video recording, Bluetooth 2.1 wireless technology for hands-free access (including A2DP music streaming with compatible stereo headphones), and expandable memory up to 8GB via microSD. The LG VX8360 runs at EV-DO speeds, the CDMA equivalent of 3G.
External music controls add a nice touch and added control for music connoisseurs, while the external display provides time, date, battery life and signal strength information.
The clamshell design is comfortable in the hand and the hinge is sturdy and sure. The build materials are of good quality, as one would expect from LG.
The menu path is straightforward and intuitive, making it a simple matter to text, check missed calls, access the calendar, etc.
Pros: The LG VX8360 is a solid phone with a decent selection of features. Comfortable to hold and easy to use.
Cons: The LG VX8360 does not differentiate itself in any meaningful way from this very competitive tier.
Verdict: Folks looking for a reliable phone with a quality feature set should consider the LG VX8360.
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LG released the VX-8360 on January 7, 2009.
We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the LG VX-8360 user manual here.
LG backs up the VX-8360 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.
If your VX-8360 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact LG support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find LG's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.