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LG Viewty gets 3G-less, also fit for US

LG Viewty gets 3G-less, also fit for US - read the full textThe 3G-enabled LG Viewty, otherwise known as LG KU990, is now getting an EDGE-only version - the LG KE990. The new LG KE990 Viewty may sound more of a downgrade to some, but actually it's targeted at markets that don't have 3G coverage such as China or the countries of CIS for example. The new...


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What kind of camera flash does it have? Same strobe flash from KU990 the 3G Viewty? Or does it now have xenon?

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  • 2008-04-01 11:25
  • PS10

I have used the original Viewty and found it really easy to use. Would have held on to it but no WiFi let it down for me.

Excellent pix by the way.

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  • 2008-04-01 11:04
  • mqqg

im sorry but you dont need quad band in the States....
a handset will run fine in tri in most areas on duel band

the states is so far behind with mobile tech its unreal but so are we in europe we only run off 3g when in S. Korea there running of something like 5g

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  • 2008-04-01 10:27
  • iIR0

who cares about the 2mm thickness difference...? i WANT THAT LENS COVER! stupid LG for making the lens cover an option. it's more a necessity for a camera...if it's selling point is the camera, shouldnt it have the same features as a normal camera? do u see most cameras without a lens cover? no...

but as for the 3G or 2G option, that's MORE of an option, cuz not everywhere supports 3G, but it's not like different places support a lens cover...

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  • 2008-04-01 05:25
  • kWTX

Well, you are correct and 1900MHz is most commonly used in America. Some companies use 850MHz but mostly for rural areas as this band has better reach. The other bands 900 and 1800 are used in other counties and come very handy if you ever get caught traveling.

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  • 2008-04-01 03:18
  • kxSG

call me ignorant but i'm in the u.s. using t-mobile..if the phone already has 1900... would i need the other bands at all? why the push so hard for quad band? just an ignorant american here...

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  • 2008-04-01 02:50
  • jS@1

Totally agree and LG should stick to Asian and European markets as we dont need them here in America. I am happy with my Nokia and Sony phones. Besides I never understood why all the companies dont make quads.........

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  • 2008-04-01 02:38
  • kxSG

what is this, LG throwing us americans a bone with their 850 band?
NO THANKS! you guys and samsung have neglected us americans for far too long with your triband crap so now its strictly nokia for me and my family. haha!

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  • 2008-04-01 00:56
  • k69F

Haha so lg was right all along... the protective lens would have made the viewty thicker. This version is 16mm and the ku990 model is 14mm. But i know alot of people wanted the protective lens so now they have that option. I own the ku990 model, and really i see no need for the protection, but its your choice :)

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  • 2008-03-31 21:19
  • myM}

i literally wished for this...excellent...

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  • 2008-03-31 20:26
  • GvRJ

We have been waiting for this phone to arrive to the US for a while. What are the odds?

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  • 2008-03-31 16:07
  • FMcU

defo a womans phone

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  • 2008-03-31 15:53
  • Mx@E

very nice phone

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  • 2008-03-31 14:29
  • 0@9F

Ah! What a Beauty!

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  • 2008-03-31 13:56
  • M@T2

I think it's good that they've finally included a camera lens cover.

Kinda makes you wonder why the KU990 didn't have it also...surely there was room?

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  • 2008-03-31 13:52
  • S35r

didnt think much to the original viewty i think it runs really really slow but its a good idea on lg's behalf modifying there best selling handset to sell around the world!

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  • 2008-03-31 12:54
  • iIR0

forever the best :p

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  • 2008-03-31 12:23
  • ntMq

second :D!!!

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  • 2008-03-31 12:17
  • S9uK


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  • 2008-03-31 12:15
  • iIR0

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