Specs summary

Screen
2.6"

The LG Octane's screen is 2.6 inches with 320 x 240 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
120 MB

Internal memory is 120 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 16 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
950mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 950 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 14 days standby time, 380 minutes (2G).



The only thing we seem to like about the LG Octane is the updated exterior styling and the larger front display.

- PhoneArena Team , PhoneArena 

Reviews (5.8/10 Avg. rating)


PhoneArena

It is not a suitable replacement for the enV3 due to the call volume fluctuation and echo issues that it exhibited with phone calls

from PhoneArena

Overall, the LG Octane is not a suitable replacement for the enV3 due to the call volume fluctuation and echo issues that it exhibited with phone calls. Because of this, we really can’t recommend the Octane for people who would use it for a lot of calls, but if you are the type of person who only place or receive calls on occasion, you might be OK with it (we would suggest that you try it out first). But in the other areas, the Octane still isn’t as good as the enV3, such as the one-piece membrane QWERTY keyboard, lower volume music player, and camera images not looking as good.... Full review

Phone Scoop

The LG Octane will be best for those who primarily focus on voice and text messages for communication

from Phone Scoop

The LG Octane is yet another solid piece of hardware that is shackled by crummy Verizon Wireless software. The biggest improvements here include the larger external display, which offers more functionality than before. The Octane also has a great feel in the hand, solid button performance all around, and excellent battery life.

Where the Octane suffers most is in the media performance department. The music software is downright awful, and the lack of support for 3.5mm headphones says loud and clear that LG doesn't expect people to use it as an MP3 player replacement. Wo... Full review

Phonedog

Octane is a "Dumb Phone"

from Phonedog
Pro: Battery life, keyboard Con: cannot use tools from front keypad, you cannot use the calculator from the numerical keypad, you have to use the Querty keyboard. Using experience: 6 months There are little things that are very anoying, like even if you see the call that you missed and call back,... More
Pro: Battery life, keyboard Con: cannot use tools from front keypad, you cannot use the calculator from the numerical keypad, you have to use the Querty keyboard. Using experience: 6 months There are little things that are very anoying, like even if you see the call that you missed and call back, you have to open it in the "missed" list or the icon does not go away. Less


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Full Specs

Overview
Release date October 28, 2010
Regions available USA
Networks
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
EV-DO Rev. 0
SIM Card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory
120 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.77 W/kg
Body: 0.76 W/kg
Languages English, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 950 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
380 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 14 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Flip
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA No
Material Unknown
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.7 x 5.5 x 1.6 cm
(4.2 x 2.2 x 0.6 in)
Weight 128 grams
(4.5 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 2.6 inches
3D No
Secondary Display Color LCD (TFT), 220 x 176 pixels, 1.76 inches, 262k
Sensors
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity 1000 entries
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Unknown
Javascript No
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, BPP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 16 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 2x digital
Flash Yes
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Multi-shot, Panorama, Smile detection
Video Recording Formats Unknown
Video Recording Parameters QVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, WMA
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): LG VN530

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