Specs summary


The LG Genesis's screen is 3.2 inches with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8650 1 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 2.2 Froyo operating system (OS).

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

430 MB

Internal memory is 430 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 1500 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 17.5 days standby time, 150 minutes (2G).

It's ideal for anyone who can't decide between a full touch screen phone, a keyboarded phone, or a Sidekick-like texting device.

- Jamie Lendino , PC Magazine 

Reviews summary

Based on 2 reviews

LG continues to try and make good on its promise that 'Life's Good' with the introduction of the LG Genesis.

The Genesis smartphone offers up the Android 2.2 operating system with a 1GHZ snapdragon processor. Users can quickly launch their favorite applications or hit the Internet to share their latest thoughts, photos or videos on social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter. The Android market offers access to thousands of free and paid applications from developers around the world.

The Genesis can also act as a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five devices, allowing users to share Internet access with others. The phone is Wi-Fi-capable, as well, so users can connect to the Internet from local wireless networks while on the go. DLNA media sharing allows streaming photos, videos and music to and from other DLNA-enabled devices, such as home entertainment systems, game consoles and televisions. GPS capabilities unlock the potential of navigation applications.

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It is preloaded with Google Talk, Gmail, Google Voice Actions and Google Maps. The browser supports HTML, XHMTL and WAP 2.0.

The phone offers a flip design with dual touch-screen displays. Users can choose a full QWERTY keyboard or a virtual keyboard that uses Swype technology, increasing texting speed using a continuous fingertip motion.

It is also equipped with a 5 megapixel still and video camera, offering enough flexibility that photos can be printed in good quality. It can also replace music players, offering MP3 music player capabilities. It is Bluetooth-enabled and has a MicroUSB port. There is 430MB of built-in memory, but it can be expanded up to 32GB with a micro SD/HC card.

The phone has 2.5 hours of talk time with 420 hours of standby time using the 1500 mAh battery.

With a 3.5-inch external touchscreen and a 3.2-inch internal touchscreen and weighing in at 6 ounces, it is larger than similarly equipped phones.

Need To Know: LG Genesis

1. The Android-based smartphone offers two QWERTY keyboards, a physical keyboard and a virtual keyboard. (The Good)

2. It can support up to five devices as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. (The Good)

3. Media can be streamed to the phone from other DLNA-equipped devices. (The Good)

4. It is larger than other simlar phones. (The Bad)

Reviews (6.5/10 Avg. rating)

PC Magazine

Too big, complex, and uneven

from PC Magazine
The LG Genesis, U.S. Cellular's latest Android device, is a massive, horizontal flip phone and the spiritual successor to the LG enV Touch (4 stars) over on Verizon. It's ideal for anyone who can't decide between a full touch screen phone, a keyboarded phone, or a Sidekick-like texting device. The Genesis offers U.S. Cellular subscribers more screen and keyboard than any other Android smartphone. It's certainly one for the vine, even if it lacks the invisible touch which would vault it into the top rank of smartphones... Full review

A great mid-range Android phone for users who want a full physical keyboard

from Cnet

The LG Genesis takes on the dual-screen flip design of the LG enV Touch but with a decidedly Android twist. It employs two touch screens, an amazingly roomy keyboard, and handy physical controls for the four Android shortcuts. Of course, it also has all the features a midrange Android phone would offer, like Wi-Fi, GPS, and mobile hot-spot support. Yet, the Genesis suffers from substantial bulkiness, and the internal touch screen display is not entirely accessible from all angles. If you can see past these couple of issues however, the LG Genesis is certainly one of the better Android optio... Full review

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Full Specs

Release date May 13, 2011
Regions available USA
800/1900 MHz
EV-DO Rev. A
SIM Card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 2.2 Froyo

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8650 1 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
430 MB
RAM 512 MB
ROM 728 MB
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.58 W/kg
Body: 0.55 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Car Charger, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 1500 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:
150 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 17.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Flip
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Unknown
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12.0 x 6.2 x 1.7 cm
(4.7 x 2.4 x 0.7 in)
Weight 170 grams
(6 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 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 3.2 inches
3D No
Secondary Display Color LCD (TFT), 480 x 800 pixels, 3.2 inches, 16.7 million
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, Touchscreen
Navigation Type D-pad, Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
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 Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0, HTML
Browser Google Android
Javascript No
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 2x digital
Flash Yes
Additional Rear Camera Info Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Front Camera  
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, XLS
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): LG US760, LG enV Pro

8GB microSD Memory Card included
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