Virgin Mobile LG Optimus Elite Prepaid Cell Phone

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Do you need a cell phone that works just as fast and efficiently as you do? The Virgin Mobile LG Optimus Phone, Elite Prepaid Cell does all the work is done for you, with easy access to information at the touch of a button. Featuring an 800MHz processor, the Virgin Mobile Optimus Phone lets you connect faster. Plus, this Virgin Mobile LG phone runs on the Android 2.3 operating system makes accessing your web browser even more convenient. With a built-in 5MP camera, this Virgin Mobile Optimus Phone allows fantastic pictures on the go. Designed with a 3.5" full capacitive touchscreen, the Virgin Mobile Prepaid Phone shows you the world at the touch of a fingertip. The Virgin Mobile LG Optimus Phone, Elite Prepaid Cell is your ideal choice for a versatile phone that can rival its counterparts.

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Important Made in USA Origin Disclaimer: For certain items sold by Walmart on Walmart.com, the displayed country of origin information may not be accurate or consistent with manufacturer information. For updated, accurate country of origin data, it is recommended that you rely on product packaging or manufacturer information.

Do you need a cell phone that works just as fast and efficiently as you do? The Virgin Mobile LG Optimus Phone, Elite Prepaid Cell does all the work is done for you, with easy access to information at the touch of a button. Featuring an 800MHz processor, the Virgin Mobile Optimus Phone lets you connect faster. Plus, this Virgin Mobile LG phone runs on the Android 2.3 operating system makes accessing your web browser even more convenient. With a built-in 5MP camera, this Virgin Mobile Optimus Phone allows fantastic pictures on the go. Designed with a 3.5" full capacitive touchscreen, the Virgin Mobile Prepaid Phone shows you the world at the touch of a fingertip. The Virgin Mobile LG Optimus Phone, Elite Prepaid Cell is your ideal choice for a versatile phone that can rival its counterparts.


Virgin Mobile LG Optimus Cell Phone:

  • Android 2.3.7 OS
  • 3.5" full capacitive touchscreen
  • 5MP camera
  • 800MHz processor

Specifications

Self-Timer Delay: Yes
Color: Black
Digital Zoom: 4
Memory Card Type: microSDHC - up to 32 GB
Capacity: 1520 mAh
Cell Phone Service Provider: Virgin Mobile
Display Resolution: 320 x 480 pixels ,  720 x 480, 176 x 144 (QCIF), 320 x 240 (QVGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Absorbency: Corning Gorilla Glass (scratch resistant glass)
Battery Type: Lithium Primary
Connector Type: Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5 mm ? USB
Operating System: Google Android 2.3.7 ,  Android
Battery Life: 6 hours
Model: VML696LGKIT476
Number of Megapixels: 5 Megapixel
Screen Size: 3.5"
Mobile Operating System: Google Android 2.3.7 ,  Android
Brand: Virgin Mobile
Video Streaming Quality: 160 x 128
Video Game Platform: Andriod
Focus Type: Automatic
Version: 1st Generation
Size: 9.5"L x 7.5"W x 11.25"H
Form: Touch
Manufacturer Part Number: VML696LGKIT476
Accessories Included: USB cable, power adapter
Talk Time: Talk ( CDMA ) - up to 400 min ? Standby ( CDMA ) - up to 252 hrs
Sensor Resolution: 5 Megapixel
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 8.88 x 1.62 x 4.60 IN
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10/14/2012

Customer review by RiSuz

4.0 stars 10/14/2012 by RiSuz
by RiSuz

I've had this phone for about 2 months now. Got it after my old trusty Intercept went haywire and refused to work. Obviously, this is no iPhone but this phone is awesome. As long as I can do what I need to, I'm good. I love that the apps are saved on the phones internal memory, freeing my sd card up for music and pics only. When my wifI is on, the phone is really fast. The phone is very light so I recommend buying a case for it. I have quite a few and also screen protectors and a stylus. I also LOVE Swype. My only issue: If I haven't received a text message in a couple hours, I have to restart the phone. Then they flood in. I hate that. I've had to remove the case to pull the battery twice when my phone froze. VM has the worst customer service I've ever experienced. I've been with them since 2005 so I've witnessed quite a few changes and that is one thing that has NEVER gotten better. If anything, it's worsened. I had an issue in Aug where the service was out for almost 2 weeks. I knew that customer service would be useless so I searched online and found other ways of getting it handled without using them. I suggest you check forums and look around for the "higher up" people that can help you. For example, the head of Sprint escalation. They are very helpful. Enjoy!

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RiSuz
BKLYN, NY
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:25 - 34
Ownership:2 - 3 months
Gender:Female
Usage:Every day
I love this phone. :)
6/28/2012

Customer review by An anonymous customer

5.0 stars 6/28/2012 by An anonymous customer
by An anonymous customer

This is my first smartphone, and I have to say it's completely changed my day to day life! I switched to the Virgin Mobile $45 a month plan, and the service and the phone is amazing. My internet connection is fast, my calls NEVER drop, my texts always send, and the apps are pretty nice. I love how lightweight and cute it is. The only con I could say it does have is that it tends to run out of battery a bit too fast, but if you dim the brightness on the phone, and turn off the Wifi and location features, it seems to reserve battery just fine. It seems like a durable phone as well. My old phone was awful. I had the Huawei M615 Pillar and a service plan with cricKet, and it was the service and the phone were the worst. It had no internet features, the calls would always drop, texts wouldn't send, and it broke if you so much as breathed on it. I would defintely recommend this sweet little smartphone!

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An anonymous customer
Brownsville, Texas
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:14 - 18
Ownership:1 week or less
Gender:Female
Usage:Every day
Good Cheap Android
5/21/2013

Customer review by RoarRoar

4.0 stars 5/21/2013 by RoarRoar
by RoarRoar

This is my first real Android phone, after having an Iphone for quite sometime. I have to say, I like the android better. But You ideally do get what you pay for. Its a great device, has a nice camera, good battery and very is customizable. You WILL NEED INSURANCE of some kind. After buying, awhile later I discovered its issues. Apps constantly open for no reason. The 3G/4G internet is picky about working. You rarely will receive picture messages. Sometimes texts won't send at all until you restart your phone. Cannot write a text more than 1 page long because the text will be received with an upside down question mark in between every letter of every word. Recently, the unlock button isn't working, or the screen is glitching. You can click the unlock button to light up, or to unlock your phone, but the screen stays black no matter how many times you push it. But eventually, it will glitch and show you the screen again. All in all, It is a good starting phone if your looking to upgrade from something much cheaper.

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RoarRoar
Portland, Oregon
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:14 - 18
Ownership:7 - 8 months
Gender:Female
Usage:Every day
Great phone, super light.
6/12/2012

Customer review by jawabba

5.0 stars 6/12/2012 by jawabba
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I am coming off of owning a VZW HTC Thunderbolt. Apart from the heaviness and data speed of the TBolt, the Optimus Elite is a great phone. Battery life is probably my only complaint. (I'm used to it with the TBolt's battery life) The phone is actually running @ 1 gHz not 800 mHz. It handles all the apps I have thrown at it so far. I am still getting used to the slower data speed, but when in WIFI areas this thing is as good as anything out there. Do yourself a favor and buy the $29 replacement - no deductible insurance plan from Walmart as well. You won't find a cheaper and better phone and plan out there. (you may want to check out voyagermobile and republicwireless for some cheaper options) My two cents.

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jawabba
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:25 - 34
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
Nice Prepaid Phone That Works
6/3/2012

Customer review by EdMcD

5.0 stars 6/3/2012 by EdMcD
by EdMcD

This is my 3rd VM phone in 2 months. The first was the Optimus V which was very good for 3 weeks, but then I left it in a rental car in Detroit. Never saw it again. I replace it with a Motorola Triumph that would lock up at least once a day and the touch screen would not work at times. It would also randomly lose it's data signal, so back to Walmart it went. The Optimus Elite has been a great phone so far. It is faster than the other two phones and no performance issues. For me the Optimus phones are a good fit and with this one having a newer operating system I really like it.

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EdMcD
Camden, SC
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:45 - 54
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
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  • A. Yes, you can. This is the reason we chose Virgin Mobile.
    by Ne8106/8/2013
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  • A. Yes, when you call to activate the phone, just choose phone swap and customer service does the rest
    by MisterCee6/8/2013
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  • A. If your current number is active with your carrier, yes. If your currect number becomes inactive with your current carrier, then you have to get a new Virgin Mobile number.
    by rockjrd6/8/2013
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  • A. Yes you can, if you call the virgin mobile headquarters they can do that at the press of a button
    by OptimusElitegurl8/31/2012
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    by Optimusowner8/31/2012
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  • A. I was able to keep my phone number from a contract phone with AT&T so yes you can keep your number.
    by ShopntilIdropn7/22/2012
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  • A. Yes, depending on where you live. More info can be found here: https://www1.virginmobileusa.com/activate/activate.do?page=0
    by Shawshank12267/22/2012
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