LG Accolade VX5600 Phone (Verizon Wireless)

[ReviewAZON asin=”B0037QGDKU”]Perfect for your on-the-go communication needs, the LG Accolade VX5600 mobile phone for Verizon Wireless eschews the fancy bells and whistles found on other phones to deliver essential, easy-to-use voice and messaging features that you need to rely on every day. Offering a compact design that’s easy to tuck in a pocket or toss in a handbag, the Accolade flip phone offers dual displays, voice command capabilities, and Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free devices.

The LG Accolade flip phone.

It also includes an integrated GPS receiver, which enables you to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service for turn-by-turn directions as well as access the Family Locator service, which helps you track down family members anytime, anywhere. Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera for still photos, mobile Web capabilities with Bing search, access to personal e-mail, speakerphone, and up to 7.67 hours (460 minutes) of talk time.

Key Features

  • CDMA 1xRTT data network
  • GPS navigation capabilities via VZ Navigator service
  • 1.76-inch internal display with 220 x 176-pixel resolution and 262K color depth
  • Color external screen displays current time, signal strength, battery life, and incoming calls
  • Full messaging capabilities including Mobile E-mail, Mobile Web E–mail, and Chat
  • Mobile Web capable with Bing search
  • 1.3-megapixel for still photos with 2x digital zoom, noise reduction (for improving image quality in low-lit environments), customizable brightness and white balance settings, night mode, and self timer.
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR connectivity for communicating wirelessly via hands-free headsets and car kits. You can also wirelessly send contacts and calendar events to other compatible Bluetooth-enabled phones.
  • Voice command capabilities (speaker-independent) including call, send message, contacts, redial, and more.
  • Organizer tools including calendar, alarm clock, stopwatch, world clock, notepad, tip calculator, to do list, and calculator
  • Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off
  • Voice clarity feature automatically adjusts voice based on surround noise level
  • Phonebook stores up to 1000 contacts with each entry storing five numbers, two e-mail addresses, one physical address, one IM screen name, a picture ID, and notes.
  • Micro USB connectivity with charging capabilities
  • Voice memo recording
  • Hearing aid compatible (M4/T4 rating)
  • TTY/TDD support

Vital Statistics
The LG Accolade VX5600 weighs 3 ounces and measures 3.56 x 1.83 x 0.72 inches. Its 1000 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 7.67 hours of talk time, and up to 679 hours (28+ days) of standby time. It runs on the CDMA 800/1900 frequencies and 1xRTT data frequency.

What’s in the Box
LG Accolade VX5600 handset, rechargeable battery, wall/USB charger, battery door, quick start guide

Verizon Wireless Services

  • VZ Navigator Capable: With this GPS-enabled phone, you’ll be able to access the Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator service (additional charges applicable) for voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, heads-up alerts, local search of nearly 14 million points of interest in the US (such as landmarks, restaurants and ATMs), and detailed color maps.
  • Family Locator: Securely locate your family members’ locations from your Verizon Wireless device or the web. The locate feature provides you with the information you need to stay aware and stay in touch, including detailed location information and the address of your family members displayed on an interactive map and the option to receive turn-by-turn driving directions to your family member’s location using VZ Navigator. You can also receive updates when your family members leave or arrive at locations that you define such as school, soccer practice, or home, with monitored locations set up within a 1/4-, 1/2-, or a 1-mile radius.
  • Mobile Web 2.0: Getting on the Internet is easy using the Verizon Wireless Mobile Web 2.0 package, which allows you to read and send e-mails, exchange instant messages and view your favorite web content on your phone. The Verizon Wireless Media Center wireless download service is also fully compatible with this phone. This pay-per-download service features application downloads, games and productivity tools. You can also personalize your handset with ringtone downloads using the Media Center service.