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Optimus Exceed

  • VS840PP

Key Features

  • Bright 4.0" Display and Corning® Gorilla® Glass Touch Screen
  • 1.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor
  • 5 MP Rear Camera with Full HD Video Capture & VGA Front-Facing Camera
  • 3G Network Speeds


Need a little direction? In addition to the Help app, delivering step-by-step on-device tutorials, Optimus Exceed’s simple and easy-to-understand UI provides options for quick reply to received messages, quick access to four frequently used apps from the lock screen, and new widgets such as Quick Dialer.



With Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), LG and Google® have partnered to enhance the mobile experience on your LG phone. With easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, and resizable widgets, this upgrade offers extreme organization, intuitive customization, advanced photography and several features that are uniquely to LG devices.

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Mobile Accessories

Mobile Accessories

Get all the fixings for your LG mobile phone (accessories sold separately).

Technical Specifications
Carrier Verizon
Form Factor Bar
Camera Yes
Smartphone Android™-Powered
Touch Screen Yes
Web Yes
Type Smart Phone
Form Factor Bar
Technology CDMA***
Processor 1.2 GHz Dual-Core
Frequencies 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS, 800 MHz CDMA***
Data Transmission EVDO Rev. A, 1xRTT
Dimensions 4.69" (H) x 2.45" (W) x 0.45" (D)
Weight 5.0 oz.
Display 16.7M Color TFT, 800 x 480 pixels, 4.0”
Touch Screen Yes
Battery Capacity 1,700 mAh
Usage Time Up to 8 hours*
Standby Time Up to 350 hours*
Internal Memory 8 GB
MicroSD™ Memory Slot Supports up to 32 GB memory card**
* Certain features may use more power and cause actual time to vary.
** MicroSD™ cards sold separately
*** All listed frequency support is network/carrier specific. When roaming, network specific frequency support may not be available. Check with your network provider to see if and to what extent they offer support for this device.
LG and Android™ Enhancements
Android™ Platform Android™ 4.0 Platform (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Preloaded Apps Gmail™, Google+™, Latitude™, Local, Maps™, Messenger, Navigation, Play Books, Play Magazines, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Search™, Talk™, Voice Search™, and YouTube™
Network Verizon Network*
Bluetooth® Version 3.0
SmartShare Share media wirelessly to DLNA®- enabled devices.
Wi-Fi® Connectivity 802.11b/g/n
* All listed frequency support is network/carrier specific. When roaming, network specific frequency support may not be available. Check with your network provider to see if and to what extent they offer support for this device.
Video Player Touch Lock, Dolby® Sound Effect*, Next/Previous Button, More Menu Options and Resume Play Function; supports WMV, MP4, 3GP, and 3G2 Formats
Music Player Supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, and WAV Formats
Media Sync (MTP) Transfer files or synchronize with Windows® Media Player.***
Accelerometer Control games by turning and tilting phone.**
* Headset required (sold separately)
** Only available on certain interactions with the touch screen
*** USB cable (included) required
Front-Facing Camera VGA Front–Facing Camera for Self-Portraits and Video Chat
Rear-Facing Camera 5 Megapixel Rear-Facing Autofocus Camera and Camcorder with LED Flash
Camera Resolutions Up to 2560 x 1920 (default)
Full HD Video Recording Up to 1920 x 1080 (default)
Audio Recording Record video with or without sound.
Cheese Shutter Voice command picture taking
Gesture Features Access common phone functions with simple gestures.
Connect to Social Networks Send quick updates to Google+™, Twitter®, Facebook®, and other social networks. Applications downloaded from Google Play

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from adequate as a phone, annoying otherwise Very slow to respond on the touch screen and often annoying unwanted screens pop up. extremely annoying to text on, adds periods for no reason, sends texts prematurely, flips screens. Poor quality from the camera. worthless for using with the data package, or maybe that is just verizon, barely adequate with wifi. Nice size. I had a protective case on it that made it too bulky and then I realized I actually don't care if I drop it and break it. I'm getting rid of it soon. I hate it. But then I don't love phones in general, just a necessary tool.
Date published: 2014-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from front camera the verizon lg optimus 2 DOES NOT HAVE A FRONT CAMERA somebody prove me wrong because i can not find it
Date published: 2014-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This LG Phone has all the features that I want Great phone and easy to navigate, i also love the graphics.
Date published: 2014-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Its pretty good. Ok so I have had this phone for just about 2 years now and over all I can say that it is a nice phone if you don't have the money to get a more expensive one. The battery when I first got it was amazing I could go all day on it and still have a little bit left the next day, but as it got older the battery isn't so grate any more. It's really durable as well as I have dropped a few hundreds time and it hasn't broken yet.
Date published: 2014-07-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Poor Quality. Does not perform to expected standards. Poor batter life. Slow processor. Still using 4.0 platform. When will it be updated? Exceed 2 has update. Android users should ALL be able to update OS when new versions are released.
Date published: 2014-05-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Product has great performance and overall qualitys This phone is a great buy it was affordable and it has proven to be reliable as well . The only drawback was that it did give me an error message on start up. I do believe it was my own doing that caused it but they sent me a new one right away without any questions. Great customer service along with it.
Date published: 2014-02-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great little smart phone It was a great phone before it died just two days after the warranty ended. Then at that time it wasn't even a poor phone. However, Verizon is awesome and they sent me a new one at no charge. The new phone just a day old wont load Playbook or anything else so that I can get the apps I had on the old at the moment not real happy. Either way, the phone was free in Jan of 2013 and it was my first smartphone, so I really have nothing to compare it to; but non-the-less it is a great phone!
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not recommended I've had this phone for only 3 months and already I've wanted to stick it in the garbage disposal at least a half dozen times. I text a lot and this phone has a habit of sending my texts before I am even ready to 'send' and I have no 'cancel,' button. It's also easy to send your texts to the wrong recipient. If I receive a call, sometimes phone answers before I know who's calling. Yes, I've checked all of the settings that I want. Lousy ring tones and alerts also. There are other issues but these are the most troublesome to me. I've had a prepaid account for almost 5 years and I bought this phone because I couldn't find a decent prepaid phone with a camera flash and LG makes a great phone. This time I'm disappointed.
Date published: 2014-01-18
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