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G2 Verizon

  • VS980 White

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • Powerful Snapdragon™ 2.26 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • Long-Lasting Battery - 3,000 mAh SiO+1
  • Vivid 5.2" 1080p Full HD IPS Display
  • 13 MP High Resolution Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Camera
Technical Specifications
Carrier Verizon
Type Smart Phone
Form Factor Bar
Processor 2.26 GHz Quad-Core Processor, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 MSM8974 Chipset
Network LTE, CDMA/1xEVDO Rev. A (800/1900 MHz)*
Global Network EDGE/GSM (850/900/1800/1900), HSPA/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100)*
Dimensions 5.45" (H) x 2.79" (W) x 0.36" (D)
Weight 5.47 oz
Display 5.2" (1920 x 1080) Full HD IPS Display
Touch Screen Yes
Battery Capacity 3,000 mAh / SiO+
Talk Time Up to 18 hours and 20 minutes**
Standby Time Up to 12 days**
Total Internal Memory 32 GB
Wireless Charging Yes
* All listed frequency support is network/carrier specific. Roaming capability and network frequency support may not be available. Check with your network provider to see if and to what extent they offer support for this device.
** Certain features may use more power and cause actual time to vary.
LG and Android™ Enhancements
Android™ Platform Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat®
Network Verizon 4G LTE Network*,**
Mobile Hotspot Share a 4G data connection with other compatible wireless devices.*,**,***
Bluetooth® Version 4.0
Direct/Android™ Beam Share via NFC (Near Field Communication) and Wi-Fi
Wireless Storage Share files with your computer via Wi-Fi®.
* Verizon’s 4G LTE Network not available everywhere
** All listed frequency support is network/carrier specific. Roaming capability and network frequency support may not be available. Check with your network provider to see if and to what extent they offer support for this device.
*** Verizon Wireless® service required. Features based on carrier program availability. Additional charges may apply.
Live Zooming Zoom in/out on videos during playback.
QRemote™ Control compatible TVs, Blu-ray™ players, cable provider set-top boxes, and more via infrared.
Video Player Touch Lock, Audio Effects, and Resume Play Function; supports DivX®, WMV, MP4, 3GP, and 3G2 formats
Music Player Audio Effects: supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, M4A, WAV, FLAC, and WMA formats
High Quality Sound Supporting 24-bit, 192 kHz Hi-Fi playback for FLAC and WAV files
Smart Video Video pauses automatically when phone detects eyes are not looking at the screen.
Rear-Facing Camera 13 MP Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Full HD Rear-Facing Autofocus Camera and Camcorder with LED Flash
Front-Facing Camera 2.1 MP Full HD Front-Facing Camera
Optical Image Stabilization Clearer results by keeping imagery stable while a photo or video is taken, even in low-light conditions
Camera Resolutions Up to 4160 x 3120* (4160 x 2340 default) pixels
Multipoint Autofocus Camera detects and captures a particular subject faster and more precisely with nine autofocus points.
Shot & Clear™ Helps eliminate select moving objects in the background of a picture
Tracking Focus Zoom in on a subject while recording to track and magnify it through the scene.*
Cheese Shutter™ Use voice commands to capture a photo.
Shot Mode Choose from Normal, Shot & Clear*, Dynamic Tone (HDR)*, Panorama*, VR Panorama*, Burst Shot*, Beauty Shot, Dual Camera, and Time Catch Shot*.
Intelligent Auto Automatically identifies a scene’s characteristics and adjusts camera options such as aperture and shutter speed
Video Resolutions Up to 1920 x 1080 (60 fps; 30 fps default)
Dual Recording / Dual Camera Front and rear cameras take pictures or videos with picture-in-picture technology.
Pause & Resume Recording Pause and start in record mode for one continuous video file.
Audio Zoom Focus on a specific audio source by zooming in on the intended subject while recording video.**
Live Shot Take still shots while recording video.
Video Screenshot Capture still shots from a video during playback.
Video Editor Make and edit your own movies.
* Available only on rear-facing camera or camcorder
** Available only in landscape orientation
Knock On™ Knock twice with a fingertip to turn the display on or off.
Slide Aside™ Three-finger swipe to the left saves up to three running apps; access tabs with a swipe to the right.
QSlide Function™ Overlay up to two QSlide app windows with adjustable sizing and transparency on primary screen.
Clip Tray™ Copy and paste multiple items to a slide-up clipboard, then select later to use or share.
Capture Plus™ Take a screen grab of an entire email content and save to view later.
On Call Notes™ from QuickMemo™ Jot down notes during a call, and retrieve them instantly in a call log entry.
Quick Memo™ Create and share personalized memos by adding handwritten drawings or messages on-screen.
Quick Translator™ Translate sentences and phrases from 44 different languages into 66 native languages.
Text Link Save events to a calendar, search the web, or do a map search directly from information sent through text messages.
Voice Mate™ Voice commands to send text messages/ emails to contacts, add appointments/reminders to the calendar, or complete online searches
Vu: Talk™ Draw and make notes, transfer images, and screen share in real time between compatible devices.*
Notebook Create a shareable notebook with ability to cut and paste pictures, add videos, record voice, and more.
Life Square™ Create a photo journal with select photos, text messages, calls, videos, calendar events, Facebook® posts, and Twitter® tweets.
Polaris® Office 5 PC-like office suite app
Guest Mode™ Create a separate unlock screen pattern for guests with pre-set access and restrictions.**
Plug & Pop Plug in an earphone or USB Cable and related features or apps will appear on the home screen.
Answer Me Accept incoming calls by raising the phone to the ear.
Smart Ringtone Ringtone volume automatically increases in noisy environments.
Smart Screen Display setting keeps the screen active when device detects eye movement.
Privacy Keeper Hide caller information for incoming calls; swipe screen to reveal information.
Quiet Mode Specify times to turn off all sounds except alarm and media.
Notification LED Colored and patterned light for alerts on the Power/Lock Key like alarms, calendar reminders, new messages, missed calls, etc.
* No voice call required. Vu: Talk™ offers simultaneous data and voice sharing when both devices are in 4G LTE coverage or connected to a Wi-Fi network.
** Pattern lock must be enabled to use Guest Mode.

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from the g2 simply captivated me.... i never even thought twice about leaving samsung behind for good because one phone design, extreme usability and performance, just dominated and trumped all other brands. i still have and use my vs980. i fixed itba few times but no design is without a small flaw. small price to pay. this phone is still relevent today next to its newer versions. starts faster than g3 ,4 and 5. of course the g5 owns but g2 still standing strong and is better than 85% of other phones on the market. and thanks to the g5 the g2 is pretty affordable to by outright to bring to any carrier. love this phone!!!! thanks lg!!!!
Date published: 2016-08-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst experience Worst phone i ever had... never going to buy any LG phone again.... Heats up on mobile data and games/multimedia usage... Battery drains too quickly...Couldnt give a Zero star...
Date published: 2016-07-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst phone I have ever owned! I have this phone just about a year and it simply the worst phone ever. It is slow and randomly shuts off and or just goes back to home screen. Sometimes it is impossible to send text messages. It just says sending and never sends. Also, the phone gets hot to touch and it must be restarted. The battery life is poor and it doesn't stay charged even for a day. I absolutely hate this phone and would never recommend purchasing it. I will never by LG again!
Date published: 2016-05-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from If I could give zero stars I would I have had this phone for less than one year. Battery life is less than 7 hours. Most of the applications are laggy. The phone randomly shuts down and when it turns back on, has lost at least 30% of its battery life. The headphone jack stopped working after 3 months, the charger port no longer works unless I hold the phone and charger at a certain angle, and even then it tells me the charger is incompatible and the charger actually DRAINS the battery. This is the worst phone I have had yet, and I had a track phone. Whenever I am asked about what kind I have, I make sure I tell them to never purchase this phone because it is actual garbage. Do NOT waste your time buying this piece of poop that doesn't perform any of the functions it should. It doesn't deserve your money.
Date published: 2016-04-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from not built to last I bought 2 of these phones 1 and a half years ago. For 6 months the phones have not been able to charge from the original charger that came with the phone. Slowly charges with new cords or simply will not charge with the message, "Charging has stopped to prevent damage to phone. To continue charging phone connect the phone to its original USB cable and charger provided." The only way to charge the phone is through the USB cord connected to the computer.
Date published: 2016-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT! My LG G2 Verizon is a great phone. I have had many brands with various bells and whistles but NONE are as good as this. The G2 is STILL competative with all the latest "Big boy" models.
Date published: 2016-01-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Relatively low function Le me watching tv, guy who gets shot gets ressuscitated by some sort of future tech, jumps up and stabs/kills the doctor who was trying to save his life. I yell at the TV "Hey! That wasn't very nice!" like I'm scolding a small child. Yeah Stace, that's totally gonna work XD
Date published: 2015-12-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from ABSOLUTE FAIL This is the absolute worst phone I have ever owned. Last night I tried charging it over night and today it is at 8% battery capacity. Everything about this phone failed with the new software update. It now cannot send or receive texts/calls. I have tried hard resetting the phone but it continues to fail. Also you can watch as the battery power ticks away. About every minute the battery life goes down 1%. 0/10 I will never purchase another LG product ever again.
Date published: 2015-11-08
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