An excellent phone for texting with its full-size QWERTY keyboard that slides out from underneath the 3.2″ touch screen. The Extravert 2 recognizes voice commands and is T4/M4 hearing aid compatible.
The LG Exalt VN360 is a simple, senior-friendly flip phone that’s highly reliable, easy to set up, and intuitive to use. It is M4/T4 hearing aid compatible, and its easy-to-read 3″ interior screen displays content largely and clearly. Call quality is very good.
Keys are large and include a numeric keypad, two soft keys, and a directional pad for moving the cursor. There are also dedicated keys for the alarm clock and for the speakerphone function. A volume control rocker is located on the left-hand side, and a shutter button is situated to the right for taking pictures with the built-in 2 megapixel camera.
The LG Exalt supports voice dialing and has a text-to-speech function that can read texts out aloud, making this phone an excellent choice for the vision impaired as well.
There’s a 7×15 pixel external LED matrix display that will show the time, scroll the number of incoming calls, or display an icon when there’s new voice or text messages.
Physically, the phone is quite thin, and therefore won’t make a big bulge in your pocket.
The 119-page manual is available in English and Spanish here. A briefer quick start guide is also available for download at the same location. The latter will get your phone up and running and explains its most important functions, however unless this is your first cell phone, you might not even need it as most functions are quite straightforward and intuitive to use.
|Dimensions||4.4" x 2.1" x 0.6"|
|Display (internal)||3", 240x400px|
|Languages||English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean|
|SD card slot||32GB|
|SIM card slot||No|
|Standby time||18 days|