|If you need to stay on top of your text, email and instant messaging as well as your social networks, the next-generation LG Rumor2 for Sprint makes it easy to quickly communicate thanks to its slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Perfect for those who want an affordable phone that keeps them connected just about anywhere they go at a great value, this new version of the popular Rumor features an expanded QWERTY keyboard with an additional row for easier typing, increased screen resolution to QVGA clarity, and Bluetooth stereo music streaming. It also has a removable backplate, allowing users to personalize their phone. |
It's compatible with Sprint Navigation, which provides full-feature GPS navigation including voice and on-screen, turn-by-turn driving directions and more than 10 million business listings. Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera/camcorder, Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity, multi-format digital audio player, MicroSD memory expansion to 16 GB, and up to 5.5 hours of talk time.
Catch up on gossip when you're on the go with the LG Rumor2, which offers a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and easy connectivity to popular IM networks and even social networks.
Sprint PCS Vision gives you instant access to amazing things you will really use, every day. You'll enjoy advanced wireless services, like web access, email and text messaging that is easy to learn and use anytime. Plus, with the Nationwide Sprint PCS Network you get the nationwide coverage and voice clarity you've come to expect from Sprint.
This GPS-enabled phone provides optional access to Sprint Navigation for driving directions on your mobile phone--by voice and onscreen. Along the way, turn-by-turn directions will be announced in a clear voice and displayed on your phone. For example, Sprint Navigation will say, "Go 1.2 miles and turn right on Elm Street." As you approach the turn, you will hear, "Turn right on Elm Street." Sprint Navigation also provides proactive traffic alerts with one click re-routing. And it's easy to find restaurants, banks, cafes, hotels and more from over 10 million points of interest across the U.S.
With Sprint Mobile Email, you'll get easy access to your favorite home email services including AOL, Yahoo!, Gmail, and MSN/Windows Live Hotmail and more. And Sprint Mobile Email Work enables you to access email from corporate servers, including Microsoft Exchange 2000, 2003, 2007 and Lotus Notes Domino versions 6.0, 6.5 and 7.0 (with the latest software update).
You can also can easily stay in touch with family and friends using Sprint Messaging, offering threaded SMS text messaging and the ability to share pictures and video with MMS seamlessly in one application. It also offers Sprint IM with access to Yahoo! Messenger, AOL's AIM service and MSN Messenger.
Stay Sporty with Sprint
With NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile, instantly connect to the NASCAR information you want, when you want it. Follow NASCAR action from practice to race day with real-time leaderboard and alerts. Get exclusive access to your favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with real-time driver stats, breaking news and more. Live in-car audio, race radio, NASCAR on SPEED and other audio/video only available on select phones. Visit sprint.com/speed for details.
To access, just text "NASCAR" to 7777 on your Sprint phone or visit the Sprint Digital Lounge to download NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile (standard text messaging and data rates apply).
This phone also provides access to NFL Mobile Live--your all-access pass to the NFL from DRAFT to Super Bowl. Stay on top of every game with real-time red zone alerts, game center scores, stats, and more. Manage your fantasy football team like a pro with up-to-the-minute insights, analysis, stats and alerts. Access by texting "NFL" to 7777 on the handset to download NFL Mobile Live from Sprint Digital Lounge (standard text messaging and data rates apply).
The Rumor2 has been improved with an expanded QWERTY keyboard, increased screen resolution, and Bluetooth stereo music streaming.
It also features a 1.3-megapixel camera/camcorder, digital audio player, and MicroSD memory expansion to 16 GB.
A removable backplate enables you to personalize your phone.
The Rumor2 offers one touch access to messaging through a softkey from the idle screen and it automatically populates the messaging menu when the slider is opened. You'll enjoy easy access to Sprint Mobile eMail to check and send mail from multiple accounts through familiar providers including Yahoo! AOL, Gmail and Microsoft Live. It also provides quick access to instant messaging services including AIM, MSN and Yahoo! as well as popular social networking communities. To personalize the text messaging experience, the Rumor2 offers the ability to assign "text tones" to address book entries for audible identification of text message senders.
The Rumor2's face has a 240 x 320-pixel LCD (262K colors), five-way navigation toggle, soft keys, and numeric keypad, and it smoothly slides open to the left to reveal the QWERTY keyboard (which automatically switches the screen to landscape mode). The internal phonebook has a 600 contact capacity, each with space for seven phone numbers, three email addresses, one Web address, and one IM address. You can also assign a photo ID to a contact entry, as well as assign it to a group as well as to a specific ringtone.
Handsfree communication is easy thanks to the integrated speakerphone. This phone provides the latest version of Bluetooth connectivity--version 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), which makes pairing with the included headset as well as other Bluetooth devices a snap. With the A2DP Bluetooth profile, you can stream your music to a pair of compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones. You can connect your laptop (either via Bluetooth or wired USB) and enjoy dial-up networking--surf the Internet, send email, and access files from a server (additional charges or subscription applicable).
The 1.3-megapixel camera provides three resolution options (1280 x 960, 640 x 480, and 320 x 240 pixels), and features up to a 15x digital zoom, brightness and white balance controls, self-timer, and in-phone image enhancement. It also provides support for PictBridge technology so you can print your photos without the need of a PC (either using USB or Bluetooth). You can record video at two resolutions--176 x 144 and 128 x 96 pixels--at up to 2 hours for saving to memory card or in 10- or 20-second lengths for sending via messaging or email. Videos can be used as ringers and screen savers
Other features include:
- Threaded Messaging lists text messages in a conversation format
- Organizer tools: Alarm Clock, Calculator, Scheduler, Notepad, World Clock, Ez Tip Calculator, D-Day Counter, and Unit Converter
- 30 unique ringers plus vibrate and silent modes
- Restrict & Lock: restrict incoming/outgoing calls to contacts/ special numbers only, data services, camera, and photo album
- Alert Tones: set different tones for voicemail, text messages, picture mail, voice SMS, and email
- USB mass storage capabilities for easy transfer of files between PC and phone
- Digital audio player supports MP3 files (sideload files from PC to memory card only)
- Airplane mode turns off cellular connectivity while allowing you access to music player and other features
- Speaker-Independent Voice Dialing: Say the name of any entry in your phone book and the number is dialed automatically without using the keypad. This feature is speaker-independent, so there is no need to train the phone to respond to any one person's voice. Receive an audible status report of your phone/s coverage, signal strength, and battery strength.
- TTY Compatible: This phone connects to a TTY device, allowing anyone who is visually- or hearing-impaired the ability to communicate.
- Hearing Aid Compatibility: This handset has been certified as Hearing Aid Compatible in accordance with applicable industry standards. This handset has a HAC rating of M3 for hearing aids operating in the acoustic mode.
The LG Rumor2 weighs 4.2 ounces and measures 4.4 x 2.1 x 0.7 inches. Its 950 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 5. hours of talk time, and up to 168 hours of standby time. It runs on the 800/1900 CDMA frequencies; 1xRTT Voice & Data Capable.