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LG 830 “Spyder”-Recalled

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.


Name of Product: Certain LG 830 “Spyder” Cell Phones

Units: About 30,000

Hazard: The recalled phones can have difficulty sustaining a connection or have poor voice quality on calls to emergency 911.

Description: The recall involves LG 830 “Spyder” touch-screen slider cell phones with software versions T83LGV03 and T83LGV04, which were sold for use with the following regional wireless carriers: Cellular South, Cellcom, Bluegrass Cellular, Centennial de Puerto Rico, Appalachian Wireless, Illinois Valley Cellular, Northwest Missouri Cellular, Inland Cellular, Leaco, Golden State Cellular, Thumb Cellular, Silver Star Communications, and Nex-Tech Wireless.

The cell phone model number can be found underneath the battery. The software version can be verified by going into the menu of the cell phone, selecting “Settings” then “Phone Information” then “Version.” No other LG cell phones, software versions or wireless carriers are included in this recall.

Sold at: Various cellular dealers in Alabama, Alaska, Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Washington State and Wisconsin from September 2008 through November 2008 for about $200.

Manufactured in: Korea

Remedy: Consumers have been or are being contacted by their wireless carrier or LG Electronics MobileComm to schedule a free software upgrade. Please contact your wireless carrier if you have not been contacted yet.

Read about the recall on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

Source: EngadgetMobile

3 comments March 2nd, 2009

LG Versa

Verizon Wireless has released the LG VX9600 (Versa) today-March 1, 2009.  lg-versa-verizonThe new LG Versa™ is the runaway favorite for MVP – Most Versatile Phone. Thanks to next–generation technology, the home screen is transformed into a sizzling, animated 3D user interface. Quickly customize up to 3 different home screens with your favorite features, apps, or contacts. Make your move…the built–in accelerometer rotates screens automatically from portrait to landscape or controls games using rotation movements. The slim, sleek bar design with an elegant chrome border stands out from the crowd. Also at your fingertips: a 2.0 megapixel camera with flash and camcorder, detachable QWERTY keypad, integrated music player optimized with Bluetooth® stereo capability, microSD™ memory port, visual voicemail & HTML web browsing. If you’re looking for smart technology, sophisticated style and the ultimate in versatility, take a good look at the new LG Versa.

Current pricing for the LG Versa is as follows.

2 year term: $249.99
1 year term: $319.99
month to month: $449.99

Purchasing the LG Versa online with a one or two year service agreement will save you $50 off list price.


2 comments March 1st, 2009

LG 150 (Voluntary) Recall

LG Canada is voluntary recall off LG 150 because some models may not meet Radio Frequency Standards.  The LG 150 was sold by Bell Mobility, Virgin Mobile, MTS Allstream, SaskTel, Aliant Mobility, KMTS, NorthernTel, Sogetel, Télébec and TBayTel.  You are urged to contact your carrier as most of them have a replacement program in effect.

For more information about the voluntary recall read the press release on the LG website.


1 comment January 27th, 2009

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