Verizon Wireless officially launched the LG Chocolate VX8500 today. The Chocolate line is a series of high-end phones using touch-sensitive keys that disappear when not in use. The VX8500 features the following:
V CAST Music Store & V CAST Video
1.3 Megapixel Camera
Bluetooth V1.1 (No OBEX Support)
MicroSD Card Slot
The VX8500 is available online only currently, and will be in VZW stores on August 7th.
The LG VX5300 also launched fully today. It is a mid-range phone with Bluetooth that builds on the popular VX5000 series, replacing the VX5200.
The VX5300 is a Tri-band Dual mode phone, and features the following
Bluetooth 1.1 (No OBEX Support)
VGA Camera with Flash
Full Duplex Speakerphone
Hearing Aid Compatible
The LG VX5300 is selling for $49.99 with a 2 year agreement and $99.99 with a 1 year agreement.
The LG VX8500 is selling for $149.99 with a 2 year agreement and $199.99 with a 1 year agreement. The prices for both are available at VZW’s online store.