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    LG Optimus F3Q

    Stay connected to family and friends with the stylish, LTE enabled LG Optimus F3Q. Its slide-out QWERTY keyboard and touch screen display make it easy to send messages, texts, and e-mails.

    • Type with accuracy using a real keyboard
    • Leverage the 5MP camera with enhanced features for better and more creative pictures
    • Enjoy innovative applications from LG including QuickMemo and Qslide

    New device purchase requires a SIM Starter Kit which will be added to your order automatically.

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    Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 19 reviewers.

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    Features

    Optimus F3Q
    • Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

      Android 4.1.2 builds on the things people love most about Android — easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets, and deep interactivity — and adds powerful new ways of communicating and sharing.

    • Dual-core 1.2 GHz Processor

      A lightning-fast dual-core 1.2 GHz processor delivers the speed you want, so you can experience powerful entertainment and more right on your device.

    • LTE Capable

      LTE Capable.

    • 5 Megapixel Camera

      With quality worth printing, now you can really enjoy those special moments captured on your device. You can also share them with family and friends by sending them to any e-mail address or T-Mobile camera phone.

    • 4" Touchscreen

      4" Touchscreen.

    • 1080p HD Camcorder

      Capture all your best experiences in high definition video.

    • Google Play™

      Your favorite music, books, movies, apps, and games are all in one place that's accessible from the Web and any Android device.

    • Bluetooth 4.0

      Bluetooth 4.0.

    • GPS with Navigation Capability

      Get your real-time location on maps, driving directions, and more.

    • Memory Card Slot (microSD)

      Add more memory for multimedia files, data and more. Easily take the memory card out of your device to transfer files and data to another device.

    • Multi-shot Camera Mode

      Take multiple shots in quick succession and save only the ones you want to keep.

    • Name ID

      Name ID lets you see the names and numbers of your callers, even if they’re not in your address book.

    • NFC

      Near Field Communication allows you to share contacts, web pages, videos and more with a single tap against another NFC capable device.

    • Real web browsing

      Get more pages and better Web content delivered efficiently to your phone.

    • Speaker phone

      Free up your hands for safety and convenience - speakerphone allows you to talk on your device without having to hold it.

    • T-Mobile® TV

      Watch live TV, news, sports, and kids’ shows, and stream popular entertainment on demand with T-Mobile TV.

    • Touch Screen with On-Screen Keyboard

      Everything your device can do is now literally at your fingertips. A high resolution touch screen gives you fast and fun access to your device's display.

    • Up to 32 GB Expandable Memory

      Expandable memory allows your device to store extra music, movies, documents and more.

    • Visual Voicemail

      With Visual Voicemail you can listen to your voicemail messages in any order, respond in one click and easily manage your inbox without dialing in to the network.

    • Wi-Fi Calling

      Call normally, or use Wi-Fi when you don't have cellular reception.

    • Front-facing Camera

      Front-facing Camera.

    • QWERTY keyboard

      The built-in familiar layout lets you type messages easily without searching for the letter you want.

    • Smartphone Mobile Hotspot Ready

      Share your phone's high-speed internet connection on your qualifying plan with laptops, iPads, iPods, eReaders and other Wi-Fi enabled devices.

    Specifications

    Size and Weight
    • 4.80 x 2.55 x 0.55 inches
    • 5.64 ounces 
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    Operating System and Processor
    • Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
    • Dual-core 1.2 GHz Processor
    Battery Life
    • Up to 16 hours talk time
    • Up to 16 days standby time
    Camera, Photos and Video
    • 5 Megapixel Camera
    • Front-facing Camera
    Memory
    • 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM
    Connectivity
    • Sync methods: USB, Bluetooth, WiFi
    • 4G Capable
    • 4G LTE Capable
    • Wi-Fi and Mobile Calling
    Audio and Multimedia
    • T-Mobile TV
    GPS and Apps
    • GPS enabled
    International
    • Quad Band GSM; LTE: 2, 4, 17; UMTS: Band I (2100), Band II (1900), Band IV (1700/2100), Band V (850)
    Hearing Aid Compatibility
    • M3 & T3
    WEA Capable? 
    • No
    In The Box
    • Optimus F3Q
    • Battery
    • Charger
    • USB Cable
    • SIM Card
    Rated 2 out of 5 by I LOVE this phone EXCEPT for the internal storage. I didn't even think to ask (and no one offered to tell me) how much there was. 8Gs seems small lately. What can I even do with LESS than 2?? If I had known internal storage was SO low I wouldn't have bought this. You can't download ANYTHING. Even with most stuff moved to SD card. too bad December 14, 2014
    Rated 2 out of 5 by simply dysfunctional The only reason I purchased this phone was because it was the only one available as new with a keyboard. There are far too many "bloatware" apps on here that you cannot delete-you can disable them. Also, the phone randomly resets itself in mid-use. The lack of on-board storage is pitiful. This is the most severe drawback of this phone. I have moved every single app possible to the SD card, reduced all mail syncs (later deleted entire accounts), unpinned apps, disabled apps I am never going to use (even though they still sit there and consume precious memory space), deleted apps that I loved to use everyday, deleted text messages and it still keeps telling me "low memory space" and "storage space is running out". T-mobile sent me a text message to update the "My account" app because the device may not function properly, BUT I can't even do that! All of my apps are out of date. No memory! I a very disappointed in this phone. LG should never make a phone with such little memory ever again. Since T-mobile no longer offers a "new every 2" plans, I either have to save up to drop another wad of cash on another phone or I may just have to go back to my 3 year old HTC MyTouch 4g Slide... December 9, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by This product is okay This phone is very good but when I dropped the phone once the screen just smashed and now when I swipe across the screen little pieces of glass come off other then that it is a good phone. December 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by The only GSM Android phone with keyboard. Preview your review Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 Quality 4 out of 5 Features 4 out of 5 Value 3 out of 5 User Name: Misbehave From:Seattle, WA, USA I've owned this product for:A few weeks Primary reason I chose LG:Online Research Would you recommend product? Yes "The only GSM Android phone with keyboard left." December 5, 2014 I was a happy T-Mobile G2 (HTC Desire Z) user for the past 4 years until 2 weeks ago. I was also forced to retire my G2 as it no longer charges right nor does it hold its charges even new batteries are being put in. Plus it was getting so dangerously hot that I can no longer feel safe using it. I am happy to say though that the LG Optimus F3Q by T-Mobile is a good replacement for the G2. It's not the perfect replacement but it is certainly an improvement. The keyboard layout is not as nice as the G2 as there is only one Caps key on the left instead on both side like on the G2. The typing feedback is also not as nice as the keyboard on the G2. But everything else is almost an improvement. The Android run much smoother with 1gb of ram and the better processor. However, like the G2, the F3Q is only useable if you root it and have Link2SD running on it plus the 2gb ext2 partition on the SD card as the internal memory is simply not enough for a practical android user. You will also need to install a 3rd party camera apps like Snap Camera to turn up the Saturation level to make the stock camera acceptable as the camera of this phone really isn't that good. Yes, for the same price of the F3Q, you can get a much faster phone with much bigger and better screen and with double the rams and better looking phone like the LG Nexus5. That would be my choice of phone to get if I could give up the keyboard. However if you need a GSM android phone with physical keyboard, the F3Q is really the only choice left for you. The only 2 major problems for this phone are the amount of ram and internal memory. If the LG Optimus F3Q had 2gb of ram and 16gb or 32gb of internal memory, this phone would be perfect. It's just too bad LG decided not to make it so. December 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good with a few glitches, two of them unfixable. The phone is pretty good. Except for the t-mobile bloat-ware on it, the meagre memory and the missing TAB-key and light sensor. The keyboard is good and backlit. It only misses a TAB-key. Annoying because of the missing auto-completion in terminal emulators. Especially if you are using this phone to work remote via SSH on servers or program in a company whose style guide makes TAB indentation mandatory . But that is probably not that important to the average user. There is no light-sensor. I do not understand why, as this is a very cheap and tiny thing and makes it so much more comfortable to use the phone. The memory is a little meagre, but if you are going to root the phone (which you should consider if you are interested in and capable of taking full advantage of android) you can as well modify the vold.fstab to mount an SD-card-partition or bind a folder on the SD-card to circumvent that limitation. T-mobile puts a lot of their extra-software on the phone that I think is more annoying than helpful, but that depends on personal preferences and maybe it is not bad for those new to android. Some of the software is actually really useful for everyone as e.g. the OCR-dictionary. The LG themes for android are a little tacky and I would prefer a clean Cyanogen-mod-like user interface. I also do not understand why they do not ship the phone with cyanogen-mod from the beginning. I suppose it has to do with company politics. Although I am young I like to see a product that is advertised and adapted to the needs of user above the age of 45. There is not enough of that in the market. Besides these flaws it is a really nice phone. Just a little expensive for the provided computational power. But a good keyboard is worth it. November 16, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Why such a critic? I am going to do this phone justice, it DOES have a back light on the qwerty keyboard and works like a charm. This phone has some great features to it, the only drawback is the storage but there are ways around it. IF you are looking for a an upgrade from your T-Mobile G2 or any other phone similar, this is a great choice, I am highly satisfied with my purchase. October 18, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Physical keyboard nice but there are drawbacks I used an LG env2 for several years. The keyboard was great. Unfortunately that success did not influence the LG engineers. The keys are shiny and not backlit so the light has to be perfect to be able to use the keyboard. Often, by the time you can see the keys you can no longer read the screen. The phone also needs more memory. Bluetooth does not reliably connect to my car. I can dial and I can pick up calls but most of the time the audio does not come through the car's radio which is a pain. The other features work well however although I think the camera is not as good as the one on my old env2 and it is harder to use. Customer service from T-Mobile has been excellent. September 5, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Just like my old myTouch Q I decided to get a new phone because I've had my violet myTouch Q for almost 5 years. I really liked my slider and wanted to stay with a slider, so I was so happy when I found this. This phone is EXACTLY like my old myTouch Q, the only addition is the front camera, which is a plus. I love this phone, and I love my older phone. I would definitely recommend this phone to other people with an old myTouch Q if they don't want or aren't ready for a big change. August 30, 2014
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