These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
The LG Optimus V is a cellphone developed by LG for exclusive use with the service provider Virgin Mobile. It is very similar to the Optimus S. It is moderately difficult to repair, because the inner-backing and front case must be pried apart very carefully.
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The Optimus V has four buttons in the front for general navigation, a headphone jack on the top, and a charging port on the bottom. On its left side it has a spot for a microSD card.
Carrier: Virgin Mobile
Form Factor: Bar
Camera: 3.2 Megapixel Autofocus Camera and Camcorder
Music Player: Music Player for MP3, WMA, AAC, & AAC+
Smartphone: Android™ 2.2, upgradable to Android 2.3
Qwerty: Virtual QWERTY Keyboard
Touch Screen: Large 3.2” Capacitive Touch Screen – fast and accurate response
Speaker Phone: One-Touch Speakerphone
Bluetooth: Version: 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
Web: Full HTML Web Browser with Google Search†
HAC: Hearing Aid Compatible (M4/T4-Rating)
Processor: Snapdragon™ processor
Frequency: 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS
DataTransmission: EVDO† Rev. A, 1xRTT
Dimensions: 4.47" (h) x 2.32" (W) x 0.52" (D)
Weight: 4.60 oz
Display: 16M Color CGS, 480 x 320 Pixels, 3.2”
Talk Time: Up to 150 minutes
Standby Time: Up to 168 hours
Social Networking: Social Network Capabilities