User Interface & Features
The main menu has the following categories: Messaging, Media Center, Recent Calls, Contacts, and Settings & Tools. The theme choices including Classic, Urban, and Metal and you can display them in List, Tab, and Grid view. Other than that there are wallpapers, seven clock formats, and three different fonts and sizes. The user can store up to 1000 contacts and with each contact 5 telephone numbers, 2 email IDs, a street address, ringtone, picture, IM screen and group can be stored. You can easily access the contact list by pressing the right soft key. Other basic features include multimedia and text messaging, world clock, alarm clock, calculator, calendar, stop watch, to-do-list, speaker phone, tip calculator and a note pad.
Software features include an appointment calendar in which you can save alerts, Mobile Web 2.0, text and picture messaging, VZ Navigator for GPS guided driving directions, and the ability to download other ringtones and games. The LG Accolade only has 34MB of internal memory and it lacks a microSD memory card slot as well as a music player. One surprising feature that this device offers is Microsoft Bing search. The phone also offers a few high end features like Bluetooth, speaker independent voice dialing and commands, universal search, web based POP email, flight mode, and PC syncing. The LG Accolade is a dual band CDMA 1900/800 MHz device.