LG U300 review
| ||Review: September 2006
In a nutshell: The LG U300 is a 3G clamshell phone that's one of the lightest 3G phones available.
The U300 has a similar spec to LG's other 3G phones - a rotating 1.3 megapixel camera, with video calling and a good quality main screen. The external display shows the date and time, battery life, signal strength and caller ID when you receive a call. The U300 has an excellent music player with full support for the supplied stereo Bluetooth headset. A 128 Mbyte memory card is supplied, so music storage is adequate, and the music player is better than average. Battery life is average for a 3G phone and it can be charged via a USB cable. Overall it's a good phone that offers good value for money, but is unremarkable and suffers from an unergonomic keypad. Oh, and it will scratch if you don't take good care of it!
LG U300 features include:
- 3G video calling
- 1.3 megapixel camera with 2x digital zoom
- Video camera (MPEG4 format)
- Internal display: TFT, 262,000 colours, 176 x 220 pixels
- External display: STN, monochrome, 96 x 64 pixels
- Music player (MP3, AAC, Enhanced AAC+, AMR and WMA formats)
- 64-voice polyphonic MP3 & AAC ringtones
- Messaging: SMS, EMS, MMS, Email, MSN Messenger
- Java games
- Photo Caller ID
- WAP 2.0
- Memory: 8 Mbytes plus 128 Mbyte MicroSD memory card
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB
- Triband plus 3G
- Size: 96 x 50 x 22
- Weight: 93g
- Talktime: 135 minutes
- Battery standby: 220 hours
LG U300 user reviews
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Average rating from 100 reviews:
Reviewed by Edward from United Kingdom on 5th
I've had quite a few mobiles but I've had this one for years! The bottom
line is, is that it's a brilliant, straight forward phone and there's
not alot that can go wrong with it! Perhaps the camera isn't as good
as it might be on other handsets and the WAP browser isn't amzingly
fast but it's good enough me.
Reviewed by Ange from Scotland on 20th May 2010
this phone is very good! I was hit by a car while holding onto my LG
and it like saved my life lol! But seriously it was like so undamaged!
It is really cool but not very good camera
Reviewed by ravi from india on 14th Apr 2010
i think this is a best phone forever it's cheap everything is there
in it 5 star frm me
Reviewed by steffan from uk on 2nd Apr 2010
despite the awkward charger socket on the side when making calls on
charge, the short battery life (charge and durability) and the bloody
annoying 'battery low' warning screen that prevents you doing anything
for 10 seconds when you neeeeed to send that last text before the BATTERY
RUNS OUT! this phone has served me well for 3 years almost, I have swapped
the battery once and have just ordered another one, (its worst trait)
but I picked it up for 30 quid expecting a terrible camera, v. little
functions, memory etc. to my suprise it had EVERYTHING that a phone
needs!! internet that streams utube vids well, 1.3mp cam (not bad 3
years ago) 128mb memory card and adaptor, pc connection kit (plug into
ur pc to go straight on without a dongle) video recorder, (not great
quality, works tho) voice recorder, bluetooth, mp3 player and headphones,
usefull and well set out oganiser etc. only thing it dont do is play
mp3 through the bluetooth headset! the phone itself is also very durable,
unlike its battery :-/ best phone ive owned tho and ive had more expensive
sonys and nokias that were top range at time....
Reviewed by janetodd from uk on 21st Feb 2010
great value all round phone i had one ages ago but the only drawback
i can find is the battery is cased in the phone so when the battery
wore out it cost ten pounds to replace great picture and video . easy
use for texting as well it must be good as on ebay my partner just bidded
for one and it had lots of intrest i found it the best value on 3 network
so far and i had lots by jane todd in the uk on 20th february 2010
Reviewed by josh from uk on 24th Nov 2009
love this phone have had others but find this one the easiest to text
take good pictures and video recordings with 1.3mp rotating camera (which
i love the most and light which i use as torch) IGNORE BAD COMMENTS
THIS PHONE IS MY BEST i have in great orange colour 5 star
Reviewed by bob from england on 21st Nov 2009
good phone does what i need it for 4 star
Reviewed by Michele from IT on 25th Aug 2009
I'm very happy for my LG U300 and every function work in a smart way
but...after one year the battery is died and is very difficult to find
another one (in Italy but not only I think). I phoned to the LG customer
service and they told me I have to wait 2 months for a battery purchasing.
Too much for me.
Reviewed by TOM from UK on 30th May 2009
I BOUGHT THIS PHONE OFF ME MATE YESTERDAY IT CAME WITH CHARGER 3 SIM
CARD AND THE PHONE ITSELF I FOUND WHEN I PUT THE FONE ON A ANGLE IN
THE SUN IT GO'S A GREEN SILVERY COLOUR AND BACK I CHARGED IT ABOUT 1
HOUR KEPT IT ON ALL NIGHT STILL KEPT ITS CHARGE LIKE IDEA OF CAMERA
SPINING ROUND HAS NICE LITLLE SCREEN ON FRONT GOOD FONE SO FAR. MODEL
LG U 300
Reviewed by Reema from Uk on 16th Apr 2009
i have th LG U300 AND ITS NOT VERY GOOD IT OK BUT CAN BE BETTER!!!
Reviewed by Laike from England on 9th Jan 2009
This is my replacement phone for LG VX8600.. Which I broke in the second
month of my 12 month contract which finishes in april 2009. As much
as I call it ugly and comment on the 'lovely' orange colour.. I really
do love this phone. obviously not as much as my first phone, but it's
really not that bad. There are a few bad points though, like all phones,
but it out-did my LG VX8600 by 8 months so far. Aww, I'm gunna miss
Reviewed by jean-luc from england on 6th Jan 2009
Reviewed by Julia from Scotland on 24th Nov 2008
THIS PHONE IS RUBBISH. The screen cracks SO easily! I mean all i did
was attack it with scissors and there it went. It's junk. Not for only
that reason. A) The buttons are SO loud, so if your a student, this
phone is awwful for trying to be sly. B) The camera is 1.3 megapixels.
And to be perfectly honest, that is rubbish. C) The charge is useless.
Plus the noise it makes when you plug it in is terrible. AND it falls
out way too easily. And just in general. This phone is TERRIBLE. :)
Reviewed by BRUIYU
on 19th Oct 2008
i had this phone for about a year excellent apart from the battery life camera excellent but over all wicked value for money
Reviewed by kevin from england on 8th Oct 2008
the lg u300 has a major design flaw, the scart connection is annoyingly
put on side of phone making it difficult to use while charging. The
battery has short life! Not even 40mins downloading before running out.
Reviewed by Cliff from Uk on 9th Jul 2008
Ive had the u300 for 6 months. Ive had nokia phones and sony and this
is a lot better than them. Battery charges in half hr. The only prob
is the charger plugs into the side so unless ur left handed its hard
to use when on charge. Camera light is good and doubles as a torch.
Only prob is the battery runs down very fast. If i dont use it it last
about a week but only last about half an hr when using wap. No scratches
yet but paint starting to come off the direction key. It works a lot
better on wap if u download opera mini
Reviewed by J from England on 25th May 2008
This phone is actually amazing - other reviewers here are so critical!!!
Keypad is good, camera is decent, music player and SD card awesome and
easy to use with PC, phone has never been unresponsive, battery life
is good - what more could you ask for £30!!! Having had so many breakable
EXPENSIVE phones with exactly the same functions camera etc. this is
a bargain. Also I am constantly dropping and misplacing phones and this
one has been a LOT better for not scratching or being damaged in any
way than most I've seen. The orange shell is very cool - people who
can't accept having a bright orange relatively large (for its light
weight) phone should not buy/ have bought it.
Reviewed by sbk
on 25th May 2008
Had it 1year great but not good battery life. Great memory and camrea and exel design. Good for price.
Reviewed by Julia from Sweden on 14th Apr 2008
I love it.................. Kram Julia
Reviewed by peter from united kingdom on 31st
good looking handset when closed clumsy key pad and difficult to text
with unresponsive keys excellent media player and supperb external storage
via micro sd descent all round phone #good value at£50 for price and
media player 5 star but key pad lets it down 2 star
Reviewed by emily from england on 19th Mar 2008
This is the worst phone i've ever had, it's vile. the battery life is
horrific, the camera is dreadful and all in all its a hideous phone.
i advise against perchasing it.
Reviewed by Jimmy from Australia on 14th Mar 2008
Yea, it's a nice phone, apart from battery isnt last long n small key
pad, it's a fun cheap phone to use.
Reviewed by Raymond from Australia on 7th Mar
IVE HAD THE FONE FOR ABOUT 1 YEAR NOW SO I THINK I NO THE FONE BEST
:D I THINK ITS A PRETTY GOOD FONE ITS SIMPLE TO USE, THE CAMERAS OK
ITS GOT GD RECEPTION AND OVERALL THE FONE LOOKS PRETTY GD. IVE DROPPED
THE FONE LIKE A MILLION TIMES BUT IT STILL WORKS GD. SOM CONS ARE THAT
WEN U PUT TOO MUCH STUFF INIT, THE FONE LAGS A BIT. IT DOES SCRATCH
EASILY BUT DOESNT REALLY BOTHER ME. ALSO WEN I FIRST GOT THE FONE I
HAD SOM PROBLEMS WIT PUTTING SONGS INTO IT FROM THE COMPUTER.I WAS PRETTY
ANGRY. TOOK ME A WHILE 2 FIX THE PROBLEM(DONT REMEMBER HOW) BUT EVRYTHING
WORKS FINE NOW. THE BATTERY LIFE ISNT THAT LONG IF U PLAY WITH IT 2
MUCH. **THE RINGTONE VOLUME IS REALLY QUIET** SAME WITH THE TXT MESSAGE
RINGTONE** THATS THE ONLY THING I HATE ABOUT THE FONE. I CONSTANTLY
HAV 2 CHEK MY FONE 2 C IF ANY1 MESSAGES ME OR CALLS ME AND MOST OF THE
TIME I GET MISSED CALLS AND HEAPS OF MESSAGES BECAUSE I COULDNT HEAR
THE TONE. IF THE RINGTONES WERE A BIT LOUDER I WOULD GIVE IT A 5/5 BUT
FOR NOW I WOULD GIV IT A 3/5
Reviewed by Gemma from England on 6th Mar 2008
What do you all expect for £30 or free on contract?! I got this off
ebay for half of that! For the money its great value. My second ericsson
has packed up and these cost 5 times more than the LG. Not the best
phone but again if its this cheap its not going to be the best!!I can
make calls and text and thats all I need it for untill I can upgrade
with my contract. And if you want a handset to work with your network
and sim, then buy a handset that supports that network......then you
will have no problems!!
Reviewed by ****star**** from scotland on 28th
very good but odd key pad could be better.
Reviewed by stewie the Chatham Gooner from England on
26th Feb 2008
got this phone in january, love the ideai can get good quality tv and
great videos. so much to do on it. best phone ive had £30 i cant complain..
Reviewed by MARILIN from UK on 24th Feb 2008
WELL WHEN I GOT THIS PHINE AS A PRESENT O THOUGHT WELL I CAN'T COMPLAIN,
BUT NOW AHHHHH!!!! I HATE IT,EVEN FOR THAT 30 QUID I CAN GET A SECOND
HAND PHONE MUCH MUCH BETTER THAT THIS "THING",THE WORST THING IS THAT
IS NOT WORKING WITH THE PC AND "THAT" IS VERY BAD WHAT CAN U DO IF U
WANT TO GET SOME NICE MUSIC ,JUST NOTHING. AND EVEN THE MEMORY CARD
IS "VERY BAD" I CAN EVEN REMOVE IT. I DO NOT CARE WHAT THE PPL WHO LIKES
IT SAYS, I JUST HATE IT,THE CAMERA IS... TOO, WELL JUST USIT FOR CALL
AND RECEIVE CALLS THAT'S IT. NEVER GET THIS PHONEEE!!!! NEVER IF U READ
THIS TO HAVE AN IDEA OR TO DECIDE PLEASE JUST READ THE REAL COMEMNTS
ABOUT THE BAD PHONE IT IS. SERIOUSLY. :( :(
Reviewed by mary from australia on 14th Feb 2008
LG U300 is the worst phone i have ever had. Battery dies after 2 minutes
talk time, thats after charging all night. Battery started to pack up
3 months into a two year contract. Not a reliable phone.
Reviewed by digidiot from uk on 13th Feb 2008
Ok, first thing is that the colour (pukey orange on 3) is u*g*l*y there
is no getting away from it. This is an embarassing phone. Why can't
3 offer it in the grey shown on the box? The main reason I got this
phone is to try out the 3 network. But let me stick to the phone itself...
It's big, for a clamshell design. It's totally plastic. The keypad once
you get used to it is not too bad but as others have said, quite ugly
too - saving grace being the neutral silvery tone. The screen is ok.
Clear and bright. Menu system is intuative enough (once you get rid
of the 3 homescreen adverts). If you are looking for the volume controls
(rings tones, message alert tones etc) they are all in the Profiles
menu. I can't comment on the battery yet. The outside small screen shows
the time but when the phone is open i's et to a 3 logo which you can't
get rid of, so you become a walking advert for 3. I've used LG phones
before and find the menu system strange but somehow ok when you get
used to them. Perhaps it's just me getting used to them again. Screen
is good. Camera is just ok, no flash. Haven't tried the rather basic-looking
mp3 player yet. Style factor = 0 Functionality = 3 Overall Value = 2
(there is NO WAY you will want to be seen with this phone in public)
Reviewed by MrsGrey from UK on 26th Jan 2008
I like the phone ( you either go for clamshell or you don't, so stay
cool, all you cool people who hate them!) but the battery is rubbish.
Not too bad at first but soon starts to lose its charge. The figures
are a joke. Still, it seems you can get a new battery online for about
£8 + p&p, so I'm going to try that.
Reviewed by Em. from Australia on 21st Jan 2008
I've had this phone for just over a year now. Eh it's served me well,
but it's not worth the money. MY FRICKIN CALLER ID DOESNT WORK, just
keeps coming up with 'unknown number' >| and connecting to the computer
is impossible, took me ages to figure out how to do it. i have the grape
and its pretty ugly, PROS are that the keypad is good, unbelieveably
easy to use and my battery lasts about 4 days :) but I'm looking for
a new phone solely because of my caller ID issue
Reviewed by Lozzles from UK on 19th Jan 2008
Could this phone get any more ugly if it tried? =/
Reviewed by jay from u3000 on 6th Jan 2008
it good phon and you can get usb and memory sick with freee
Reviewed by luke from uk on 4th Jan 2008
I got this phone yesterday and overall i am quite impressed . the camera
is good qualitly among with all the other features . The soft touch
materials are a real bonus too . There are only a few bad points these
are the computer connector cable doesnt work . The memory is not the
best also the main screen doesnt auto cancel when you close it . Oveall
I love it especisally the destinquitive ( please excue my spelling )
orange gold colour . I would highly recomend it . Great value for £30
Reviewed by Marc from UK on 3rd Jan 2008
Had this phone a few weeks. Very good. Like all LG phones I have had.
Sure beats my old Nokia N80 with god awful software glitches. Spent
half the day waiting for a text too go...current Nokias are hopeless.
Reviewed by Aimee from Australia on 2nd Jan 2008
Rubbish phone! Hinges break easily and are costly to replace, results
in the phone not recognising it is open and comes apart when talking
on it. Battery says low straight after charge then stays on low for
days at a time. Was told phone can be unlocked by "Three" then told
never by "LG"!!!
Reviewed by tubz84 from UK on 2nd Jan 2008
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! what were lg thinking! it looks
like a shoehorn, i mean what are you going to say about it to friends
"well my phone has an awful camera, its ugly, hard to use, scratches
easily, but it can keep your shoes in shape. If you have a shred of
self respect and any common sense at all you will not buy this phone,
it is unbelievably boring and useless i've tried it. If you want somehting
more interesting to carry round in your pocket and show friends try
a twig. PLEASE DO NOT BUY THIS PHONE, FOR YOUR OWN SAKE
Reviewed by Me:) from U.K on 29th Dec 2007
THIS PHONE IS RUBBISH ON A NOTHER LEVEL. DON'T BOTHER WITH THIS PHONE
YOU MIGHT ASWELL SPEND MORE ON A BETTER PHONE (Lg Viewty:)<-Bang Bang.
YEAH BASICALLY DONT GET THIS PHONE. BIGG NOO NOOO NOO ITS FUGLY PILE
OF FUGLY :)
Reviewed by T from UK on 21st Dec 2007
I was also told that i could easily get this phone unlocked -- liars!
Not yet we cant!!!!!!!
Reviewed by lolzor =) from sweden on 12th Dec
I have an LG phone and im on this site checking out phones.I can first
of all tell you that all my friends hate all of LG's phones here are
some reasons: 1. they look so fugly 2. the inside is fugly and disfunctionall
3. they dont last ( i fell and cracked up my screen - never happened
when i had a sony ericson) 4. the 3g is really laggy 5. when you call
you get mega latency even if youre sanding next to the person (when
i say mega i mean like 2-3 seconds of waiting - my experience with the
phone company 3, dunno if that has anything to do with the phone though)
6. aLL OTHER PHONES BEAT IT BIG TIME! check in to getting a Sony Ericsson,
they are sooo good, fun and they usually have flash (for the camera
fyi) and all of that. LG SUCKS. their motto - ''chi wao lao ping ping
chao meng!! hurry make more faster for the stupid westerners, ping cheng
Reviewed by Heather from Scotland the Brave on
1st Dec 2007
I think it's easy to use and basic. A good starting phone.
Reviewed by habby from united kingdom on 9th Nov
i think its nice little phone .but bit to boring to look at inside..
Reviewed by katie from lauisiana on 1st Nov 2007
i love the phone
Reviewed by nora from england on 17th Oct 2007
this is the boringest phone u would ever want
Reviewed by fozgirl from england on 6th Oct 2007
i don't think this phone is very good
Reviewed by Sierra from USA on 4th Oct 2007
Reviewed by pamela from australia on 2nd Oct 2007
this is a phone marked with 'planned obsolescence'. within 10 days of
the warranty expiring the phone now takes overnight to charge and discharges
within 1 10 minute call or 3 singular page sms. lg say i have to exchange
phones and buy a more expensive one as they are now a discontimued model
in australia. in few words D-O-N-T D-O I-T!!!!!!
Reviewed by peter j newman from UK on 25th Sep
I think this is a good little phone, with some good features, however
i found the internet capabilities a bit limited, that is until i downloaded
the excellent 'Opera' browser, now the phone has virtually limitless
internet capabilities! the battery life (with my phone) is a bit disappointing
but on the whole this is a very good phone.
Reviewed by lorna from england on 5th Sep 2007
ummmm i dont think its that good !! its quiet fat and you cant minimise
the music but however i like it in the schockin orange colour its funky
and it does what it needs to do so there and those comments about it
beeeing very bad !1 thats a lie its just an avarage working phone !!
Reviewed by jack from australia on 29th Aug 2007
it is the best phone apart form the sony ericsson........ u know the
Reviewed by Jeff from Australia on 26th Aug 2007
The phone itself is great , 3 However are the shonkiest phone server
I have ever had the misfortune of dealing with ! Their motto is (I CANT
HELP YOU) I was sold the phone under the pretence that should I go to
another server it can be unlocked , but after countless problems with
3 , I asked them to unlock the phone and was told it cant be done !!!!!
LG should look hard and strong at their partnership with 3 , as it could
be their undoing , I for one wont buy another LG product because of
their partnership with 3 .
Reviewed by teeza from UK on 25th Aug 2007
this phone is rubbish =| worst fone evaa ...my old nokia 1 4rm bk in
the day was wayee betta :|
Reviewed by dobby from england on 21st Aug 2007
top mobile needs to be a bit slimer but it is nice
Reviewed by fazz from England on 20th Aug 2007
i gt dis fone nd itzz gd bt getzz scratchzz easyly nd dnt really no
hw tu use the usb cable. itzz sumtymzz load nd has enough memory. the
bad thing iz tht wen u listen tu music u cnt minamize it nd do sumfin
Reviewed by Daniel from Sweden on 16th Aug 2007
Simply the best phone I've ever had
Reviewed by Alan from England on 15th Aug 2007
This phone has had a tonne of bad reviews here. but its not right. the
phone is good, reliable, long lasting, hard wearing, easy use, stylish
and funky. ive had it for a month now, and i LOVE it. sure the battery
life isnt great bt it lasts at least 3 days. the keypad did annoy me
when i first bought it. but once you get used to it, it is really easy
to use and effective. It makes things easier because it has such effective
and good hotkeys. i love this phone, don't want to get a different one
because this is sooooo good. ONE FLAW IN THE DESIGN this phone isnt
an mp3 player phone, but it can. when you shut the phone while it is
playing it stops playing music. i realised that if you have the headphones
in... shut the phone then take the headphones out, it continues to play.
And by christ it can play, it is loud clear and brilliant quality
Reviewed by Fred W from UK on 10th Aug 2007
I have this phone. The only really good think I can say is it's very
light, and does work as a phone. It's not very exciting, like my k800i
or N93. But it does work as a mobile phone.
Reviewed by sue from england on 31st Jul 2007
battery life has to be charged nearly every day.scratches easy.
Reviewed by Keith from Australia on 29th Jul 2007
I got the phone today, still getting use to the buttons, but overall
seems to be pretty good. If someone could tell me how to access the
quickmenu that would be fantastic. I have added a couple of items in
the setup, just don't know how to use them. Kevin from Australia, if
you want a new battery, ring 1800 643 156. That is LG Spares for Australia
(I work there). We can supply new batteries. Cheers
Reviewed by Daisy from Wales on 28th Jul 2007
I have to say I love this phone. It took me a little while to get used
to it after my motorola because it felt like nothing in my hand but
now everything else feels chunky and heavy. My only problem, like most
people's, is the battery. I have to charge it every night and this is
only through texting not speaking. Where the manufacturers got their
135 mins talk time and 220 hours standby I don't know!!! Apart from
that - The camera is great, the keypad is great, the shape and colour
are great, its text friendly. The only thing I do miss are the picture
icons to send in messages. . . but I would recommend it to anyone.
Reviewed by carlos reyes from honduras on 26th
it is an exellent phone for an exellente price i fell very proud oof
it when i show to my friends all the features .the most wonderfull thing
for me it is that i can record 1 hour of video.
Reviewed by ziggy from england on 26th Jul 2007
never get this fone it is the worst sloe low volume also this fone is
mostly for women
Reviewed by Sean from UK on 25th Jul 2007
I have had the phone for a few days the battery life is rubbish it did
50 mins of calls then died, texting is a nightmare. but it was free
still keep going back to use the old nokia though.
Reviewed by doug from uk on 23rd Jul 2007
i hate this phone like most people with this waste of space battary
last about a day and can not get a new one can not wait to my 18 mouths
are up and i can get a new one but not lg that is for sure do not bye
Reviewed by kevin from australia on 16th Jul 2007
hi the phone is good.a nice size and very light.also has lots of features.only
one thing the battery life is pathetic.have to leave it on charge all
the time and cant seem to find any place that sells the battery.all
the 3 stores i've been to dont even knoe where i can buy a new battery.please
help if u can.thanks
Reviewed by Luke from Australia on 10th Jul 2007
i bought the U300 and quite frankly the battery life sucks. i charge
it all night and when i wake up and unplug the phone the battery life
goes in about 4 hours. the shape could also be a bit nicer but other
than that the phones fine.
Reviewed by Lil-Man from Uk on 30th Jun 2007
Lg phones are brilliant. The Lg choclate is amazing and this is amazing
2. If you are intrested in this phone then defintily get it
Reviewed by Stan from Australia on 16th Jun 2007
This phone is pretty good Iv had it for about 2-3 weeks now and it's
great but I dont really like the shape of it it could be alot nicer
considering it has everything but overall it's a great phone.
Reviewed by hanna from UK on 15th Jun 2007
it has great features and all, but the handset is absolutely rubbish!
after only 7 months the hinges have snapped. it looks really tacky and
gets scratched easily. not a good buy!!! very disappointed! its a shame,
because i loved the features to it =(
Reviewed by Chickensaussage from Denmark on 11th
Yes. The phones are really nice, but LG needs to improve support for
their handsets in general. If the headphones, battery (which is REALLY
weak for this model) or other accessories gets lost/dead, it's virtually
impossible to track down new parts. The phones also has functions that
are not described in the manual. For example: you can set a number of
countdowns to/from a specific day, of which one of those can be displayed
on the main screen. This works for several LG phone models (U81XX, U8360,
Reviewed by Customer from Australia on 9th Jun
The hinge for the flip is not very solid - the top part moves slightly
from side to side when open. May need to take this one back.
Reviewed by Stan Walker from Australia Sydney on
9th Jun 2007
I have this phone I just got it yesterday it's an ok phone I dont really
like the keypad and the shape,but besides that it's a great phone.
Reviewed by Dave from UK on 7th Jun 2007
I have used the phone for some months now and find that the volume is
very low. The battery standby time is at least half of what the manufacturers
say. I am a low user of talk time and am forever having to charge the
phone, and I do not believe the phone is faulty its just substandard
and not good enough for general usage.
Reviewed by samy from tunis on 5th Jun 2007
i like that
Reviewed by diamond from england on 2nd Jun 2007
this phone is good,but if u still hav it,upgrade!!! its all about the
new prada or the LG shine!!
Reviewed by wiem from tunisia on 27th May 2007
i have this phone ! i like it so much but i have a littel problem :
i can't do the connectivity by USB port ? i don't know what 's the problem
? but at last i love it and my life got some fun with LG !!!
Reviewed by stefani from Bulgaria on 15th May
I like this phone !!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Mick Taylor from Australia on 14th
ive had over 20 hi-tech camera phones and this is a great phone and
for the ones saying it gets scratches ect.. use are just lazy sl*bs
that dont know to look after it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Steve from England on 4th May 2007
this phone is pathetic i'm now on my second one as the first one broke
within a week. i have to carry a charger around everywhere with me as
it struggles to last a day even on standby. spent weeks trying to source
a new battery but parts and non existant for this phone would not buy
Reviewed by Sara from england on 3rd May 2007
I hate this phone it's so ugly
Reviewed by Baz from England UK on 20th Apr 2007
ive had mine for about 5 months NO scratches yet i put in my pocket
with keys etc, great little phone, pictures and videos are much sharper
and clear, only fault i could find was that battery didnt last as long
as my LG U8138, i still use both phones, else there are no other problems.
Reviewed by LOLA
on 7th Apr 2007
Reviewed by mel from England on 1st Apr 2007
This phone is quite good and very light but i dont quite like the colour.Oh
and by the way all phones get SCRATCHES.just had to tel you.
Reviewed by joshuamockettis aloser from UK on
13th Feb 2007
scratches?? yeah if you drop it or put it in your pocket with sharp
objects!! Bog standard phone, nice looking, nice to use and its features
are all good. Well worth the money.
Reviewed by Raz from UK on 3rd Feb 2007
It's good but frankly it's a step back from my old U880. Keypad is worse,
the little screen on the front isn't in colour, and you can't control
the songs from the front. It's fine otherwise and probably a good phone
if you haven't seen the U880 or U890.
Reviewed by Danielle from England..brap on 14th
its a gd phone, msn is a bit rubbish coz u cnt see ur contatcs, contacts
hv 2 contact u n battery lyf is rubbish
Reviewed by MAB from UK on 23rd Dec 2006
Really is a very nice phone for the price. Camera quality i find is
excellent, the screen is clear and crisp, plays mp3's very good too.
Battery performance varies between ok and poor, but its not too bad,
ive used worse phones in terms of battery life. Definatley worth it
(in silver not the orange colour, why they made it in orange i do not
Reviewed by Wendy from UK on 22nd Dec 2006
The phone its self is ok but the bluetooth cable thing sucks. What a
retro step. I had a hands free ear piece with my last phone and this
sucks! I hope I can get an ear peice for this otherwise i'm going to
put my sim card in my old phone. You people who love it obviously had
rubbish phones before this one...i didnt!
Reviewed by Satnam from India on 25th Nov 2006
SATNAM FROM VASHI (NEW BOMBAY) EXELLENT FABULOUS FANTASTIC MARVELLOUS
MINDBLOWING ZAKHAS VERY GOOD PHONE WORTH BUYING THIS PHONEEEEEEEEEEEE
Reviewed by Emily from Australia on 16th Nov 2006
Considering most people think it's a good phone I'm going to ignore
the ones saying it isn't because those people are probably just technology
challenged. I think it's an AWESOME phone.
Reviewed by Kev from UK on 15th Oct 2006
Thanks to the clamshell design the phone appears a lot smaller than
it actually is, which is a bonus! It has bluetooth (but no infra-red),
comes with a memory card. It's very easy to use, although texting can
be a little fiddly at times. Battery life is poor, but charging times
quicker than other phones I've had. Good sound quality. Still camera
quality average. Video camera quality good. Overall, a fairly decent
phone. Not the best, but good for the price, and better than other past
LG efforts. Looks pretty decent as well.
Reviewed by punjabi from india on 13th Aug 2006
pretty good fone but can scratch but looks so ugly in side and out.
Reviewed by samatha from england on 8th Aug 2006
this phone is alright but it could look better
Reviewed by Mickey from UK on 29th Jul 2006
The buttons work purfectly. And any phone will scratch if its not handeled
properly! duh.. ive had this phone for 2 weeks. NO SCRATCHES!!
Reviewed by Roopam from UK on 29th Jul 2006
Amazing phone. Great Colour. Feather Lite. Great Looks. Crystal Clear
Camera. I love it!
Reviewed by shivangi sinha from uk on 26th Jul
i have had this phone for less than a day and i love it!!! coz its so
damn lite and has a camera which is as clear as a digicam..i love its
colour and its size..so small
Reviewed by Faz from England on 7th Jul 2006
This phone is one of the worst phones going! the flipin buttons dont
even work sometimes!!
Reviewed by jake from u.k on 6th Jul 2006
ive had this phone for a month now and it is just one of the niceties
of life. well done lg
Reviewed by joshua mockett from america on 29th
this phone is rubbish, it scratches WAY to easily, it takes about 3
days to charge ( literally!) and sometimes the buttons dont work