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LG U300 review

 Review: September 2006  
 

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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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Reviewed by Edward from United Kingdom on 5th Jun 2011
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.
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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
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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
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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....
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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
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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
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Reviewed by bob from england on 21st Nov 2009
good phone does what i need it for 4 star
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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.
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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
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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!!!
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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 it!
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Reviewed by jean-luc from england on 6th Jan 2009
aswome!!!
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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. :)
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Reviewed by BRUIYU from UK 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
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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.
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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
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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.
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Reviewed by sbk from UK on 25th May 2008
Had it 1year great but not good battery life. Great memory and camrea and exel design. Good for price.
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Reviewed by Julia from Sweden on 14th Apr 2008
I love it.................. Kram Julia
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Reviewed by peter from united kingdom on 31st Mar 2008
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
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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.
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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.
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Reviewed by Raymond from Australia on 7th Mar 2008
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
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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!!
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Reviewed by ****star**** from scotland on 28th Feb 2008
very good but odd key pad could be better.
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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..
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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. :( :(
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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.
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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)
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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.
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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
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Reviewed by Lozzles from UK on 19th Jan 2008
Could this phone get any more ugly if it tried? =/
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Reviewed by jay from u3000 on 6th Jan 2008
it good phon and you can get usb and memory sick with freee
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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 !
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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.
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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"!!!
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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
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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 :)
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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!!!!!!!
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Reviewed by lolzor =) from sweden on 12th Dec 2007
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 meng!!''
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Reviewed by Heather from Scotland the Brave on 1st Dec 2007
I think it's easy to use and basic. A good starting phone.
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Reviewed by habby from united kingdom on 9th Nov 2007
i think its nice little phone .but bit to boring to look at inside..
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Reviewed by katie from lauisiana on 1st Nov 2007
i love the phone
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Reviewed by nora from england on 17th Oct 2007
this is the boringest phone u would ever want
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Reviewed by fozgirl from england on 6th Oct 2007
i don't think this phone is very good
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Reviewed by Sierra from USA on 4th Oct 2007
sound poor
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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!!!!!!
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Reviewed by peter j newman from UK on 25th Sep 2007
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.
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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 !!
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Reviewed by jack from australia on 29th Aug 2007
it is the best phone apart form the sony ericsson........ u know the red one
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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 .
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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 :|
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Reviewed by dobby from england on 21st Aug 2007
top mobile needs to be a bit slimer but it is nice
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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 else
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Reviewed by Daniel from Sweden on 16th Aug 2007
Simply the best phone I've ever had
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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
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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.
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Reviewed by sue from england on 31st Jul 2007
battery life has to be charged nearly every day.scratches easy.
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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
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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.
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Reviewed by carlos reyes from honduras on 26th Jul 2007
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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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 =(
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Reviewed by Chickensaussage from Denmark on 11th Jun 2007
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, etc.)
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Reviewed by Customer from Australia on 9th Jun 2007
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.
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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.
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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.
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Reviewed by samy from tunis on 5th Jun 2007
i like that
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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!!
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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 !!!
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Reviewed by stefani from Bulgaria on 15th May 2007
I like this phone !!!!!!!!!!
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Reviewed by Mick Taylor from Australia on 14th May 2007
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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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 again!!!!!!!
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Reviewed by Sara from england on 3rd May 2007
I hate this phone it's so ugly
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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.
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Reviewed by LOLA from UK on 7th Apr 2007
AWESOME
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Reviewed by Danielle from England..brap on 14th Jan 2007
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
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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 know?)
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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!
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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
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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.
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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.
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Reviewed by punjabi from india on 13th Aug 2006
pretty good fone but can scratch but looks so ugly in side and out.
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Reviewed by samatha from england on 8th Aug 2006
this phone is alright but it could look better
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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!!
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Reviewed by Roopam from UK on 29th Jul 2006
Amazing phone. Great Colour. Feather Lite. Great Looks. Crystal Clear Camera. I love it!
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Reviewed by shivangi sinha from uk on 26th Jul 2006
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
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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!!
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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
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Reviewed by joshua mockett from america on 29th Jun 2006
this phone is rubbish, it scratches WAY to easily, it takes about 3 days to charge ( literally!) and sometimes the buttons dont work
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