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LG GD550

Posted
May 26, 2010
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

LG GD550 aka Pure is a 3G slider phone with QVGA display, 5MP camera, media player, Bluetooth connectivity, and a microSD slot for extra storage.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Slider
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.15 x 2.01 x 0.53 inches (105.5 x 51 x 13.4 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.66 oz (132 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, D-Pad, Soft keys (2)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 167 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 33.15 %
  • Colors:
    • 65 536

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)

Hardware

  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.06 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (702 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.3 days (320 hours)
      the average is 20 days (485 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (911 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 13.3 days (320 hours)
      the average is 23 days (542 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, AMR
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS (500 messages), Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Midp 2.0, CLDC 1.1
    • API:
      • JSR-75, JSR-120, JSR-135, JSR-172, JSR-184, JSR-185, JSR-205, JSR-211, JSR-226, JSR-238
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Basic Printing (BPP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), SIM Access (SAP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 03 Mar 2010
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        BEJGD550 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.25 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.45 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as LG Pure


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