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LG GU280

Posted
Nov 11, 2009
Market status
Released
Release date
Feb 12, 2010

Pros

  • Small dimensions (3.78 x 1.80 x 0.59 inches)

Cons

  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE, UMTS)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The LG GU280 is a quad-band slider phone with 3G support. It boasts an MP3 player, a microSD memory card slot, 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.1 and Organizer.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Slider
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.78 x 1.80 x 0.59 inches (96 x 45.7 x 14.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.60 oz (102 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, D-Pad, Soft keys (2)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 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.

    • 141 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
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, Night mode, White balance presets
  • Camcorder:
      • 176 x 144 pixels 15 fps

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.02 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 8 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (707 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 4.2 days (100 hours)
      the average is 20 days (490 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

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

Internet browsing

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

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • 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-82, JSR-120, JSR-135, JSR-172, JSR-177, JSR-184, JSR-185, JSR-205, JSR-211, JSR-226, JSR-248

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Basic Printing (BPP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, 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

      • 11 Sep 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        BEJGU280 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:
      • 0.71 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.39 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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This device is also known as LG GU285


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