x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.

LG GW300

Announced
Jul 7, 2009
Market status
Released
Release date
Sep 28, 2009

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

Share

embed

Description

LG GW300 has a physical QWERTY keypad and sleek design. It is a feature phone that is focused on the thumb pressing, social network joining, Twitter viewing, young ones. In fact, it has on board a Facebook client that makes it easy for users to stay connected to friends and family. Other features include a 2.4 inch QVGA screen, 2MP camera, SMS/MMS and stereo Bluetooth. The handset is also an MP3 player. The device does not offer 3G connectivity nor does it have Wi-Fi.

Do you ...?




Unlock this phone Compare

Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.54 x 2.40 x 0.50 inches (115.4 x 61 x 12.6 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.35 oz (96 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  • Design features:
    • Full keyboard, D-Pad, Soft keys (2)
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Camera shutter; Right: Volume control

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 240 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
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.01 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD up to 4 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (690 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 20 days (488 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAV, RA, MP4, AMR
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GP, RealVideo
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

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

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
specifications continue after the ad

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • 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 2.1, CLDC 1.1
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
    • 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), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, 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

      • 02 Jul 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        BEJGW300 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:
      • 0.98 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.58 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 07 Jul 2009
Indicates that this field is show only in Full Specs mode


Despite our efforts to provide full and correct LG GW300 specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


If you are interested in using our specs commercially, check out our Phone specs database licensing page.


Partners

iPad 2 Cases
MaxCDN

Latest stories