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LG GX200

Announced
Feb 9, 2010
Market status
Released
Release date
Mar 31, 2010

Pros

  • Dual SIM card support
  • Small dimensions (4.29 x 1.89 x 0.51 inches)

Cons

  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

LG GX200 is a candybar phone that supports two SIM cards. Although it may not pack all the depth of features that smartphones embody, it does give the user the ability to use two separate phone numbers on a single device – something that can be crucial for someone out there. Not to deemed as just any other ordinary budget phone, it features a 2” display, microSD card slot, microUSB port, 1.3-megapixel camera, and a 1500 mAh battery.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Basic phone
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 1.89 x 0.51 inches (109 x 48 x 13 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.28 oz (93 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2), D-Pad
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control, Other

Display

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

    • 114 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:
    • 24.18 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

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

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 13.50 hours
      the average is 15 h (881 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 70.8 days (1700 hours)
      the average is 16 days (379 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, WAV
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263
  • Radio:
      • FM, Recording option

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 2G Data:
    • GPRS
  • Multiple SIM cards:
      • 2 slots
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • 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

Connectivity

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

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 09 Feb 2010

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 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

      • 22 Dec 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        BEJGX200 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.94 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.37 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
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