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LG Genesis

Posted
May 25, 2011
Market status
Released
Release date
Jun 9, 2011

US carrier availability

Discontinued: U.S. Cellular

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.66 inches inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The LG Genesis is a side-slider smartphone with two displays and QWERTY keyboard. It runs Android Froyo and has 3.5" external touchscreen and 3.2" internal display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, Wi-Fi, 5 MP camera, and Bluetooth.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.2)
  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.72 x 2.43 x 0.66 inches (120 x 62 x 17 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.00 oz (170 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Design features:
    • Full keyboard
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 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.

    • 267 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor
  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • Color, TFT
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

      • 480 x 800 pixels
    • Physical Size:
      • 3.20 inches
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

      • 16 777 216

Camera

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

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.43 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 2.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.5 days (420 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO Rev.A
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), 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, Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 250
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This device is also known as LG US760


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