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LG New Chocolate BL40G

Announced
Jul 7, 2009
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Small dimensions (5.04 x 2.01 x 0.43 inches)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (218 ppi)
  • Low-resolution video capture

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Description

The LG New Chocolate BL40G is identical to the LG BL40, but supports 3G bands suitable for South and North America. It has a 4-inch multitouch-sensitive display with an aspect ratio of 21:9 and scratch-proof glass surface. The sleek body houses an aGPS and Wi-Fi receivers, while the interface is LG's S-Class 3D.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.04 x 2.01 x 0.43 inches (128 x 51 x 10.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.55 oz (129 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 345 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.

    • 218 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:
    • 57.43 %
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.335 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • User replaceable:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:
    • 6.00 hours
      the average is 14 h (838 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 16 days (389 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 16 h (954 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 15.4 days (370 hours)
      the average is 22 days (524 h)

Multimedia

  • Mirroring:
    • DLNA, TV-out
  • Radio:
      • FM, FM Transmiter

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • 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
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, SyncML

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 07 Jul 2009

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

      • 30 Jul 2009
      • FCC ID value:

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

        BEJBL40G 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:
      • 0.26 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.76 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

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