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LG Optimus Chat

Posted
Dec 27, 2010
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (206 ppi)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.64 inches inches)
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

LG Optimus Chat is an Android 2.2 running device with QWERTY keyboard. It also features a 3MP camera, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, Bluetooth and microSD card slot.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.2)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 2.32 x 0.64 inches (109 x 59 x 16.2 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.73 oz (134 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 480 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.

    • 206 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA) (24 fps)

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 S1 MSM7227
  • 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, ARM11
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 200
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.14 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (740 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.3 days (440 hours)
      the average is 20 days (492 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh

Multimedia

  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
  • 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.

    • A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice recording

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as LG C550


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

LG Optimus Chat C555


Differences:
  • Talk time:
    • 3.58 hours
      the average is 12 h (740 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.3 days (320 hours)
      the average is 20 days (492 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1280 mAh
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz

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