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LG Select

Posted
Dec 15, 2010
Market status
Released
Release date
Dec 15, 2010

US carrier availability

Discontinued: MetroPCS

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.71 inches inches)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

LG Select is a basic clamshell phone featuring two color displays, 1.3MP camera, Bluetooth and a speakerphone.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Basic phone
  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.72 x 1.87 x 0.71 inches (94 x 47 x 18 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.24 oz (92 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2), D-Pad
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Volume control
  • Colors:
    • Gray

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 176 x 220 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.

    • 141 ppi
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Additional display:

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

      • Color
    • Resolution:

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

      • 96 x 64 pixels
    • Physical Size:
      • 1.00 inches
    • Colors:

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

      • 65 536

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.0365 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.3 days (440 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

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, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • 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, A-GPS, S-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Stopwatch, Memo
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • AOL, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!
  • BREW:
      • 3.1.5
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
    • Profiles:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Basic Printing (BPP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Phone Book Access (PBAP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T4
    • Voice commands

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

      • 01 Jun 2010
      • FCC ID value:

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

        BEJMN180 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:
      • 0.77 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.47 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Battery, Wall Charger
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This device is also known as LG MN180


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