LG Ally

Announced:
May 12, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 28, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.2
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Display

Display size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

292 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

44.63 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7627

Processor:

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM11

GPU:

Adreno 200

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

0.102 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 16 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (2.2, 2.1)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

7.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1141 min)

Stand-by time:

20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Self-timer, White balance presets, Panorama, Macro mode, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA)

Design

Form factor:

Side-Slider

Dimensions:

4.56 x 2.22 x 0.62 inches (116 x 56 x 16 mm)

Weight:

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, D-Pad

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EV-DO Rev.A

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, WMV, 3GP, 3G2

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), 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 (L2CAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

A-GPS, S-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML

Built-in online services support:

Facebook

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

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, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

AIM, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!, Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 04, 2010

FCC ID value:

BEJVS740 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.36 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.74 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 100

Availability

Officially announced:

May 12, 2010
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This device is also known as LG VS740

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.62 inches)
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera

Description

LG Ally is an Android 2.1 smartphone, running with 600MHz processor and packing a 3.2-inch WVGA screen, side-sliding QWERTY, and 3.2MP camera.

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