LG GW520

Announced:
May 29, 2009
Status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 25, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

240 x 400 pixels

Pixel density:

167 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

39.50 %

Colors:

262 144

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Hardware & Performance

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Device type:

Feature phone

Battery

Capacity:

950 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1111 min)

Stand-by time:

20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 21 days (511 h)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Video recording:

320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)

Design

Form factor:

Side-Slider

Dimensions:

4.19 x 2.09 x 0.63 inches (106.5 x 53 x 15.9 mm)

Weight:

4.43 oz (126 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4

Radio:

FM

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), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Headphones port, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

WAP 2.0

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 29, 2009

FCC ID value:

BEJGW520 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.49 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.76 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

May 29, 2009
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Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.63 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Description

LG GW520 is a messaging oriented device. It has a 2.8 inch touch display, QWERTY keyboard, 3MP camera, Bluetooth, microSD card slot, MP3 player and organizer.

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