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LG LX290

LG LX290
2.2"
240 x 320 pixels
1.3 MP
MEMORY: 0.022 GB
BATTERY: 900 mAh
Announced: Jul 13, 2009
Market status: Released
Release date: Jul 13, 2009
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness

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Description

LG LX290 is a simple CDMA slider with QVGA display, 1.3MP camera, Bluetooth and Organizer

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Slider
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.09 x 1.94 x 0.63 inches (104 x 49 x 16 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.60 oz (102 g)
      the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Other

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 184 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:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 28.49 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Self-timer
    • Settings:
      • White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Night mode, Frames, Effects

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 0.022 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 900 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 6.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1190 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 7.1 days (170 hours)
      the average is 19 days (463 h)

Multimedia

  • Headphones connector:
    • 2.5mm

Cellular

  • 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, 1900 MHz

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • 600 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID
  • Organizer:
    • Tip calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Midp 2.1
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T4
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Basic Printing (BPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

    • GPS

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 13 Jul 2009
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