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LG KS20 Review


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LG KS20 Review

LG KS20 Review
Definitely we are not pleased with the KS20’s system performance. It wasn’t rare when we had to wait the menus to load. Sometimes we event thought the phone has blocked, but after 30 seconds or so it just continued working. Using SPB Benchmark, it can also be noticed that the KS20 is slower than the similar in size HTC Touch and Eten X600.

Also disappointing is the sound quality during a call. The sound in both directions is at good level but with poor quality, characterized by unreal, sharp sounding voices and strong background noise. It is  monotonous and slightly unclear as well. We recommend not using the speaker phone, because both the incoming and outgoing sound is very unclear with a lot of crackle.

The Device is equipped with a 1050 mAh battery, which according to LG provides 4 hours of talk time and 400 hours standby time, these being pretty good indicators considering the size and the functionality of the phone.


LG continues to produce beautiful phones. KS20 is definitely one of them, impressing with its stylish design, which distinguishes it from the similar smartphones. Externally the new LG KS20 is very alike the PRADA, but it is equipped with the Windows Mobile 6 Professional OS, which sends it into the next class. If you are looking for a small and stylish PPC phone the LG KS20 is almost the perfect choice, and if you don’t like the extremely shiny image, check out the HTC Touch.


  • Very stylish and beautiful design
  • Small and light
  • 2.8 inch display


  • Bad sound quality
  • Inconveniently positioned buttons
  • Can not be used globally
  • Skype can only be used for chatting
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. (unregistered)

great phone can wait to have it ;-)

posted on 25 Sep 2008, 00:38

10. (unregistered)

I have it...it's crap...DON'T GET IT! Full of problems!

posted on 02 Feb 2008, 09:05

2. gaara (unregistered)

test anybody?

posted on 04 Feb 2008, 06:22

3. bart (unregistered)

Why Skype can only be used for chatting?

posted on 08 Feb 2008, 04:51

4. Massimo (unregistered)

I'm sorry but I can't believe the KS20 (utms) loads web pages slower that the X600 (gprs)...

posted on 10 Feb 2008, 15:08

5. Mikael Holmberg (unregistered)

Are you sure voice calling with skype failed because of poor ram availibility? Couldnt it have been poor network coverage? Do you know the upload speed capacity of the device?

posted on 05 Mar 2008, 05:15

6. Q (unregistered)

Is it true that phone mic is muting when switching between 2g and 3g and it can't be used? and what about gapi support (I have heard most of games are not working at all)?

posted on 18 Apr 2008, 13:57

7. odiakos (unregistered)

is it possible to download a program on this device to enable tv viewing or should i opt for the LG vu if i want that capability?

posted on 01 Jun 2008, 21:46

8. Nokia user (unregistered)

is the phone reliable? i planed to buy one smart phone,anyone can help.If compare with BB 8320 which one is more worth it?tks everyone.

posted on 02 Jul 2008, 18:28

9. meisder (unregistered)

The phone is absolute terrible. I own one since 3 month. The menu is damm slow, and if you are lucky, the standby will be 16-18hours But if you want also to use it as phone, you have to recharge it after latest 8hours. What a terrible phone. The homepage from Lg is also only pure horror. Never ending redirects, links to non existing pages, absolut no support page for this phone (just a short tech spec page). Damm, I wish I had never bought this terrible phone Meisder

posted on 21 Oct 2008, 17:03

11. (unregistered)

Why not: 1- A data backup available directly to the memory card? 2- A direct definition of saving data and media directly to the memory card? All this was highly useful in case of reinitialization...

posted on 02 Dec 2008, 18:06

12. JohnnyBoy (unregistered)

I hate this phone! I smashed it into a million pieces. It's only use is a stress toy. It sucks ballz!

posted on 03 Dec 2010, 04:27

13. bryanfurry (Posts: 3; Member since: 09 Nov 2010)

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OS: Windows Mobile Professional 6.0
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Display2.8 inches, 240 x 320 pixels (143 ppi) TFT
Camera2 megapixels
Size3.91 x 2.28 x 0.49 inches
(99.5 x 58 x 12.5 mm)
3.35 oz  (95 g)
Battery1050 mAh, 4 hours talk time

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