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Good: It rings when there is a signal
Bad: Cheap, do not get this phone
Comment: This phone is so cheap and nasty, it is just a step up from a piece of paper with numbers written on it and just below two cups attached by a piece of string. Please do not get this phone even if they pay you to use it. Slow internet on wifi and 3G, rubbish camera, battery lasts well due to not being able to use most of the features. This phone is so embarrassing that my kids who are aged 5 and 10 put on a disguise when I take it out of my pocket.
Good: Camera, Play Store, Apps that come with it
Bad: Memory, Speakers, Touch Sensitivity, Gallery, Keyboard
Comment: I would recommend it to people if you want a low budget, modern phone. But if your friends have samsungs and iphones i suggest that its a no go. It is easy to use and looks wonderful... but again sometimes the touch screen will 'spaz' out. The standard android gallery that it came with broke so i downloaded a new one that was miles better (Fishbowl). Also the speakers aren't load enough compared to a blackberry so it isnt quiet but not too loud. The memory is quite small... i can only download 9 small apps .Also i had to download another keyboard cos the old was was crap
Good: you can find some pretty cool apps
Bad: unless it is a problem with the phone itself I am not sure which. I
Comment: I keep getting the application google+ (process.com.google.android.apps.plus has stopped working unexpectedly please try again and it keeps telling me I am out of space. I have deleted ALL apps, Moved all the pics to the external sd card, delete all text messages once I read them. Like I say it might be the phone I have had bad luck in the past with other cell phones for various issues
Good: CAMERA, APP STORE
Good: cheap, great batery, good quality made, 1GB integrated internal memory, decent speed, rare problems
Bad: small system memory and too many preinstalled unnecesary apps, low resolution screen
Comment: This is an excellent entry-level Android smartphone (the price/performance ratio). I've been using it for almost a year now, and I highly recommend it to people that are low-cost phone and not a toy, since toys cost (a lot) more. The processing speed is decent, as much as can be expected from an 800 MHz, I never got close to using the entire available RAM. The screen is low-res 320x240, but it is not a problem for me, and for most of the tasks - it is barely noticeable. It has decent max brightness for outdoor use. I tested the battery on a minimum consumption (non-smartphone use, 3G deactivated, no mobile data or other data transfer connections enabled, minimum use of screen, 1-2 calls daily) and it worked for full 15 days before shutting down. If we exclude the games, there are very few apps that I know of that won't run on this phone, though you can install and play quite a lot them, too, provided you have the internal memory to install them on. The 1GB integrated SD memory is a good place to transfer all the apps you can, after they are automatically installed on the system memory, but this does not solve the low system memory problem, though it helps! The operating system and the pre-installed apps (not too many in comparison to other phones, but some of which you will never use) take up most of the system memory, leaving you with about 150MB free, since you can't move pre-installed apps on the internal memory or on the mSD... So the main tradeoff on this phone is you are limited to a relatively small number of personal apps, and if you want to add some more apps, you can "solve" it with frequent cleaning the cache and stored personal app data, which in turn means that you'll have to enter your user name and password every time you start some of the apps, or in other cases the loading time for an app will increase. Also, you'll have to avoid updating (pre-installed) apps that you do not use. I added 32GB micro SD card, and it works well, though a bit slow (due to SD card speed - class 4, not the phone, I presume). Tested apps: Antivirus (Avast Mobile Security Free), GPS and navigation (Oruxmaps, IGO), office tools (Olive Office), data management (ES File Explorer, OI File Manager), Video player - HD tested (BS Player Free), bar code scanner, some games (Robo Defence), Facebook, YahooMail, Translate, AsNature - all work like a charm.
Good: Good camera and video (in good light/daytime), design, battery life, calls
Bad: Slow/laggy performance, bad camera(low light), scratch-prone LCD, no ICS or JB updates
Comment: This phone is quite good. The specifications are good. The camera is real 3.2mp when the photo is taken in good light, but if not, it will not like 3.2mp. Performance, well, good if you have not so many apps, and also if there's not many services running in the background, but bad if there's many services running in background. Restarting the phone will enhance its performance but its annoying that you will always restart your phone in order to enhance its performance again. Good that its handy and can be pocketed..
Good: quite durable, long battery life. quite cheap managed to pick up sim free for just £65.00
Bad: it has a slight software lag and an awful camera but its cheap and cheer full
Comment: I think this phone is for somebody like me, i'm not in to i phones, i think they are overpriced and i have previously brought a i phone 3gs for approximately £200 a few years ago and i think the LG L3 is far more practical it last's 2 days on a single which my i phone barley managed a day.I prefer android because it uses Google services which i prefer more than having to faff about with i tunes.In short i'm saying this phone is superb in my opinion but some more power would not go a miss and android 4.1.1
Comment: cool and good mobile
Good: It's a good deal (decent camera, decent phone). It has every function someone would want in a phone. It also looks pretty cute & modern for a budget phone!
Bad: Low memory space (can't expand memory via microSD) and it runs an older version of android (2.3.6).
Comment: I feel that this review CNET made was very biased... the phone is super durable & why would someone want to bend the phone?! The phone is also not easy scratchable. Overall, this phone is worth the money you paid for - you paid for a low price, so you get a "cheaper" phone.
Good: Cheap, nice looking phone. Is better than most other budget Android smartphones.
Bad: No firmware update available without rooting phone.
Comment: I love this phone. For a cheap budget smartphone, it packs in features that other budget phones don't have (1GB internal memory for a start). I don't notice bad screen resolution too much, it is after all a budget smartphone, not a top of the range phone. I think the reviewer has made a biased review. Either they don't like LG, or are comparing this phone to the likes of the iPhone and S3.
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