Pros: Clear and bright screen even in direct sunlight, Build quality, Features, Customizable, Built in stylus, Micro SD slot up to 8Gb
Cons: Camera (no auto focus, no flash), tiny qwerty keyboard, FM radio cant be played without headset attached.
Designed to permit more people to experience a taste of touch know-how at an pretty cost, the LG KP500 Cookie is packed filled with advanced features usually found exclusively in premium full touchscreen handsets. Its basically obtainable multimedia features--available through widgets as well as shortcut icons--provide a fun and simple mobile experience with a single touch of its 3-inch screen. It comes with a stylus that tucks away in the back of the phone and features easy-to-use handwriting recognition.
The affordably priced LG Cookie offers user-friendly touchscreen know-how, five.2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth stereo music, and MicroSD memory expansion.
You'll be able to capture still photographs and video clips on the go thanks to the five.2-megapixel camera, as well as enjoy advanced gambling thanks to the touchscreen and the Cookie's motion sensor know-how. Other features include Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, MicroSD memory expansion, digital audio player, stereo FM with RDS capabilities, access to personal e-mail with a document viewer, over hours of talk time.
This unlocked mobile phone can be used with a GSM network service provider and it provides quad-band connectivity (850/900/1800/1900 MHz). It does not come with a SIM card, and it requires that you provide a SIM card for usage along with your selected service provider.
With the Cookie's handwriting recognition, you can write and draw on messages or background pics taken with the phone's camera, as well as send text messages without even using the virtual keyboard. It is also great for realistic gameplay thanks to the embedded motion sensor know-how, which recognizes your hand movements and reflects them in the game itself.
The Cookie's large 3-inch touchscreen (240 x 400 pixels, 256K colors) provides an optimized interface for all forms of multimedia content, and its rotating display automatically shifts from narrow to wide mode and vice versa according to the contents and your position. The massive screen size and excellent color depth make it ideal for watching movies, taking pics, browsing the Net, and generating & editing drawings and documents. The Home screen menu from LG's Flash user interface (UI) provides fast access to your calendar, alarm clock and digital audio player. The optimized QWERTY keyboard, which automatically comes out when the screen is in wide display mode, permits fast and simple input for e-mail and text-messaging.
This phone provides the latest version of Bluetooth connectivity--version two.1 + Enhanced Information Rate (EDR)--which makes pairing with the included headset, as well as other Bluetooth devices, a snap. and with the embedded A2DP Bluetooth profile, you can stream your music to a pair of Bluetooth stereo headphones or other compatible devices.
The Cookie includes a tiny 48 MB internal memory, which can be expanded by optional MicroSD memory cards up to 8 GB in size. The internal phonebook can store up to 1000 contact entries (each with 15 fields for storing multiple numbers, e-mail addresses, IM handles, and more), as well as up to 500 text messages, 500 memos, and 500 to-do items. It also features support for caller groups and picture/ringer ID, display of the 40 most recent dialed/received/missed calls, and compatibility with both MP3 and polyphonic (64-chord) ringtones.
The five.2-megapixel camera offers two resolution options (320x240 / 400x240 / 640x480 / 1280x960 / 1600x1200 / 2048x1536) and a 2x digital zoom. Other features include night mode capabilities for low-light situations, white balance and brightness adjustments, continuous shot capabilities (five, 6, or 9), quality options, color effects, a self-timer, and in-phone picture editing. In addition to still photographs, the Cookie can capture video clips in resolution options (176x144 / 320x240, 12 fps).
The digital media player offers wide compatibility for audio (MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, RA) and video (MPEG4/H.263), and it features equalizer pre-sets (Classic, jazz, Pop, Rock, Concert hall). It also includes a built-in FM radio with RDS, which displays the name of the currently playing song (when tuned to compatible radio stations).
Other features include:
* Messaging: SMS, EMS, MMS, E-mail
* Document viewer: MS Office, Doc, PDF
* Embedded applications and games: Information Wallet, Pipe, Wheelmania, Flying Dices, Thomsons and Touch
* Organizer tools: Calendar, memo, to-do, world clock, unit converter, calculator, alarm, stopwatch
* USB two.0 connectivity
* Speakerphone, voice memo recording
* Web browser (WAP two.0/xHTML)
* Flight mode
What is in the Box
LG Cookie, battery, battery door, travel charger, wired stereo headset, USB cable, screen protector, CD with application, printed user guide
The LG Cookie weighs five.14 ounces and measures two.19 x two.18 x 0.47 inches. Its 900 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to over hours of talk time, and up to 350 hours of standby time. It runs on the 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies.