LG Town review

QWERTY messager at a ridiculously low price

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The LG Town GT350's web browser is Opera Mini and it does a fair job of trying to render pages in the small screen, but it took about 25 seconds to load the app from clicking on it, which seems an interminably long time.

Then there's the time it takes for a page to actually load. This will depend on what you're trying to load, of course, but on GPRS and EDGE speeds are inevitably a bit on the slow side, and you're stuck with these as there's no 3G or Wi-Fi here.

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The screen is small for browsing the web, and there's a fair bit of zooming, panning and sweeping to do in most pages, but we do like the simple tap to zoom mode. Zoomed screens render up quite quickly, and text reflows so that you don't have to scroll around too much to read what you need to.

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This certainly isn't a web browsing fan's mobile phone, but we've seen worse.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
Input MethodQWERTY, Touchscreen
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBYes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported8 GB
Built-in Memory2 GB
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
Rear Camera Resolution2 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleSlider
ColourBlack
Brand NameLG
Battery Talk Time5.50 Hour
Product ModelGT350 Chatterbox
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Screen Resolution240 x 400
Weight (Approximate)125 g
Maximum Video Resolution240 x 320
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.0
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height107.5 mm
Width52.5 mm
Depth15.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time440 Hour
ManufacturerLG Electronics
Product NameChatterbox GT350 Cellular Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part NumberGT350.AGBRBK
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.lge.co.uk
Marketing Information

3" Full Touch Screen

Take interactivity to the next level by controlling all your phone's functions with a wide touch screen. A larger screen makes touch-navigation smooth and easy, with vivid icons, larger movies, and stimulating games.